Blue Jays Prospect Primer: Vlad Jr. coming

Top overall prospect ready for bigs; Bichette not too far behind

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. played in six Grapefruit League games this spring before suffering his oblique injury. (Lynne Sladky/AP)

By Sam Dykstra | April 1, 2019 10:34 AM ET

Top overall prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is about ready to bring the Minors' most exciting bat to the Majors with the Blue Jays, and No. 11 Bo Bichette may not be far behind him.

Sam Dykstra is a reporter for MiLB.com. Follow and interact with him on Twitter, @SamDykstraMiLB. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Nationals Prospect Primer: Capital talent

Kieboom, Agustin trying to follow Robles on road to Washington

Carter Kieboom has produced a career .820 OPS over his first three seasons in the Minor Leagues. (John Raoux/AP)

By Sam Dykstra | April 1, 2019 10:34 AM ET

The Nationals have already moved top prospect Victor Robles to the Majors and have hopes of seeing Carter Kieboom and Telmito Agustin join him in the nation's capital someday.

Sam Dykstra is a reporter for MiLB.com. Follow and interact with him on Twitter, @SamDykstraMiLB. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Rangers Prospect Primer: Rebuild in swing

Crouse grows, Taveras resets, Martinez climbs, Palumbo healthy

Hans Crouse struck out 15 over 16 2/3 innings in his first taste of a full-season league last year. (Jared Ravich/MiLB.com)

By Chris Bumbaca | April 1, 2019 10:33 AM ET

The rebuilding Rangers have a trio that rank among MLB.com's Top 100 prospects. Their Major League debuts may not be imminent, but there's plenty to be excited about throughout the system.

Chris Bumbaca is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @BOOMbaca. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Cardinals Prospect Primer: Stormin' Gorman

Teenage third baseman looking like a St. Louis star in the making

Nolan Gorman slugged 17 homers in 63 games as a teenager during his professional debut in 2018. (Paul R. Gierhart/MiLB.com)

By Michael Avallone | March 29, 2019 10:21 AM ET

Led by top prospect Alex Reyes, the St. Louis Cardinals have an intriguing blend of Major League-ready talent and up-and-coming youngsters to look forward to in the coming years.

Michael Avallone is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @MavalloneMiLB. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Mariners Prospect Primer: System restocked

Offseason trades brought in a flurry of talent to replenish ranks

Traded to the Mariners in December, Jarred Kelenic was a first-round pick of the Mets last June. (Freek Bouw/Phrake Photography)

By Tyler Maun | March 29, 2019 10:20 AM ET

Led by left-handed pitcher Justus Sheffield and outfielder Jarred Kelenic, the Seattle Mariners system has been reshaped by trades heading into the 2019 season.

Tyler Maun is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @TylerMaun. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Rays Prospect Primer: Wonderful Wander

No. 13 overall prospect looking to build on dynamic pro debut

Wander Franco hit .351/.418/.587 along with 11 homers and 57 RBIs in 2018, his first season as a professional. (Chris Robertson/MiLB.com)

By Jordan Wolf | March 29, 2019 10:17 AM ET

Rays top prospect Wander Franco compiled a line of .351/.418/.587 along with 11 homers and 57 RBIs in his first professional season at Rookie Advanced Princeton.

Jordan Wolf is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @byjordanwolf. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Padres Prospect Primer: Talent abounds

Urias leads next wave in baseball's top-ranked farm system

Luis Urias compiled a slash line of .296/.398/.447 in Triple-A last season. (Ivan Pierre Aguirre/El Paso Chihuahuas)

By Katie Woo | March 28, 2019 10:33 AM ET

After making his big league debut last year, Luis Urias stands atop a San Diego Padres farm system considered to be baseball's best. See who else MiLB.com thinks will make an impact this season.

Katie Woo is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow her on Twitter @katiejwoo. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Pirates Prospect Primer: Infield of dreams

Bucs looking loaded as Hayes, Cruz, others rise through system

At 6-foot-6, Oneil Cruz is two inches taller than Kyle Seager and Carlos Correa, the tallest shortstops in MLB. (Brian Westerholt/Four Seam Images)

By John Parker | March 28, 2019 10:32 AM ET

Though righty Mitch Keller remains the club's top prospect, infielders Ke'Bryan Hayes, Oneil Cruz and Cole Tucker headline an impressive group of youngsters rising through the Pirates system.

John Parker is an editor for MiLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Giants Prospect Primer: Bart runs express

Catcher climbs system; Black, Beede, Shaw knock on MLB door

Joey Bart notched a .952 OPS in 51 games across two levels of his pro debut in 2018. (James Snook/Spokane Indians)

By Kelsie Heneghan | March 28, 2019 10:29 AM ET

The Giants system is highlighted by top prospect Joey Bart making his full-season debut, while Ray Black, Tyler Beede and Chris Shaw prepare for the Major Leagues.

Kelsie Heneghan is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow her on Twitter @Kelsie_Heneghan. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Yankees Prospect Primer: Bronx arms race

New York features promising hurlers up and down its farm system

Jonathan Loaisiga struck out 18 batters in 16 innings over six Grapefruit League appearances this spring. (Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

By Rob Terranova | March 27, 2019 10:32 AM ET

Yankees right-hander Jonathan Loaisiga is on the brink of making another impression in The Bronx, while Albert Abreu, Luis Medina and others hope to be not far behind.

Rob Terranova is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter, @RobTnova24. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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