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ANTHONY HEWITT RUMORS

Lakewood’s Greene motivated by high expectations

Larry Greene, Image- Jay Floyd The pressure that comes with being a top draft pick is something that many players will not confess to feeling, but for one prospect it’s something he openly admits to experiencing and says it’s what will drive him to live up to high expectations. With a lack of considerable progress in the three years that have passed since Larry Greene Jr. was...
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August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Phils Part Ways with '08 First Rounder, Anthony Hewitt

#85291353 / gettyimages.com Yesterday, the Phillies released former first round pick from 2008, Anthony Hewitt. Taken with the 24th overall pick in out of Salisbury Prep (CT), Hewitt never lived up to his first round status and made it only to Double-A over his seven year career in the minor...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies release former top pick Hewitt

Anthony Hewitt with Lakewood in 2001, Image- Jay Floyd Six years after he was their top draft selection, the Phillies have finally pulled the trigger and cut disappointing outfielder Anthony Hewitt. Hewitt had struggled mightily in his pro career, but looked outmatched this season with Double-A Reading where he posted a .140 batting average in 34 games before a recent demotion to...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Fightins Quotables: Hewitt, Alonso & Wathan Speak

While covering the Double-A Reading Fightins over the past week, I collected a ton of feedback from  many players and coaches.  With so much material in the hopper, here are some quotes that I didn’t want readers to miss from 2008′s top Phillies draft pick Anthony Hewitt, U Del product and utility infielder Carlos Alonso as well as team manager Dusty Wathan. -Hewitt (.139...
Via Phillies Nation
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Hewitt, Collier, and the 2008 MLB Draft’s First Round

When Tim Beckham took the field last night for the Tampa Bay Rays, he became the 34th first round or supplemental first round pick from the 2008 MLB Draft to reach the Major Leagues. It took the former number-one overall pick six seasons, including two-and-a-half seasons in Triple-A, to have enough seasoning to join the Tampa Bay Rays. Somewhat surprisingly, Beckham is the first...
Via Phillies Nation
September 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Phils' "Prospect" Anthony Hewitt a Work in Progress

When the Phillies drafted high-school standout Anthony Hewitt with the #24 overall pick in the 2008 draft, most scouts seemed to agree that Hewitt was a "high risk, high reward" choice. Unfortunately for the Phillies, it seems very unlikely that Anthony Hewitt will play in the friendly confines of Citizens Bank Park anytime soon. Hewitt warms up prior to a game on May...
Via Philliedelphia
May 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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