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Unveiling of Phils' full-season minor league rosters begins

Drew Anderson w/ Reading in 2017, image- Jay Floyd
For those waiting to see where their favorite Phillies prospects will land and which teams they'll be headed to see in the early going this season, roster announcements have begun to come out.

As always, the Class A Advanced Clearwater Threshers are the last of the bunch to release their players, but we'll get to some speculating in a bit.

To start, here is who you'll see in Class A Lakewood next week, highlighted by last year's first round draft selection Alec Bohm, a big masher that plenty of people speculated could skip this level completely.

From BlueClaws.com...

Pitchers - Tyler Carr, Colton Eastman, Ethan Evanko, Kevin Gowdy, Ethan Lindow, Oscar Marcelino, Robinson Martinez, James McArthur, Tyler McKay, Jhordany Mezquita, Francisco Morales, Jack Perkins, Dominic Pipkin, Victor Santos, Gilmael Troya
Catchers - Abrahan Gutierrez, Rafael Marchan
Infielders - Alec Bohm, Luis Garcia, Jonathan Guzman, Jake Holmes, Matt Kroon, Cole Stobbe
Outfielders - Carlos De La Cruz, Malvin Matos, James Smith, Yerwin Trejo

For the Double-A Reading Fightin Phils, the outfield will be made up of three previous first round draft picks, namely Cornelius Randolph, Mickey Moniak and Adam Haseley.  Both of last year's Paul Owens Award winners, Austin Listi and David Parkinson, will also suit up for Reading as will highly touted hurler Adonis Medina

Via the Reading web site...

Pitchers- Trevor Bettencourt, Aaron Brown, Kyle Dohy, Bailey Falter, J.D. Hammer, Jakob Hernandez, Luke Leftwich, Mauricio Llovera, Adonis Medina, David Parkinson, Ramon Rosso, Addison Russ, Connor Seabold
Catchers- Austin Bossart, Henri Lartigue
Infielders- Jose Antequera, Ali Castillo, Grenny Cumana, Darick Hall, Austin Listi, Luke Williams
Outfielders- Adam Haseley, Mickey Moniak, C. Randolph, Josh Stephen

And at the top level of the developmental ladder, the Triple-A IronPigs will feature several talented hurlers, namely Enyel De Los Santos, Cole Irvin, Drew Anderson, Ranger Suarez and JoJo Romero among others.  The IronPigs may go with a six-man starting rotation that includes those five men along with Jerad Eickhoff.  Powerful slugger Dylan Cozens is also back in Allentown.

Per a release from the 'Pigs...

Pitchers- Drew Anderson, Victor Arano, Austin Davis, Enyel De Los Santos, Jerad Eickhoff, Edgar Garcia, Tyler Gilbert, Cole Irvin, Josh Martin, James Pazos, Yacksel Rios, JoJo Romero, Ranger Suarez
Catchers- Rob Brantly, Deivi Grullon, Matt McBride
Infielders- Malquin Canelo, Gift Ngoepe, Sean Rodriguez, Andrew Romine, Damek Tomscha, Mitch Walding
Outfielders- Lane Adams, Dylan Cozens, Jan Hernandez, Shane Robinson

While we wait for the Threshers' official roster to come out, there are plenty of names that would seem to be locks for that level based on what we've seen on the other rosters.  Top pitching prospect Spencer Howard should open the season in that rotation, while other starting pitchers that can be expected in Clearwater include Nick Fanti, Kyle Young, Damon Jones and perhaps Andrew Brown.  The bullpen could feature the likes of Connor Brogdon, Zach Warren, Jonathan Hennigan, Keylan Killgore, Garrett Cleavinger and Ismael Cabrera with plenty of other options.  On the offensive side, expect to see OF's Simon Muzziotti, Jhailyn Ortiz, Kevin Markham and Matt Vierling.  Infielders should include Madison Stokes, Nick Maton, Dalton Guthrie, Daniel Brito and Jake Scheiner.  The backstops may be Rodolfo Duran and Colby Fitch.

The Phillies released right-handed pitchers Randy Alcantara and Tyler Fallwell on Thursday.  

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