Each MLB Team's Best Homegrown Player

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Each MLB Team's Best Homegrown Player
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Free agency and trades are huge parts of building successful MLB teams, but making the most of the June draft and developing talent in-house can be just as important.

For smaller-market teams, getting key contributions from homegrown players in the low-cost early stages of their careers is key, and for larger-market teams, it's just another way to bolster the roster.

What follows is a look at whom I feel is the best homegrown player on each MLB team right now, as well as a look at some other key homegrown talent on each team.

It should be noted, foreign-born players who jumped right to the majors after signing with MLB teams, such as Yu Darvish, Yoenis Cespedes, Hisashi Iwakuma and Hyun-Jin Ryu, were not considered for inclusion, since they spent no time developing with their current teams.

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