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Phil Gosselin | Third Baseman | #46

Team: Atlanta Braves
Age / DOB:  (29) / 10/3/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 200
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Virginia
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 5 (0) / ATL
Contract: view contract details
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Braves claimed INF/OF Phil Gosselin off waivers from the Reds; optioned him to Triple-A Gwinnett.
Gosselin went 3-for-24 (.125) in four weeks with Cincinnati. The 29-year-old utilityman is a .263/.314/.361 career hitter at the major league level. May 3 - 2:18 PM

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Reds optioned INF/OF Phil Gosselin to Triple-A Louisville.

Gosselin had just three hits in 24 at-bats for the Reds. Cincy has opted to keep Alex Blandino around as a utility infielder over Gosselin.
Apr 27 - 12:29 PM

Reds purchased the contract of INF/OF Phil Gosselin from Triple-A Louisville.

Gosselin has claimed one of the final spots on the Reds' bench. A career .270/.318/.366 career hitter at the major league level, he carries no fantasy upside.
Mar 28 - 2:41 PM

Reds signed INF/OF Phil Gosselin to a minor league contract.

Gosselin appeared in 40 games between the Pirates and Rangers in 2017, slashing just .146/.180/.188. The 29-year-old utilityman will presumably open the 2018 season with the Reds' Triple-A team in Louisville.
Jan 2 - 7:36 PM

Phil Gosselin has elected free agency.

The veteran utility man is a career .270/.318/.366 hitter at the big league level. That, combined with his defensive versatility, should allow him to find a nice new opportunity via the open market.
Sat, Oct 21, 2017 03:02:00 PM

Phil Gosselin has elected free agency.

The veteran utility man is a career .270/.318/.366 hitter at the big league level. That, combined with his defensive versatility, should allow him to find a nice new opportunity via the open market.
Sat, Oct 21, 2017 03:02:00 PM

Rangers sent INF/OF Phil Gosselin outright to Triple-A Round Rock.

Gosselin batted just .146/.180/.188 in 50 plate appearances this season between the Pirates and Rangers. The 29-year-old utilityman will be a free agent this winter.
Tue, Oct 10, 2017 05:31:00 PM

Rangers recalled INF/OF Phil Gosselin from Triple-A Round Rock.

Gosselin was just sent down last week, but he'll return now that the Triple-A season has come to a close. The 28-year-old will provide some bench depth down the stretch.
Tue, Sep 5, 2017 03:42:00 PM

Rangers optioned INF/OF Phil Gosselin to Triple-A Round Rock.

He was just with the club for a couple of days as an extra bench bat while they were dealing with some injuries. He should return once rosters expand in September.
Sat, Aug 26, 2017 01:07:00 PM

Rangers recalled INF/OF Phil Gosselin from Triple-A Round Rock.

Gosselin will give Texas some position-player depth while Joey Gallo recovers from a nasal fracture and concussion. Gosselin, 28, is a .271/.320/.367 career hitter at the major league level.
Tue, Aug 22, 2017 06:40:00 PM

Rangers optioned INF/OF Phil Gosselin to Triple-A Round Rock.

Gosselin was only up for a couple days and got one at-bat. He'll be back in September.
Mon, Aug 21, 2017 06:03:00 PM

Rangers recalled INF/OF Phil Gosselin from Triple-A Round Rock.

Gosselin was called up to replace Carlos Gomez, who is out with a shoulder injury. Claimed off waivers from Pittsburgh earlier this month, the 28-year-old has managed just six hits in 40 big league at-bats this season. He'll be used in a utility role.
Sat, Aug 19, 2017 04:53:00 PM

Rangers claimed INF/OF Phil Gosselin off of waivers from the Pirates.

He'll report to Triple-A Round Rock for the Rangers. He became expendable for the Pirates with the addition of Sean Rodriguez last week.
Sat, Aug 12, 2017 03:24:00 PM

Pirates optioned INF/OF Phil Gosselin to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Gosselin has hit only .150/.190/.175 in the majors this season. He's clearing out for Starling Marte's return.
Tue, Jul 18, 2017 04:02:00 PM

Pirates recalled INF/OF Phil Gosselin from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Gosselin is back in Pittsburgh after spending about a month in Triple-A. He's hit just .135 with no homers and two RBI over 37 big league at-bats this season. There's a good chance Gosselin will head back to the minors after the All-Star break.
Sat, Jul 8, 2017 04:11:00 PM

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