Posted by Ian Riccaboni, Sat, March 23, 2013 07:00 AM Comments: 0
If you have caught any of the Phillies Spring Training games this year, you likely have seen a player enter a game that you have never heard of. The Phillies have used 68 players in Spring action this year and have added a crop of folks according to their transaction page that you may see with the big club in the Spring. Some of them will receive very brief consideration regarding a potential 2013 call-up, however most are getting a quick look while the starters are resting or playing in minor league games to avoid seeing division rivals. Here’s a guide to those players:
Added on 3/1/2013
Position: RHP Reliever
MLB Spring Stats: 1/3 IP, 1 K
Nesseth is part of the suddenly large contingent of University of Nesbraska Cornhuskers in the Phillies minor league rolls. Nesseth got his only out via strikeout this Spring. He turns 25 this April and, after finishing as Clearwater’s closer with a 2.76 ERA and a 1.261 WHIP, Nesseth will likely get a shot Reading this year.