Jorge Alfaro, 24, Acquired from Texas in 2015; .241/.291/.358 in 324AB with Lehigh Valley; 7HR 43RBI; 5%BB/33%K; .279 vs LHH, .223 vs RHH, .247 with RISP; 77 games caught with 2 errors (.997); 9 passed balls; 15/46 CS (33%); After starting the season very hot, Alfaro struggled for large portions of the year with the bat and was merely adequate with the glove. Because of the injury to Andrew Knapp in Philly, Alfaro got the call up and he has caught fire at the plate but his defensive inadequacies come out frequently. Grade: C; 2018: Alfaro is without options. He will be in Philly.
Logan Moore, 27, Phils 9th round pick in 2011; .233/.310/.362 in 210AB; 6HR 31RBI; 11%BB/31%K; .133 vs LHP, .261 vs RHP; .239 last 30 days; 58 games caught with 4 errors (.991); 5 passed balls; 19/45 CS (42%); Moore continues to be an excellent defensive catcher that pitchers trust and enjoy throwing to. His offense is a notch above poor. Grade: C; 2018: Moore will be a minor league free agent. The Phils would be wise to bring him back for depth.
Nick Rickles, 27, Acquired from Nationals in 2017; .258/.292/.422 in 158 AB between AA and AAA; 4HR 17RBI; 5%BB/15%K; 33 games caught with 2 errors; 3 passed balls; 11/26 CS(42% CS rate); Rickles was a depth pickup mid year for the organization and did a nice job filling in for both Reading and Lehigh Valley when needed; Grade: B; 2018: Likely elsewhere
Deivi Gruillon, 21, Signed as a free agent in 2013; .249/.283/.398 in 354AB between Clearwater and Reading; 12HR 37RBI; 5%BB/22%K; .229/.270/.410 in 83AB with Reading; 12 games caught with 12 errors (.985); 10 passed balls; 40/109CS (37%); Overall a decent season for Gruillon who progressed through Clearwater to Reading, showing a level of competency with the bat and hitting for some power. For a guy who has always had his defense mentioned as his most positive attribute, he struggled a bit with his glove, but his arm was excellent. Grade: B-; 2018: Reading.
Chace Numata, 25, Phils 14th round pick in 2010; .249/.318/.351 in 305AB with Reading; 4HR 28RBI; 9%BB/11%K; .240 vs LHP; .254 vs RHP; 83 games caught with 8 errors (.988); 11 passed balls; 35/74 CS (47%); Numata was re-signed as a minor league free agent and did a decent job this year, albeit while missing some significant time with a concussion; Not an automatic out at the plate and his defense was at times plus and at other times lackadaisical. Grade: C+; 2018: Likely elsewhere where he may see more of an opportunity
Edgar Cabral, 21, Phils 11th round pick in 2015; .260/.332/.357 in 319AB between Lakewood and Clearwater; 4HR 26RBI; 9%BB/18%K; .310/.379/.440 in 84AB with Clearwater; 87 games caught with 11 errors (.987); 2 passed balls; 44/91 CS (48%). Cabral showed progress both offensively and defensively this year. Still needs more time at Clearwater before moving on. Grade: B-
Austin Bossart, 24, Phils 14th round pick in 2015; .245/.284/.332 in 184AB; 2HR 18RBI; 4%BB/22%K; .264 vs LHP; .236 vs RHP; .269 last 30 days; 51 games caught with 6 errors (.988); 33/72 CS (46%); Bossart did exactly what he was asked as a back up. Very good receiver and teacher. Grade: B-; 2018: Back up to Gruillon in Reading
Colby Fitch, 22, Phils 13th round pick in 2017; .266/.400/.413 in 109AB between Williamsport and Lakewood; 4HR 12RBI; 15%BB/18%K; 27 games caught with 1 error (.996); 9 passed balls; 9/27 CS(33%); Fitch was pretty quickly promoted to Lakewood from Williamsport and played fairly well; Grade: B; 2018: Clearwater with the level of college experience Fitch has combined with 2017 success
Gregori Rivero, 21, Signed as a free agent in 2012; .270/.292/.316 in 137AB between WIlliamsport and Lakewood; 2HR 18RBI; 2%BB/15%K; 26 games caught with 5 errors (.976); 8 passed balls; 11/34 CS (32%); 7 games at 1B without an error; Grade: B; 2018: Lakewood with potential June movement to CLearwater
Henri Lartigue, 22, Phils 7th round pick in 2016; .248/.292/.410 in 339AB; 8HR 44RBI; 2SB; 6%BB/24%K; .163 vs LHP; .277 vs RHP; .109 last 30 days; 36 games caught with 2 errors (.994); 12 passed balls; 11/32 CS (34%); 3 games at 1B without an error; Lartigue received minimal playing time in the field, seeing most of his time as a DH; He produced at times, but with limited defense, his future is likely limited. Grade: C; 2018: Likely Lakewood to start
Rodolfo Duran, 19, SIgned as a free agent in 2015; .252/.298./.346 in 159AB; 0HR 6RBI; 5%BB/22%K; .276 vs LHP, .238 vs RHP; .259 last 30 days; 47 games caught with 9 errors (.981); 13 passed balls; 24/50 CS(48%); Duran ended up as Williamsport’s primary catcher as a 19 year old and while he had some growing pains specifically with his receiving he generally did a nice job. He has quite an arm. Grade: C+; 2018: Lakewood with potential drop back to Williamsport
Nerluis Martinez, 21, Signed as a free agent in 2015; .153/.187/.208 in 72AB between GCL and Williamsport; 0HR 2RBI; 4%BB/16%K; .111 vs LHH, .163 vs RHH, .152 last 30 days; 22 games caught with 2 errors (.989); 2 passed balls; 8/35 CS (23%); Largely unimpressive; Grade: D; 2018: Could get caught in the numbers game
Rafael Marchan, 18, Signed as a free agent in 2015; .238/.290/.298 in 84AB; 0HR 10RBI; 5%BB/9%K; .222 vs LHP; .242 vs RHP; 29 games caught with 3 errors (.985); 10 passed balls; 32/77 CS (42%); Too many passed balls; Good CS rate; 2018: Williamsport
Kipp Moore, 21, Signed as a free agent in 2017; .250/.344/.339 in 56AB; 0HR 7RBI; 5%BB/27%K; 32 games caught with 1 error; 3 passed balls; 8/19 CS (42%); I admittedly know nothing about Kipp Moore so no judgment passed.
Lenin Rodriguez, 19, SIgned as a free agent in 2015; .262/.408/.344 in 61AB; 1HR 7RBI; 21%BB/9%K ; 29 games caught with 3 errors (.977); 0 passed balls; 7/28 CS (25%); Should move up to WIlliamsport in 2018