Pete Orr Signs Minor League Contract with Phillies

Posted by Cheryl Nichols | 11/11/2010 03:57:00 PM | , , , | 0 comments »

Pete Orr spent all of last season in Triple-A Syracuse.  Today the Philadelphia Phillies signed him to a minor league deal. 

Orr was drafted by the Atlanta Braves and signed as a free agent with the Washington Nationals in January 2008 so he played in the Nats organization for three years.

Pete Orr has had position flexibility and in his career, he has played every position except first base and catcher. Yes, he has even pitched. The Nats had discussed sending to Orr to instructional league last September to learn how to play catcher so that he could be an emergency back-up if necessary, however, they ended up not sending him.

When Orr was with the Nats, he seemed willing to play wherever and whenever he could and played hard with a great attitude. He was always very good with fans.  Best of luck Pete Orr! 

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