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Ben Lively

Ben Lively 49 P

Philadelphia Phillies

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Edward Bennett Lively
  • Age: 25 (March 5, 1992)
  • Birthplace: Pensacola, FL
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 4" Wt: 190
  • Draft: Round 4 (2013, CIN)
  • MLB Debut: 06/03/2017
  • School: Central Florida
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Ben Lively Awards and Honors

Ben Lively  49 P

Ben Lively
  • Full Name: Edward Bennett Lively
  • Born: March 5, 1992
  • Age: 25
  • Birthplace: Pensacola, FL
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 4"
  • Weight: 190
  • Draft: Round 4 (2013, CIN)
  • School: Central Florida
  • MLB Debut: 06/03/2017

Aquired by the Phillies in a trade from Cincinnati on 12/31/14...Selected by the Cincinnati Reds in the fourth round of the 2013 First-Year Player Draft out of the University of Central Florida. ... Graduated from Gulf Breeze (Fla.) High School....Enters 2017 season ranked as No. 18 prospect in PHI system by Baseball America and No. 25 prospect by MLB Pipeline...Went undefeated in a span of 23 starts from 7/19/15-6/22/16, going 11-0, 3.11 (136.0 IP, 47 ER)...2016: Selected for Paul Owens Award as the best pitcher in Phillies minor league system...His 18 wins led MiLB and was the highest total since 2008, when Jhoulys Chacin went 18-3...between (A+/AA); and most by a PHI farmhand since 1995, when Rich Hunter went 19-2 between A/A+/AA...2014: Named CIN's Minor League Player of the Year (13-7, 3.04 ERA)... Led all CIN minor leaguers and was T-2nd in Minor League Baseball in SO (171)...Selected as a California League midseason All-Star with Bakersfield (A+)... 2013: Named a Pioneer League All-Star with Billings (R).