Gerrit Cole, Zack Wheeler and the Next 3 Prospects Ready to Take MLB by Storm

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Gerrit Cole, Zack Wheeler and the Next 3 Prospects Ready to Take MLB by Storm
Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports
Zack Wheeler's MLB career could start as early as next weekend.

We haven't yet reached the half way point of the 2013 MLB regular season, but we've already seen a slew of young prospects make their first impact on the sport.

Already this year, we've seen St. Louis Cardinal pitching prospects Tyler Lyons, Michael Wacha, John Gast and Carlos Martinez reach the major leagues for the first time. Pitching prospect Kevin Gausman has given Orioles fans something to be excited about.

Marcell Ozuna and Jose Fernandez made their debuts with the Miami Marlins. Nick Franklin is currently patrolling shortstop for the Seattle Mariners. And Jurickson Profar, the Texas Rangers' No. 1 prospect coming into the season according to, made his much anticipated debut earlier this season. And there have still been many, many more (Jake Odorizzi, Tony Cingrani, Anthony Rendon, Nolan Arenado, etc.)

And now that teams are starting to move past the dreaded "Super Two" cut-off, we could start seeing more and more top prospects make their debuts in 2013. Here's the latest on the most promising youngsters the game has to offer.

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