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Phillies Select RHP Aaron Nola In First Round Of 2014 MLB Draft

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Phillies selected right-handed pitcher Aaron Nola with the 7th overall pick in the first round of the 2014 First-Year Player Draft, Marti Wolever, Assistant General Manager, Amateur Scouting, announced Thursday night. […]


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Baseball: Pair of St. Joe’s Hurlers Selected in MLB Draft

For the first time since 1979, two St. Joe’s Hawks have been selected in the MLB Draft.


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Baseball: La Salle’s Cody Weiss Drafted by Seattle in 14th Round

The Explorers’ success on the mound this year didn’t go unnoticed by pro scouts, as righthander Cody Weiss has been selected by Seattle in the 14th round of this week’s MLB Draft.


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Paul Cusick — Penn Product, Wilmington Native — Drafted by Phillies

Cusick was selected by the Phillies in the 29th round of the MLB First-Year Player Draft.


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Baseball: Villanova’s Jordan Ellis Trying to Make A Name On Phillies’ Farm Team

Righthander Jordan Ellis was a standout pitcher at Radnor High School, and later on at Villanova University. He turned enough heads that the Phillies selected him in the 28th round of the June 2008 MLB Draft.


Biddle Is Living The Dream

Jesse Biddle remembers hearing the pop in his left elbow while having a catch with his father. It wasn’t a pleasant sound, like the explosive pop that occurs each time a Biddle fastball lands in […]