Freddy Galvis, Infield, Philadelphia Phillies, #13


Date of Birth: 11/14/1989
Birthplace: Punto Fijo, Venezuela
Current Salary: $4,350,000

Freddy Galvis, infielder for the Philadelphia Phillies, was first signed by the Phillies in July, 2006. He played in the Phillies' minor league system from 2007 through 2011. In 2012, he received a 50 game suspension for the use of PEDs.

Galvis joined the Phillies in 2012, playing in 58 games with them. He batted .226 with 43 hits, 15 doubles, and 24 RBIs. The following season, he batted .234 with 48 hits in 70 games. In 2014, he batted just .176 with 21 hits in 43 games with the Phillies. He also played in the minor leagues in 2013 (62 games) and 2014 (45 games).

Galvis finished the 2015 season with 147 hits, 14 doubles, 50 RBIs, and a .263 batting average. As the Phillies' shortstop, he made 398 assists, 87 double plays, 207 putouts, and 17 errors in 146 games.

In 2016, Galvis batted .241 in 158 games. He finished the season with 141 hits and career highs in doubles (26), home runs (20), stolen bases (17), and RBIs (67). Defensively, as the Phillies' shortstop in 156 games, he made 407 assists, 93 double plays, 210 putouts, and 8 errors.

Career batting statistics for Galvis through 2016 include:

  • 480 games played
  • 400 hits
  • 63 doubles
  • 172 RBIs
  • 343 strikeouts to 83 walks
  • .241 batting average

Career fielding statistics for Galvis as a shortstop through 2016 include:

  • 343 games played
  • 928 assists
  • 206 double plays
  • 464 putouts
  • 26 errors
  • .982 fielding percentage

Sources for Information
Wikipedia - Freddy Galvis
ESPN - Freddy Galvis