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Top 5 Prospects By Team: NL Central

(Gabe Rodriguez)

(Gabe Rodriguez)

The National League Central sent three teams to the playoffs last season with the Cardinals taking the division title. Of all the teams in the NL Central, the Cubs showed the power that rookies can have on a team as they went to the NLCS before being defeated by the New York Mets. Some of the prospects below may become a household name sooner than later.

St. Louis Cardinals:

  1. Alex Reyes, RHP
  2. Jack Flaherty, RHP
  3. Marco Gonzales, LHP
  4. Magneuris Sierra, OF
  5. Edmundo Sosa, SS

Pittsburgh Pirates:

  1. Tyler Glasnow, RHP
  2. Austin Meadows, OF
  3. Josh Bell, 1B
  4. Jameson, Taillon, RHP
  5. Alen Hanson, 2B

Chicago Cubs:

  1. Gleyber Torres, SS
  2. Billy McKinney, OF
  3. Carl Edwards Jr., RHP
  4. Duane Underwood, RHP
  5. Albert Almora, OF

Cincinnati Reds:

  1. Jose Peraza, 2B
  2. Jesse Winker, OF
  3. Robert Stephenson, RHP
  4. Amir Garrett, LHP
  5. Tyler Stephenson, C

Milwaukee Brewers:

  1. Orlando Arcia, SS
  2. Brett Phillips, OF
  3. Trent Clark, OF
  4. Tyrone Taylor, OF
  5. Gilbert Lara, SS

 

Bethany Cohen

Bethany Cohen

Senior Editor at Legends On Deck®
Bethany is a Graduate of the University of South Florida and currently resides in Tampa. She is a die-hard Yankees' fan and has been a freelance writer for six years. She has covered the Yankees' Minor League System since 2010 and also does freelance work for Examiner.com and CBS Local Tampa Bay. Follow her on Twitter @TampaBethany
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