This certainly wouldn’t be the most exciting option, but the Phillies are at least familiar with Jeremy Hellickson after he spent a year and a half here. In 52 starts in Philadelphia, Hellickson had a 4.09 ERA, 1.191 WHIP, and 2.92 strikeout-to-walk ratio.
Hellickson split last season between the Phils and Orioles after being traded at the deadline. He finished the year with a 5.43 ERA, 5.3 strikeouts per nine, 2.6 walks per nine, and a 5.77 fielding-independent pitching in 30 starts. He struggled after reaching Baltimore, posting a 6.97 ERA in 10 starts.
Hellickson made $17.2 million after accepting Philadelphia’s qualifying offer after the 2016 season. He was hoping to boost his stock to find a long-term suitor, but after a poor 2017 that likely won’t be the case. He could come for a cheap price on a one-year deal after a poor season.