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Phillies reportedly trade Adam Haseley to White Sox

The Phillies are trading Adam Haseley (Cheryl Pursell)

Former Philadelphia Phillies first-round pick Adam Haseley is reportedly on the move after three major-league seasons with the team.

The Phillies agreed to trade the 25-year-old outfielder to the Chicago White Sox, according to a Tuesday morning report from The Athletic‘s Ken Rosenthal. Right-handed pitching prospect McKinley Moore is heading to Philadelphia in return, according to Todd Zolecki of

Haseley was the eighth overall selection by the Phillies in the 2017 MLB draft. Working his way through the organization, he broke into the majors during the 2019 season to replace the injured Andrew McCutchen.

The left-handed hitter was solid as a rookie, batting .266/.324/.396 with five home runs in 67 games. He then appeared in 40 games in the shortened 2020 season, posting only a .690 OPS while struggling a bit defensively.

Haseley was the Phillies starting center fielder on opening day last season, going 4-for-21 with no walks in nine games to begin the year. The Phillies then announced that Haseley would be stepping away from the team for personal reasons. He returned to the minor leagues in June, but dealt with time on the injured list and never made it back to the majors with the team.

With Odúbel Herrera set to see a majority of the playing time in center field when healthy and Matt Vierling looking like a viable platoon option, there was no obvious spot on the roster for Haseley.

Mickey Moniak, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 draft, has outplayed Haseley this spring and appears to be a lock to make the roster out of camp as Herrera deals with a right oblique injury.


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  1. David

    March 29, 2022 at 4:52 pm

    PLEASE leave him alone and let him play his position at shortstop..they screwed up Kingery, partially screwed up Hoskins in left field, to name a few… move DiDi around if anyone, even Segura,,but leave this kid start his future where he belongs..

    • Stuu

      March 29, 2022 at 8:19 pm

      Agreed. Quit ruining the rookies so an over the hill vet isn’t shifted around. Didi will be better at 3rd as he has NO range…

  2. Xander

    March 29, 2022 at 7:49 pm

    This pleases me

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