Josh Phegley was acquired by the Oakland Athletics in the Jeff Samardzija trade prior to this season - but he wasn't exactly considered by many to be a key part of the deal.So far for the A's, though, he's done an admirable job backing up Stephen Vogt at the catcher position, despite getting limited playing time. Athletics Nation put together a thorough look at Phegley's impact...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Josh Phegley homered and had a two-run double, Ben Zobrist also went deep and the Oakland Athletics beat Texas 8-6 in a series opener Tuesday night. Phegley's double chased rookie Chi Chi Gonzalez (2-2) and tied the game at 5 in the sixth. Phegley scored on Marcus Semien's RBI single to put the A's ahead to stay. Oakland is 18-11 since being 16 games under...
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June 23, 2015 | Discuss
MESA, Ariz. (AP) It appears as though 2015 is shaping up to be quite a year for Josh Phegley. His wife, Jessica, is due to give birth to the couple's first child any day now. And Phegley figures to get a decent amount of playing time at catcher as the season moves forward for the Oakland A's. Phegley came to Oakland along with shortstop Marcus Semien as part of a December trade...
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February 28, 2015 | Discuss
“I Believe In Stephen Vogt” was a popular chant amongst the A’s faithful in the right field bleachers during the 2014 season. This season, the Athletics management has unofficially adopted the same mantra by trading away All-Star catcher Derek Norris and left-handed platoon mate John Jaso, in favor of a catching core led by Vogt, the same man who once took 33 at-bats to get...
On Wednesday, we learned of six more Spring Training cuts the White Sox have made, including optioning three guys to Triple-A Charlotte and reassigning three more to minor league camp. Two of the most recent cuts chatting on the mound last season. Credit: Nam Y. Huh, AP Pitchers Chris Beck and Cody Winiarski along with first baseman Andy Wilkins were reassigned to...
Chicago White Sox Baseball — The Chicago White Sox are currently looking at catchers Tyler Flowers and Josh Phegley to handle the backstop duties in 2014. There has also been speculation since December that the White Sox are interested in acquiring Jose Lobaton from the Tampa Bay Rays, but recent reports have Lobaton on his way to Washington. So, are any of these catchers the White...
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