MLB Prospects: The Hottest/Coldest Hitters in the Offseason Winter Leagues

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MLB Prospects: The Hottest/Coldest Hitters in the Offseason Winter Leagues
Peter G. Aiken-US PRESSWIRE
Oscar Taveras (Cardinals) is having an Oscar Taveras-like season in the Dominican Winter Leauge

Because it’s been nearly a week-and-a-half since my last offseason league article—largely due to the conclusion of the Arizona Fall League and my post-Thanksgiving turkey coma—I wanted to update everyone on some the performances from the game’s top prospects.

Much like the AFL, the Caribbean Leagues are composed of affiliates in Mexico, Puerto Rico, Venezuela and the Dominican Republic, and offer players a chance to make up for lost time during the regular season, as well as an opportunity to refine their skills before spring training.

While each of the four leagues has its own respective end date, most of them are scheduled to conclude just before the start of the New Year.

I had originally planned to highlight only the top performers, but soon realized that there are equally as many prospects struggling to find a sense of rhythm at the plate. Therefore, I thought that, at least in this update, it makes more sense to cover prospects from both ends of the aforementioned spectrum.

So, here’s a look at the more high-profile prospects participating in the Caribbean Leagues this winter.

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