Brett Myers won't be back in '10
The Brett Myers' era has ended in Philadelphia.
Shortly after debriefing the press on several offseason issues, Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. met with Myers and told him the team would be "moving in a different direction."
Myers was 73-63 with a 4.40 ERA in eight seasons in Philadelphia. The 29-year-old, whom the team selected with the 12th pick in the first round of the '99 draft, was shuttled in and out of the bullpen in his last three seasons.
Myers went 4-3 with a 4.84 ERA in 18 games (10 starts) this season. Myers missed three months while recovering from early-June hip surgery; upon returning in September, Myers missed another three weeks with a shoulder strain.
Myers was in the final year of a three-year, $25.75 contract extension signed in February of '07.
More from Amaro on Myers in Saturday's Daily Times...