|How he became a Phillie: Signed as an amateur free agent in 2006.
2012 Season: Opened the season on the major league roster for the first time in his career... Placed on DL (fracture in his back) on June 6.
2011 Season: Started the season at AA Reading and was hitting .273 when he was promoted to AAA Lehigh Valley on August 2... Hit a combined 8-43-.278/.324/.392 between Reading and Lehigh Valley... Named the Paul Owens Award winner as the best position player in the Phillies minor league system.
2010 Season: Started the season at Double-A Reading... Named to the Eastern League Eastern Division All-Star Team.
2009 Season: Ranked as the 21st best prospect in the Phillies organization by Philly Baseball News... Named the Phillies Minor League Player of the Week for April 20-26... Placed on the DL May 8 after undergoing surgery on his finger and returned to Clearwater on July 7... Hit .247 in 63 games at Clearwater before being promoted to Double-A Reading on August 24.
2008 Season: Ranked as the 30th best prospect in the Phillies organization by Philly Baseball News.