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SEBASTIAN VALLE RUMORS

Winter Leagues: Alen Hanson Makes a Brief Return to the Lineup, Valle Leaves With Hand Injury

On Sunday night in the Dominican, Alen Hanson returned after missing seven weeks due to a right hand injury suffered when he was hit by a pitch. His return to the lineup didn’t last long though. After playing second base in the first inning(handling one grounder) and then grounding out to third base in the bottom of the inning, Hanson was replaced on defense to start the second...
Via Pirates Prospects
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Winter Leagues: Sebastian Valle Collects Three Hits, Harold Ramirez Named to All-Star Team

In Mexico on Saturday, Sebastian Valle went 3-for-3 with a double and an RBI. When the Pirates signed him three weeks ago, he had a .534 OPS through his first 20 games. Valle has now played 18 games since signing and he has raised his season OPS 330 points during that time. While his plate appearances fall short of qualifying for league leaders, his OPS would rank him eighth best...
Via Pirates Prospects
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Winter Leagues: Two Catchers Headed in Opposite Directions

Not many Pittsburgh Pirates players saw action on Saturday night, but it is interesting to note the struggles of Tony Sanchez on both offense and defense during his first ten games of winter ball and compare that to how Sebastian Valle has performed since signing with the Pirates on November 20th. A small sample size won’t do much to change their status going into the regular season...
Via Pirates Prospects
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates Sign Catcher Sebastian Valle

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed catcher Sebastian Valle as a minor league free agent. The 24-year-old has spent the last eight seasons in the Philadelphia Phillies system, playing parts of two seasons at AAA. They also announced the signing of catcher Miguel Perez, though he was strictly a coach in 2014 and only played a total of nine games over the 2012-13 seasons, so don’t...
Via Pirates Prospects
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Sign Pitcher Paul Clemens; Koyie Hill Returns While Sebastian Valle Will Not

#467968823 / gettyimages.com Catcher Sebastian Valle was once one of the Phillies' top prospects. But, like many prospects, he never materialized into a major league ballplayer. Valle was a member of the Phillies organization for eight seasons, but 2014 will be his last. Valle signed a minor-league contract with the...
Via Philliedelphia
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Rupp Optioned, Valle Reassigned, Hill in Camp & Adams Set To Pitch

The Phillies reorganized the catching position at camp today. According to Todd Zolecki, Cameron Rupp has been optioned, Sebastian Valle has been reassigned, and newly acquired catcher Koyie Hill is in camp as a non roster invitee. Rupp, a 3rd round pick in the 2010 MLB Draft, is slated to be the starting catcher at AAA Lehigh Valley. Valle, a former top prospect, struggled mightily...
Via Phillies Nation
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Storyline: Controversy, Before and After, on the Philadelphia Phillies

Within  the course of a summer, many stars experience peaks and valleys; however, Domonic Brown of the Philadelphia Phillies had a May dwarfing every teammate’s best month. Was this a glimpse of tomorrow? Please, scroll down for this edition of Nitecap Insight: The Final Trade Chip. TAL’S HANDY CAPS Welcome, Newcomers:  This article represents the thinking of a baseball man...
Via isportsweb.com
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Keep Sebastian Valle On Minor League Deal

The Phillies needed a roster spot when they signed pitcher Roberto Hernandez to a one-year contract. That was the moment that once-prospect Sebastian Valle lost his spot on the Phillies' 40-man roster. However, despite the Phillies cutting him from their 40-man roster, Valle agreed to return to the Phillies on...
Via Philliedelphia
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Designate Catcher Valle

Photo by Jay Floyd To make room for pitcher Roberto Hernandez on the active roster, the Phillies have designated catcher Sebastian Valle for assignment. Valle, 23, had career lows in every triple-slash category in 2013, hitting .203/.245/.359 in 379 plate appearances in his second season in Double-A Reading. According to our Jay Floyd, Valle has been playing right field in the Mexican...
Via Phillies Nation
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Off-season League Notes: Valle Looking Good, Bastardo Stays Hot

Throughout the fall and winter seasons, our weekly rundown reviews how Phillies players are performing in the various off-season leagues around the globe. Read ahead for the latest on many familiar names, some top prospects and plenty more. Mexican Winter League… Sebastian Valle, Image- Jay Floyd Catcher Sebastian Valle- The righty batting 23-year-old had a big day on Sunday for...
Via Phillies Nation
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss
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