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Around the System–Middle Infield

Lehigh Valley

Dean Anna, 31, Signed as a free agent in 2018; .245/.319/.283 in 106AB; 0HR 10RBI; 2/5SB; 8%BB/10%K; 29 games at SS with 3 errors (.972); .297 vs LHP; .217 vs RHP; .195 in May; Approaching 4000 minor league AB, Anna is the consummate AAAA player who is fundamentally sound and provide a good days work.

Trevor Plouffe, 31, Signed as a free agent in 2018; Hitting .208 in 48AB; 0HR 3RBI; 7 games at 2B without an error; 3 games at 1B without an error; Plouffe was a nice early season pick up for the ‘Pigs.¬† Provides good depth at multiple positions and has over 3000 major league plate appearances.

Heiker Meneses, Signed as a free agent in 2018; Hitting .186 in 52AB between Reading and LV; 0HR 2RBI; 12 games at 2B with 1 error (.982); 5 games at SS without an error; Competent in the field, really struggling with the bat

Alexei Amarista, 29, SIgned as a free agent in 2018; .263/.310/.389 in 38AB; 0HR 5RBI; 9 games at 2B with 1 error (.970); 2 games at SS without an error; Amarista was expected to play just about every day for the ‘Pigs but has spent a majority of the season on the DL until recently.

Reading

Brandon Bednar, 26, Signed as a free agent in 2018; Hitting .279 in 43AB; 1HR 5RBI; 12 games at 2B with 2 errors (.949); Missed a couple of weeks before rejoining the Fightins in early May.

Emmanuel Marrero, 25, Phils 7th round pick in 2014; Hitting .196 in 57AB; 0HR 7RBI; 2SB; 11 games at 2B with 1 error; 3 games at SS with 1 error; AFter a decent ’17 in CLearwater, has seen very limited playing time this season and has struggled.

Malquin Canelo, 23, Signed as a free agent in 2011; .259/.328/.464 in 112AB; 4HR 9RBI; 4SB; 9%BB/25%K; 26 games at SS with 8 errors (.939); 4 games at 2B with 1 error; .333 vs LHP; .245 vs RHP; .231 in May; Solid beginning for Canelo who is beginning his 7th minor league season with the Phils org Continue reading Around the System–Middle Infield