Posted by Pat Gallen, Fri, July 29, 2011 01:43 PM Comments: 113
Would the Phillies be giving up too much for Pence? (PHOTO: Yahoo)
UPDATE, 5:15 pm: ESPN.com’s Buster Olney just tweeted that a source tells him the Phillies have no intention of putting Domonic Brown up for sale.
The saga continues.
UPDATE, 4:30 pm: Michael Baumann did a little research today on how prospects pan out in the majors, here is a look:
Proof that the Baseball America people know what they’re talking about (Click on the year to see that seasons full list of top prospects):
Top 10 2005: 8 major league regulars (Mauer, Felix Hernandez, Delmon Young, Ian Stewart, Kotchman, Kazmir, Rickie Weeks, Hanley Ramirez), 1 MVP, 1 Cy Young, 4 batting titles. Other notables: Matt Cain (13), Prince Fielder (15), Chad Billingsley (19), Jeff Niemann (20), Carlos Quentin (22), Nick Swisher (24)
Top 10 2006: 7 ML regulars (Young, Justin Upton, Stephen Drew, Liriano, Billingsley,Verlander, Matt Cain) Other notables: Fielder (11), Howie Kendrick (12), Alex Gordon (13), Ryan Zimmerman (15), Quentin (20), Markakis (21), Jon Lester (22), Chris Young the outfielder (23) and Tulo (25)
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