Found December 02, 2011 on The Outside Corner:
Predicted to be the best team in baseball, the Philadelphia Phillies fulfilled much of that promise by being the only team to win 100+ games, but the dream ultimately ended with a NLDS loss to the eventual World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals. As you might expect with such a talented, experienced roster, there weren’t a lot of prospects introduced to majors, but Domonic Brown did make his debut with 210 plate appearances. Brown didn’t live up to his billing, but he was better than his .245 batting average (97 OPS+). The fact that he’ll be 24 all of next season should also keep everyone calm. Vance Worley, however, had quite the campaign, and while it was unexpected, it was also legit. There’s no reason not to feel pretty good about him in the back of the rotation next season. Everything wasn’t so wonderful in the minors, though. The most significant loss came at the cost of 4 solid prospects for Hunter Pence. Jarred Cosart would have been the top prospect in the system and b...
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