24-year lefty swinging Ben Revere will be the new starting CF for the Phillies in 2013. He is a like a lot younger Juan Pierre, who is much better defensively. Revere played in 124 games for the Twins last year and he was 150 of 511 (.294 avg, .675 OPS) with 70 runs scored, 0 homers, 32 RBIs and 40 stolen bases. Revere played in 39 games (34 starts) in CF for the Twins last year and he had 2 assists and 0 errors there while showing good range. Revere has now played in 254 games in his first three years in the majors and he is 275 of 989 (.278 avg, .642 OPS) with 127 runs scored, 0 homers, 64 RBIs and 74 stolen bases. Domonic Brown, John Mayberry and Joe Mather can also play CF if needed in 2013. Brown played in 38 games (all starts) in CF for the Phillies last year and he had 4 assists and 0 errors there while showing poor range. Mayberry played in 58 games (52 starts) in CF for the Phillies last year and he had 2 assists and 1 error there while showing slightly below average range. Mather played in 28 games (26 starts) in CF for the Cubs last year and he didn’t have any errors or assists there while showing outstanding range.
PROJECTED GRADE FOR THE CENTER FIELDERS IN 2013: B