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Top 5 Prospects By Team: AL West

Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

The LA Angels have dominated the AL West for the past few seasons, but in 2015 the Houston Astros made an argument that they will be in the running for the division crown too. But the time the postseason came along, the Angels were on the outside looking in as the Texas Rangers were able to battle their way back with some important moves at the trade deadline to secure a post season run. Here are some names that may be seen around the AL Central as early as this season:

Texas Rangers:

  1. Joey Gallo, 3B/OF
  2. Nomar Mazara, OF
  3. Dillon Tate, RHP
  4. Lewis Brinson, OF
  5. Luis Ortiz, RHP

Houston Astros:

  1. Alex Bregman, SS
  2. Daz Cameron, OF
  3. Kyle Tucker, OF
  4. A.J. Reed, 1B
  5. Michael Feliz, RHP

LA Angels:

  1. Victor Alcantara, RHP
  2. Joe Gatto, RHP
  3. Nate Smith, LHP
  4. Roberto Baldoquin, 2B/SS
  5. Taylor Ward, C

Seattle Mariners:

  1. Alex Jackson, OF
  2. Luiz Gohara, LHP
  3. D.J. Peterson, 3B/1B
  4. Edwin Diaz, RHP
  5. Tyler O’Neill, OF

Oakland Athletics:

  1. Franklin Barreto, SS
  2. Matt Olson, 1B/OF
  3. Sean Manaea, LHP
  4. Richie Martin, SS
  5. Matt Chapman, 3B

Bethany Cohen

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