Pirates acquire infielder Gosselin from Diamondbacks

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Pirates bolstered their infield depth on Friday, acquiring Phil Gosselin from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for minor league pitcher Frank Duncan. The 28-year-old Gosselin hit .277 with 12 doubles, two home runs and 13 RBI in 122 games for Arizona in 2016. He led the majors in both pinch hit appearances (83) and pinch hits (20) last season...
Via Associated Press
February 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Segura, Gosselin power D-backs offense in win over Reds

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Jean Segura had three hits and Phil Gosselin hit a two-run homer to help the Arizona Diamondbacks rough up Brandon Finnegan and beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-3 Sunday.Arizona sent 10 batters to the plate and scored six runs in the first inning against Finnegan, who has likely earned a place in the Reds rotation."Brandon didn't have his electric stuff today," Reds...
Via Associated Press
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Gosselin fuels opening-game victory with first home run as D-back

DENVER -- Phil Gosselin atoned for his hitless debut with a big day at the plate. Gosselin homered and drove in four runs, Patrick Corbin pitched into the seventh inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 6-4 in the first game of a split doubleheader on Tuesday. Gosselin, who was acquired in a June 20 trade with Atlanta, doubled home a run in the third, and then...
Via Associated Press
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Phil Gosselin plays first game since being acquired by D-backs

Two days after Phil Gosselin was placed on the disabled list in May, he was traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Three months later, he has finally taken the field for his new team. The 26-year-old infielder, who was acquired by the D-backs on May 20 while he was on the DL after having surgery to repair his fractured left thumb, took the field for Arizona on Monday, playing in his...
Via FOX Sports
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Take It To The Bank, Not The Field

On Saturday night the Atlanta Braves traded injured utility infielder Phil Gosselin to the Arizona Diamondbacks for injured starting pitcher Bronson Arroyo and recent 16th overall draft pick Touki Toussaint. Reactions flooded in and none of it was very supportive of the D-Backs to be generous in the description. It doesn’t get better looking over time. Sometimes when a deal goes...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves: Top Pitching Prospect and Bronson Arroyo Acquired for Phil Gosselin

The Atlanta Braves over the weekend acquired starting pitcher Bronson Arroyo and pitching prospect Touki Toussaint from the Arizona Diamondbacks for utility infielder Phil Gosselin. Phil Gosselin Phil Gosselin, 26, is currently on the 15-day DL with an injured thumb. Gosselin has hit very well in limited time this season, batting .325 in 40 at bats. This does not seem like a fluke...
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Don't kill the D'Backs for the Touki Toussaint deal...yet

by Dave Cameron On late Saturday night, the Diamondbacks and Braves made a trade, but while players were sent in both directions, this was really more of just a sale. Sure, the Braves did give up a player — replacement-level utility guy Phil Gosselin, currently on the DL — in the swap, but they traded Gosselin for a legitimate prospect and a Major League pitcher, which only makes...
Via Fangraphs
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Braves Phil Gosselin to undergo surgery on fractured thumb

The Atlanta Braves announced late Monday that backup infielder Phil Gosselin will need surgery to repair his fractured left thumb. Gosselin left the Braves' game against the Marlins on Sunday with what was originally thought to be a thumb sprain, but an MRI revealed the injury to be more serious. According to the team, Gosselin has an avulsion fracture in his thumb that will require...
Via FOX Sports
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Braves IF Gosselin out about 2 months with fractured thumb

ATLANTA (AP) Atlanta Braves backup infielder Phil Gosselin will miss about eight weeks because of a fractured left thumb. The team announced that Gosselin will undergo surgery Wednesday in Atlanta. The 26-year-old is hitting .325 with two RBIs in 40 at-bats after making the opening-day roster for the first time in his big league career. To replace Gosselin, the Braves selected the...
Via Associated Press
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves Suspend Dan Uggla One Game, Recall Phil Gosselin

Dan Uggla has been suspended one game for conduct detrimental to the team – Mandatory Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images via Bleacher Report The Atlanta Braves have reportedly suspended second baseman Dan Uggla for conduct detrimental to the team, and have recalled infielder Phil Gosselin from Triple-A, according to the team’s Twitter handle. Braves suspend Uggla for a game, add Gosselin...
Via The Sports Journal
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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