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Phils trade for minor league catcher Forsythe, release RHP Nesseth

The Phillies have acquired minor league backstop Blake Forsythe from the Athletics in a trade announced on Wednesday.  Oakland received cash considerations in the deal. Forsythe, 25, was originally a 3rd round draft selection of the Mets in 2010.  The righty batting Tennessee product was batting .267 through five games with Triple-A Nashville this season. In 391 career games, Forsythe...
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May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies acquire minor league catcher Blake Forsythe

(Photo: YouTube/utsportstv) The Philadelphia Phillies have acquired minor league catcher Blake Forsythe from the Oakland Athletics according to Jeff Hem, the play-by-play announcer for Forsythe's former team, the Nashville Sounds. ICYMI, among the @nashvillesounds transactions today...the #Athletics traded catcher Blake Forsythe to the #Phillies. — Jeff Hem (@JeffHemPBP) May 13,...
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May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Trade Catching Prospect Blake Forsythe To A’s

The Mets announced on their Twitter account on Sunday that they traded catching prospect Blake Forsythe to the Oakland A’s for future considerations. Forsythe, who was signed by the Mets in the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

2010 Draft Rewind: Blake Forsythe, 3rd Rounder

In the 2010 MLB Draft, the Mets selected catcher Blake Forsythe in the 3rd round with the 89th overall pick. After signing, Blake reported to the Gulf Coast League Mets (Rookie) of the Gulf Coast League before being promoted to the Brooklyn Cyclones (A-) of the New York Penn League a week later.  In 33 games, he hit .234 with 3 HR and 8 RBI to go with 26 hits. He moved up another...
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

The Interesting Story Of Xorge Carillo

He’s often been slotted as a back-up, so he’s not a household name or a prospect who even registers on many New York Met fans’ radar screens.  Yet, the more you know about him, the more you might think the Mets might have something special in catcher, Xorge Carrillo. Carrillo split time behind the plate at Arizona State in 2010 and 2011 with Austin Barnes.    Barnes, considered...
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

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