Phillies invite 13 to Spring Training
Prospects Aumont, Brown highlight group heading to Florida
PHILADELPHIA - The Phillies announced Thursday they have invited 13 more non-roster invitees to Spring Training to bring their total to 20.
Here is a look at those players:
Phillippe Aumont, RHP: Acquired in the Cliff Lee trade, Aumont split last season between Class A Advanced High Desert and Double-A West Tennessee, where he went a combined 2-6 with a 3.88 ERA, 16 saves and 59 strikeouts in 51 innings (44 games).
Domonic Brown, OF: The organization's top prospect.
Ozzie Chavez, INF: He hit .259 with 34 RBIs last season with Double-A Reading.
Freddy Galvis, SS: Galvis hit .247 with 15 RBIs in 63 games at Class A Advanced Clearwater. He missed time in May because of a fractured right ring finger and finished the season with Reading.
Tyson Gillies, OF: Gillies also arrived from Seattle in the Lee trade. He hit .341 with 50 extra-base hits and 42 RBIs in 124 games for High Desert. He led all Mariners Minor Leaguers with 44 stolen bases.
Tuffy Gosewisch, C: He hit .235 with 21 RBIs in 76 games with Reading and Triple-A Lehigh Valley.
Kevin Nelson, C: Nelson spent most of last season with Reading. He set career highs in games (53), hits (40), home runs (9) and RBIs (27).
B.J. Rosenberg, RHP: He pitched for Class A Lakewood and Reading. He went 7-2 with a 0.89 ERA and 19 saves in 37 appearances for Lakewood, earning South Atlantic League All-Star honors.
Dane Sardinha, C: Split last season between Triple-A Toledo and the Detroit Tigers. He hit .097 with three RBIs in 12 games for the Tigers.
Joe Savery, LHP: The Phillies' first-round pick in 2007 went 16-6 with a 4.40 ERA in 28 games (27 starts) with Reading and Lehigh Valley.
John Suomi, C: Spent last season in Kansas City's Minor League system. In 60 games with Double-A Northwest Arkansas and Triple-A Omaha, he hit .246 with eight home runs and 25 RBIs.
Ryan Vogelsong, RHP: Vogelsong, 32, has not pitched professionally in the United States since 2006. He spent the past three years pitching in Japan for the Hanshin Tigers (2007-08) and Orix Buffaloes (2009).
Ehren Wasserman, RHP: He went 7-3 with a 3.68 ERA in 43 appearances last season with Triple-A Charlotte. In the big leagues, he is 2-3 with a 5.06 ERA in 57 games with the White Sox (2007-08).
Todd Zolecki is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.