Oct 242013
 
Phillies Prospects: Baseball America's League Top 10 Wrap-up

Over the past month, Baseball America has been rolling out their top 20 prospect by minor league lists.  Their top 10 and 30 lists by organization always get more attention, but in a way, the top 20 lists are more informative.  When you’re comparing Jesse Biddle to Maikel Franco, you can decide one is better [More…]

Oct 012013
 
Phillies: Potential Prospect Help In 2014

After another unsuccessful season, the Phillies will start looking toward 2014.  There isn’t enough money to address their many needs in free agency, so they’ll have to see if they can produce some of their own talent.  That’s been an issue for them lately because of some of the trades they made when they were [More…]

Jul 012013
 
Who is the Phillies #1 Prospect: Biddle vs. Franco

Coming into the season, Jesse Biddle was the near-consensus number one prospect in the Phillies organization.  Keith Law had Adam Morgan ranked just a little higher, but with Morgan’s shoulder injury, he’s out of the picture for now.  Now emerging is third baseman Maikel Franco.  I had him ranked fifth in the organization entering the [More…]

Dec 012011
 
Phillies Prospects A-Z Part 2: F through J

After taking a week off to discuss the Cole Hamels situation, Prospect A-Z is back. Last week, I reviewed Aaron Altherr, Jesse Biddle, Brody Colvin, Justin De Fratus and Ervis Manzanillo. There’s a lot of potential in that group, and the upper and lower levels of the system were all well represented. This week will [More…]