Rupp Optioned, Valle Reassigned, Hill in Camp & Adams Set To Pitch

The Phillies reorganized the catching position at camp today. According to Todd Zolecki, Cameron Rupp has been optioned, Sebastian Valle has been reassigned, and newly acquired catcher Koyie Hill is in camp as a non roster invitee. Rupp, a 3rd round pick in the 2010 MLB Draft, is slated to be the starting catcher at AAA Lehigh Valley. Valle, a former top prospect, struggled mightily...
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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...
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February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Cameron Rupp as Phillies starting catcher...not yet

Cameron Rupp had a good go at it in his four September starts with the Phillies last season, hitting .308 with two ribbies in 13 at-bats. Nice job, but it doesn't trump a combined .258 average in 2013 combined between Reading (.245) and Lehigh Valley (.269). In fact, you probably would not be reading about Rupp at all if it wasn't for a few words and a hearty endorsement...
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November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Expanded Storyline: Grab bag of tricks for the Philadelphia Phillies

Using 20/20 hindsight, players were available on the market for the Philadelphia Phillies besides Mike Adams. There were other third basemen, outfielders and relievers. Why didn’t Ruben Amaro Jr. corral them? TAL’S HANDY CAPS   Welcome, Newcomers: This article represents the thinking of a baseball man in my opinion. Most fans do not consider the budget, prospects on the...
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Andrew Cashner Takes Phils to the Dog House

Cameron Rupp's father celebrates his son's first major league hit Amidst a season of disappointment and lack of interest from the once dedicated fan base, the Phillies decided it was time to initiate the first "Bark in the Park" promotion at Citizen's Bank Park. With hundreds of dogs scattered throughout...
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September 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Cameron Rupp To Make Major League Debut As Phillies Take On Padres

Photo: Philliedelphia/Frank Klose Tyler Cloyd bailed the Phillies out on the game that started Saturday, August 24. In the early hours of Sunday August 25, Cloyd abandoned his original plan to start Sunday's 1:05 game and gave the Phillies five shutout innings and even contributed a double to the offense....
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September 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Cameron Rupp Ready for Next Level

Cameron Rupp, Image- Jay Floyd Over the weekend, Cameron Rupp sat in the players’ lounge area of the Coca Cola Park clubhouse watching the Phillies on television. On Tuesday, he’ll be in the clubhouse at Citizens Bank Park for his first major league game. Rupp, the Phillies’ third round draft choice in 2010 out of the University of Texas, was among a collection of youngsters...
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September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Rupp surprised by promotion to Lehigh Valley

An injury to Erik Kratz at the Triple-A level started the dominoes falling. One of those dominoes became 24-year old Cameron Rupp, who was promoted from Reading to Lehigh Valley to take over the catching duties at Triple-A.
June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Catching Prospect Rupp on the Rise

Cameron Rupp, image- Jay Floyd In an organization stocked with catching talent, Cameron Rupp has, at times, been an afterthought.  That isn’t the case any longer, as the Phils’ 3rd round draft choice from 2010 has forced the team’s brass and scouts alike to take notice and hold him in consideration as a potential big league backstop candidate. While Rupp’s numbers (.215...
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May 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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