Phillies: 5 Philadelphia Prospects Expected To Debut In 2017
By Gary Brinson
The Phillies rebuild is hitting a boiling point, and were more than likely getting an overflow of fresh faces in Philadelphia this season.
The Phillies are more than likely going to add some quality veterans this offseason to help balance a very young team – but that doesn’t mean we wont be seeing the arrival of some of the club’s top prospects next season.
However the club is doing next season, good or bad, they’ve been consistent with calling up prospects when they feel that particular prospect is ready. (Jake Thompson being the latest).
We’re not going to list Jorge Alfaro and Roman Quinn for they’ve already debuted for the Phils. Still, both are on the 40-man roster, both are top prospects, and both will play in Philadelphia next year: Quinn being a prime fourth outfielder candidate out of spring (if healthy) – and barring a Cameron Rupp, trade, Alfaro will need more time – and is likely a September call-up.
Regardless, we’re going to see some new faces next year. Players who could be in Philadelphia for a long time.
With that in mind, lets take a look at the five prospects most likely to be called up to the Phillies next season: