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Storyline: Controversy, Before and After, on the Philadelphia Phillies

Within  the course of a summer, many stars experience peaks and valleys; however, Domonic Brown of the Philadelphia Phillies had a May dwarfing every teammate’s best month. Was this a glimpse of tomorrow? Please, scroll down for this edition of Nitecap Insight: The Final Trade Chip. TAL’S HANDY CAPS Welcome, Newcomers:  This article represents the thinking of a baseball man...
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Keep Sebastian Valle On Minor League Deal

The Phillies needed a roster spot when they signed pitcher Roberto Hernandez to a one-year contract. That was the moment that once-prospect Sebastian Valle lost his spot on the Phillies' 40-man roster. However, despite the Phillies cutting him from their 40-man roster, Valle agreed to return to the Phillies on...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Designate Catcher Valle

Photo by Jay Floyd To make room for pitcher Roberto Hernandez on the active roster, the Phillies have designated catcher Sebastian Valle for assignment. Valle, 23, had career lows in every triple-slash category in 2013, hitting .203/.245/.359 in 379 plate appearances in his second season in Double-A Reading. According to our Jay Floyd, Valle has been playing right field in the Mexican...
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December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Off-season League Notes: Valle Looking Good, Bastardo Stays Hot

Throughout the fall and winter seasons, our weekly rundown reviews how Phillies players are performing in the various off-season leagues around the globe. Read ahead for the latest on many familiar names, some top prospects and plenty more. Mexican Winter League… Sebastian Valle, Image- Jay Floyd Catcher Sebastian Valle- The righty batting 23-year-old had a big day on Sunday for...
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December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Pitcher Phillippe Aumont Calls Out His Phillies Catcher Sebastian Valle After Brawl

Sebastian Valle shoves Rene Tosoni while still wearing his catcher's mask "You can't hurt us; we're Canadians", said Team Canada manager Ernie Whitt after tonight's bench-clearing brawl between Canada and Team Mexico. Whitt is a Philadelphia Phillies roving hitting instructor. Two Phillies teammates - one who frequently caught the other...
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March 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Prospect #15: Sebastian Valle

Catching is one position that the Phillies have solid depth. In fact, they have two young catchers who both deserve to be at Triple-A in 2012. Sebastian Valle has overcome some shortcomings to become a legitimate catching prospect.
February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Prospect Nation 2012: #2 Catcher Sebastian Valle

Righty hitting catcher Sebastian Valle has emerged as one of Philadelphia’s top offensive prospects. Using his quick bat and strong catching abilities the 21-year-old has built a reputation as a dangerous hitter and a leader for his pitching staff.Since signing as a free agent with the Phillies at the age of 16, Valle has improved steadily in every aspect of his game. A smart...
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March 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Phils Prospects Biddle, Valle Crack Top-10 Lists

A team that has stripped significant young talent four times since July 2009, the Phillies still have a handful of desirable prospects. According to’s draft and prospect expert Jonathan Mayo, the Phils currently have the ninth-best lefthanded pitching prospect and catching prospect.Hometown boy Jesse Biddle of Germantown Friends was the Phils’ lone pitching representative...
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January 20, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Reader Top 30, #4

Sebastian Valle takes the #3 slot in runaway fashion, with a tightly grouped pack of four prospects following behind, which should make for interesting voting and discussion in this round. I will add Julio Rodriguez, based on popular demand, to take the spot of the chosen Valle. The voting for #4 will run through the weekend, and we’ll be back with #5 on Monday. As a reminder on...
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January 06, 2012  |  Discuss

What to expect in 2012, Sebastian Valle

I was thinking about the next player to write up, and Valle seemed like a great case. Always young for each league he’s played in, Valle had his best season in 2011 and performed very well in the pitcher friendly Florida State League, posting a line of .284/.312/.394, and that line may have been higher if he hadn’t worn down a bit in the hot summer sun over the last 6 weeks or...
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November 27, 2011  |  Discuss
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