Both McGarry and Ben Brown are going to surprise a lot of folks when they bump up behind guys like Mick Abel, Andrew Painter, and Logan O'Hoppe in midseason rankings.
Both arms have had outstanding years, and should be considered in the upper echelon of the Phillies' system.
😍⚾️DOWN ON THE FARM: Jersey Shore Blue Claws play Blue Rocks in Wilmington tonight through Sunday. Rotation schedule: Griff McGarry tonight; Mick Abel on Friday night. Andrew Painter not currently in rotation. #phillies https://t.co/XCR9YVV5Yn
😍⚾️STRIKEOUT LEADERS: Top four in the Phillies minor league system are all on the Jersey Shore BlueClaws pitching staff. RHs Andrew Painter (73), Griff McGarry (71), Ben Brown (70), Mick Abel (69). BlueClaws vs. Blue Rocks in Wilmington, DE, starting Tuesday night. https://t.co/4zliwmoBsp
DOWN ON THE FARM: (AAA) 1B Darick Hall unloads 19th homer …
(AA) RHR Tyler McKay lowers June ERA to 0.96 … (Hi-A) RHS Mick Abel, 2 R, 6.1 IP, 6 SO in 2-1 L … (Lo-A) Rained out in Tampa. #phillies https://t.co/G4uZZwoZ3J
"Mick Abel has won three of his last four decisions and has tossed at least five frames in each. He was a first-round pick two years ago and is starting to pitch extremely well for Jersey Shore, striking out 57 with just 17 walks this season."
Earlier today the #Phillies promoted top prospect RHP Andrew Painter to the @BlueClaws! Painter adds to an already excited rotation which includes names such as Mick Abel, Griff McGarry, Ben Brown, and Cristian Hernandez! Times are exciting!
Philadelphia Phillies are promoting No. 1 prospect Andrew Painter to JerseyShore.
Between him and former first-round pick Mick Abel, along with a couple other exciting talents, the BlueClaws are a fun team right now.
#Phillies announce that top prospect Andrew Painter has been promoted to high-A Jersey Shore, where he joins fellow touted pitchers Mick Abel and Griff McGarry. Painter, 19, had a 1.40 ERA, 69 strikeouts, and 16 walks in 38.2 innings at low-A Clearwater.