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2017 Top 100 Prospects Position Rankings: Center Field



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Austin Meadows Austin Meadows (Photo by Cliff Welch)[/caption] SEE ALSO: Top 100 Prospects Center field offers both polish (Austin Meadows, Manuel Margot) and tantalizing raw upside (Victor Robles, Mickey Moniak) in the group, as well as talented players who should at least be solid defensive big leaguers farther down the list. While there may not be any future MVP winners in this group, a la Mike Trout or Andrew McCutchen in years past, reasonable amounts of potential star power and impressive depth make this a solid group overall. Center Field ★ ★ ★ (out of five stars)
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CENTER FIELDERS
1. Austin Meadows, Pirates
2. Victor Robles, Nationals
3. Mickey Moniak, Phillies
4. Manuel Margot, Padres
5. Lewis Brinson, Brewers
6. Kyle Lewis, Mariners
7. Corey Ray, Brewers
8. Leody Taveras, Rangers
9. Alex Verdugo, Dodgers
10. Anthony Alford, Blue Jays
11. Bradley Zimmer, Indians
12. Albert Almora, Cubs
13. Ronald Acuna, Braves
14. Roman Quinn, Phillies
15. Greg Allen, Indians
16. Magneuris Sierra, Cardinals
17. Andrew Toles, Dodgers
18. Harrison Bader, Cardinals
19. Desmond Lindsay, Mets
20. Trent Clark, Brewers
21. Josh Lowe, Rays
22. Teoscar Hernandez, Astros
23. Luis Alexander Basabe, White Sox
24. Brett Phillips, Brewers
25. Yusniel Diaz, Dodgers
26. Jahmai Jones, Angels
27. Michael Gettys, Padres
28. JaCoby Jones, Tigers
29. Anfernee Grier, Diamondbacks
30. Cristian Pache, Braves

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