Source: Brad Wilkerson to join Phillies

Updated: February 23, 2010, 3:47 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick |

Veteran infielder-outfielder Brad Wilkerson has reached agreement with the Philadelphia Phillies on a minor league contract, a baseball source told

Wilkerson, 32, is a .247 career hitter in eight seasons with Montreal, Washington, Texas, Seattle and Toronto. He hasn't played in the big leagues since 2008, when he hit .220 for the Mariners and Blue Jays.

The Expos selected Wilkerson in the first round of the 1998 draft out of the University of Florida.

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