ANTHONY HEWITT RUMORS

Hewitt excited for fresh start, would not change a thing about time with Phils

Anthony Hewitt, image- Jay Floyd Considered a bust by many for failing to live up to first round draft pick expectations during his tenure in the Phillies organization, outfielder Anthony Hewitt is looking for a fresh start with a new team after signing with Baltimore last week. Selected with the 24th overall pick in the 2008 amateur draft out of Salisbury High School in Connecticut...
Via Phillies Nation
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via Phillies Nation
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...
Via Philliedelphia
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...
Via Phillies Nation
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
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