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Franco, 21, is the Phillies top prospect according to Baseball America. Photo by Jay Floyd Baseball America released their list of the Top 10 Phillies prospects for 2014 today and, as you make expect, the list features quite a shake up. Last year’s number eight has shot to number one: third baseman Maikel Franco is the Phillies Top Prospect and it is well deserved. Franco, 21, hit a combined .320/.356/.569 with 31 homers across High-A Clearwater and Double-A Reading in 2013. Joining Franco on the list are last year’s number one Jesse Biddle at number two, this year’s number one pick J.P. Crawford at number three, Cuban defector Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez at number four, and last year’s number two, shortstop Roman Quinn. Rounding out the Top 10 are Carlos Tocci at six (last year’s number ten), Ethan Martin at seven (last year’s six), Cesar Hernandez (unranked last season), Aaron Altherr at nine (unranked last season), and Paul Owens‘ Pitching Award-winner Severino Gonzalez (unranked las...
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