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Phil Gosselin | Second Baseman | #23

Team: Cincinnati Reds
Age / DOB:  (29) / 10/3/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 200
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Virginia
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 5 (0) / ATL
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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

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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

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

Gosselin has hit a horrendous .135/.158/.162 over 24 games in the majors this season. He's clearing out for the return of Jameson Taillon.
Mon, Jun 12, 2017 05:12:00 PM

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

Gosselin has hit just .138/.167/.172 for the Pirates this season. He'll back up at several positions.
Fri, Jun 2, 2017 02:57:00 PM

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

Gosselin has had a rough go of it both offensively and defensively this season. Max Moroff is replacing him.
Mon, May 8, 2017 05:28:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Tucker Barnhart
2Devin Mesoraco
3Stuart Turner
1B1Joey Votto
2B1Scooter Gennett
2Shedric Long
SS1Jose Peraza
3B1Eugenio Suarez
LF1Adam Duvall
CF1Billy Hamilton
2Phillip Ervin
3Jose Siri
4Mason Williams
RF1Scott Schebler
2Jesse Winker
3Patrick Kivlehan
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Anthony DeSclafani
2Homer Bailey
3Brandon Finnegan
4Luis Castillo
5Robert Stephenson
6Sal Romano
7Amir Garrett
8Tyler Mahle
9Vance Worley
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Raisel Iglesias
2Michael Lorenzen
3Jared Hughes
4Wandy Peralta
5Kevin Shackelford
6Ariel Hernandez
7Austin Brice
8Keury Mella
9Rookie Davis
10Cody Reed
11Kyle Crockett
12Jackson Stephens
13Joe Mantiply
14Zack Weiss