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2023 Philadelphia Phillies Top MLB Prospects

Andrew Painter (Mike Janes Four Seam Images)
Andrew Painter (Mike Janes/Four Seam)


Righthander Andrew Painter announced his presence in 2022 en route to winning Baseball America's inaugural Minor League Pitcher Of The Year award, and he and righthander Mick Abel give the Phillies a pair of exciting young arms at the top of the system.

Chris Hilburn-Trenkle hosted a chat regarding the Phillies system. You can read the transcript here.

Here's how we project their lineup in 2026, with their 2026 ages in parentheses.


Catcher: J.T. Realmuto (35)
First Base: Rhys Hoskins (33)
Second Base: Hao Yu Lee (23)
Shortstop: Trea Turner (33)
Third Base: Alec Bohm (29)
Left Field: Matt Vierling (29)
Center Field: Johan Rojas (25)
Right Field: Bryce Harper (33)
Designated Hitter: Nick Castellanos (34)

No. 1 Starter: Aaron Nola (33)
No. 2 Starter: Andrew Painter (23)
No. 3 Starter: Mick Abel (24)
No. 4 Starter: Ranger Suarez (30)
No. 5 Starter: Griff McGarry (27)
Closer: Seranthony Dominguez (31)

Listed below are the prospects with the best tools within the organization. To go directly to Philadelphia's Top 10, click here. 


Best Hitter for Average: Hao Yu Lee
Best Power Hitter: Baron Radcliff
Best Strike-Zone Discipline: Rafael Marchan
Fastest Baserunner: Yhoswar Garcia
Best Athlete: Yhoswar Garcia
Best Fastball: Griff McGarry
Best Curveball: Andrew Baker
Best Slider: Andrew Painter
Best Changeup: Griff McGarry
Best Control: Andrew Painter
Best Defensive Catcher: Rafael Marchan
Best Defensive Infielder: Erick Brito
Best Infield Arm: Kendall Simmons
Best Defensive Outfielder: Johan Rojas
Best Outfield Arm: Jhailyn Ortiz

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