Feb 292012
Breaking Down the 2012 Phillies: Pitching - The Bullpen

If there is a place on the Phillies where they are loaded with Major League ready young players this is it. There are more arms than there are slots. Enough so that the Phillies could field two complete bullpens at the big league level if they so chose to. Last year Brad Lidge, Ryan Madson, [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…]