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2022 Atlanta Braves Top MLB Prospects

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The Braves are the world champions. What reinforcements can you expect next year as they mount a title defense? Today, we unveil their 10 best prospects entering 2022, including a new No. 1 prospect in Atlanta's system.

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Here's how we project their lineup in 2025, with their 2025 ages in parentheses.


Catcher: Shea Langeliers (27)
First Base: Freddie Freeman (35)
Second Base: Ozzie Albies (28)
Third Base: Austin Riley (28)
Shortstop: Dansby Swanson (31)
Left Field: Michael Harris (24)
Center Field: Cristian Pache (26)
Right Field: Ronald Acuna Jr. (27)
Designated Hitter: Drew Waters (26)

No. 1 Starter: Max Fried (31)
No. 2 Starter: Mike Soroka (26)
No. 3 Starter: Ian Anderson (27)
No. 4 Starter: Kyle Muller (27)
No. 5 Starter: Huascar Ynoa (27)
Closer: Spencer Strider (26)

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


Best Hitter for Average: Michael Harris
Best Power Hitter: Jesse Franklin
Best Strike-Zone Discipline: Vaughn Grissom
Fastest Baserunner: Cristian Pache
Best Athlete: Michael Harris
Best Fastball: Kyle Muller
Best Curveball: Freddy Tarnok
Best Slider: Bryce Elder
Best Changeup: Jared Shuster
Best Control: Darius Vines
Best Defensive Catcher: Shea Langeliers
Best Defensive Infielder: Braden Shewmake
Best Infield Arm: Beau Philip
Best Defensive Outfielder: Cristian Pache
Best Outfield Arm: Cristian Pache

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