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

McKenzie Mills was your selection as the #29 prospect in the Phillies’ organization.

Mills received 34 of the 154 votes cast (22%). Jose Taveras finished second with 26 votes (17%), Jhordany Mezquita finished third with 18 votes (12%), Kevin Gowdy fourth (16, 10%), Simon Muzziotti fifth (12, 8%), and Victor Arano sixth(10, 6%).   Fourteen others received the other 38 votes.

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Open Discussion: Week of February 4, 2018

Pitchers and catchers report to Clearwater in ten days.  Over a couple dozen players are already here.

The hot  stove flame went out again, and collusion talk has turned to boycott talk.

The Commish has a another new plan for pace of play.

The Phillies signed a utility man, and a pitcher appears to be voluntarily retiring.

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Phuture Phillies 2018 Reader Top 30 Poll for the Phillies #29 Prospect

J.D. Hammer was your selection as the #28 prospect in the Phillies’ organization.

Hammer received 48 of the 219 votes cast (22%). Jose Taveras finished second with 30 votes (14%), McKenzie Mills finished third with 25 votes (11%), Jhordany Mezquita fourth (21, 10%), Victor Arano fifth (17, 8%), and Kevin Gowdy sixth(13, 6%).   Sixteen others received the other 65 votes.

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The “Unofficial” Start of Spring (Training)

The temperature in Clearwater was a little warmer Friday morning.  There was very little breeze as a handful of spectators, four to be exact, took up their positions to watch 31 ball players take to Robin Roberts Field at the Paul Owens Training Facility, a place I often refer to simply as the Complex. Continue reading The “Unofficial” Start of Spring (Training)

Phuture Phillies 2018 Reader Top 30 Poll for the Phillies #28 Prospect

Cole Irvin was your selection as the #27 prospect in the Phillies’ organization.

Irvin received 51 of the 222 votes cast (23%).  J.D. Hammer finished second with 43 votes (20%), Jose Taveras finished third with 22 votes (10%), McKenzie Mills fourth (16, 7%), Jhordany Mezquita fifth (15, &%), and Victor Arano sixth(13, 6%).   Seventeen others received the other 62 votes. Continue reading Phuture Phillies 2018 Reader Top 30 Poll for the Phillies #28 Prospect

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