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2023 Texas Rangers Top MLB Prospects

Evan Carter (Tom Priddy Four Seam Images)
Evan Carter (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)


Outfielder Evan Carter asserted himself as one of the more exciting young outfield prospects in the sport, and the Rangers doubled down on Vanderbilt righthanders in the draft by selecting Kumar Rocker to pair with Jack Leiter.

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

Josh Norris hosted a chat to discuss the Rangers system. You can read the transcript here.

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


Catcher: Jonah Heim (31)
First Base: Nathaniel Lowe (31)
Second Base: Marcus Semien (36)
Third Base: Josh Jung (28)
Shortstop: Corey Seager (32)
Left Field: Ezequiel Duran (27)
Center Field: Evan Carter (24)
Right Field: Dustin Harris (27)
Designated Hitter: Justin Foscue (27)

No. 1 Starter: Jacob deGrom (38)
No. 2 Starter: Jon Gray (34)
No. 3 Starter: Owen White (26)
No. 4 Starter:Brock Porter (23)
No. 5 Starter: Jack Leiter (26)
Closer: Kumar Rocker (26)

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


Best Hitter for Average: Aaron Zavala
Best Power Hitter: Josh Jung
Best Strike-Zone Discipline: Aaron Zavala
Fastest Baserunner: JoJo Blackmon
Best Athlete: JoJo Blackmon
Best Fastball: Winston Santos
Best Curveball: Owen White
Best Slider: Marc Church
Best Changeup: Fernery Ozuna
Best Control: Tim Brennan
Best Defensive Catcher: Matt Whatley
Best Defensive Infielder: Jonathan Ornelas
Best Infield Arm: Jonathan Ornelas
Best Defensive Outfielder: Evan Carter
Best Outfield Arm: Anthony Gutierrez

Evan Carter Photo By Ben Ludeman Texas Rangers Getty Images

2023 Rangers Top 10 Prospects Podcast

Josh Norris joins Kyle Glaser to break down the Texas Rangers farm system.

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