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Julio Teheran could become an ace in the future.
The Braves have built an impressive collection of pitching talent in the minor leagues. Young Julio Teheran is a Top Five prospect in all of baseball and dominated Triple-A at the age of 20 last year.
Randall Delgado doesn't have the same ceiling, but he will be a strong pitcher and already had some success in seven starts down the stretch for the big league club last year.
Arodys Vizcaino could start or come out of the bullpen, but the kid with the electric arm has already made his big-league debut. Last year's first round pick, Sean Gilmartin, as well as guys like Zeke Spruill and maybe even Carlos Perez are also good-looking prospects.
The Braves don't have the same kind of talent built up with position players, but there is some talent. In addition to Tyler Pastornicky, who is likely to start at short this year, the Braves have some promising defense-first players.
Shortstop Andrelton Simmons is a potential Gold Glove Award winner with enough promise in his bat to win the batting title in the Carolina League last year. Catcher Christian Bethancourt has a monster arm behind the plate, but his bat is still a bit behind his defense even though there is some potential.
This doesn't even include Joey Terdoslavich, a kid that set the single-season doubles record in the Carolina League last year. Nor does it include the high-ceiling but extremely raw Edward Salcedo or productive youngster Brandon Drury. Each of these guys could end up playing third base in the future.
The Yankees are also stronger in pitching prospects, with young Manny Banuelos leading the way. Banuelos already has some Triple-A experience despite not turning 21 until next week.
Dellin Betances has already made his big-league debut, but some wonder if he will start or relieve in the long term. Jose Campos, the other part of the Michael Pineda/Jesus Montero trade with Seattle, is a high-ceiling pitcher who will make his full-season debut this year.
The Yankees do have some promising hitters, but they just aren't close to helping anytime soon. Catcher Gary Sanchez is another catcher with big power and questions about his defense, but he will only be in High-A this year.
Center fielder Mason Williams broke out last year and projects as a future leadoff hitter, but he will only be in Low-A ball this year. Guys like Dante Bichette Jr. and Ravel Santana each have potential, but are way too far away to get excited about right now.
The edge goes to the Braves. Their collection of pitching depth is incredible, and you can never have too much pitching as guys will get hurt, and you can also trade some of the extra depth for hitting help. The fact that the Braves prospects are mostly in the upper minors is also a big part of why they come out ahead here.