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Phillies Well Stocked at First Base

Matt Rizzotti (courtesy: Lakewood BlueClaws)

Ryan Howard is signed long-term, but the Phillies have some young first base prospects who will be fighting for their day in the majors. Some could also become trade options to fill other holes.

Not that the Phillies are going to be needing a first baseman anytime soon, but if they would, they should have some choices in the not too distant future. Ryan Howard is one of the premier hitters in the game and is now signed long-term, thanks to a recent five-year extension, so there shouldn't be a help wanted sign for first basemen at Citizens Bank Park in the near future. That makes the... Recommended Stories

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