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Philadelphia Phillies: 5 Reasons to Be Excited About Trevor May

ESPN's Keith Law recently released his top 100 prospects in baseball and former fourth-round pick Trevor May was the lone Phillie to appear on the list. May appeared on this well-regarded list last year at No. 93 and jumped to No. 76 this year.

I would suggest that other Philadelphia Phillies fans steer clear of the list as it features a number of former Phillies that were traded away to acquire the likes of Halladay, Lee, Oswalt and Pence. Travis D’Arnaud came in at No. 6, while Jon Singleton was in the top 50,

Anthony Gose and Jarred Cosart also made the cut. With the Phillies getting older, it becomes imperative that they continue to groom younger (cheaper) players who can make an impact at the major league level.

Vance Worley, Michael Schwimer, Phillippe Aumont, Michael Stutes and Domonic Brown all are reasons to remain optimistic, but Trevor May has top of the rotation potential, and that doesn't come around often.

May is only 22 and here are just five reasons to be excited about the young righty.

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