Monthly Archives: January 2018

Phuture Phillies 2018 Reader Top 30 Poll for the Phillies #27 Prospect

Drew Anderson was your selection as the #26 prospect in the Phillies’ organization.

Anderson received 64 of the 211 votes cast (30%).  J.D. Hammer finished second with (22 votes, 10%), Cole Irvin finished third with 21 votes (10%), Jose Taveras fourth (17, 8%), and Jhordany Mezquita, McKenzie Mills, and Victor Arano tied for fifth (10 each, 5%).   Seventeen others received the other 57 votes. Continue reading Phuture Phillies 2018 Reader Top 30 Poll for the Phillies #27 Prospect

Phuture Phillies 2018 Reader Top 30 Poll for the Phillies #26 Prospect

Spencer Howard was your selection as the #25 prospect in the Phillies’ organization.

Howard received 65 of the 217 votes cast (30%).  Drew Anderson finished second with 33 votes (15%). J.D. Hammer finished third (28 votes, 13%), Jose Tavera fourth (15, 7%), and Cole Irvin fifth (10, 5%).  Seventeen others received the other 66 votes. Continue reading Phuture Phillies 2018 Reader Top 30 Poll for the Phillies #26 Prospect

Phuture Phillies 2018 Reader Top 30 Poll for the Phillies #25 Prospect

Daniel Brito was your selection as the #24 prospect in the Phillies’ organization.

Brito received 79 of the 217 votes cast (36%). J.D. Hammer finished second with 28 votes (13%).  Spencer Howard finished third (21 votes, 10%), Jose Tavera fourth (16, 7%), Drew Anderson fifth (12, 6%), and McKenzie Mills sixth (10, 5%).  Fifteen others received the other 51 votes. Continue reading Phuture Phillies 2018 Reader Top 30 Poll for the Phillies #25 Prospect

Phuture Phillies 2018 Reader Top 30 Poll for the Phillies #24 Prospect

Francisco Morales was your selection as the #23 prospect in the Phillies’ organization.

Morales received 71 of the 236 votes cast (30%).  Daniel Brito finished second with 49 votes (21%), J.D. Hammer finished third with 21 votes (9%), and  Drew Anderson finished fourth with 17 votes (7%).  Seventeen others received the other 78 votes. Continue reading Phuture Phillies 2018 Reader Top 30 Poll for the Phillies #24 Prospect

Open Discussion: Week of January 28, 2018

It’s just two-and-a-half weeks until pitchers and catchers report to Clearwater.  Some players are as anxious as we fans.

The hot  stove ratcheted up above a simmer as the Brewers engineered a blockbuster deal with the Marlins and then signed the biggest free agent deal so far this winter.  The Phillies, on the other hand, made a small splash with their own minor league free agent signing.

The Phillies announced some more international free agent acquisitions, and I found a dozen or so more that were posted to their transactions log recently from as far back as July 2017.

About 20 players are already in Clearwater, and another half dozen or more are expected to arrive this week.

The Phillies conducted a massive baseball operations meeting this week.

Continue reading Open Discussion: Week of January 28, 2018

Phuture Phillies 2018 Reader Top 30 Poll for the Phillies #23 Prospect

Kyle Young was your selection as the #22 prospect in the Phillies’ organization.

Young received 51 of the 206 votes cast (25%). Francisco Morales finished second with 48 votes (23%), Daniel Brito finished third with 32 votes (16%), and J.D. Hammer finished fourth with 16 votes (8%).  Eighteen others received the other 59 votes. Continue reading Phuture Phillies 2018 Reader Top 30 Poll for the Phillies #23 Prospect

Phuture Phillies 2018 Reader Top 30 Poll for the Phillies #22 Prospect

Luke Leftwich was your selection as the #21 prospect in the Phillies’ organization.

Leftwich received 52 of the 271 votes cast (19%). Francisco Morales finished second with 50 votes (18%), Kyle Young finished third with 49 votes (18%), Daniel Brito finished fourth with 34 votes (13%), and J.D. Hammer finished fifth with 19 votes (7%).  Fifteen others received the other 67 votes. Continue reading Phuture Phillies 2018 Reader Top 30 Poll for the Phillies #22 Prospect

Phuture Phillies 2018 Reader Top 30 Poll for the Phillies #21 Prospect

Darick Hall was your selection as the #20 prospect in the Phillies’ organization.

Hall received 41 of the 215 votes cast (19%). Francisco Morales finished second with 36 votes (17%), Kyle Young finished third with 35 votes (16%), and Daniel Brito finished fourth with 25 votes(12%).  Nineteen others received the other 78 votes. Continue reading Phuture Phillies 2018 Reader Top 30 Poll for the Phillies #21 Prospect

Phuture Phillies 2018 Reader Top 30 Poll for the Phillies #20 Prospect

Arquimedes Gamboa was your selection as the #19 prospect in the Phillies’ organization.

Gamboa received 92 of the 227 votes cast (41%).  Darick Hall finished second with 32 votes (14%), Kyle Young finished third with 26 votes 11%). Continue reading Phuture Phillies 2018 Reader Top 30 Poll for the Phillies #20 Prospect