Phillies outfield power rankings going into the 2024 season

Ranking Phillies outfielders for the upcoming season. Who takes the top spot?
Philadelphia Phillies outfield power rankings for 2024
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No. 3: Nick Castellanos

Nick Castellanos is not known as a great defender, but 2023 saw the Phillies right fielder surprise his detractors by finishing the season with a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage in 148 games at the position. How many games will Castellano's errorless streak last? That will be a fun thing to watch this season if he's able to continue his new found excellence with the glove.

Castellanos went into 2023 with a lot to prove in his second season in a Phillies uniform. After signing a five-year, $100 million contract, Castellanos' 2022 was a complete disappointment at the plate as he only managed to hit .263, with 13 home runs and 62 RBI. He was quickly labeled a free agent bust by Phillies fans.

Castellanos more than proved his critics wrong last year, as he was the lone position player for the Phillies to make an All-Star appearance. Hitting .272 with 29 home runs and 106 RBI, he was even more surprising in his ability to handle right field on an everyday basis.

The 31-year-old remains a core veteran on a team expected to contend year after year. While it's unlikely he'll duplicate his 1.000 fielding percentage in 2024, it's a relief to Phillies fans that he has found a position that fits. With Kyle Schwarber a lock to remain at DH, concerns about his glove are now a thing of the past. Let's hope Castellano continues his resurgence in 2024 and earns his No. 3 position in the Phillies outfield power rankings.