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Phillies Prospect #27: Patrick Overholt

Phillies Prospect #27: Patrick Overholt

Patrick Overholt has overcome Tommy John surgery and has moved quickly as a pro. Last season, Overholt moved all the way up to High-A ball and continued to have success, although found the going just a little tougher for himself.

Even though he underwent Tommy John surgery during his college career, the Phillies have never been overly cautious with Patrick Overholt. Instead, they started him at Batavia rather than in the Gulf Coast League, moved him up a level in 2006 and even pushed him along to Clearwater later that same season. The 23 year old right-hander has handled it all well and is establishing himself as a...

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