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Taylor Buchholz Is Ready For AAA Challenge

August tenth marked the one year anniversary of Taylor Buchholz' promotion to AA Reading. Ironically, he was Reading's starting pitcher on the anniversary and threw yet another strong outing that lowered his ERA even further. What's more important, the outing should have been an exclamation point to convince the Phillies that Buchholz has had enough fun in Reading and could use a change of scenery to the Pocono Mountains, where the Scranton Wilkes-Barre Red Barons make their home.

When Taylor Buchholz arrived in Reading, he was coming off an impressive early season run at Clearwater. He had gone 10-6, 3.29 and there wasn't much more for him to prove. The Phillies moved him along and in his first AA start, he looked good and even struck out the side in the fifth inning of that first start against Altoona. Unfortunately, the rest of his season at AA didn't go so great. He... Recommended Stories

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