While he won’t be a name that will be a blockbuster for any team, Cameron Rupp has shown his value as a quality catcher who can bring multiple tools to a contending team. His raw power at the plate makes him a candidate to hit either six or seventh in a line-up and protect the power hitters in the middle of the card.
Defensively he can provide help as well. We have seen him make some very good moves behind home plate as the Phillies starting catcher in 2016, and he calls a decent game.
You are not going to make this trade unless you know Jorge Alfaro or Andrew Knapp is ready to come up that day. Unless there is a veteran on the market you can make a cash considerations trade for, he is most likely staying in Philadelphia.
Look for him to be a possible waiver-trade in August prior to rosters expanding.
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