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2012 Atlanta Braves Top 10 Prospects

Bill Ballew -

The Braves have promoted an impressive group of prospects to Atlanta during the past two seasons, resulting in a subtle youth movement that came together earlier than expected. Jason Heyward and Jonny Venters made significant impacts while making their big league debuts in 2010—Heyward won Baseball America's Rookie of the Year Award—before Brandon Beachy, Freddie Freeman and Craig Kimbrel were integral parts of an 89-win season in 2011.

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2011 Midwest League Top 20 Prospects

Jim Callis -

A 16-team circuit always will have prospect depth just because of the sheer number of teams, but the low Class A Midwest League Top 20 list lacked its usual star power in 2011. Unlike recent years headlined by megaprospects such as Jay Bruce (2006), Clayton Kershaw (2007) and Mike Trout (2010), this year's group consists more of future solid regulars than cornerstone players.

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