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FREDDY GALVIS RUMORS

Freddy Galvis suffers broken left collarbone out 6-8 weeks

For Philadelphia Phillies infielder Freddy Galvis, his season just went from bad to worse. If you remember, Galvis missed the early part of the season as he was diagnosed with a MRSA infection. He eventually came back but has not been producing at the plate. In 16 games this season, Galvis is batting .048 with 1 RBI and 12 strikeouts. With those kinds of numbers, Galvis was sent...
Via Total Sports Live
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Galvis Optioned to Triple-A

Infielder Freddy Galvis has been optioned to Triple-A Lehigh Valley, per Ryan Lawrence. Galvis is hitting .048/.109/.048 in 46 PA. No word yet on a corresponding move.
Via Phillies Nation
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

The future at shortstop for the Philadelphia Phillies

For 13 seasons, Jimmy Rollins has manned the shortstop position for the Philadelphia Phillies.  One of the main reasons for the Phillies success this past decade is due to Rollins being a five-tool player for the the team.  However, as the saying goes, all good things come to an end, and Rollins’ contract runs out after this season unless the vesting option kicks in.  In order...
Via isportsweb.com
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Storyline: Amaro’s Fingerprints on the 2013 Philadelphia Phillies

The best result for the Philadelphia Phillies from spring training was the winner of the outfield competition: Domonic Brown. Looking ahead to 2014, the red pinstripes will count on his production. From camp he was one of six athletes, promoted or acquired.  How many of the other five players are in tomorrow’s picture? TAL’S HANDY CAPS Welcome, Newcomers: This article represents...
Via isportsweb.com
September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Galvis Suspended 50 Games After Positive PED Test

(AP) The downward spiral of the Phillies continued today when the team announced that Freddy Galvis would be suspended for 50 games by the MLB after testing positive for a banned substance. Galvis, who was already on the DL and wearing a back brace due to a pars fracture in his back, tested positive for a metabolite of Clostebol, a substance banned in the league’s collective bargaining...
Via Phillies Nation
June 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Phillies' Galvis suspended 50 games

Philadelphia Phillies rookie infielder Freddy Galvis has been suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball for using a banned substance. Galvis is currently on the disabled list with a back injury and will begin serving his suspension immediately. MLB says Galvis tested positive for a metabolite of Clostebol, a performance-enhancing substance. Galvis says a ''trace amount...
Via AP on Fox
June 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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Phillies rookie busted for PED use

Philadelphia's rookie second baseman Freddy Galvis has been suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball for testing positive for a banned substance. 

Via The Outside Corner
June 19, 2012  |  Discuss

More Good News: Freddy Galvis Is Hitting

Galvis will make the Phillies make tough decisions.Pop quiz: Which National League team had the highest production, measured in fWAR (click for definition), from second base in the entire Major Leagues in the last 7 days? How about the last 14 days? It’s the Freddy Galvis-led Philadelphia Phillies.Galvis’s expectations for the year were generally low; the young infielder was...
Via Phillies Nation
May 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Why Do People Like Freddy Galvis?

The crowd cheers "Freddy!  Freddy! Freddy!".  Blogs chart the awesomeness of his defense and improvement at the plate since his 0-12 start.   Me, I roll my eyes and wonder what the hell the big deal is.Batting Average - .194 On Base % - .229 Slugging % - .299 OPS - .527 No amount of defensive wizardry can make up for that. That's not good. That's not okay....
Via We Should Be GM's
April 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Prospect Nation 2012: #7 SS Freddy Galvis

Switch-hitting shortstop Freddy Galvis was previously a player who was consider strong with the leather and lacking on offense, until last season. With some significant strides in his hitting game, Galvis improved his status in the Phillies prospect ranks by a considerable margin.In 2010, The slick fielding prospect had his time in the Venezuelan Winter League cut short by the...
Via Phillies Nation
February 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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