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Phils trade for minor league catcher Forsythe, release RHP Nesseth

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...
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May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Prospect Nation 2014: #21 RHP Mike Nesseth

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, the Minnesota...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Off-season League Updates: Fall, Dominican, Venezuelan and Mexican League Notes

The premiere edition of our 2013 off-season league updates is here.  Throughout the autumn and winter months, we’ll have a weekly run down of how Phillies players are performing in the various leagues around the globe.  Read ahead for loads of details on some familiar names, prospects and more. Arizona Fall League (seven Phils prospects play together on the Peoria Javelinas)… ...
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October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

PN Interview: RHP Prospect Mike Nesseth

Mike Nesseth, image- Jay Floyd After a troublesome beginning (5.71 ERA in 10 games) to 2013 with Class-A Advanced Clearwater, righty reliever Mike Nesseth is having a strong campaign with Double-A Reading this year, posting a 1-1 record with three saves, a 1.96 ERA and a .204 batting average against. With teammate Kyle Simon sidelined with an injury, Nesseth, who stands 6-foot-5...
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July 13, 2013  |  Discuss

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