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Domonic Brown Tops Another Prospect List

Last week, ESPN named the Phillies' Domonic Brown their top prospect in all of the minor leagues... Today, Baseball Prospectus agreed.

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1. Domonic Brown, OF, Philles
Why He's Here: Now that the power is playing, there is nothing he can't do. A .318/.391/.602 line at Double-A Reading had it all, with 15 home runs and 12 stolen bases in 65 games to go with a solid walk rate and no platoon issues. You can't find a player at the upper levels with a better combination of athleticism, performance, and room to get better.
Nitpicking: Brown's speed is just a tick above average, and he'll likely end up more of an athletic slugger than a true power/speed threat.
Future: With Raul Ibanez, Shane Victorino, and Jayson Werth, there's just no room for Brown in the big leagues right now. Yes, Ibanez is horrible, but the Phillies aren't going to bench that contract. Brown will likely be up in September, and likely replacing Werth in right field next year when the incumbent departs via free agency.

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About the only thing he can't do is play the infield... unfortunately.

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