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2020 Prospect Position Rankings: Corner Outfield

Each year, following the release of our Top 100 prospects, Baseball America ranks the top prospects in baseball by position. You can find our position-by-position rankings here.

Here are the top corner outfield prospects for 2020.

Best Bat: Julio Rodriguez. Rodriguez has yet to show it at higher levels or sustain it over a full season, but his size, strength and approach hold the promise of a perennial .300 hitter who annually reaches 30 or more home runs per season.

Best Glove: Drew Waters. Waters is a pure center fielder who has been forced to a corner by the presence of Cristian Pache. His speed, arm and instincts would make him an excellent defensive outfielder at any position.

Sleeper: Peyton Burdick. The Marlins' third-round pick from Wright State tore through low Class A Clinton after signing last year. His sound swing and plus power give him the tools to move quickly through the Marlins' system.

1. Jo Adell, Angels | Scouting Report
2. Julio Rodriguez, Mariners | Scouting Report
3. Dylan Carlson, Cardinals | Scouting Report
4. Alex Kirilloff, Twins | Scouting Report
5. Drew Waters, Braves | Scouting Report
6. Trevor Larnach, Twins | Scouting Report
7. J.J. Bleday, Marlins | Scouting Report
8. Riley Greene, Tigers | Scouting Report
9. Jesus Sanchez, Marlins | Scouting Report
10. Kristian Robinson, D-backs | Scouting Report

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