Whatcott was an Eastern League Mid-Season All-Star with the Class AA Reading Fightin Phils in 2012. He went 1-3 in 38 appearances with a 4.42 ERA, fanning 50 men in 71 1/3 innings. He began the year at Class A Clearwater and pitched 12 scoreless innings with 12 strikeouts before his promotion to Reading.
In his lifetime, Whatcott has posted a 9-4 mark with a 3.80 ERA in 107 appearances with 132 strikeouts in 173 innings pitched. He signed with the Phillies as a non-drafted free agent in 2010. He was previously drafted by the Los Angeles Angels in 2009 but did not sign while at the University of Utah. Whatcott hails from Gilbert, Ariz.