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Rule V Scouting Report: Jared Blasdell

Blasdell (right) after closing out a no-hitter.

Jared Blasdell seemed to be on a quick road to Chicago. Last season though, he struggled and the Cubs decided not to protect him in the Rule V Draft. The Phillies are hoping that maybe his 2004 season was just a bit of a detour for a strong, young reliever who has had minor league success as a closer.

Jared Blasdell came to the Phillies organization as part of the 2004 Rule V Draft. The 25 year old right-hander has worked exclusively as a reliever in his minor league career and saved 50 games over two seasons just a couple years ago. One of the highlights of Blasdell's career was closing out a no-hitter for Carmen Pignatiello on the 2003 Daytona Cubs. Buck Rogers was the Daytona GM at the time... Recommended Stories

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