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Top Prospect #39: Matt Squires

Top Prospect #39: Matt Squires

If not for a shoulder injury, Matt Squires might have received an invitation to big league camp this spring. He would have likely wound up at AAA, but he would be getting a look with the Phillies. Now though, he'll be relegated to minor league camp as he continues to rehab from shoulder surgery. The good news is that the rehab is going well and Squires can figure on returning to his old self before too long.

Matt Squires was well on his way until he started to struggle during the 2004 season. As it turned out, his struggles were the result of an injury and eventually, Squires wound up in an operating room undergoing shoulder surgery. Now, Squires is rehabbing, but there is a long road ahead. "I'm throwing 120 feet now and if all goes well, I'll move up to 150 feet next week," Squires said. "There's... Recommended Stories

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