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The top of the Diamondbacks system is headlined by Jordan Lawlar, who has the potential to become a franchise cornerstone for years to come. He has a well-roundedness to his game that stands out at the plate. He also has plus bat speed and above-average to plus raw power, controls the zone and draws walks, uses all fields and has the ability to hit a variety of pitches.
Today, we’re unveiling the 10 best prospects in the Diamondbacks system entering 2024. Nick Piecoro is hosting a chat at 2 p.m. ET to discuss the state of Arizona’s farm system.
See the 10 best prospects in the D-backs system, including brand new scouting reports for every player.
Below, you can also find a projected lineup in 2027 and the prospects with the best scouting tools in the system.
Projected 2027 Lineup
Catcher: Gabriel Moreno (27)
First Base: Gino Groover (25)
Second Base: Ketel Marte (33)
Third Base: Tommy Troy (24)
Shortstop: Jordan Lawlar (24)
Left Field: Alek Thomas (27)
Center Field: Druw Jones (23)
Right Field: Corbin Carroll (26)
Designated Hitter: Ivan Melendez (27)
Listed below are the prospects with the best tools within the organization. To go directly to Arizona’s Top 10, click here.
Best Hitter for Average: Jordan Lawlar
Best Power Hitter: Ivan Melendez
Best Strike-Zone Discipline: Christian Cerda
Fastest Baserunner: Jordan Lawlar
Best Athlete: Tommy Troy
Best Fastball: Yilber Diaz
Best Curveball: Yilber Diaz
Best Slider: Conor Grammes
Best Changeup: Yu-Min Lin
Best Control: Dylan Ray
Best Defensive Catcher: Christian Cerda
Best Defensive Infielder: Jordan Lawlar
Best Infield Arm: Blaze Alexander
Best Defensive Outfielder: Druw Jones
Best Outfield Arm: Druw Jones