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Savery Wants To Leave No Questions

The Phillies are going to give pitcher Joe Savery a chance to get some at bats as a DH over the final ten days of the season. And as an additional reward, he'll head to the Florida Instructional League as a hitter. Even with all of that, Savery is still a pitcher; at least for now.

When the Phillies took Joe Savery with the 19th overall pick in the 2007 Draft, they had a decision to make. Would they draft the Rice University product as a first baseman or as a pitcher? He had done both well while at Rice, but that's not the way things play out in the professional ranks, so there was a decision to make. The Phillies made the choice to draft him as a pitcher, considering that... Recommended Stories

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