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Concussions force Phillies prospect Tommy Joseph from the catching position

View image | When the Phillies added catcher Tommy Joseph in a trade with the San Francisco Giants for outfielder Hunter Pence, the Phillies thought they were getting the club's next long-term catcher. Had things panned out for Joseph, he may have started as early as last season and...
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June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies moving former catching prospect Tommy Joseph to first base

After a series of concussions, the Philadelphia Phillies are transitioning former catching prospect Tommy Joseph to first base. “He’s not going to catch going forward,” said director of player development Joe Jordan. “We’re not going to expose him to that type of risk. Tommy is very excited about the move and anxious to get back on the field playing again.” Jospeh is...
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Joseph ‘sidelined indefinitely’ with concussion

Catcher prospect Tommy Joseph remains "sidelined indefinitely," and will be doing vestibular rehabbing for a recent concussion, per the Phillies.
Via Philly Sports Live
May 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Injuries Behind Him, Catching Prospect Tommy Joseph is Now 100%

View image | Hours before the 2012 non-waiver trade deadline, the Phillies opted to part ways with Hunter Pence, sending him to the San Francisco Giants in exchange for Seth Rosin, Nate Schierholtz and Tommy Joseph. Joseph was the prized piece in that trade for the Phils, but injuries...
Via Philliedelphia
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Cannot Catch A Break: Phillies Prospect Joseph To Have Surgery

#163272295 / When the Phillies acquired Tommy Joseph in the trade for Hunter Pence, they envisioned someone who might be the Phillies' starting catcher as soon as this season. If all went according to plan, Joseph would have spent 2013 in AAA and 2014 in the majors. Instead, thanks...
Via Philliedelphia
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Minors Notes: Joseph set for surgery, MAG debuts for Pigs, Neris to bigs

Tommy Joseph, Image- Jay Floyd -Catching prospect Tommy Joseph is slated to have season ending surgery to repair an ailment in his left wrist. The injury initially took place back in May, when the 23-year-old was part of a collision at home plate while playing with Double-A Reading. As a member of the Fightins this season, the righty batting Joseph tallied a .282 batting average...
Via Phillies Nation
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor League Hot List: Franco, Leiter, Joseph & More

It’s another edition of our weekly minor league round up, where we take a look at the hottest players in the Phillies system.  Read ahead for all the notes on your standout prospects and a shining pro vet. Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs- Third baseman Maikel Franco is 9-for-31 (.290 avg) with three doubles, a homer and five RBI in his last seven games.  The 21-year-old Domincan...
Via Phillies Nation
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Tommy Joseph Headed Back to DL with Another Possible Concussion

Just when it looked like Tommy Joseph turned the corner, bang. Friday, Joseph took a foul ball off the facemask early in the game, felt uncomfortable and foggy afterward and was pulled from the game. This forced the Phillies to place him on the DL on Saturday. GM Ruben Amaro...
Via Philliedelphia
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect Nation 2014 #17: Catcher Tommy Joseph

Tommy Joseph, Image- Jay Floyd Acquired from San Francisco in a swap for Hunter Pence in July 2012, catcher Tommy Joseph quickly became one of the Phillies’ top positional prospects.  In the time since that trade, however, Joseph has struggled to produce as he has dealt with injury concerns that have prevented him from getting and staying hot. Possessing a high ceiling bat and...
Via Phillies Nation
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Add Four To 40-Man Roster

Catcher Tommy Joseph,  outfielders Aaron Altherr and Kelly Dugan, and lefty Rob Rasmussen were added to the Phillies 40-man roster today, bringing the Phillies active roster to 39. Joseph, 22, is playing Dominican Winter ball after missing a majority of the 2013 season with concussion-related issues. Joseph was the headlining piece of the trade that sent Hunter Pence to San Francisco...
Via Phillies Nation
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

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