DENVER, CO - JULY 11: Bryson Stott #6 of National League Futures Team throws to first base after fielding a ground ball against the American League Futures Team at Coors Field on July 11, 2021 in Denver, Colorado.

The Phillies farm system is devoid of talent, but one of the few bright spots is former first round pick Bryson Stott. Stott, who was the 14th overall pick in the 2019 MLB Draft out of UNLV, has spent the 2021 season at both High A Jersey Shore and then promoted to AA Reading midway through the season.

The 24 year old had yet to truly “put it together” until August where he has absolutely crushed the ball. On the season, Stott is hitting a combined .305/.388/.514 but in August he resolidified himself as a top prospect. In August Stott hit .420 with 42 hits. 15 of which were extra base hits (5 home runs) while also scoring 19 runs. He did all this while transitioning to a new position, third base.

At just 23 years old the Las Vegas native could be a candidate to POSSIBLY be a September call up if the team is looking for some infield help. Could Stott leapfrog guys like Luke Williams and Nick Maton? Possibly. Maton is hitting .193 at AAA Lehigh Valley despite spending some time at the Major League level and being productive.

Also worth mentioning Mickey Moniak has ALSO swung a good bat since July. Moniak, the former #1 overall pick, has been hitting .293 since July 1st. While The Phillies farm system doesnt have much to offer, its a good sign that two former 1st round picks who are just 23 years old are shining at the higher levels of the farm system.