Four Phillies prospects made it onto Baseball America’s top 20 rankings for the short-season New York-Penn League this year.
With all the successful Phillies prospects in the upper levels of the minor-league system, it was easy to forget about some of the younger prospects in the lower levels of the system. However, there were still plenty of prospects who had successful seasons with the Williamsport CrossCutters.
Baseball America continued their series of minor league-by-league rankings, making their way down to the short-season New York-Penn League. The Phillies had four prospects make the list, starting with Jhailyn Ortiz at No. 3 overall.