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
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.
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