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2023 Colorado Rockies Top MLB Prospects

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Shortstops Ezequiel Tovar and Adael Amador had breakout campaigns in 2022, and 2020 draftees Zac Veen and Drew Romo solidified themselves as Top 100 Prospects to lead an impressive Rockies system.

Today, we unveil the 10 best prospects in the Rockies system as it enters 2023.

Geoff Pontes chatted about the Rockies system. You can read the transcript here.

Here's how we project their lineup in 2026, with their 2026 ages in parentheses.


Catcher: Drew Romo (24)
First Base: Elehuris Montero (27)
Second Base: Brendan Rodgers (29)
Third Base: Ryan McMahon (31)
Shortstop: Ezequiel Tovar (24)
Left Field: Sterlin Thompson (24)
Center Field: Benny Montgomery (23)
Right Field: Zac Veen (24)
Designated Hitter: Kris Bryant (34)

No. 1 Starter: German Marquez (31)
No. 2 Starter: Kyle Freeland (32)
No. 3 Starter: Gabriel Hughes (24)
No. 4 Starter: Antonio Senzatela (31)
No. 5 Starter: Jordy Vargas (22)
Closer: Tyler Kinley (35)

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


Best Hitter for Average: Adael Amador
Best Power Hitter: Hunter Goodman
Best Strike-Zone Discipline: Zac Veen
Fastest Baserunner: Braiden Ward
Best Athlete: Juan Guerrero
Best Fastball: Gabriel Hughes
Best Curveball: Jordy Vargas
Best Slider: McCade Brown
Best Changeup: Jaden Hill
Best Control: Gabriel Barbosa
Best Defensive Catcher: Drew Romo
Best Defensive Infielder: Ezequiel Tovar
Best Infield Arm: Ezequiel Tovar
Best Defensive Outfielder: Benny Montgomery
Best Outfield Arm: Yanquiel Fernandez

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