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Top Prospect #25: Terry Jones

Top Prospect #25: Terry Jones

The Phillies thought they had found their third baseman of the future when they drafted Terry Jones in 2001. Instead, they have a player who has faced injuries and struggled offensively in the early years of his minor league career. If Jones is to climb the ladder, 2005 will be a pivotal season.

In 2001, the Phillies were looking to fill an organizational hole at third base. Late in the draft, they found a couple of sleeper type picks for the position in Kris Bennett, Jeff Phelps and Sean Walsh. All three were college players who didn't show a whole lot of potential, but they were warm bodies that may turn into something more. Now, more than three years after the draft, none have really...

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