Each MLB Team's MLB-Ready Minor Leaguer Who Could Help out the Most

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Each MLB Team's MLB-Ready Minor Leaguer Who Could Help out the Most
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3B Nolan Arenado made an immediate impact upon arriving in the major leagues.

The first week of May is usually when the first wave of prospects are promoted to the major leagues. And no, it’s not a coincidence.

Due to the respective service-time concerns of each prospect, most teams are hesitant to promote one of their budding stars ahead of schedule. Besides delaying their arbitration clock, keeping a player in the minor leagues for a designated amount of time results in an additional year of team control over their contract. And it just so happens that the first week of May is when a large contingent of prospects are finally clear of the aforementioned service-time concerns.

Furthermore, with a full month’s worth of games to reflect on, both at the minor- and major-league level, the beginning of May is a period during which every team assesses their strengths and weaknesses, and determines how to improve their on-field product.

For some organizations, that solution lies within the upper echelons of their farm system.

Here’s a look at every team’s seemingly big-league ready prospect who could help the most right now.

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