Category Archives: Philadelphia Phillies

Scouting Report: Jesse Biddle (LHP)

BLUF: Physical pitcher with a broad arsenal and a mid-rotation projection. The Player: Jesse Biddle (LHP, Philadelphia Phillies) – A late first round pick of the Phillies in 2010, Biddle made 12 starts that summer across two levels, posting a … Continue reading

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2013 Philadelphia Phillies Top 15 Prospects

The Phillies system doesn’t have tremendous star power or depth but it does have a fair number of boom or bust types that could make a name for themselves in 2013. There are a few mid-rotation starters that could be … Continue reading

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Accountability Check: Phillies 2012 Top 15 Prospects

Philadelphia Phillies 2012 Top 15 Prospects (1/19/12) The Phillies had an odd list last year and it shows as when I go back to look at my performance. Predicting the rise of players like Darin Ruf or Cody Asche would … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Cody Asche (3B)

BLUF: Tweener profile with just solid offensive projection and limited or no defensive projeciton. The Player: Cody Asche (3B, Philadelphia Phillies) – Drafted in the fourth round in 2011 and struggled offensively in his debut that summer. Hit just .192 … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Darin Ruf (1B)

BLUF: Impressive power in 2012 but lacks MLB projection and tops out as a minor league slugger. The Player: Darin Ruf (1B, Philadelphia Phillies) – A 20th round pick of the Phillies in 2009. Hit .307/.383/.472 across the GCL and … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Maikel Franco (3B)

BLUF: Very underrated player with plus offensive and defensive potential. The Player: Maikel Franco (3B, Philadelphia Phillies) – Signed by the Phillies out of the Dominican Republic in 2010 for $100,000. Debuted in the Gulf Coast League as a 17-year … Continue reading

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Scouting the Swap: Heating Up

No upfront BS this time. I’m just trying to squeeze this update in before I head to the park. The Dodgers remained busy going out and getting outfielder Shane Victorino from the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for right-handed reliever Josh … Continue reading

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2012 Post-Draft Notes: National League East

As I kick off my roundup of the 2012 MLB Draft, I’m going to take a quick tour through the National League East. My plan is to briefly go team-by-team to highlight picks that stand out to me, trends of … Continue reading

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2012 Impact Prospects: National League East

The National League East is poised to become a very interesting division in the coming years. With the Philadelphia Phillies aging, a window is opening for teams like the Braves, Marlins and Nationals to make a run and overtake the … Continue reading

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Scouting Report: Sebastian Valle (C)

Bottom Line Up Front (BLUF): Good defensive catcher with plus power potential and surprising athleticism; potential All-Star backstop. The Player: Sebastian Valle (C, Philadelphia Phillies) – The Phillies signed Valle out of Mexico as a 16-year old in 2007 and … Continue reading

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