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Phillies Have Logjam at First Base

Matt Rizzotti

While the Phillies have no need for a first baseman at the major league level, they have no less than five minor league prospects who play that same position. So, how will this logjam play out.

We all know how well entrenched Ryan Howard is and after an experiment in left field a few springs back, we also know that he's not going to be changing positions. So, unless the Phillies move to the American League or the National League adds the DL, Howard is the Phillies first baseman. Howard is also signed through 2016, with an option for 2017, so he's not leaving via free agency, either. The... Recommended Stories

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