Philippe-Alexandre Valiquette (fih-LEEP vali-KETT) ... graduated from Edouard Montpetit High School in Montreal in 2004 ... helped lead his high school team to Canadian
championships in his junior and senior seasons ... pitched for the World Team in the 2010 All-Star Futures Game in Anaheim ... in 2003 and 2004 played for the Canadian national
team and was the club's Most Valuable Player in 2004 ... on Team Canada's roster for the 2009 World Cup tournament in Europe but didn't participate because of an injury originally selected by Cincinnati in the 7th round of the 2004 June draft ... signed by Reds scout Jason Baker.2011Did not pitch due to a season-long back injury...released by Cincinnati on Aug. 22 ... signed with the Mariners as a minor league free agent on Aug. 23...reported to AAA Tacoma, but did not pitch.2010In 54 relief apps at Class AA Carolina and Class AAA Louisville combined to finish 4-1, 4.15
and converted 5-7 save opps...pitched for the World Team in the 2010 All-Star Futures Game in Anaheim...
began the season at Carolina...was promoted to Louisville on 6/17 and finished the year with the Bats...
following the season pitched for the Peoria Saguaros in the prestigious Arizona Fall League (6g, 0-1-0, 14.14,
7ip, 14h, 5bb, 5k)...was selected to play in the AFL's Rising Stars Game.2009In 44 relief apps at Class A Sarasota and Class AA Carolina went 2-2, 2.58 with 9 saves...
opponents hit just .202...missed the last month of the season with a strained left shoulder...didn't allow a run in
14 of his 17 apps with Sarasota...was promoted to Carolina on 5/29...in his last 15 apps of the season posted
a 1.02era (17.2ip, 2er)...following the season pitched for the Peoria Saguaros of the prestigious Arizona Fall
League...on 11/20 was added to the 40-man roster.2008At Class A Dayton and Sarasota went 2-3, 3.60 with 3 saves in 47 relief apps...was promoted to Sarasota
on 5/27...overall struck out 65 batters in 65.0 innings...following the season pitched for Waikiki in the Hawaiian
League.2007Was named the Reds' Most Outstanding Pitcher during the Florida instructional league.