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Weekend Discussion, January 29, 2016; MLB Top 100

MLB announced their top 100 prospects tonight.  Seven players from the Phillies’ organization made the list.  Since I’m sure this will generate some discussion, here are our seven top prospects and a place to discuss. 56 more words

Weekly Discussion

Phuture Phillies 2016 Reader Top 30 #5

The race for the #4 prospect in the Phillies’ organization was close.  It ended with Mark Appel edging Cornelius Randolph by 12 votes.  A record 593 votes were cast.   445 more words

2016 Reader Top 30

Former No. 1 pick Mark Appel sent to Phillies

Last week former No. 1 overall pick Mark Appel was involved in a large trade sending Ken Giles to the Astros and Appel, Vincent Velasquez, Derek Fisher, Brett Oberholtzer and Thomas Eshelman. 379 more words

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Prospect Junkies Podcast: 002 - Hot Stove

Burke Granger, Howard Corona, Jonathan Piening and Hammer Schmitmeyer convene for another edition of the Prospect Junkies podcast.  Topics of discussion include the Ken Giles/Mark Appel trade, Daily Fantasy Baseball, and the Jason Heyward and Johnny Cueto signings.

Listen HERE.

To Trade Or Not To Trade: Should Houston Have Traded Mark Appel?

In recent years, young players with years of team control have become a very hot commodity. So why would the Astros ever consider moving the… 588 more words


Astros Formally Introduce New Bullpen Centerpiece Giles

HOUSTON (CBS HOUSTON) – After the Astros’ 2015 playoff run was derailed by bullpen snafus in Game 4 of the ALDS, they set out in search of a shutdown bullpen arm this offseason. 791 more words


Trade Depot: Appel a Surprise Inclusion in Giles Deal

By Burke Granger

Two days ago, news broke that the Astros and Phillies were nearing an agreement that would send flame throwing closer Ken Giles to Houston in exchange for package of prospects that included outfielder Derek Fisher.   712 more words