Who exits fastest? Phils on board with Statcast

The only thing Cameron Rupp knows is that he has hit the ball hard. Rupp does not know the velocity of the baseball as it leaves his bat. He does not particularly care that he is 39th out of more than 300 hitters in average exit velocity at 92.1 mph, according to Statcast™. But he likes to know that his average exit velocity confirms what he is feeling at the plate -- he is making...
8 days ago

Recap of Cameron Rupp Charity Event

Phillies Nation was once again on the call to cover another great autograph signing hosted by Dynasty Sports and Framing in the Oxford Valley Mall on Saturday morning. With a sellout crowd of 200, it was Cameron Rupp‘s turn to meet his biggest supporters. Along with receiving an autograph, picture, and perhaps a short conversation with the Phillies blossoming catcher, fans supported the...
Via Phillies Nation
16 days ago

Rupp's 4 RBIs lead the Phillies past the Padres, 5-4

SAN DIEGO (AP) Cameron Rupp homered and tied a career high with four RBIs to lift the Philadelphia Phillies over the San Diego Padres 5-4 on Friday night. Phillies starter Jeremy Hellickson (9-7) allowed three runs, six hits and two walks. Jeanmar Gomez pitched the ninth for his 28th save in 30 chances. Christian Friedrich (4-7) lost for the sixth time in his last seven decisions...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Rupp said he's OK day after being hit by pitch

PITTSBURGH (AP) Philadelphia Phillies catcher Cameron Rupp said he is feeling fine a day after being hit in the head by a pitch from Pirates rookie right-hander Tyler Glasnow. Rupp was not in the starting lineup Sunday against the Pittsburgh Pirates. ''There's no concussion, no anything,'' Rupp said Sunday. ''It's probably just a precaution. I think I'm available if needed. If...
Via Associated Press
July 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Phillies catcher Rupp leaves game after getting hit in ear

PITTSBURGH (AP) Philadelphia Phillies catcher Cameron Rupp left the game in the third inning Saturday after being struck on the left ear flap of his batting helmet by a pitch from Pittsburgh Pirates rookie right-hander Tyler Glasnow. Rupp was examined by doctors and found to have no concussion symptoms. Carlos Ruiz pinch ran for Rupp and stayed in the game at catcher.
Via Associated Press
July 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Jose Bautista lands on disabled list after jamming toe on outfield wall

All-Star slugger Jose Bautista was in the middle of another standout campaign for the Toronto Blue Jays, but then he ran into a wall. Literally. The Blue Jays placed Bautista on the 15-day disabled list with a big toe strain, they announced on Friday. Jose Bautista has been placed on 15-day DL due to a big toe strain. —...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Phillies catcher Cameron Rupp quietly succeeding since home plate collision injury

Embed from Getty Images By: Matt Rappa, managing editor PHILADELPHIA — Replacing an All-Star in Carlos Ruiz as the starting catcher was no easy task for Cameron Rupp, considering how much he is beloved by Philadelphia Phillies fans who still chant "Chooch" during each of his plate appearances. Rupp earned...
Via Philliedelphia
June 06, 2016  |  Discuss

The catching shift: Rupp earning a long look

Cameron Rupp, in a younger day. Image- Jay Floyd Since 1940, the Phillies have started six catchers for more than five seasons. Together, Andy Seminick, Clay Dalrymple, Bob Boone, Darren Daulton, Mike Lieberthal and Carlos Ruiz have a career average WAR of 20.8. Boone is a little higher than the others, while Lieberthal is a tad lower than the others. But nobody is near the threshold...
Via Phillies Nation
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Prospect Nation 2014: #16 Catcher Cameron Rupp

Cameron Rupp, Image- Jay Floyd Drafted in the 3rd round of the 2010 draft, catcher Cameron Rupp has steadily been an improving prospect for the Phillies. After debuting in the big leagues last year, the 25-year-old has certainly proven himself as a talented backstop that could have quite a career ahead. Rupp, a University of Texas product, made his professional debut with the short...
Via Phillies Nation
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Catcher Rupp Ready For More Challenges After Long 2013

Cameron Rupp, image- Jay Floyd It has been more than seven weeks since the Phillies began their off-season, but for one player that wrapped up the 2013 season with the club that missed the postseason for the second consecutive year, it’s barely been seven days.  Catcher Cameron Rupp made his major league debut with the Phils in September, but unlike most of his teammates his baseball...
Via Phillies Nation
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

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