PHILLIES SIGN 6 FOOT 6 ARAUJO TO MAJOR LEAGUE CONTRACT

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6-foot-6 lefthander  pitcher Elvis Araujo, has signed with the Phillies.

Araujo, 23, spent the 2014 season pitching for Double A Akron and Single A Carolina in the Indians’ system. He went 2-1 with 11 saves and a 3.42 ERA in 43 games, racking up 50 strikeouts in 50 innings.

Araujo, a  native of Maracaibo, Venezuela, is presently  pitching for Zulia in the Venezuelan winter league where he has eight strikeouts and allowed three hits in seven innings.

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