BY SAM SCINTA
2011 O’Fallon Township High School graduate and former Panther Baseball star Austin Bossart has taken the next step in his young professional baseball career.
Bossart, a promising catching prospect in the Philadelphia Phillies system drafted in the 14th round of the 2015 MLB Draft, received a call-up to Double A Reading from the Clearwater Threshers. He is expected to remain in Reading for the remainder of the season.
The Phillies possess one of the top farm systems in all of Major League Baseball, boosted by the presence of high level catching talent like Bossart and Jorge Alfaro.
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