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Rizzotti Added to Philadelphia Phillies 40-Man Roster

Courtesy: Manhattan Athletic Department
Release: 11/20/2010
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RIVERDALE, N.Y. - Former Jasper Matt Rizzotti received his invite to Spring Training after the Philadelphia Phillies added the 24-year old first baseman to the organization's 40-man roster on Friday. Rizzotti led the entire organization with a .343 batting average, while hitting 17 home runs in the minors last season, finishing in Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

The Floral Park, N.Y. native hit .333 with 12 RBI and a .500 on-base percentage in 19 games for the Mesa Solar Sox in the Arizona Fall League playing against some of the top Major League prospects.

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