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Top 5 Prospects By Team: NL East

(Gabe Rodriguez)

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The National League East featured some of the top rookies in baseball throughout the 2015 season. The Mets were a good example of this as they reached the World Series with a few rookies that made a definite impact on the team. The Braves’ recent transitions have now added to their prospect talent which includes  the first overall draft pick of 2015 in Dansby Swanson. Below are the top prospects of each of the NL East teams:

New York Mets:

  1. Brandon Nimmo, OF
  2. Amed Rosario, SS
  3. Gavin Cecchini, SS
  4. Dominic Smith, 1B
  5. Marcos Molina, RHP

Atlanta Braves:

  1. Dansby Swanson, SS
  2. Sean Newcomb, LHP
  3. Ozhaino Albies, SS
  4. Aaron Blair, RHP
  5. Touki Toussaint, RHP

Philadelphia Phillies:

  1. J.P. Crawford,SS
  2. Mark Appel, RHP
  3. Jake Thompson,RHP
  4. Nick Williams, OF
  5. Jorge Alfaro, C

Washington Nationals:

  1. Lucas Giolito, RHP
  2. Trea Turner, SS
  3. Reynaldo Lopez, RHP
  4. Wilmer Difo, SS/ 2B
  5. Erick Fedde, RHP

Miami Marlins:

  1. Tyler Kolek, RHP
  2. Jarlin Garcia, LHP
  3. Josh Naylor, 1B
  4. Kendry Flores, RHP
  5. Brett Lilek, LHP

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 and CBS Local Tampa Bay. Follow her on Twitter @TampaBethany

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