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With 2022 No. 1 prospect Reid Detmers having graduated from prospect status, the Angels system has some new faces at the top, led by trade acquisition Logan O’Hoppe and 2022 first-round pick Zach Neto.
Today, we unveil the 10 best prospects in the Angels system as it enters 2023.
Taylor Blake Ward hosted a chat to discuss the Angels system. You can read the transcript here.
Here’s how we project their lineup in 2026, with their 2026 ages in parentheses.
PROJECTED 2026 LINEUP
Catcher: Logan O’Hoppe (26)
First Base: Jared Walsh (32)
Second Base: David Fletcher (32)
Third Base: Luis Rengifo (29)
Shortstop: Zach Neto (25)
Left Field: Jo Adell (27)
Center Field: Mike Trout (34)
Right Field: Taylor Ward (31)
Designated Hitter: Anthony Rendon (36)
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: Zach Neto
Best Power Hitter: Jeremiah Jackson
Best Strike-Zone Discipline: Michael Stefanic
Fastest Baserunner: Jordyn Adams
Best Athlete: Jordyn Adams
Best Fastball: Ben Joyce
Best Curveball: Chris Rodriguez
Best Slider: Sam Bachman
Best Changeup: Ryan Costeiu
Best Control: Landon Marceaux
Best Defensive Catcher: Logan O’Hoppe
Best Defensive Infielder: Zach Neto
Best Infield Arm: Zach Neto
Best Defensive Outfielder: Bryce Teodosio
Best Outfield Arm: Jadiel Sanchez