There are a few key prospects who have been slowed by injuries and Keith Bucktrot is one of them. It wasn't that long ago that Bucktrot seemed destined for a big league debut before too long. Now, he's just fighting to stay on the prospect radar.
February 8, 2006
The Phillies - and the other 29 Major League teams - set their official 40 man rosters over the weekend in preparation for the Rule 5 Draft. While the Phillies locked up Scott Mathieson and Michael Bourn, as always, there are debates as to whether other players should have been protected as well.
November 22, 2005
As Phillies players and prospects reported to Clearwater this past spring, things looked wonderful for Gavin Floyd. Meanwhile, things looked questionable for Keith Bucktrot. Now, fast forward to the present day and there are question marks surrounding Floyd, while Bucktrot has dismissed some of the question marks surrounding him.
May 24, 2005
When a young pitcher struggles, there can be any number of reasons. The Phillies are sorting through the reasons why Keith Bucktrot struggled last season and continued to struggle this spring in major league camp. Some of the possibilities simply aren't very good.
March 16, 2005