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...
Mike Nesseth, Image- Jay Floyd During the 2013 season, righty reliever Mike Nesseth proved himself to be a mover within the Phillies’ developmental ranks. After a rough start to his season with Class A Advanced Clearwater, Nesseth was promoted to Double-A Reading where he was dominant and earned himself another promotion before season’s end. With the progress he’s shown...
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