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Phil Gosselin | Second Baseman

Team: Atlanta Braves
Age / DOB:  (25) / 10/3/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 200
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Phil Gosselin went 3-for-4 and scored a run in Wednesday's victory against the Nationals.
Gosselin was the only Brave to register multiple hits on the evening. He has multiple hits in three out of his last four ballgames, in fact, and is slashing a respectable .309/.343/.381 in 103 plate appearances this season -- certainly an upgrade over Dan Uggla. Sep 17 - 9:55 PM

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Phil Gosselin went 3-for-4 as the Braves defeated the Marlins on Sunday.

Gosselin has been a tremendous bright spot in the Braves lineup in his limited action, slashing .333/.357/.407 with a homer and two RBI. He's certainly worth utilizing in NL-only formats.
Aug 31 - 9:36 PM

Phil Gosselin launched his first career home run in Friday's victory over the Athletics.

Gosselin blasted one of four Braves long balls on the night, his coming on a two-run shot off Jesse Chavez in the sixth inning. The rookie infielder is hitting .286 (6-for-21) thus far since his promotion.
Aug 15 - 10:28 PM

Braves recalled INF Phil Gosselin from Triple-A Gwinnett.

He replaces Tyler Pastornicky on the active roster. The 25-year-old has been on a tear at Triple-A, slashing .344/.379/.487 with five homers, 31 RBI and six stolen bases in his 96 games.
Jul 26 - 2:47 PM

Braves optioned INF Phil Gosselin to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Gosselin didn't see any action in the one day he was with the big club while Dan Uggla served a suspension. He returns to a .338 average and .375 on-base percentage in 86 games for Gwinnett.
Jul 14 - 7:06 PM

Braves purchased the contract of INF Phil Gosselin from Triple-A Gwinnett.

There's been no corresponding move announced, but Dan Uggla is expected to be designated for assignment or traded. Gosselin earned the promotion by batting .338 with a .375 on-base percentage in 86 games for Gwinnett. He'll be used in a utility role for the Braves.
Jul 13 - 9:10 AM

Braves sent INF Phil Gosselin outright to Triple-A Gwinnett.

The 25-year-old collected a pair of singles and a walk in seven plate appearances this season with the Braves, a one week cup of coffee in August. Gosselin simply isn't talented enough offensively to be counted on in non-emergency situations. In August, he made his big league debut because misfortune befell Tyler Pastornicky's knee. In 423 career minor league games, Gosselin has posted a .668 OPS.
Wed, Nov 6, 2013 08:36:00 AM

Braves optioned INF Phil Gosselin to Triple-A Gwinnett.

Gosselin was in the majors for less than a week. He got the boot Thursday to clear space for Elliot Johnson.
Thu, Aug 22, 2013 03:55:00 PM

Braves purchased the contract of INF Phil Gosselin from Triple-A Gwinnett.

He's taking Tyler Pastornicky's (knee) spot on the roster. Gosselin has batted just .258/.306/.326 with three homers and six steals between Double- and Triple-A this season. He'll provide infield depth.
Fri, Aug 16, 2013 02:03:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Evan Gattis
2Gerald Laird
3Christian Bethancourt
1B1Freddie Freeman
2Joey Terdoslavich
2B1Tommy La Stella
2Phil Gosselin
SS1Andrelton Simmons
3B1Chris Johnson
2Ramiro Pena
LF1Justin Upton
2Ryan Doumit
CF1B.J. Upton
2Emilio Bonifacio
3Jose Constanza
RF1Jason Heyward
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Julio Teheran
2Mike Minor
3Ervin Santana
4Aaron Harang
5Alex Wood
6Brandon Beachy
7Kris Medlen
8Gavin Floyd
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Craig Kimbrel
2David Carpenter
3Jordan Walden
4Shae Simmons
5Anthony Varvaro
6James Russell
7David Hale
8Luis Avilan
9Juan Jaime
10Chasen Shreve
11Gus Schlosser
12Aaron Northcraft
13Ian Thomas
14Jonny Venters