After trading both Hunter Pence and Shane Victorino at the July 31 trade deadline—and Joe Blanton shortly thereafter—the Philadelphia Phillies are undoubtedly an organization that’s re-tooling and building for the future. In recent years, the team traded away many of its top prospects—last year it was RHP Jarred Cosart and 1B Jonathan Singleton to the Astros for Pence. So, with the team seemingly out of playoff contention, the Phillies decided to trim the payroll while replenishing their depleted system.
When rosters expand at the beginning of September, the Phillies are one of several teams in a position to promote some of their more advanced prospects. In their case, primarily right-handed pitchers.
Here is a look at 10 Phillies prospects who could receive a September call-up.