Phillies prospect Sixto Sanchez, 7 others headed to Arizona Fall League

Phillies top prospect Sixto Sanchez headlines a group of eight prospects that will play in the Arizona Fall League this year. The Phillies and every other team in MLB announced which prospects will head to the Arizona Fall League this year Wednesday afternoon. Their top prospect, Sixto Sanchez headlines a group of eight prospects who […] Phillies prospect Sixto Sanchez, 7 others headed to Arizona Fall League – That Balls…

August 30, 2018
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Phillies prospect Mickey Moniak falls off MLB.com Top 100

After a poor start to the 2018 season, Phillies prospect and 2016 No. 1 overall pick Mickey Moniak has completely fallen off MLB.com’s Top 100 prospect list. Being the Phillies first-round pick and No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 draft means Mickey Moniak will always have high expectations set for him. When he was […] Phillies prospect Mickey Moniak falls off MLB.com Top 100 – That Balls Outta Here…

May 8, 2018
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Phillies: Scott Kingery named top second-base prospect in baseball

Phillies prospect Scott Kingery led the way on MLB Pipeline’s top-ten list of second base prospects, being named the top second baseman for the 2018 season. Get ready Phillies fans, the Scott Kingery hype train has begun. MLB.com continued their series of lists for the top prospects at each position baseball, releasing the second base […] Phillies: Scott Kingery named top second-base prospect in baseball – That Balls Outta Here…

January 22, 2018
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Phillies invite eight prospects to spring training, including Scott Kingery

The Phillies have extended invites to eight prospects not on the 40-man roster, including second baseman Scott Kingery and pitcher Tom Eshelman. One of the most exciting parts of spring training is getting to see some of the Phillies top prospects in big-league camp with the players they are expected to join in the future. […] Phillies invite eight prospects to spring training, including Scott Kingery – That Balls Outta…

January 17, 2018
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Phillies: J.P. Crawford lands on MLB Pipeline All-Defense team

Phillies shortstop J.P. Crawford landed on MLB Pipeline’s All-Defense team after they surveyed various MLB scouts and front office executives. Since he was drafted by the Phillies back in 2013, J.P. Crawford has been lauded for two things: his plate discipline and his defense. Nearly every prospect evaluator says that Crawford’s defense is certainly above-average, […] Phillies: J.P. Crawford lands on MLB Pipeline All-Defense team – That Balls Outta Here…

January 15, 2018
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Phillies: Jhailyn Ortiz the 1st baseman of the future?

Phillies executives have set a perfect timeline for one of their prospects The Phillies signing for first baseman Carlos Santana surprised many across baseball considering the success of Rhy Hoskins as a rookie. With the slugger Hoskins expected to start in left field, similar to Pat Burrell after starting his career at third, the Phillies […] Phillies: Jhailyn Ortiz the 1st baseman of the future? – That Balls Outta Here…

December 29, 2017
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Crash Bag Vol. 45 – Poetry And Prospects And Punters (Wait…Quarterbacks, Not Punters)

I greet you with this query from Poet Laureate of The Phils Blogosphere: What are the best soil nutrients? — Wet Luzinski (@Wet_Luzinski) December 15, 2017 My response to this reference to an interesting quote from our new field manager, is a verse for that February day when spring returns to Clearwater, Florida, while the rest of us still slowly move out of winter. SOIL As frost wanes As snow…

December 15, 2017
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Phillies add former Braves catching prospect Abrahan Gutierrez

The Atlanta Braves loss is the Phillies gain this offseason Former Braves prospect Abrahan Gutierrez has reportedly signed with the Phillies after being freed from his contract with Atlanta, according to Baseball America’s Ben Badler. NBC Philadelphia’s Jim Salisbury and MLB.com Phillies insider Todd Zolecki also confirmed the news of Gutierrez’ signing. Atlanta was forced […] Phillies add former Braves catching prospect Abrahan Gutierrez – That Balls Outta Here –…

December 5, 2017
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Phillies: Mark Appel & Alberto Tirado outrighted to AAA

Appel and Tirado have a second chance with the Phillies after clearing waivers Mark Appel and Alberto Tirado have cleared waivers after the Phillies designated them for assignment last week to clear space on their 40-man roster. Both pitchers will be assigned to Triple-A Lehigh Valley, but remain off the 40-man roster. Top pitching prospects […] Phillies: Mark Appel & Alberto Tirado outrighted to AAA – That Balls Outta Here…

November 27, 2017
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Phillies 2018 top ten prospects ranked by Baseball America

Baseball America released their 2018 top ten prospect rankings, and a familiar has returned to the No. 1 spot for the Phillies. With the 2017 season for every team but two, Baseball America is starting their annual series of top ten prospect rankings. They started off with the National League East, and on Monday they […] Phillies 2018 top ten prospects ranked by Baseball America – That Balls Outta Here…

October 30, 2017
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