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What Ben Revere adds to the Phillies

Ben Revere (Photo: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY)

It's only fitting that a guy with the patriotic last name of Revere would wind up playing in Philadelphia. The Phillies gave up a lot to get Revere, so the expectations will be high for the new center fielder. Here's what to expect from the newest Phillie.

The good news on Ben Revere is that some believe he is a younger Michael Bourn and possibly, even better. It also doesn't hurt that he isn't yet arbitration eligible, so he comes with a low contract price and will be under team control through 2017. It's possible that Revere signals two things for the Phillies. First, the start of focusing on younger players who will be here long past the Chase... Recommended Stories


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