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Phillies Add Three to 40-Man Roster

The Phillies have selected the contracts of the following three players to the 40-man roster, the club announced today:

Arquímedes Gamboa, SS - The 21-year-old switch-hitter played for single-A Clearwater in 2018, batting .214 with 20 extra-base hits, 37 RBI and 53 walks. Defensively, Gamboa led all Florida State League shortstops with a .971 fielding percentage and his 46 double plays turned were tied for third-most. He was selected as the starting shortstop for the North Team in the FSL All-Star Game. Prior to the 2018 season, the Venezuela native was named the 92nd-best prospect in baseball by Baseball Prospectus. He was originally signed by the Phillies as an amateur free agent in July 2014.

The Phillies have selected the contracts of the following three players to the 40-man roster, the club announced today:

Arquímedes Gamboa, SS - The 21-year-old switch-hitter played for single-A Clearwater in 2018, batting .214 with 20 extra-base hits, 37 RBI and 53 walks. Defensively, Gamboa led all Florida State League shortstops with a .971 fielding percentage and his 46 double plays turned were tied for third-most. He was selected as the starting shortstop for the North Team in the FSL All-Star Game. Prior to the 2018 season, the Venezuela native was named the 92nd-best prospect in baseball by Baseball Prospectus. He was originally signed by the Phillies as an amateur free agent in July 2014.

Édgar García, RHP - Garcia, 22, split the 2018 season between double-A Reading and triple-A Lehigh Valley, combining to go 7-3 with a 3.64 ERA, eight saves and a 1.18 WHIP in 52 games, all in relief. He struck out 72 batters in 64.1 innings of work, held opponents to a .206 batting average and was named to the Eastern League midseason All-Star team. García was signed by the Phillies as an amateur free agent from his native Dominican Republic in May 2014.

Adonis Medina, RHP - Medina, 21, was named the fourth-best prospect in the Phillies system, and 84th-best in baseball, by Baseball America prior to last season. Pitching for Clearwater in 2018, the righthander went 10-4 with a 4.12 ERA in 22 games (21 starts), striking out 123 batters in 111.1 innings. He posted a 3.54 ERA from May through the end of the season and was selected to pitch for the World Team in the All-Star Futures Game in July. A native of the Dominican Republic, Medina was signed by the Phillies as an amateur free agent in May 2014.

With the additions of Gamboa, García and Medina, the Phillies 40-man roster currently stands at 38 players.

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