Tag 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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The Lineup: 2/4/13

My apology to the Phillies fans out there that were expecting their Top 15 list last week; I’ll get that out to everyone later today. The voting came back last week in favor of Jesse Biddle’s scouting report over Roman … Continue reading

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The Lineup: 1/27/13

We will pick up where we left off last week, buttoning up the Yankees portion of the off-season with a scouting report on second baseman Angelo Gumbs. I’ll crank out the A’s and Phillies prospect lists and will take requests … 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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Accountability Check: National League Breakout Prospects

I am continuing my first attempt at maintaining some accountability and transparency with this venture of mine and after taking a mid-season look at my AL Breakout Prospects, I am moving on to look at the NL version. Back in … Continue reading

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