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There has been a lot written and said about Maikel Franco‘s swing over the course of the season. There have been talks about the shape and length as well as how much power it is going to generate. Overall scouts … Continue reading
Before anyone grabs their pitchfork, here are the top 13 prospects in the league in order, all of which are no doubt Top 100 prospects: Byron Buxton, Miguel Sano, Javier Baez, Gregory Polanco, Maikel Franco, Noah Syndergaard, Gary Sanchez, Jorge … Continue reading
I am not a scout nor do I pretend to be. I have not seen Franco in person this year because I live in Wisconsin which is a long distance from Clearwater and Reading. These opinions are formed on video … Continue reading
Both very deserving and probably the best pair of representatives since Dom Brown went on his own. BA Articles: http://www.baseballamerica.com/minors/2013-futures-game-united-states-roster/ http://www.baseballamerica.com/minors/2013-futures-game-world-roster/ More to come later.
News just breaking that the Phillies are moving Franco up to AA. It has been a real breakout year for Franco with him showing more opposite field approach without sacrificing any of his game. His strikeout rate has dropped and … Continue reading
I have to run to work so I will fill in some details later, but BP released their Phillies Top 10 today, you can read it here, http://www.baseballprospectus.com/article.php?articleid=19360#131023. For now I will leave the names and projection (OFP and what it … Continue reading
Tommy Joseph takes the #4 spot, Sebastion Valle added to new poll.
Today Baseball America released their Top 10 prospects in the Phillies System. Since the scouting reports are behind the pay wall I will keep the scouting reports to quick paraphrases of Baseball America’s reports. If you have further questions and … Continue reading
The next installment in the off season look at prospects are corner infielders. Traditionally the corner positions are where teams stick pure hitters and is generally the source of power in a line up. Overall offense has been down across … Continue reading
Lakewood 3B Maikel Franco was ranked the 16th best prospect in the South Atlantic League by Baseball America after a very good season in which he hit .280 with 14 HR and 84 RBI’s. Franco was the third highest ranked … Continue reading