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Domonic Brown Sits Atop BaseballAmerica's Top Phillies Prospects

Posted by Paul Boye, Mon, December 13, 2010 02:32 PM | Comments: 52
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Surprising no one, Phillies right field super prospect Domonic Brown topped BaseballAmerica’s list of the best players the Philly farm has to offer.

For the second straight year, Brown was named the organization’s best, topping a list of prospects that has seen its share of turnover in recent years. Brown, who hit .327/.391/.589 in the minor leagues in 2010, is the favorite to inherit the starting right fielder’s spot for the big league club out of spring training.

Second on the list was teenaged rising star Jonathan Singleton, who turned heads with a white-hot start to his 2010 season. In fact, spots two through seven on the list are all guys who played on the Lakewood BlueClaws in 2010, further cementing that team’s stacked legacy.

Jesse Biddle, the team’s first-round draft pick this past June, debuted at number eight. None of the prospects from the Cliff Lee trade made the list.

The entire list can be found after the jump, as well as BA’s “Best Tools” picks and 2014 projected lineup.

Top Ten Prospects

1. Domonic Brown, OF
2. Jonathan Singleton, 1B/OF
3. Brody Colvin, RHP
4. Jarred Cosart, RHP
5. Trevor May, RHP
6. Sebastian Valle, C
7. Jiwan James, OF
8. Jesse Biddle, LHP
9. Domingo Santana, OF
10. Aaron Altherr, OF

Best Tools

Best Hitter for Average: Domonic Brown
Best Power Hitter: Jonathan Singleton
Best Strike-Zone Discipline: Jonathan Singleton
Fastest Baserunner: Jiwan James
Best Athlete: Jiwan James
Best Fastball: Jarred Cosart
Best Curveball: Phillippe Aumont
Best Slider: Josh Zeid
Best Changeup: Austin Hyatt
Best Control: Justin DeFratus
Best Defensive Catcher: Tuffy Gosewich
Best Defensive Infielder: Freddy Galvis
Best Infield Arm: Freddy Galvis
Best Defensive Outfielder: Jiwan James
Best Outfield Arm: Domonic Brown

Projected 2014 Lineup

Catcher: Sebastian Valle
First Base: Ryan Howard
Second Base: Chase Utley
Third Base: Placido Polanco
Shortstop: Jimmy Rollins
Left Field: Jonathan Singleton
Center Field: Shane Victorino
Right Field: Domonic Brown

No. 1 Starter: Roy Halladay
No. 2 Starter: Cole Hamels
No. 3 Starter: Roy Oswalt
No. 4 Starter: Brody Colvin
No. 5 Starter: Jarred Cosart

Closer: Ryan Madson

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  • Posts: 0 Geoff

    Well if we signed Lee and rolled those 4 guys out, they would have to be called the Phantastic Phour…right?

    I must admit, if they do land him, it was masterfully timed. They hang back and acted disinterested for the whole offseason and then…boom! Out of nowhere we find out not only were they the mystery team but they actually DID make an offer.

     
  • Posts: 0 Lefty

    I like that Geoff, I don’t believe it’s going to happen, but it would be a great name.

     
 
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