The Phillies have traded for Jason Vargas, the New Yorks Mets pitcher on Monday.
The Mets received 26-year-old catcher Austin Bossart in the deal.
The Phillies are also getting cash in the deal. Vargas is owed $2,666,667 of his $8 million for the remainder of this season and has an $8 million option or a $2 million buyout for 2020.
The 36 year old pitcher has pitched with a 4.01 ERA in 19 games this season.