Minor Moves: Jake Fox, Scott Patterson

Today's minor moves..

  • The Phillies have signed catcher/outfielder Jake Fox to a minor league contract, according to Ryan Dunleavy of NJ Press Media (via Twitter). Fox, 30, will report to the Phillies' Triple-A affiliate after posting strong numbers for the Somerset Patriots of the Atlantic League.
  • The Mets announced that they have signed right-hander Scott Patterson to a Triple-A deal.  The 33-year-old was previously with the Mariners' Triple-A affiliate and last appeared in the majors in 2008 with the Padres.


Leave a Reply

7 Comments on "Minor Moves: Jake Fox, Scott Patterson"


Blue387
2 years 11 months ago

Another ex-Padre?

Guest
2 years 11 months ago

they love the Padres and A’s, expect most of the players they look at and coaches to come from there

punkrockdave24
2 years 11 months ago

The rich just keep on getting richer. :)

drjayphd
2 years 11 months ago

Jake Fox, Ramon Vazquez… hmm, who else is still kicking around for the first season of Hey, Remember When You Were A Thing? Matt LaPorta when he gets designated for assignment?

Devern Hansack
2 years 11 months ago

It’s a shame that Fox’s .910 OPS at AAA has never translated; he’d be a heck of an offensive catcher if it did.

sourbob
2 years 11 months ago

The problem isn’t his offense. He’s got a .714 OPS with 20 HR in 534 major league PA. That isn’t awesome, but if he could really catch, he’d have a steady major league job. And if he could catch and hit just a tick better than that, he’d have a John Buck like career.

The problem as I understand it is, he doesn’t catch so well.

mlbscout6
2 years 11 months ago

Except Buck cant catch either.