Intriguing storylines are a dime a dozen headed into the 2012 baseball season. From Albert Pujols making his first start outside of St. Louis and Jose Reyes sharing the Miami Marlins infield with Hanley Ramirez to Bobby V patrolling the dugout at Fenway, there's no shortage of things to look forward to.
When it comes to prospects, everybody is obviously excited about the likes of Bryce Harper and Matt Moore and what they bring to the table.
It's understandable; they're studs.
But outside of this dynamic duo, there are still other top prospects who are ready to leave their mark in 2012. Some, like Julio Teheran, got their first taste of the majors last season, but are relatively unknown to the casual fan outside of their particular fanbase.
Others, like Trevor Bauer, have yet to even crack Triple-A, but appear to be on the fast track to success.
Here are eight top prospects who are set to become huge household names in 2012.