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 152011
 
Phillies Prospects A-Z Part 3: K through P

After an uneventful rule 5 draft last week, Phillies Prospects A-Z is back. Two weeks ago, I reviewed Maikel Franco, Freddy Galvis, Anthony Hewitt, Steven Inch and Jiwan James. Aside from Galvis, all of those players are in high-A or below, so it’ll be a while before they help the major league club, if at [More…]

Oct 072011
 
10 Phillies Prospects Whose Stock Rose in 2011

With the annual depletion of the system at the trade deadline, the Phillies need new players to step into the places of the departed prospects. While it’s tough to replace the talent of players like Jonathan Singleton and Jarred Cosart, rankings still have to be made, and players still have to fill those spots. In [More…]