In recent seasons, plenty of well-regarded prospects have been traded by the Phillies to acquire established MLB talent and other key contributors. Many of those minor leaguers have been spending time with their respective clubs’ big league teams this spring training. Here’s a glance at how many of those former Phils’ farm hands have done through games played on Wednesday in this exhibition season.
Anthony Gose, OF, traded to Houston in 2010 as part of the Roy Oswalt deal (subsequently flipped to Toronto)- 11 games, 4-for-15 (.267 avg), 1 double, 1 RBI.
Kyle Drabek, traded to Toronto in the 2009 Roy Halladay deal- 2 games, 1-0 record, 3 ER, 3 IP (9.00 ERA).
Michael Taylor, traded to Toronto in the 2009 Roy Halladay deal (subsequently flipped to Oakland)- 9 games, 4-for-18 (.222 avg), no extra base hits, 2 runs, 1 RBI.
Lou Marson, C, traded to Cleveland in the 2009 Cliff Lee deal- 6 games, 5-for-11 (.455 avg), 3 runs, 2 RBI, 3 walks.
Carlos Carrasco, RHP, included in the Cleveland/Cliff Lee trade, is still recovering from Tommy John Surgery.
Adrian Cardenas, IF, traded to Oakland in the 2008 Joe Blanton deal (now with Chi Cubs)- 8 games, 2-for-12 (.167 avg), 2 runs, 1 double, 1 triple, 3 RBI.
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