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2023 St. Louis Cardinals Top MLB Prospects

Jordan Walker (Getty)
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Third baseman/outfielder Jordan Walker, righthander Tink Hence and shortstop Masyn Winn give the Cardinals three of the most exciting prospects in baseball at the top of their system.

Today, we unveil the 10 best prospects in St. Louis' system as it enters 2023.

Geoff Pontes answered questions regarding the Cardinals 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: Willson Contreras (34)
First Base: Juan Yepez (28)
Second Base: Brendan Donovan (29)
Third Base: Nolan Arenado (35)
Shortstop: Masyn Winn (24)
Left Field: Lars Nootbaar (28) 
Center Field: Dylan Carlson (27)
Right Field: Jordan Walker (24)
Designated Hitter: Alec Burleson (27)

No. 1 Starter: Tink Hence (23)
No. 2 Starter: Matthew Liberatore (26)
No. 3 Starter: Cooper Hjerpe (25)
No. 4 Starter: Gordon Graceffo (26)
No. 5 Starter: Michael McGreevy (26)
Closer: Ryan Helsley (32)

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

BEST TOOLS

Best Hitter for Average: Alec Burleson
Best Power Hitter: Moises Gomez
Best Strike-Zone Discipline: Ivan Herrera
Fastest Baserunner: Mike Antico
Best Athlete: Masyn Winn 
Best Fastball:
Tink Hence
Best Curveball: Zack Thompson
Best Slider: Andrew Marrero
Best Changeup: Logan Gragg
Best Control: Michael McGreevy
Best Defensive Catcher: Pedro Pages
Best Defensive Infielder: Jeremy Rivas
Best Infield Arm: Masyn Winn
Best Defensive Outfielder: Mike Antico
Best Outfield Arm: Jordan Walker

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