Found October 19, 2011 on Phillies Nation:
PHOTO: Lehigh Valley LiveGALVIS OUTAccording to Philly.com, Freddy Galvis was removed from the lineup of a Venezuelan League game on Tuesday with an injured wrist. The report comes from Gerardo Boscan of Mi Diario newspaper in Maracaibo, Venezuela, who tweeted that Galvis was removed from the lineup after feeling discomfort in his right wrist (throwing hand).The 21-year-old Venezuelan-native began play last week for the the Aguilas de Zulia of the Venezuelan Winter League.It’s going to be a very interesting winter for Galvis, depending on what happens with Jimmy Rollins and the contract negotiations between he and the Phillies. If Rollins stays, Galvis will get ample time to shore up his game in the minors and work his way into a top shortstop prospect for the future. If Rollins goes, Galvis may be looked at as a replacement in the nearer future.No word on the extent of the injury in the reports, but a wrist injury can certainly be damning to a shortstop’s progress, both at the pla...
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