Jim Salisbury has the scoop on twitter. 6’4 LHP. Fits the mold for the Phillies in terms of the money they like to spend. Should be interesting, and I’ll post more details as they are available.
Clearly the strength of the Minor League system, the starting pitching at the bottom half of the system has the potential to place several members into the Phils rotation by 2013. Next year could be a real juggling act with a lot of talent and a limited number of spots. Look for the first of the reports on the bullpen on Friday.
Jared Cosart, 20, 14 starts, 7-3 with a 3.79 ERA; 71.1 IP 60H 16BB 77K, 1.93 GO/AO, .224 opp. avg., .234 vs. LH, .218 vs. RH, .314 with RISP, 1.06 WHIP. Cosart’s health problems continued in 2010 as he missed the last two plus months of the season with elbow issues. When he pitched prior to his injury he was somewhere between very good and dominant in the SALLY. With only 14 starts at Lakewood under his belt, the Phils may give him a month with the BlueClaws before the move up to Clearwater. Continue reading End of the Year Report–Starters, Bottom Half