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ESPN
Brighter days arriving ahead of schedule for Philliessuccessor, Matt Klentak, followed that up with a coup in December when he acqui
Brighter days arriving ahead of schedule for Phillies
ESPN / Posted yesterday
successor, Matt Klentak, followed that up with a coup in December when he acquired Velasquez and former No. 1 draft pick Mark Appel from Houston for closer Ken Giles as part of a seven-player deal. "There's no holding back. You're at the high... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Early Miseries Indicate Yankees Are in Troublepick in the June 2010 draft. His batterymate on Sunday, Vincent Velasquez, was
Early Miseries Indicate Yankees Are in Trouble
Bleacher Report / Posted yesterday
pick in the June 2010 draft. His batterymate on Sunday, Vincent Velasquez, was obtained from Houston along with pitchers Mark Appel, Brett Oberholtzer, Thomas Eshelman and Harold Arauz for closer Ken Giles and Jonathan Arauz in December... Read more
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Cleveland Indians
5 eye-opening stats from season's first monthprovided flashes of the future, and the Phillies haven't even dipped into a pro
5 eye-opening stats from season's first month
Cleveland Indians / Posted 2 days ago
provided flashes of the future, and the Phillies haven't even dipped into a prospect pool highlighted by right-handers Mark Appel and Jake Thompson. Basically, the Phillies aren't making you squint too hard to see the seeds of a contender at... Read more
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Seattle Mariners
5 eye-opening stats from season's first monthprovided flashes of the future, and the Phillies haven't even dipped into a pro
5 eye-opening stats from season's first month
Seattle Mariners / Posted 2 days ago
provided flashes of the future, and the Phillies haven't even dipped into a prospect pool highlighted by right-handers Mark Appel and Jake Thompson. Basically, the Phillies aren't making you squint too hard to see the seeds of a contender at... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lundquist's passion for pitching never subsided"I spend a lot of time with these guys and that gives me a head start learning
Lundquist's passion for pitching never subsided
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
"I spend a lot of time with these guys and that gives me a head start learning what I need to do to prepare to help them." Mark Appel (3-0, 1.64 ERA) and Eflin (3-0, 2.05 ERA) have been stellar pupils through four starts each. Appel came from his... Read more
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CBS Sports
The Phillies are baseball's biggest surprise so far, can they keep it up?way -- almost certainly at some point this season -- are top prospects like J.P
The Phillies are baseball's biggest surprise so far, can they keep it up?
CBS Sports / Posted 2 days ago
way -- almost certainly at some point this season -- are top prospects like J.P. Crawford, Nick Williams, Jake Thompson, Mark Appel, Jorge Alfaro and Andrew Knapp, among others. (Let's also not forget that the Phillies have the top overall pick... Read more
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The Morning Call
IronPigs rained out; doubleheader set for June 18rotation to simply bump back a day, with David Buchanan starting Monday, follow
IronPigs rained out; doubleheader set for June 18
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
rotation to simply bump back a day, with David Buchanan starting Monday, followed by Jake Thompson on Tuesday, Zach Eflin on Wednesday, Mark Appel on Thursday and Asher on Friday to close out the homestand. Twitter @TomHousenick 6... Read more
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The Morning Call
Williams stops thinking, starts playing … againis for the next five days: Saturday, Asher; Sunday, David Buchanan; Monday, Jak
Williams stops thinking, starts playing … again
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
is for the next five days: Saturday, Asher; Sunday, David Buchanan; Monday, Jake Thompson; Tuesday, Zach Eflin; Wednesday, Mark Appel. •Up next: Asher makes his 2016 IronPigs debut vs. Buffalo LHP Scott Diamond (2-1, 2.38 ERA). Asher was 1-2 with... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Adams comes through in a pinch for Bisonsin the decision. Drew Hutchison opened the game for Buffalo. He went six inning
Adams comes through in a pinch for Bisons
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 days ago
in the decision. Drew Hutchison opened the game for Buffalo. He went six innings, allowing six hits and striking out six. Mark Appel only went 5.1 innings for the IronPigs. He allowed four hits and walked four. Both starters gave up a run... Read more
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Times News
Lehigh Valley’s Eflin is off to fast start this seasonon hitting.” Eflin’s next start is scheduled for Tuesday, when he will get ano
Lehigh Valley’s Eflin is off to fast start this season
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
on hitting.” Eflin’s next start is scheduled for Tuesday, when he will get another crack at Pawtucket. Appel of Gold Mark Appel (3-0) has also started well and will take the mound tonight. He has won all three starts and carries a 1.62 ERA.... Read more
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ESPN
The winding path of soon-to-debut Sean Manaeaperfect place, as Manaea struck out 85 hitters in 57 1/3 innings last summer to
The winding path of soon-to-debut Sean Manaea
ESPN / Posted 5 days ago
perfect place, as Manaea struck out 85 hitters in 57 1/3 innings last summer to put himself next to Stanford right-hander Mark Appel as the early leaders of the No. 1 overall discussion for the 2013 draft. That buzz followed Manaea back to Terre... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Rochester’s Darnell keeps Bisons guessing to earn shutoutThe game will be an interesting pitching matchup as Drew Hutchison makes his fi
Rochester’s Darnell keeps Bisons guessing to earn shutout
The Buffalo News / Posted 5 days ago
The game will be an interesting pitching matchup as Drew Hutchison makes his first start for the Bisons since returning from a spot-start stint with the Toronto Blue Jays. Lehigh Valley is scheduled to start former No. 1 overall pick Ma... Read more
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The Morning Call
5 things to watch for on upcoming IronPigs homestandsurgery on May 2. Morgan made 15 starts last season with Philadelphia beginning
5 things to watch for on upcoming IronPigs homestand
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
surgery on May 2. Morgan made 15 starts last season with Philadelphia beginning on Father's Day. 2. Strong start: Mark Appel starts the IronPigs' homestand opener. The right-hander is 3-0 with a 1.62 ERA. He has five walks and 14... Read more
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Philly.com
Phillies concerned about Charlie Morton's hamstringto replace him. The coaching staff gushed about the pitcher's performance and d
Phillies concerned about Charlie Morton's hamstring
Philly.com / Posted 7 days ago
to replace him. The coaching staff gushed about the pitcher's performance and demeanor in spring training. Zach Eflin and Mark Appel, two prospects who have pitched well, are not on the 40-man roster. Lefty labor The Phillies will oppose a... Read more
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CBS Sports
Three reasons the Astros are off to a terrible start in 2016traded a five-player package to the Phillies for Giles. That package include ri
Three reasons the Astros are off to a terrible start in 2016
CBS Sports / Posted 8 days ago
traded a five-player package to the Phillies for Giles. That package include right-hander Vince Velasquez and fellow righty Mark Appel, the No. 1 pick in the 2013 draft. So far this season, neither Fister nor Giles have provided the impact the... Read more
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Boston Globe
What’s behind the struggles of Craig Kimbrel?haul. Shock likewise greeted the Astros’ trade of five talented young players
What’s behind the struggles of Craig Kimbrel?
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
haul. Shock likewise greeted the Astros’ trade of five talented young players – headed by former No. 1 overall pick Mark Appel and starter Vincent Velasquez – to the Phillies in exchange for closer Ken Giles and a prospect. Both the Sox and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Five-run fifth inning gives IronPigs the edgeMARK APPEL B-T: R-R Ht.: 6-5 Wt.: 220 Born: July 15, 1991, Houston, Texas
Five-run fifth inning gives IronPigs the edge
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
MARK APPEL B-T: R-R Ht.: 6-5 Wt.: 220 Born: July 15, 1991, Houston, Texas Resides: Houston Anything special about your jersey number: I had it in the [Arizona] fall league. I put a couple of numbers down. This is the one I got. I pitched pretty... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Rusney Castillo focused on hitting breaking ballsCastillo, as it were, by pitching to that weakness on Saturday at McCoy Stadium
Rusney Castillo focused on hitting breaking balls
The Providence Journal / Posted 11 days ago
Castillo, as it were, by pitching to that weakness on Saturday at McCoy Stadium -- and exploiting it.IronPigs righty Mark Appel threw him back-to-back breaking balls in the first inning, the second of which Castillo grounded to short, and... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Lack of offense hurts Stanford in Pac-12 baseball lossBeck struck out 11 in his 6 1/3 innings of work, giving up three runs on five h
Lack of offense hurts Stanford in Pac-12 baseball loss
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 11 days ago
Beck struck out 11 in his 6 1/3 innings of work, giving up three runs on five hits. He walked two, one of whom scored. Mark Appel was the last Stanford pitcher to strike out as many as 11 when he did so against California on May 17, 2013. "You... Read more
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The Morning Call
IronPigs drop heartbreaker to PawSox(2-4, R) also had multi-hit games for manager Dave Brundage's squad. The serie
IronPigs drop heartbreaker to PawSox
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
(2-4, R) also had multi-hit games for manager Dave Brundage's squad. The series continues on Saturday at 1:05 p.m. as RHP Mark Appel (2-0, 0.77) gets the ball for the IronPigs against RHP Keith Couch (4-10, 6.14 in 26 G, 21 GS with PAW in '15) who... Read more
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The Morning Call
April 23, 2016IronPigs' Mark Appel (35) pitches the ball. The Lehigh Valley IronPigs played t
April 23, 2016
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
IronPigs' Mark Appel (35) pitches the ball. The Lehigh Valley IronPigs played the Syracuse Chiefs at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown on Monday evening. IronPigs' Mark Appel (35) pitches the ball. The Lehigh Valley IronPigs played the Syracuse Chiefs at... Read more
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The Seattle Times
WSU's John Olerud named Pac-12 Baseball Player of Century; UW's Tim Lincecum makes All-Century teamArizona, 1978-80 Mike Kelly, Arizona State, 1989-91 Fred Lynn, USC, 1971-73
WSU's John Olerud named Pac-12 Baseball Player of Century; UW's Tim Lincecum makes All-Century team
The Seattle Times / Posted 15 days ago
Arizona, 1978-80 Mike Kelly, Arizona State, 1989-91 Fred Lynn, USC, 1971-73 Oddibe McDowell, Arizona State, 1983-84 Mark Appel, Stanford, 2009-13 Trevor Bauer, UCLA, 2009-11 David Berg, UCLA, 2012-15 Randy Johnson, USC, 1983-85 Mike... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Red Sox confront issue of sustainability, along with Rays and AstrosHouston aggressively dealt for reliever Ken Giles from the Phillies this past w
Red Sox confront issue of sustainability, along with Rays and Astros
The Providence Journal / Posted 15 days ago
Houston aggressively dealt for reliever Ken Giles from the Phillies this past winter, sending former No. 1 overall pick Mark Appel along with promising young start Vince Velasquez — who's already got a 16-strikeout game to his name this season —... Read more
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CBS Sports
Phillies have a gem in Velasquez, who struck out 16 in shutout vs. PadresGiles trade this offseason. The Astros sent five young players to Philadelphia,
Phillies have a gem in Velasquez, who struck out 16 in shutout vs. Padres
CBS Sports / Posted 20 days ago
Giles trade this offseason. The Astros sent five young players to Philadelphia, including Velasquez and former No. 1 pick Mark Appel. Giles, meanwhile, has allowed five runs and three home runs in his first 3 1/3 innings with the Astros. He... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
As Ken Giles struggles, ex-Astro Vince Velasquez shining so far with Phillies1-1 in 19 appearances (seven starts) with a 4.37 ERA and 58 strikeouts in 55.2
As Ken Giles struggles, ex-Astro Vince Velasquez shining so far with Phillies
Houston Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
1-1 in 19 appearances (seven starts) with a 4.37 ERA and 58 strikeouts in 55.2 innings. He was then traded with pitchers Mark Appel, a former first overall pick, Brett Oberholtzer, Thomas Eshelman and Harold Arauz for Giles and shortstop Jonathan... Read more
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The Morning Call
Focus on Phillies outfield defense showinghave thrown very well. Their collective 2.87 ERA is fourth-best in the majors a
Focus on Phillies outfield defense showing
The Morning Call / Posted 20 days ago
have thrown very well. Their collective 2.87 ERA is fourth-best in the majors and it appears there's depth in Triple-A with Mark Appel, Adam Morgan, Jake Thompson and Zach Eflin. Outfield defense is something that's not as easy to assess. "[Peter]... Read more
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The Express-Times
Why bringing home the bacon matters more for IronPigs in 2016jumped on board," said Knapp, who is rated the Phillies' No. 4 prospect by Base
Why bringing home the bacon matters more for IronPigs in 2016
The Express-Times / Posted 21 days ago
jumped on board," said Knapp, who is rated the Phillies' No. 4 prospect by Baseball America; Williams (2), Thompson (3) and Mark Appel (7) are also in the Top 10. "I think we're going to take that into this year. A lot of us haven't really been on... Read more
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The Morning Call
IronPigs sweep DH from Rochesterlater scored on Andrew Knapp's two-run shot off of Rochester starter Logan Darn
IronPigs sweep DH from Rochester
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
later scored on Andrew Knapp's two-run shot off of Rochester starter Logan Darnell. Game 2: Making his IronPigs debut, RHP Mark Appel tossed 5 2/3 shutout innings as Lehigh Valley completed the doubleheader sweep of Rochester with a 4-0 win. With... Read more
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The Express-Times
What happens at an IronPigs game when no one is there to see it?right field gate. The only seats filled in the stadium that holds a capacity c
What happens at an IronPigs game when no one is there to see it?
The Express-Times / Posted 25 days ago
right field gate. The only seats filled in the stadium that holds a capacity crowd of 10,100 were by David Buchanan and Mark Appel (IronPigs tracking their fellow pitchers from behind home plate), one staff member working the stadium radar gun,... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Top 20 Astros prospects to keep an eye on this seasonthere's plenty of potential contributors in the farm system. The Astros traded
Top 20 Astros prospects to keep an eye on this season
Houston Chronicle / Posted 27 days ago
there's plenty of potential contributors in the farm system. The Astros traded six of their top 10 prospects last season - Mark Appel, Vince Velasquez, Mike Foltynewicz, Brett Phillips, Rio Ruiz and Josh Hader - to acquire Ken Giles, Carlos Gomez,... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Sports - The Times-Tribunecheese, but fans can vote whether they want the “Wit” design containing onions
Sports - The Times-Tribune
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 27 days ago
cheese, but fans can vote whether they want the “Wit” design containing onions or “Witout” onions. ... Starting pitcher Mark Appel was the No. 1 overall pick by Houston in 2013 ... Brundage is in his 10th season managing in the IL and won the... Read more
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Philly.com
A look at the Phillies' minor-league teamsLehigh Valley team. But the pitching prospects will draw the majority of attent
A look at the Phillies' minor-league teams
Philly.com / Posted 28 days ago
Lehigh Valley team. But the pitching prospects will draw the majority of attention. Jake Thompson, 22, Zach Eflin, 21, and Mark Appel, 24, are all touted. One or more of them could reach the majors by the end of the season. Adam Morgan, who did... Read more
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The Express-Times
IronPigs pitching staff armed with young talent 'starting to scratch the surface'the Phillies rotation out of spring training after recording a 4.48 ERA with th
IronPigs pitching staff armed with young talent 'starting to scratch the surface'
The Express-Times / Posted 29 days ago
the Phillies rotation out of spring training after recording a 4.48 ERA with the big-league squad in 15 starts in 2015; Mark Appel, acquired in the Ken Giles trade and the first overall pick in the 2012 draft who is the Phillies No. 7 prospect... Read more
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ESPN
Astros' Gregerson to close after Giles' strugglesGiles, who was acquired from the Phillies in a blockbuster trade this past offs
Astros' Gregerson to close after Giles' struggles
ESPN / Posted 30 days ago
Giles, who was acquired from the Phillies in a blockbuster trade this past offseason that sent 2013 top overall draft pick Mark Appel to Philadelphia. Hinch made the announcement Monday after Houston's scheduled opener against the Yankees in New... Read more
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11 News Houston
Gregerson bests Giles to remain Astros closeracquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that
Gregerson bests Giles to remain Astros closer
11 News Houston / Posted 30 days ago
acquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that sent 2013 top overall draft pick Mark Appel to Philadelphia. A 25-year-old right-hander, Giles was 6-3 with a 1.80 ERA in 69 games for the Phillies in 2015.... Read more
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TSN
Gregerson picked over Giles as Astros closeracquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that
Gregerson picked over Giles as Astros closer
TSN / Posted 30 days ago
acquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that sent 2013 top overall draft pick Mark Appel to Philadelphia. A 25-year-old right-hander, Giles was 6-3 with a 1.80 ERA in 69 games for the Phillies in 2015... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Gregerson picked over Giles, retains role as Astros closeracquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that
Gregerson picked over Giles, retains role as Astros closer
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 30 days ago
acquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that sent 2013 top overall draft pick Mark Appel to Philadelphia. A 25-year-old right-hander, Giles was 6-3 with a 1.80 ERA in 69 games for the Phillies in 2015.... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Gregerson picked over Giles, retains role as Astros closeracquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that
Gregerson picked over Giles, retains role as Astros closer
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 30 days ago
acquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that sent 2013 top overall draft pick Mark Appel to Philadelphia. A 25-year-old right-hander, Giles was 6-3 with a 1.80 ERA in 69 games for the Phillies in 2015.... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Gregerson picked over Giles, retains role as Astros closeracquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that
Gregerson picked over Giles, retains role as Astros closer
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 30 days ago
acquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that sent 2013 top overall draft pick Mark Appel to Philadelphia. A 25-year-old right-hander, Giles was 6-3 with a 1.80 ERA in 69 games for the Phillies in 2015.... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Gregerson picked over Giles, retains role as Astros closeracquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that
Gregerson picked over Giles, retains role as Astros closer
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 30 days ago
acquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that sent 2013 top overall draft pick Mark Appel to Philadelphia. A 25-year-old right-hander, Giles was 6-3 with a 1.80 ERA in 69 games for the Phillies in 2015... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Gregerson picked over Giles, retains role as Astros closeracquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that
Gregerson picked over Giles, retains role as Astros closer
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 30 days ago
acquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that sent 2013 top overall draft pick Mark Appel to Philadelphia. A 25-year-old right-hander, Giles was 6-3 with a 1.80 ERA in 69 games for the Phillies in 2015.... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Gregerson picked over Giles, retains role as Astros closeracquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that
Gregerson picked over Giles, retains role as Astros closer
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 30 days ago
acquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that sent 2013 top overall draft pick Mark Appel to Philadelphia. A 25-year-old right-hander, Giles was 6-3 with a 1.80 ERA in 69 games for the Phillies in 2015.... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Gregerson picked over Giles, retains role as Astros closeracquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that
Gregerson picked over Giles, retains role as Astros closer
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 30 days ago
acquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that sent 2013 top overall draft pick Mark Appel to Philadelphia. A 25-year-old right-hander, Giles was 6-3 with a 1.80 ERA in 69 games for the Phillies in 2015... Read more
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First Coast News
Gregerson picked over Giles, retains role as Astros closeracquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that
Gregerson picked over Giles, retains role as Astros closer
First Coast News / Posted 30 days ago
acquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that sent 2013 top overall draft pick Mark Appel to Philadelphia. A 25-year-old right-hander, Giles was 6-3 with a 1.80 ERA in 69 games for the Phillies in 2015... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Gregerson picked over Giles, retains role as Astros closeracquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that
Gregerson picked over Giles, retains role as Astros closer
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 30 days ago
acquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that sent 2013 top overall draft pick Mark Appel to Philadelphia. A 25-year-old right-hander, Giles was 6-3 with a 1.80 ERA in 69 games for the Phillies in 2015.... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Gregerson picked over Giles, retains role as Astros closeracquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that
Gregerson picked over Giles, retains role as Astros closer
KTVB Boise / Posted 30 days ago
acquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that sent 2013 top overall draft pick Mark Appel to Philadelphia. A 25-year-old right-hander, Giles was 6-3 with a 1.80 ERA in 69 games for the Phillies in 2015.... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Gregerson picked over Giles, retains role as Astros closeracquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that
Gregerson picked over Giles, retains role as Astros closer
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 30 days ago
acquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that sent 2013 top overall draft pick Mark Appel to Philadelphia. A 25-year-old right-hander, Giles was 6-3 with a 1.80 ERA in 69 games for the Phillies in 2015.... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Gregerson picked over Giles, retains role as Astros closeracquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that
Gregerson picked over Giles, retains role as Astros closer
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 30 days ago
acquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that sent 2013 top overall draft pick Mark Appel to Philadelphia. A 25-year-old right-hander, Giles was 6-3 with a 1.80 ERA in 69 games for the Phillies in 2015.... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Gregerson picked over Giles, retains role as Astros closeracquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that
Gregerson picked over Giles, retains role as Astros closer
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 30 days ago
acquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that sent 2013 top overall draft pick Mark Appel to Philadelphia. A 25-year-old right-hander, Giles was 6-3 with a 1.80 ERA in 69 games for the Phillies in 2015.... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Gregerson picked over Giles, retains role as Astros closeracquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that
Gregerson picked over Giles, retains role as Astros closer
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 30 days ago
acquired Giles from the rebuilding Phillies in December as part of a deal that sent 2013 top overall draft pick Mark Appel to Philadelphia. A 25-year-old right-hander, Giles was 6-3 with a 1.80 ERA in 69 games for the Phillies in 2015.... Read more
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