2013 Phillies Report Card: Ethan Martin

Lacking stimulating stuff in the farm system, the Phillies acquired themselves an intriguing arm from the Dodgers at the 2012 trade deadline in young right-hander, Ethan Martin. Martin’s exceptional natural talent had yet to be harnessed as he struggled, like so many young power pitchers, with control and command to the point where many thought he’d end up in the bullpen. His 2013 season was no different and Martin ended his season where he’ll likey spend a good portion of his career, in a Major League bullpen. Continue reading…