As we enter mid February and just days away from Pitchers and Catchers reporting to Clearwater, I wanted to get some discussion going with the Top 10 questions the Phillies face as it relates to the Minor Leagues.
1. Is Domonic Brown ready for a full time job in Philly and if not, should he be playing every day in AAA or part time in Philly? My vote is until Brown shows otherwise, he should be the everyday rightfielder in Philly. Less than 100 major league at bats and a difficult Winter League is not showing otherwise.
2. Who fills the open role(s) in the Phillies bullpen? The Phils have 4 givens in their bullpen (Romero, Contreras, Madson and Lidge). They need a long man, and that race will come down to Kendrick vs. Worley. Kendrick probably has the inside track based on the salary he will be receiving this year, which is in the over two million range. Continue reading Top 10 Pre-Spring Training Questions