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Galvis looks ready to fight for a roster spot

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At one point, Freddy Galvis was good enough that the Phillies considered not re-signing Jimmy Rollins following the 2011 season, because Galvis looked near major league ready. As it turned out, the 2012 season turned into a disaster for the young infielder.

Coming into the 2011 season, Freddy Galvis was a 21-year old shortstop who had major league defensive skills, but was always a little short offensively. It was in that season that Galvis would start to turn some heads and provide more offense than he had shown in his minor league career. Splitting the season between Double-A Reading and Triple-A Lehigh Valley, Galvis hit a combined 8-43-.278/.32...

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