Originally written on Phillies Nation  |  Last updated 11/16/14
Roman Quinn, Image- Tug Haines Selected in the 2nd round of the 2011 draft out of Port St. Joe High School, speedster Roman Quinn was immediately a prospect that many thought would be on a fast track upward in the Phillies system.  Hampered by injuries last year, it could be a difficult road back for the athletic shortstop. Listed at five feet ten inches tall and weighing 170 pounds, Quinn showed great improvement during his first year as a pro.  After signing late, he did not play in his first official minor league game until 2012.  With short-season Class A Williamsport, Quinn sported a .281 average with nine doubles, a league-leading 11 triples, one homer and 23 RBI while swiping 30 bases in 36 opportunities. Those excellent offensive efforts came while learning to switch hit and adapting to a defensive switch to the infield after playing mostly outfield in high school. Comfort was a big factor for Quinn in 2013, according to his Class A Lakewood coaches, who saw things get easie...
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