Freddy Galvis was Phillies' best option at shortstop this season

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Freddy Galvis was Phillies' best option at shortstop this season
Freddy Galvis was Phillies' best option at shortstop this season

It's too soon to grade the trade. We do not know what Enyel De Los Santos, the player the Phillies acquired for shortstop Freddy Galvis, is going to become. He pitched well enough in his first season with triple-A Lehigh Valley to get a big-league look and victory, but final deliberations are a long way off on the 22-year-old righthander. All we can say for sure right now is that the Phillies would have been better off with Galvis this season than they were without him. A low bar is required to say that, too. Galvis, 28, has regressed at the plate in his first season with the San Diego Padres, but even with a .233 batting average, .291 on-base percentage and .630 OPS, he is still outperforming

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