First Baseman Eric Hosmer
This is an absolute pipe dream but it would make for a sweet reality. Hosmer, just 27, would make sense for Philadelphia. The Phillies starting first baseman is Tommy Joseph, who is entering his first full season in the majors in 2017.
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Joseph, coming off of a 21 home run campaign in just 107 games, will have to prove that the spot is his. If he struggles, however, the 25 year old may find himself on the wrong end of a short leash while the Phillies look elsewhere to fill the void.
In addition to Joseph, the Phillies also have prospects Brock Stassi and Rhys Hoskins waiting in the wings. Although both Stassi and Hoskins have the talent to play at the big league level, there is no denying the excitement Hosmer would bring to the city of Philadelphia.