Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 2/8/13
Each day MTRphilly.com will be breaking down the players on the Philadelphia Phillies 40 man roster and their non roster invitees. Today we will discuss outfield prospect Zach Collier. Summary:  The Phillies have high hopes for prospect Zach Collier. He missed 50 games after a PED suspension but then hit .269 with 6 homeruns and 11 stolen bases at Single A Clearwater. In 4 professional seasons, he has been unable to hit above .271 at any level, but he has enough talent that the Phillies are still hopeful that the 22 year old has a big league future. Scouting Report:  Strong, Fast, Athletic Five tool potential Projected to be like Jay Bruce Hits:  Above average major league speed Strong player that can hit for power Plus throwing arm Good defender Misses: Has not proven he can hit a curveball Low batting average at the minor league level 22 years old and has not played above the A level. Contract Status: Zach Collier has no major league experience and is on a minor league contract.
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