Sunday, July 26, 2015

Will Sox Package Margot In Deal For Hamels?

Margot (L); Hamels (R)
One day after Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels threw his first career no-hitter, rumors of his trade to Boston have intensified. Multiple reports suggest that Philadelphia is very high on AA CF Manuel Margot—ranked as the #4 prospect in the Boston organization by the authoritative Margot hit .282 at Single A Salem earlier this year and is currently batting .263 at AA Portland. Margot is rated as having plus power and bat speed for a smaller guy (6', 170 pounds). He also has plus range in CF and can steal a base. It would likely take more than Margot to get Hamels, but he could be the centerpiece. Stay tuned!