Posted by Jay Floyd, Sun, December 23, 2012 01:15 PM Comments: 6
We’re back with another edition of the (usually) weekly off-season league rundown. Read ahead, as we take a tour around the globe for a look at Phillies talents participating in various autumn and winter league action.
Freddy Galvis (pictured, right) is batting .296 with 11 doubles, two triples, five homers and 28 RBI along with four steals through 57 games. The switch-hitting 23-year-old is riding a nine-game hitting streak, during which he is 13-for-39 (.333 avg). Galvis has been playing shortstop exclusively with Zulia.
Catcher Humberto Quintero, 33, has posted a .314 batting average with five doubles, one home run and nine RBI in 23 games for Zulia. The righty hitting Quintero was signed by the Phillies last month after playing in 43 games with the Royals last season.
Rule 5 draft choice Ender Inciarte, 22, is batting .234 with five doubles and a triple along with three steals through 44 games for Zulia. The lefty hitting center fielder batted .307 with 46 stolen bases combined at Class A and Class A Advanced in the Arizona system in 2012.
Second baseman Cesar Hernandez is batting .266 with a homer, 16 RBI and 14 steals through 44 games with Margarita. The 22-year-old switch-hitter batted a combined .291 with two homers and 57 RBI in 133 games in Double-A and Triple-A during the 2012 regular season.
Shortstop Edgar Duran has had a rough stretch, going just 2-for-23 (.087 avg) over his last 11 games. In 34 contests for Magarita, the 21-year-old has posted a .250 batting average, along with a homer and eight RBI. Continue reading Weekly Off-season League Updates: 12/23/12