Sanchez Tops Phillies Group On MLB Pipeline Top 100

Right-hander leads six Phillies on list

By Lakewood BlueClaws | January 30, 2018 8:54 AM

MLB Pipeline released their top 100 prospects last week. 

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2017 BlueClaws RHP Sixto Sanchez topped a list of six former BlueClaws that made MLB Pipeline's Top 100 prospects, announced Saturday on MLB Network. Six Phillies, all former BlueClaws, made the list. 

MLB Pipeline's Top 100 Prospects List

The following Phillies made the top 100 ranking: Ranking (years with BlueClaws in parentheses)
26. RHP Sixto Sanchez (2017) - Sanchez made 13 starts with the BlueClaws this year going 5-3 with a 2.41 ERA before a promotion to Clearwater for his final five starts. He is one of just 15 players to play with the BlueClaws as an 18 year old.

Video: Sanchez Impressing With BlueClaws

35. 2B Scott Kingery (2015) - Kingery was a 2nd round pick (Arizona) in 2015 and made his professional debut with the BlueClaws after that year's All-Star Break. After hitting .250 with 11 stolen bases with Lakewood, Kingery earned his way to Reading in 2016 and hit .304 between Reading and Lehigh Valley in 2017.

37. SS JP Crawford (2013-14) - Crawford played for the BlueClaws in 2013, the year he was taken 16th overall by the Phillies, and the first half of the 2014 season before a promotion to Clearwater. In 2013, he became the first high school draftee to play for the BlueClaws in the year he was drafted. Crawford spent this year in Lehigh Valley and made his big league debut in September, becoming the 80th player to go From the Shore, to the Show.

86. RHP Adonis Medina (2017) - Medina spent 2017 with the BlueClaws, pitching to a 3.01 ERA over 22 starts and a 1.97 ERA over his last nine starts. He added 133 strikeouts against just 39 walks over his 119.2 innings as a BlueClaw.

88. OF Mickey Moniak (2017) - The first overall pick in the 2016 draft, Moniak spent the entire 2017 season with the BlueClaws. He hit .236 with five home runs and 11 stolen bases and was one of just 15 players ever to play for the BlueClaws at age 18. 

100. OF Adam Haseley (2017) - Haseley, out of the University of Virginia, was the 8th overall pick in the 2017 draft. He began his career in the Gulf Coast League before moving to Williamsport and ultimately Lakewood, where he played the final 18 games of the season.

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