The infield is set. The race for the final bullpen spot is likely down to either Phillippe Aumont or Michael Stutes. But what about the Phillies outfield?
Should the Phils go with Ender Inciarte or look to add someone else to be the fifth outfielder?
Ben Revere and Domonic Brown are locked into everyday spots in center and right. Left field, at least in the short term, will be manned by some combination of John Mayberry and Laynce Nix. While Delmon Young’s bat appears to be fine – he homered off R.A. Dickey in a minor league game on Friday – his ankle is still not. Young is strictly limited to a DH role for now, and still won’t be back until May according to Phillies.com’s Todd Zolecki.
As for that fifth outfield spot, the winner is anyone’s guess.
There is Ender Inciarte, the toolsy but raw Rule 5 selection who the Phillies must keep on their major league roster all year or risk losing back to the Diamondbacks. The Phillies have indicated that they like Inciarte, but unlike i...