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2017 Top 100 Prospects Position Rankings: First Basemen



[caption id="attachment_184527" align="alignnone" width="640"] Cody Bellinger (Photo by Bill Mitchell)[/caption] SEE ALSO: Top 100 Prospects Cody Bellinger gives this year’s first-base crop a potential superstar at the top, while Josh Bell’s major league debut showed he is ready to produce right now. There are hit-over-power players (Jake Bauers, Dominic Smith), big traditional sluggers (A.J. Reed, Rowdy Tellez and Bobby Bradley) and plenty of bats with legitimate middle-of-the-order potential all the way down the list, making this one of the deeper position groups in the 2017 prospect class.

First Base ★ ★ ★ ★ (out of five stars)

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FIRST BASEMEN
1. Cody Bellinger, Dodgers
2. Josh Bell, Pirates
3. Jake Bauers, Rays
4. Dominic Smith, Mets
5. A.J. Reed, Astros
6. Casey Gillaspie, Rays
7. Rowdy Tellez, Blue Jays
8. Bobby Bradley, Indians
9. Rhys Hoskins, Phillies
10. Sam Travis, Red Sox
11. Josh Naylor, Padres
12. Chris Shaw, Giants
13. Ronald Guzman, Rangers
14. Matt Thaiss, Angels
15. Dan Vogelbach, Mariners
16. Trey Mancini, Orioles
17. Pete Alonso, Mets
18. Ryan O’Hearn, Royals
19. D.J. Peterson, Mariners
20. Josh Ockimey, Red Sox

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