Director of Player Development Joe Jordan departs Phillies organization

Jordan has seen mixed results over seven years.The Philadelphia Phillies announced on Tuesday that director of player development Joe Jordan would not continue with the organization. His exit from a position that he has held for the last seven years was swift and sudden.“…last week I walked into Matt’s (Phillies GM Klentak) office and told … Continue reading Director of Player Development Joe Jordan departs Phillies organization

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Future at first, outfield should be competitive for Phillies

Cozens (L) and Hoskins (R) pushing for a shot with PhilliesThe Philadelphia Phillies moved yesterday to DFA both reliever Jeanmar Gomez and outfielder Michael Saunders. This should prove to be the beginning of a changeover in the roster and lineup.The baseball industry has recognized for more than a year now that the Phillies minor league system has greatly improved. … Continue reading Future at first, outfield should be competitive for Phillies

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: #8 – Cornelius Randolph

The 2015 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft would prove to be the final one for the Philadelphia Phillies under the regime of former general manager Ruben Amaro Jr.With the first pick in that draft at 10th overall, the club surprised many. The Phillies selected 18-year-old Cornelius Randolph out of Griffin High School in Georgia.Randolph was a Perfect Game First Team High … Continue reading Phillies Fall 2016 Top Ten Prospects: #8 – Cornelius Randolph

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