Every time I publish an updated ranking of my top 50 prospects, I have to remind myself of the likelihood that very few of those players will enjoy success in the major leagues. At the same time, there are plenty of prospects that I will never rank, for one reason or another, that develop into impact big leaguers. That’s simply the nature of scouting and analyzing prospects.
However, just because I have to potential to be wrong with my assessment of a player doesn’t mean I necessarily have to be conservative in my projection; there are plenty of players that I sincerely believe will enjoy a long and productive major league career.
So, I thought that I’d take a look at five very different but immensely talented prospects that have been on my mind lately.