Phillippe Aumont… 2007 graduate of Ecole Du Versant… Represented Canada in the 2007 International Baseball Federation (IBAF) World Cup in Taiwan, 11/6-18… Named 2007 Canadian Junior National MVP… Starred for the Canadian Junior National Team and was voted by Perfect Game as the Canada East Player of the Year… Rated by Baseball America as one of the top right-handed pitchers heading into the 2007 draft, including the No. 9 high school prospect and the top Canadian prospect… Played for Team Canada at the 2006 World Junior AAA Championships in Sancti Spiritus, Cuba… Was a top prospect in the Cape Cod High School Classic and East Coast Showcase during the summer of 2006… Became the highest Canadian to be selected in the 1st round of the MLB draft since LHP Adam Loewen was selected 4th overall by BAL and LHP Jeff Francis was selected 9th overall by COL in 2002… Was the first native of Quebec to be selected in the 1st round since 1997, when OF Ntema Ndungidi was a supplemental 1st round pick of BAL… Signed by: Wayne Norton.
Began the season with Lehigh Valley (AAA)... Averaged 10.64 SO/9.0 IP (65 SO, 55.0 IP)... Recalled on 6/1... Made 2 appearances before being optioned on 6/3... Was recalled again on 7/23 before being optioned back on 8/2 for the remainder of the season
Pitched for Team Canada in the 2013 World Baseball Classic... Made his 1st Opening Day roster... Earned his 1st ML win, 4/12 at MIA... Made 6 consecutive scoreless appearances, 4/30-5/15 (5.1 IP)... Optioned to Lehigh Valley (AAA) on 5/22...Was recalled on 6/24 and sent back down for the final time on 7/9... Posted a 1.35 ERA (2 ER, 13.1 IP) in his final 10 games... Did not allow a HR in 35.2 IP in the minor leagues
Began the season with Lehigh Valley (AAA)...Finished 5th in the International League in saves (15)...Went 1-1, 15 SV, 2.28 ERA (6 ER, 23.2 IP) in 18 saveopportunities...Averaged 11.98 SO/9.0 IP (59 SO/44.0 IP)...Was on the DL (right rhomboid strain/back), 5/17-27...Posted a 1.23 ERA (2 ER, 14.2 IP) over a 13-game span, 7/19-8/18...Recalled by the Phillies on 8/21 and made his ML debut, 8/23 vs CIN (1.0 IP)...14 of his 18 appearances with the Phillies were scoreless...Made 10 scoreless appearances at Citizens Bank Park (9.2 IP)...Posted a 1.08 ERA (1 ER, 8.2 IP) over his first 9 games...Recorded his 1st ML save in his 4th career appearance, 9/3 at CIN (1st career save opportunity)...Appeared in both games of a doubleheader, 9/9 vs COL.
Split the season between Reading (AA) and LehighValley (AAA). ... Combined to go 2-5, 7 SV, 2.68 ERA (16 ER, 53.2 IP), .216 opponent's avg. ... Averaged 13.1 SO/9.0 IP (78 SO, 53.2 IP). ... Did not allow an ER in June (6.0 IP) and was promoted to Lehigh Valley on 6/16. ... Was on the DL with a right shoulder strain, 7/10-26. ... Had 15 SO in 8.0 IP over a 6-game stretch, 7/27-8/8. ... Earned his 1st triple-A win, 9/2 vs Buffalo. ... Did not allow a HR with Lehigh Valley (22.2 IP). ... Following the season, was named the fifth-best prospect in the Phillies Minor League system by Baseball America.
Began the season with Reading. ... Pitched 6.0 no-hit innings, 4/25 vs Richmond (W, 6.0 IP, 2 BB, 4 SO, WP). ... Did not allow a HR through his first 8 double-A starts. ... Held opposing hitters to a .213 AVG through his first four Double-A starts and a .327 AVG through his final seven. ... Transferred to Clearwater on 6/7. ... Pitched 4.0 scoreless innings of relief to earn his lonesave of the season, 6/22 at Brevard County. ... Had a season-best 13 SO in 6.0 IP, 7/8 at Lakeland. ... Averaged 9.6 SO/9.0 IP with Clearwater.
Pitched for Team Canada in the 2009 World BaseballClassic...Split the season between High Desert (A) and WestTennessee (AA)...Finished T-3rd among all SEA minor leaguers with 16saves combined between both clubs...Began the season with High Desert, making 29 reliefappearances...Did not allow an ER in 13.2 IP, 4/13-5/12...Held opponents to a .195 (24-123) average...Pitched a season-high 3.0 innings, 6/4 at Stockton...Was promoted to West Tennessee on 6/19 where hewas 4-for-7 in save opportunities...Was placed on the DL on 8/21 for the remainder of theseason with a fractured left hand...Pitched for Peoria in the Arizona Fall League.
Began his pro career with Wisconsin (A)...Was selected to play for the World team in the 2008Futures Game, but did not participate due to a rightelbow strain...Named a Midwest League All-Star...Was 2-1, 2 saves, 1.37 ERA (3 ER, 19.2 IP) in 7 reliefappearances and 2-3, 3.50 (14 ER, 36.0 IP) in 8 starts...Did not allow an ER over the first six appearances ofhis career (17.2 IP)...Made his pro debut, 4/8 vs Quad City...Pitched a season-high 7.0 innings, 6/3 vs Peoria...Was on the DL twice, 6/10-8/9 (right elbow strain) and8/21 through remainder of season (right shoulderstrain)...Selected by Baseball America as the 8th-best prospectin the Midwest League and SEA's 3rd-best prospect;was also selected by the publication as having thebest fastball in the organization.
Participated in the Arizona Instructional League...Ranked SEA's No. 2 prospect by Baseball America andas having the best fastball in the organization.