Phillies add veteran infielder Asdrubal Cabrera in trade with rival Mets

Cabrera likely to help Phillies at multiple positionsThe initial impression when evaluating the Philadelphia Phillies acquisition of Asdrubal Cabrera in trade from the New York Mets might be that he is a “rental” player.However, Cabrera’s versatility and experience could instead lead the team to bring him back beyond this season. It’s all going to depend on how … Continue reading Phillies add veteran infielder Asdrubal Cabrera in trade with rival Mets

Philadelphia Phillies Spring 2017 top ten prospects

Rhys Hoskins slugs way onto the Phillies Spring 2017 Top 10 Prospects listBack in November of 2016, I provided my Philadelphia Phillies Top 10 Prospects ranking. At that time, I broke down each player with an individual scouting report.While my Fall prospect list is more detailed, in the Spring the ranking usually will provide a … Continue reading Philadelphia Phillies Spring 2017 top ten prospects

Phillies Fall 2016 Top Ten Prospects: #6 – Franklyn Kilome

It is widely accepted throughout the industry that the Philadelphia Phillies have one of the most improved farm systems in the game.As my own “Phillies Fall 2016 Top 10 Prospects” countdown progresses, the player in the #6 slot becomes the third and final pitcher on the list.Franklyn Kilome is a 21-year old, 6’6″, 175 pound right-hander signed by … Continue reading Phillies Fall 2016 Top Ten Prospects: #6 – Franklyn Kilome

Reading Eagle: Phillies 2016 Top Prospects Survey

Over the last couple of seasons, especially over the last calendar year, a concerted effort finally began to completely rebuild the Phillies minor league system. The results have been dramatic. Nearly every respected prospect evaluation resource places the Phillies organization near the top of their organizational rankings, and a number of the club's best individual … Continue reading Reading Eagle: Phillies 2016 Top Prospects Survey

Phils place six on Baseball America mid-season Top 100 Prospects list

The Philadelphia Phillies have placed six prospects among the Top 100 in the game on Baseball America’s Midseason Top 100 list.In ranking released today, the strength of the Phillies minor league system was revealed once again, as a half-dozen of the organization’s prospects were ranked within the Top 100 in the game by Baseball America.Following … Continue reading Phils place six on Baseball America mid-season Top 100 Prospects list