Player Bio: Aaron Altherr

 

Born: January 14, 1991

Height: 6′ 5″, Weight: 215 pounds, Bats: Right

HOW HE BECAME A PHILLIE: Drafted by the Phillies in the 9th round of the 2009 Draft.

2017 NOTES: Opened the season on a major league roster for the first time in his career.

2016 NOTES: Placed on the 60-day DL after undergoing wrist surgery on March 9th. Suffered the injury making a diving catch in a spring training game… Activated from the DL on July 28.

2015 NOTES: Started the season at AA Reading… Promoted to AAA Lehigh Valley on June 23… Recalled by Philadelphia on August 18… Awarded a Minor League Gold Glove Award for his defensive play at Reading and Lehigh Valley.

2014 NOTES: Started the season at AA Reading… Was twice recalled by the Phillies in short-term “emergency” situations… Made his MLB debut June 16 vs Atlanta, going 0-for-1.

 

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