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.

  1. J.P. Crawford
  2. Aaron Nola
  3. Maikel Franco
  4. Roman Quinn
  5. Zach Eflin
  6. Ben Lively
  7. Jesse Biddle
  8. Kelly Dugan
  9. Tom Windle
  10. Yoel Mecias
  11. Deivi Grullon
  12. Matt Imhof
  13. Dylan Cozens
  14. Carlos Tocci
  15. Odubel Herrera
  16. Aaron Altherr
  17. Aaron Brown
  18. Franklyn Kilome
  19. Victor Arano
  20. Andrew Knapp
  21. Zach Green
  22. Severino Gonzalez
  23. Cord Sandberg
  24. Jesmuel Valentin
  25. Ricardo Pinto
  26. Luis Encarnacion
  27. Cameron Perkins
  28. Jose Pujols
  29. Andrew Pullin
  30. Tommy Joseph
  31. Nefi Ogando
  32. Jiandido Tromp
  33. Joely Rodriguez
  34. Rhys Hoskins
  35. Brandon Leibrandt
  36. Willians Astudillo
  37. Elniery Garcia
  38. Arquimedes Gamboa
  39. Chris Oliver
  40. Hector Neris
  41. Brian Pointer
  42. Adam Morgan
  43. Elvis Araujo
  44. Samuel Hiciano
  45. Malquin Canelo
  46. David Whitehead
  47. Mitch Gueller
  48. Lewis Alezones
  49. Mitch Walding
  50. Mark Leiter

 

4 thoughts on “Phuture Phillies Reader Top 30 (50) Completed

  1. Well, not sure what to think about both Nunez and Arauz not making the Top 50. I’d like to think the system is that deep, but don’t really believe it. I guess my conclusion is, in a top 50 prospects poll, the last 20-30 names are pretty much a crapshoot / beauty pageant. Still, it was kinda fun to follow the poll and keep voting.

    1. Agreed. Of Nunez, Brito, Arauz and Cumana, I’m sure by September we will wonder why at least one of them wasn’t ranked in the top 50 to begin the season.

      Here’s hoping we have that problem – lots of young unproven guys having good seasons!

  2. Agreed.

    I don’t think David Whitehead or Mark Leiter are really prospects; more like organizational filler.

    That said, its pretty fun that we’re debating the the tail end of the prospects.

    I think we should have a full open discussion on whether Samuel Hiciano should have been 45th and Malquin Canelo 44th =)

    1. Finally someone who also wonders why we have 50 prospects. Really. No other organization would want anyone listed past maybe 7/8. I agree with fritzerland that they are mostly fillers that will never see anything past AA.

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