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No Joshing: Eachues Signs with Phillies

December 21, 2007 - South Coast League (SCL) News Release

CONYERS, GA - The South Coast League of Professional Baseball and the South Georgia Peanuts are pleased to announce that Peanuts catcher Josh Eachues has signed a contract with the Philadelphia Phillies.

Eachues played college baseball at Coastal Carolina University before transferring to play his final season of college eligibility at the University of South Carolina at Aiken. Josh was signed by the Aiken Foxhounds in July of 2007 and traded to the South Georgia Peanuts in August 2007 where he played a part in the Peanuts winning the Inaugural South Coast League Championship. "We are always happy for our players to have the opportunity to sign with a Major League organization," said the SCL's CEO Jamie Toole, "from a baseball operations standpoint, we take pride in our ability to get players back to Major League organizations."

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