When evaluating a minor league prospect, it's essential for scouts to ask themselves whether a player can become an impact player for their team sometime in the near or distant future.
Just what is an “impact player,” you ask? In a nutshell, these are the guys who—more often than not—contribute to a team’s success on a regular basis. Ideally, these players are everyday starters for their respective teams; however, that isn’t always the case. Players who have taken on a platoon-type role on their team’s roster can also make an impact despite not being the everyday guy.
Which top Brewers prospects have the best shot at becoming an impact player at the big league level? Lucky for you, we're here to answer that very question today.
*All statistics through May 3, 2012