Daily Archives: February 17, 2016

2016 Phillies Minor League Spring Training Schedule

The Phillies have released their 2016 Minor League Spring Training Schedule.  The schedule includes their games as well as the games of the other Tampa Bay Area teams – Yankees (Tampa), Blue Jays (Dunedin), and Pirates (Bradenton). Continue reading 2016 Phillies Minor League Spring Training Schedule

2016 MLB Draft and International Bonus Pools Announced

The Phillies were assigned a 2016 MLB Draft Pool of just over $13.4M.  The amount is slightly behind the largest allotment assigned to the Reds ($13.9M).  Cincinnati will receive the top amount because they hold the first pick in the Competitive Balance Lottery.

The Phillies did receive the top International Bonus Pool allotment, a little over $5.6M.

Hudson Belinsky posted the story on Baseball America.

Steve Adams of MLB Trade Rumors followed with a related article.

Slot amounts will be announced at a later date.

Phuture Phillies 2016 Reader Top 30 #30

Victor Arano was selected the Phuture Phillies 2016 Reader Poll’s 29th ranked prospect. He received  67 of 330 votes (20%).  He bested Lucas Williams by 7 votes.  This should set up a heated race between Williams (60 votes) and Aaron Brown (58 votes) for the final spot in our Top 30. Continue reading Phuture Phillies 2016 Reader Top 30 #30