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Matt Rizzotti

(Cody Overbeck.  File photo by Ralph Trout, provided)

Reading Phillies: Overbeck a Power Option at Double-A

The 24-year-old slugger out of the University of Mississippi was a ninth-round selection of the Phillies in the 2008 draft, and he has steadily moved up the minor league ladder.

05/25/2011

(Mark Parent, manager of the Reading Phillies.  Photo by Ralph Trout, provided)

R-Phillies’ Manager Sees Lots Of Up-and-Coming Farm Talent

KYW’s Matt Leon traveled out to Reading recently and sat down with the R-Phils’ manager, Mark Parent, to talk about the progress of some of the names that Phillies fans have heard a lot about.

05/23/2011

Matt Rizzotti is a nightmare for opposing pitchers at AA Reading (credit: Ralph Trout/Reading Phillies)

Phillies Prospect Matt Rizzotti Turning Heads at Double-A Reading

An imposing figure at 6’5″, Rizzotti is hitting a lusty .351 this season with 8 home runs and 30 RBI.

05/23/2011

Tampa Bay Rays v Philadelphia Phillies

Lee Strong In Phillies Win Over Rays

Cliff Lee threw four shutout innings, Ryan Howard hit his second home run of the spring and a split squad of Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 Sunday.

03/06/2011

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