Phegley with the Oakland Athletics
|Oakland Athletics – No. 19|
February 12, 1988 |
Terre Haute, Indiana
|July 5, 2013, for the Chicago White Sox|
(through May 29, 2016)
|Runs batted in||66|
Joshua Aaron Phegley (born February 12, 1988) is an American professional baseball catcher for the Oakland Athletics of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut with the Chicago White Sox in 2013.
Phegley was drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the first round (38th overall) of the 2009 MLB Draft. Phegley started his professional career in 2009 at Class A with the Kannapolis hitting .224 with 9 home runs and 33 RBI in 52 games. Then during an injury plagued 2010 season, Phegley spent time at three different levels in the White Sox system, rookie league Bristol, Class A-Advanced Winston-Salem and Double-A Birmingham. His totals for the 2010 season were .284, 5 home runs and 26 RBI in 48 games. 
Phegley then began the 2011 season at Double-A Birmingham but was promoted to Triple-A Charlotte for the last month of the season. He hit a combined .242, 9 home runs and 56 RBI in 116 games in 2011. Phegley spent the entire 2012 season at Triple-A Charlotte where he hit .266, 6 home runs, 48 RBI in 102 games.
Chicago White Sox
On July 5, 2013, Phegley was promoted from Triple-A after hitting .316 with 15 home runs, 18 doubles and 41 RBI. He collected his first Major League hit and RBI on a single off of Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Jeremy Hellickson on July 5, 2013. On July 7, 2013, Phegley recorded his first major league home run off of David Price. Phegley's first grand slam came four days later against Detroit's Aníbal Sánchez.
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