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Rupp battling to be Phillies' backup catcher

If catcher Cameron Rupp is not traded, he can be optioned to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. It would be a tough pill to swallow for somebody who has not played in the Minor Leagues since 2014.
Via Phillies.com
11 hours ago

Report: Phillies make Rupp available to other teams

By Brandon Apter, Sports Talk Philly editor   The Philadelphia Phillies kick-off their final full week in Florida on Monday against the Red Sox and they'll have some difficult roster decisions to make as the week progresses. They open their 2018 campaign on March 29 in Atlanta and there are a few guys on the roster bubble heading into the home stretch of Spring Training. One of...
Via Flyerdelphia
1 day ago

Report: Phillies avoid arbitration with Cameron Rupp

The Phillies have avoided arbitration with catcher Cameron Rupp, according to Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer (via Twitter). Rupp will earn a $2.05MM salary for the coming campaign — just a hair shy of the $2.1MM that MLBTR projected he’d earn in his first arbitration year.Though Rupp was not quite as productive last year as he was in 2016, he has established himself as a...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
January 10, 2018  |  Discuss

Jose Bautista lands on disabled list after jamming toe on outfield wall

All-Star slugger Jose Bautista was in the middle of another standout campaign for the Toronto Blue Jays, but then he ran into a wall. Literally. The Blue Jays placed Bautista on the 15-day disabled list with a big toe strain, they announced on Friday. Jose Bautista has been placed on 15-day DL due to a big toe strain. https://t.co/2iFAx4VsGH pic.twitter.com/ftosk20u7d — Toronto...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Prospect Nation 2014: #16 Catcher Cameron Rupp

Cameron Rupp, Image- Jay Floyd Drafted in the 3rd round of the 2010 draft, catcher Cameron Rupp has steadily been an improving prospect for the Phillies. After debuting in the big leagues last year, the 25-year-old has certainly proven himself as a talented backstop that could have quite a career ahead. Rupp, a University of Texas product, made his professional debut with the short...
Via Phillies Nation
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Cameron Rupp as Phillies starting catcher...not yet

Cameron Rupp had a good go at it in his four September starts with the Phillies last season, hitting .308 with two ribbies in 13 at-bats. Nice job, but it doesn't trump a combined .258 average in 2013 combined between Reading (.245) and Lehigh Valley (.269). In fact, you probably would not be reading about Rupp at all if it wasn't for a few words and a hearty endorsement from an...
Via PhilsBaseball
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Expanded Storyline: Grab bag of tricks for the Philadelphia Phillies

Using 20/20 hindsight, players were available on the market for the Philadelphia Phillies besides Mike Adams. There were other third basemen, outfielders and relievers. Why didn’t Ruben Amaro Jr. corral them? TAL’S HANDY CAPS   Welcome, Newcomers: This article represents the thinking of a baseball man in my opinion. Most fans do not consider the budget, prospects on the radar, the...
Via isportsweb.com
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Cameron Rupp Ready for Next Level

Cameron Rupp, Image- Jay Floyd Over the weekend, Cameron Rupp sat in the players’ lounge area of the Coca Cola Park clubhouse watching the Phillies on television. On Tuesday, he’ll be in the clubhouse at Citizens Bank Park for his first major league game. Rupp, the Phillies’ third round draft choice in 2010 out of the University of Texas, was among a collection of youngsters that...
Via Phillies Nation
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Catching Carousel Stops: Rupp to AAA, Dalles to AA

Rupp gets the call to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Photo by: Jay Floyd According to Reading Fightins Director of Public Relations Eric Scarcella, the Phillies have done some reorganizing in their minor league ranks to adjust for Steven Lerud‘s promotion to the Phillies. Catcher Cameron Rupp, 24, has been promoted from Double-A Reading to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Rupp, 6’1″ and 240 lbs...
Via Phillies Nation
June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Catching Prospect Rupp on the Rise

Cameron Rupp, image- Jay Floyd In an organization stocked with catching talent, Cameron Rupp has, at times, been an afterthought.  That isn’t the case any longer, as the Phils’ 3rd round draft choice from 2010 has forced the team’s brass and scouts alike to take notice and hold him in consideration as a potential big league backstop candidate. While Rupp’s numbers (.215 avg, two...
Via Phillies Nation
May 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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