Daily Archives: February 24, 2015

Phuture Phillies Reader Top 30 (50) Completed

Mark Leiter takes the 50th prospect slot in our poll.  He received 39 of 157 votes (25%).   Jesus Alastre finished second with 20 votes.

The final poll is listed below.  It will be added to the Prospect Ranking menu option above by week’s end.  I’ll also post some observations on the poll and share my Top 30 when I have time.

Don’t forget to post your sleeper and breakout prospects here.

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Full Squad, First Practice

Shortly before 10:00AM this morning, 58 roster and non-roster players as well as 30 coaches, instructors and guest instructors gathered around Ryne Sandberg at the mound on Mike Schmidt Field.  After addressing the team, he dispersed them to their stations on the various fields and Spring Training 2015 was on.

The pitchers and catchers gathered in right field on Schmidt Field to do their stretching exercises.  The position players did their own stretches in left field on Ashburn Field.  While his team mates went through their exercises, Kelly Dugan limped between the fields in his walking boot, stooped over to retrieve his glove, and continued alone into the Bright House Field clubhouse. Continue reading Full Squad, First Practice