Reading Time: 4 minutesThe future is here. As the calendar turns to the 2021 Major League Baseball season, many prospects will have their opportunity to shine under the bright lights. With a plethora of talent in store for the next generation of baseball, only a few prospects stand above the rest. When asked to build a “dynasty defense”, a select few player came to mind. Currently ranked numbers one and two on MLB.com’s prospect rankings, Tampa Bay’s Wander Franco and Baltimore’s Adley Rutschman take the second base and catcher positions, respectively. At the corners, you can’t forget to mention...Read More
Reading Time: 5 minutesComing off a three game sweep in the inaugural home series against the Boston Red Sox, the New York Yankees look to carry their momentum into a four game set with the Philadelphia Phillies. For (former Yankees’ manager) and current Phillies manager Joe Girardi, his ballclub is making a return from a long COVID-19 postponement stint dating back to July 27th. Both sides eager to continue, the first game will be played at Yankee Stadium while the final three – a double header and night game – will be played at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia....Read More
Reading Time: < 1 minuteShortly after the Opening Weekend matchup featuring the New York Yankees and the Washington Nationals series concluded, the Bronx Bombers traveled and were scheduled to take on the Phillies in Philadelphia. Heading into a first full-week of the 2020 Major League Baseball season, everything was looking according to plan. As for 2020 though, anything can happen. On Monday morning, the baseball world was it with groundbreaking news: Eight more players and two coaches with the Miami Marlins have tested positive for COVID-19, as an outbreak has spread throughout their clubhouse and brought the total of...Read More
Reading Time: 2 minutesIn this years shortened draft, the Phillies had a very good selection of players. As a result, this picked up and boosted every needed category in their farm system. Here’s who they selected: Round 1 (15): Mick Abel, RHP Grade: A- Abel, a 6’5” right handed starting pitcher out of Jesuit High School in Portland, Oregon uses his tall frame and his easy delivery to the plate. Abel brings big potential to be a franchise arm for the Phillies’ pitching staff in the future years. His fastball lights up to 97 MPH and couples it with...Read More
Posted by Jasper Abrahams | Jun 11, 2020 | ATHLETICS, BRAVES, BREWERS, CARDINALS, CUBS, DIAMONDBACKS, DODGERS, FEATURED, INDIANS, METS, MLB, MLB DRAFT, NATIONALS, PHILLIES, RAYS, RED SOX, TWINS, YANKEES | 0 |
Reading Time: 5 minutesClick here for picks 1 – 14. In collaboration with Scott Sandulli 15. Philadelphia Phillies – Mick Abel, RHP, Jesuit HS (Oregon) Grade: A Player Comp: Jack Flaherty Analysis: Abel’s live arm ranks him as the 11th best draft prospect, according to MLB.com. His fastball and curveball combination is among the elite in this class. Abel also features an impactful changeup. The Oregon highschool prep has a similar windup as Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg. There is plenty to be excited about in the near future for Abel. Philadelphia recieves great value at this selection with Abel. 16. Chicago...Read More
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