Reports: Martinez to join Phillies

Updated: July 15, 2009, 12:36 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

PHILADELPHIA -- Pedro Martinez is returning to the major leagues with the Philadelphia Phillies, according to multiple media reports.

Martinez has agreed to a $1 million, one-year contract with the Phillies, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Tuesday night.

The three-time Cy Young Award winner was in town for a physical, and the Phillies planned to hold a news conference on Wednesday.

Phillies manager Charlie Manuel, who guided the NL ...

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