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Prospect Review – Jonathan Singleton


The next prospect up for review is Jonathan Singleton of the Philadelphia Phillies.

The Basics
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
How Acquired: Drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 8th round of the 2009 amateur draft.
Age as of 4/1/11: 19

Scouting Reports and Statistics

The Baseball Cube

Lg     Lev   G  R   H HR RBI SB BB SO   BA  OBP  SLG  OPS
SALL     A 104 64 109 14  77  9 62 74 .290 .393 .479 .872

Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 1/31/2011.

Prospect Ranks
Hardball Times: #2 (PHI – 2011)
Deep Leagues: #39 (Overall –  2011), #5 (1B – 2011)
Bullpen Banter: #5 (1B – 2011)
MLB.COM: #30 (Overall – 2011)
Baseball America: #2 (PHI – 2011)
John Sickels: #2 (PHI – 2011) B+
Scouting Book: #12 (OF – 2011), #73 (Overall – 2011)
Top Prospect Alert: #2 (PHI – 2011)

Analysis

Singleton was drafted by the Phillies in the 8th round of the 2009 draft, and signed for a $200K signing bonus. He signed quickly enough to get into 31 games at the Phillies Rookie League affiliate in the Gulf Coast, posting a .290/.395/.440 line with 11 extra base hits. He was sent to the Sally League for 2010, and definitely blew up. In 104 games, he hit .290/.393/.479 with 14 home runs, 77 runs batted in, and 9 stolen bases. He also drew 62 walks compared to 74 strikeouts.

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