Phillies Fall 2016 Top Ten Prospects: Near Misses

Over the past week, I have been releasing a countdown of the Philadelphia Phillies Top Ten Prospects as of Fall 2016.That Phillies top prospect list shows that this vastly improved organization has a tremendous mix of talented youngsters coming at a variety of positions.The current top ten includes three pitchers, a catcher, a second baseman, … Continue reading Phillies Fall 2016 Top Ten Prospects: Near Misses

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Phillies Fall 2016 Top Ten Prospects: #1 – Jorge Alfaro

For the last week, I’ve been counting down the Philadelphia Phillies current top ten prospects. Now we’ve reached the top spot in this vastly improved organization.Jorge Alfaro came to the Phillies organization as one of the centerpieces in the big package received from the Texas Rangers for Cole Hamels at the July 2015 trade deadline.Texas had originally signed … Continue reading Phillies Fall 2016 Top Ten Prospects: #1 – Jorge Alfaro

Phillies Fall 2016 Top Ten Prospects: #2 – J.P. Crawford

The Philadelphia Phillies minor league organization has enjoyed a welcome resurgence over the last two seasons. A handful of astute trades have built up the quality and depth, particularly at the upper levels.But a big piece of the organizational improvement has come via the draft process. Because the big league club has deteriorated, the Phillies have been … Continue reading Phillies Fall 2016 Top Ten Prospects: #2 – J.P. Crawford

Phillies Fall 2016 Top Ten Prospects: #3 – Mickey Moniak

The Philadelphia Phillies Fall 2016 top prospect countdown is now into the most elite of this greatly improved organization’s young performers.In 2015, the Phils’ rebuilding program underwent perhaps its most important development. Team ownership woke to the necessity of changing those making the decisions and talent evaluations. Andy MacPhail was brought on board. He would quickly rise to … Continue reading Phillies Fall 2016 Top Ten Prospects: #3 – Mickey Moniak

Phillies Fall 2016 Top Ten Prospects: #4 – Roman Quinn

The Philadelphia Phillies just completed what can be considered the second season of their rebuilding process.There are probably some who might trace that rebuild back to the 2012 “throw in the towel” deals of Shane Victorino and Hunter Pence.I think there was still a sense of denial in the organization at that point. For me, the real concerted … Continue reading Phillies Fall 2016 Top Ten Prospects: #4 – Roman Quinn