Although baseball’s prospect landscape was drastically altered with the graduation of both Bryce Harper and Mike Trout to the major leagues, the 2012 season also gave rise to a new crop of future superstars.
The game’s top prospects for the 2013 season, shortstop Jurickson Profar and right-hander Dylan Bundy, each received a taste of the major leagues as teenagers last year and appear poised for big things.
Oscar Taveras and Wil Myers emerged as two of the top offensive prospects last season, and they figure to serve as middle-of-the-order run-producers for years to come. Meanwhile, speedster Billy Hamilton has the potential to be the game’s most exciting player with his elite speed.
Here's a review of the top five prospects of the 2012 season.