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Prospect Scouting Report: Charles Cresswell

If Jason Jaramillo and Louis Marson were the "big name" catchers that the Phillies found in the 2004 Draft, Charles Cresswell was the "little guy". Cresswell, who prefers to be called Reece, comes to the Phillies as a high school legend in his tiny hometown. He'll need some work, but Cresswell will be an interesting young player to keep our eyes on.

To easily sum up Charles Cresswell and the legend that surrounds him, the best evidence is the respect that an opposing coach gave him. "Didn't really have to think about that one," said Canyon High School head coach John Doan after ordering an intentional walk to Cresswell. The unusual thing about it was that the walk came with bases loaded and tied the game. "The umpire said ‘take your base'. I... Recommended Stories

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