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2021 Los Angeles Angels Top MLB Prospects



CLICK HERE TO SEE LOS ANGELES' TOP 10 2021 PROSPECTS

By Mike DiGiovanna

The Angels, who have not won a playoff game since 2009 despite employing the best player in baseball—Mike Trout—for the past nine years, are actively trying to fix that. And with an emphasis on upside in recent years, a fun mix of talent at their top system exists entering next season.

Today, we unveil the 10 best prospects in their system entering 2021.

We will chat Angels prospects at 3 p.m. ET. You can submit your questions here.

Here's how we project their lineup in 2024, with their 2024 age in parentheses.

Catcher: Max Stassi (33)
First Base: Jared Walsh (30)
Second Base: David Fletcher (30)
Third Base: Anthony Rendon (34)
Shortstop: Jeremiah Jackson (24)
Left Field: Jo Adell (25)
Center Field: Mike Trout (32)
Right Field: Brandon Marsh (26)
Designated Hitter: Shohei Ohtani (29)

No. 1 Starter: Shohei Ohtani (29)
No. 2 Starter: Griffin Canning (28)
No. 3 Starter: Chris Rodriguez (25)
No. 4 Starter: Reid Detmers (24)
No. 5 Starter: Jack Kochanowicz (23)
Closer: Oliver Ortega (27)

Listed below are the prospects with the best tools within the organization. To go directly to Los Angeles' Top 10, click here.

Best Hitter for Average: Brandon Marsh
Best Power Hitter: Jo Adell
Best Strike-Zone Discipline: Brandon Marsh
Fastest Baserunner: Jordyn Adams
Best Athlete: Jordyn Adams
Best Fastball: Chris Rodriguez
Best Curveball: Reid Detmers
Best Slider: Chris Rodriguez
Best Changeup: William Holmes
Best Control: Reid Detmers
Best Defensive Catcher: Jack Kruger
Best Defensive Infielder: Livan Soto
Best Infield Arm: Kevin Maitan
Best Defensive Outfielder: Brandon Marsh
Best Outfield Arm: Brandon Marsh

CLICK HERE TO SEE LOS ANGELES' TOP 10 2021 PROSPECTS

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