A pair of rookies have given the Philadelphia Phillies’ rotation a boost lately

Blogged under Bloglockers,Front Page,General,Throwing Well by joelapinski on Wednesday 12 June 2013 at 10:42 am

22-year old righty Jonathan Pettibone and 26-year old righty Tyler Cloyd are off to good starts for the Phillies in 2013.  Pettibone has pitched in 10 games (all starts) for the Phillies so far this year and he is 3-2 with a 3.70 ERA and a 1.41 WHIP.  Cloyd has pitched in 5 games (all starts) for the Phillies so far this year and he is 2-2 with a 3.68 ERA and a 1.47 WHIP.  Cloyd has now pitched in 11 games (all starts) in his first two years with the Phillies and he is 4-4 with a 4.33 ERA and a 1.33 WHIP.  Pettibone came into this year as the Phillies’ #4 prospect and Cloyd was #21 heading into this season according to Baseball America.  The Phillies hope that this pair keeps up the good work moving forward.

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