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2021 Washington Nationals Top MLB Prospects



CLICK HERE TO SEE WASHINGTON'S TOP 10 2021 PROSPECTS

By Lacy Lusk

There's a crop of new faces rising to the top of the Nationals prospect rankings, a list littered with high-upside pitchers. Today we update the 10 top names to know in Washington's system.

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

Catcher: Tres Barrera (29)
First Base: Yasel Antuna (24)
Second Base: Luis Garcia (24)
Third Base: Carter Kieboom (26)
Shortstop: Trea Turner (31)
Left Field: Juan Soto (25)
Center Field: Victor Robles (27)
Right Field: Andrew Stevenson (30)
Designated Hitter: Yadiel Hernandez (36)

No. 1 Starter: Stephen Strasburg (36)
No. 2 Starter: Patrick Corbin (34)
No. 3 Starter: Cade Cavalli (25)
No. 4 Starter: Jackson Rutledge (25)
No. 5 Starter: Cole Henry (24)
Closer: Tanner Rainey (31)

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

Best Hitter for Average: Yasel Antuna
Best Power Hitter: Yasel Antuna
Best Strike-Zone Discipline: Drew Mendoza
Fastest Baserunner: Cody Wilson
Best Athlete: Cody Wilson
Best Fastball: Jackson Rutledge
Best Curveball: Tim Cate
Best Slider: Jackson Rutledge
Best Changeup: Steven Fuentes
Best Control: Tim Cate
Best Defensive Catcher: Tres Barrera
Best Defensive Infielder: Jackson Cluff
Best Infield Arm: Jackson Cluff
Best Defensive Outfielder: Cody Wilson
Best Outfield Arm: Daniel Marte

CLICK HERE TO SEE WASHINGTON'S TOP 10 2021 PROSPECTS

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