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Pioneer League Top 50 Prospects

My system struggles with Rookie Leagues because of the small sample sizes. It seems like a lot of these guys are old. Again take it for what it's worth. Chris Balcolm-Miller is the biggest omission, FYI.

1 Bobby Borchering , 3B , ARZ
2 Yorman Rodriguez , OF , CIN
3 Brian Cavazos-Galvez , OF , LAD
4 Wil Myers , C , KC
5 Chris Dwyer , P , KC
6 Cutter Dykstra , OF , MIL
7 Eric Arnett , P , MIL
8 Jake Odorizzi , P , MIL
9 Matt Magill , P , LAD
10 Garrett Gould , P , LAD
11 Kyle Heckathorn , P , MIL
12 Salvado Perez , C , KC
13 Mike Belfiore , P , ARZ
14 David Nick , SS , ARZ
15 Bobby Stone , OF , ARZ
16 Terrell Alliman , OF , LAA
17 Garrett Richards , P , LAA
18 Carlos Ramirez , C , LAA
19 Jean Segura , 2B , LAA
20 Chris Owings , SS , ARZ
21 Mike Brownstein , 2B , MIL
22 Angel Franco , 2B , KC
23 Tyler Kehrer , P , LAA
24 Eric Smith , P , ARZ
25 Nolan Arenado , 3B , COL
26 Cameron Garfield , C , MIL
27 Raywilly Gomez , 3B , ARZ
28 Blake Smith , OF , LAD
29 Angelo Songco , OF , LAD
30 Dillon Baird , 3B , LAA
31 Gerald Sands , OF , LAD
32 Brian Ruggiano , OF , LAD
33 Antonio Sepulveda , SS , ARZ
34 Kevin Eichorn , P , ARZ
35 John Lamb , P , KC
36 Patrick Schuster , P , ARZ
37 Nicholas Bucci , P , MIL
38 Jared Clark , 1B , COL
39 Deivy Batista , 2B , KC
40 Hilton Richardson , OF , KC
41 Mariekson Gregorius , SS , CIN
42 Del Howell , P , MIL
43 Pat Corbin , P , LAA
44 Marcus Salmon , P , MIL
45 Brett Wallach , P , LAD
46 Michael Wing , 3B , LAA
47 Carlo Testa , OF , KC
48 Johnny Celis , OF , CHW
49 Ender Inciarte , OF , ARZ
50 David Narodowski , SS , ARZ

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