Phillies First Base Prospect Matt Rizzotti Pounds The Ball In Reading

He may have his path to the big leagues being blocked by Ryan Howard, but that hasn’t stopped Phillies prospect Matt Rizzotti from crushing balls at Double-A Reading this year. The 25 year old 22 Doubles, a career high 18 Home Runs, and is hitting a highly respectable .295 in this his second stint at Double-A. Rizzotti talks about his solid season, what he’s looking to improve upon as he moves up the minor league ladder, and his approach to hitting the baseball.

Matt Rizzotti, Archbishop Molloy and Manhattan College product, attracts major attention in Reading — New York Daily News

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