Minor League Update: Games of Wednesday, July 27th by Christopher Crawford

Notes on prospects who stood out yesterday, including Jorge Alfaro, Anthony Alford, Francis Martes, and Jake Woodford.
Via Baseball Prospectus
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies fans will love catching prospect Alfaro’s warlike mentality

Jorge Alfaro, image- Jay Floyd For Phillies catching prospect Jorge Alfaro, his skills on the field are what have earned him consideration as one of the team’s most promising prospects, but his killer instinct and aggressive style of play are what fans will come to find as the most endearing things about him. When he went 3-for-3 in last week’s Eastern League All-Star Game,...
Via Phillies Nation
9 days ago

Pipeline preview: Alfaro continues to swing hot bat

Phillies No. 6 prospect Jorge Alfaro will hit for Double-A Reading against Harrisburg at 6:35 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV.
28 days ago

Phillies prospect Jorge Alfaro's oblique injury 'not as serious as feared'

Philadelphia Phillies' catching prospect Jorge Alfaro reportedly could return from an oblique strain early next week.
Via Philliedelphia
April 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Phillies top prospect Jorge Alfaro lands on DL with strained oblique

Just one day after being named as the Eastern League Player of the Week, Phillies top prospect Jorge Alfaro is headed to the seven-day disabled list with an oblique injury.
Via Philliedelphia
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Phillies' Mackanin says Alfaro has 'best arm he's seen'

The Philadelphia Phillies sent catching prospect Jorge Alfaro to the minors on Friday, but on his way out manager Pete Mackanin complimented him.
Via Philliedelphia
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Prospect Nation 2016: #9 Catcher Jorge Alfaro

Alfaro, image- USA Today Acquired as part of the the return for Cole Hamels and Jake Diekman from Texas last summer, catcher Jorge Alfaro quickly became one of the Phillies’ most promising young talents.  With a powerful bat and outstanding skills behind the dish, Alfaro could become a fast moving performer for his new organization. Originally signed by the Rangers for a reported...
Via Phillies Nation
January 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Cornelius Randolph stays hot, Jorge Alfaro debuts for GCL Phillies; Double-A Reading wins again

View image | The season is winding down in the minor leagues and plenty of the Phillies minor league clubs are fighting for a spot in the playoffs, with Advanced 'A' Clearwater having already clinched. With a farm system filled with new prospects along with home grown talent, this...
Via Philliedelphia
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Catching prospect Alfaro debuts with GCL Phillies

New Phillies prospect Jorge Alfaro made his Phillies organization debut on Thursday, going 1-for-1 while reaching base twice after being hit with a pitched ball.  Starting at catcher for the Phils’ rookie level Gulf Coast League team, the Colombia native left the game early after three plate appearances. Reached via text message, Phillies director of player development Joe Jordan...
Via Phillies Nation
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers prospect splits baseball bat in half

Wooden baseball bats break quite often during games in the major and minor leagues, but rarely do they break quite like this. Taking batting practice for the Class-A Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Texas Rangers prospect Jorge Alfaro got jammed on pitch and split his bat in half, from top to bottom. Take a look: Not a shining endorsement for this particular bat company.
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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