Arizona Diamondbacks: 5 Players to Watch 9/7-9/13
Sep 2, 2015; Denver, CO, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Phil Gosselin (15) turns a double play as Colorado Rockies first baseman Ben Paulsen (10) slides into second base during the sixth inning at Coors Field. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports
For most the Summer, he was the Invisible Man, having been on the disabled list when Arizona acquired him for a salary dump (Bronson Arroyo) and a first round pick (Touki Toussaint). When finally activated, Gosselin has made the most of his opportunity. He has five hits, three of them for extra bases, in 19 at-bats with an on-base percentage of .417. He is still just 26 and is under club control for the foreseeable future. Gosselin can also play second and third bases, reminding us of a better-hitting Cliff Pennington. Having given up a lot for his acquisition, it is anything but certain that Gosselin will be flipped in the offseason.
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