Phillies: Predicting Top 10 Prospects’ Call-up Dates
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Andrew Knapp: August 14
Andrew Knapp’s call-up will be more for necessity than his ability to play everyday at the major league level. Similar to Nick Williams, Knapp will be called-up to replace either Cameron Rupp or Carlos Ruiz after a waiver period trade.
Knapp is the one prospect I am least optimistic about, considering he started last season in Single-A Clearwater, and has a .270 batting average this season. That .270 average is frightening, especially since he has been hot over the past couple of weeks. He hit .221 in May, but has exploded as the weather has warmed up. He’s hit .325 over his past 10 starts in Lehigh Valley.
He will surely get his chance to prove himself, but his promotion will result in a mixed bag of production.
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