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Savery May Not Last Long In Clearwater

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You have to wonder if Joe Savery's first four seasons in the pros may have been a waste of time and effort. While the Phillies thought Savery showed promise as a pitcher, it's turning out that putting a bat in his hand was a much better idea.

There was some debate when the Phillies drafted Joe Savery over whether he should be groomed as a pitcher or as a first baseman. The Phillies decided that he belonged on the mound and there were times when the decision seemed to be the right move. In his first pro season, Savery posted a 2.73 ERA in seven starts at Williamsport and followed that up with a 4.13 ERA in 27 games (24 starts) in his...

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