The Philadelphia Daily News’ David Murphy reports Philadelphia Phillies manager Charlie Manuel said SP Carlos Carrasco is a serious contender for the No. 5 slot in the rotation after spending all winter working on his cutter and curveball.
Our Instinct: Carrasco ranks 32 on our Baseball Instinct top 100 prospect list. While he could beat out J.A. Happ for the spot in the back end of the rotation, we feel that a little time at AAA would be for the best. You can read more about him and others as Tommie’s breakdown of the top 100 continues this week. Stay tuned.