2006 Philadelphia Phillies Top 10 Prospects

Baseball America’s Top 10 Prospects lists are based on projections of a player’s long-term worth after discussions with scouting and player-development personnel. All players who haven’t exceeded the major league rookie standards of 130 at-bats or 50 innings pitched (without regard to service time) are eligible. Ages are as of April 1, 2006.

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TOP TEN PROSPECTS
1. Cole Hamels, lhp
2. Greg Golson, of
3. Michael Bourn, of
4. Scott Mathieson, rhp
5. Welinson Baez, ss/3b
6. Mike Costanzo, 3b
7. Brad Harman, ss/2b
8. Tim Moss, 2b
9. Jason Jaramillo, c
10. Edgar Garcia, rhp
BEST TOOLS
Best Hitter for Average Brad Harman
Best Power Hitter Michael Durant
Best Strike-Zone Discipline Michael Bourn
Fastest Baserunner Michael Bourn
Best Athlete Greg Golson
Best Fastball Scott Mathieson
Best Curveball Brett Harker
Best Slider Yoel Hernandez
Best Changeup Cole Hamels
Best Control Cole Hamels
Best Defensive Catcher Jason Jaramillo
Best Defensive Infielder Brad Harman
Best Infield Arm Welinson Baez
Best Defensive Outfielder Michael Bourn
Best Outfield Arm Greg Golson
TOP PROSPECTS
OF THE DECADE
Team Player, Pos. 2005 Org
1996 Scott Rolen, 3b Cardinals
1997 Scott Rolen, 3b Cardinals
1998 Ryan Brannan, rhp Out of baseball
1999 Pat Burrell, 1b Phillies
2000 Pat Burrell, 1b/of Phillies
2001 Jimmy Rollins, ss Phillies
2002 Marlon Byrd, of Nationals
2003 Gavin Floyd, rhp Phillies
2004 Cole Hamels, lhp Phillies
2005 Ryan Howard, 1b Phillies
TOP DRAFT PICKS
OF THE DECADE
Team Player, Pos. 2005 Org
1996 Adam Eaton, rhp Padres
1997 *J.D. Drew, of Dodgers
1998 Pat Burrell, 1b Phillies
1999 Brett Myers, rhp Phillies
2000 Chase Utley, 2b Phillies
2001 Gavin Floyd, rhp Phillies
2002 Cole Hamels, lhp Phillies
2003 Tim Moss, 2b (3rd round) Phillies
2004 Greg Golson, of Phillies
2005 Mike Costanzo, 3b (2nd round) Phillies

* Did not sign

LARGEST BONUSES
IN CLUB HISTORY
Gavin Floyd, 2001 $4,200,000
Pat Burrell, 1998 $3,150,000
Brett Myers, 1999 $2,050,000
Cole Hamels, 2002 $2,000,000
Chase Utley, 2000 $1,780,000

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