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GCL Top 20 Prospects

Nathan Rode -

As usual, the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League was filled with young, raw prospects who flashed impressive tools but still needed plenty of seasoning. International position players dominated our GCL Top 20 list, starting with Braves catcher Christian Bethancourt, Yankees outfielder Kelvin DeLeon and Red Sox outfielder Reymond Fuentes.

Minors | #2009#League Top 20 Prospects#Rankings

Southern League Top 20 Prospects With Scouting Reports

Ben Badler -Premium Content

One of the most prospect-laden leagues in the minors, the Double-A Southern League was rich with high-ceiling arms and bats, as well as several players who project as at least solid regulars.One of the most prospect-laden leagues in the minors, the Double-A Southern League was rich with high-ceiling arms and bats, as well as several players who project as at least solid regulars.

Minors | #2008#League Top 20 Prospects#Rankings

Eastern League Top 20 Prospects With Scouting Reports

John Manuel -Premium Content

Bowie didn't win the Double-A Eastern League championship, in part because it ran into a rehabbing Travis Hafner and Matt LaPorta on Akron's roster in the semifinals. But the Baysox left the biggest impression on scouts, as they featured the league's two best prospects. Catcher Matt Wieters earned our Minor League Player of the Year award, while No. 2 prospect Chris Tillman, acquired from the Mariners in the Erik Bedard bonanza, was the league's most talented arm.

Minors | #2008#League Top 20 Prospects#Rankings