Daily Archives: December 6, 2012

Phillies Trade Vance Worley and Trevor May to Twins for CF Ben Revere

The Phillies have found their center fielder and they have paid quite the price to get him.

Ben Revere (24) is a former first round pick, he has had a very good contact rate each stop in the minors and after a down year in his full season major league debut in 2011, he posted a .294 batting average.  Overall Revere is a Juan Pierre starter kit with slightly better CF defense.  Revere has 20 power and has yet to hit a HR in the major leagues (when he does it will likely be an inside the park HR) and his arm is below average but not a liability in center.  Revere has plus speed and knows how to use it and can steal bases at a successful clip. Continue reading