If you are like me, the start of the minor league baseball season is almost as exciting as the big club. Wins and losses don’t matter as much as individual players, and the Phillies have a lot of young players to keep an eye on this year. The rosters for our 4 major affiliates have been trickling in, and now they are all up for Thursday’s games.
Here are where all of our notable prospects landed:
A couple thoughts…
- Lakewood is absolutely loaded with potential. They have to have the most talented starting outfield in low-A ball. Also looks like they will be throwing Brody Colvin right into the fire. Domingo Santana (17 years old) became their youngest player in team history.
- Reading will be interesting to keep an eye on because there are several players who could offer relief help later in the season. 3 of our top 4 prospects (Brown, Aumont, Gillies) will open here.
- J.C. Ramirez is starting in Clearwater. Many had him pegged for Reading. Possibly a sign of a poor spring.
- Lehigh Valley is pretty depressing talent-wise. Not much there at all.
I’ll be adding a prospect feature to the Phillies’ recaps to keep you up-to-date on the minor leaguers.
For all other Phillies’ prospects posts, visit the Top Prospects page.