Booker Among League's Best

Clippers' closer Chris Booker has been a dominating presence on the mound all season and his efforts have not gone unnoticed.  The International League's roster for the Triple-A All-Star game was announced earlier this week and Booker will be one of the league's players making the trip out to Albuquerque.
June 30, 2007

Booker Proves Clutch As Closer

After spending the 2006 season with seven different teams, including two rough stints in the major leagues, Chris Booker has settled down in Columbus producing quality outings out of the bullpen in the early part of 2007. Booker is currently leading the International League with 12 saves and has been a dominant force on the mound. (Free Preview!)
May 16, 2007

Hamels Moves To Red Barons

In a move first reported on over the weekend, left-hander Cole Hamels has been promoted to AAA Scranton Wilkes-Barre. The left-hander skips over AA Reading to make the move.
April 24, 2006

Booker Knows He's In Spotlight

Right-hander Chris Booker knows that he is under the gun. With ten days remaining before the regular season starts, the Rule 5 draft selection made his first Grapefruit League appearance for the Phillies on Thursday. Now, with just over a week until Opening Day, he gets another shot to right his sinking ship.
March 25, 2006

Top Prospect #23: Chris Booker

Chris Booker came to the Phillies in the Rule 5 Draft and hasn't gotten a lot of attention. If he can catch on the way the Phillies hope though, he may be garnering a lot of attention in a bullpen that's undergone nearly a complete overhaul.
February 14, 2006

Phillies Pass, Draft and Deal in Rule 5 Draft

The Phillies were seemingly quiet in the Major League portion of the Rule 5 Draft on Thursday, but they did take three players in the Minor League Phase. After the draft, the Phillies purchased pitcher Chris Booker, who the Tigers drafted out of the Cincinnati Reds organization.
December 8, 2005