Oct 032012
 
A Look Ahead At Potential 2013 Phillies Prospects

2012 proved to be a lost cause for the Phillies.  Subpar power, relief pitching and injuries led to the down season, and it’ll be a longer offseason than fans are used to.  The offseason always gives fans an opportunity to discuss what needs to be done to improve the team, and those solutions will come [More...]

Feb 042012
 
Top 25 Prospects in the National League East, Part 2: 11-25

Continued from Part 1: The Top Ten… 11. Brian Goodwin, CF, Washington – Goodwin was one of Washington’s last chances to splurge in the draft with the new draft spending rules now in place. He hasn’t made his pro debut yet, but he’s a potential five tool player in center with plus or better speed [More...]

Feb 032012
 
Top 25 Prospects in the National League East, Part 1: The Top Ten

Now that we’ve gone over the Phillies organization’s top 30 prospects, it’s time to see how they stack up against the rest of the division. The Phillies have had a stranglehold on the NL East for the past five seasons, but the gap may be shrinking. While the Mets are rebuilding, the other three rivals [More...]

Jan 262012
 
Phillies Countdown: Top 30 Minor League Prospects

After reviewing the top 15 hitters and pitchers in the organization, it’s time to combine them into an overall top 30. However, it’s not quite a 15/15 split; there will be 16 pitchers. There is a lot of talent in the lower levels, but it’s still going to be a few years before those guys [More...]

Jan 192012
 
Phillies Top 15 Minor League Pitching Prospects: Early 2012 Edition

Last week, I went over the organization’s top position player prospects. Sebastian Valle leads the pack after recent trades depleted their depth. Throw in Domonic Brown’s graduation from prospect status, and Valle is in the right place at the right time. As usual, they have a number of players in the lower levels who have [More...]

Dec 212011
 
Phillies Prospects A-Z Part 4: Q through U

Last week, Prospect A-Z reviewed Trevor May, Lisalberto Bonilla, Adam Morgan, Michael Nesseth, Cody Overbeck and Jonathan Pettibone. That was an even split of players that will spend 2012 in the upper and lower levels of the minors, but in 2011, only Overbeck ever played above AA. This week will still have a slight focus [More...]

Sep 152010
 
Three prospects still have work to do, Amaro says

September 15 Philadelphia Inquirer: “This much, Ruben Amaro Jr. stressed: The three prospects the Phillies acquired in an off-season trade with Seattle for Cliff Lee are young. The general manager said his staff understood that at the time of the deal. Plenty of development was still needed. With that said, the first year in the [More...]

Sep 112010
 
Phillies' farm still brimming with prospects

September 11 Philadelphia Inquirer: “In theory, the way the Phillies‘ minor-league system is situated right now coincides nicely with the Phillies’ major-league roster.  By all accounts, the Phillies‘ best prospects are now in the lower levels of the farm system. Outfielder Domonic Brown figures to replace Jayson Werth as the regular rightfielder next season, but [More...]