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Tomorrow's All-Stars: Predicting the 10 Best First Basemen in 5 Years
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Power is one of the most elusive tools in baseball. 

While combing through the minor leagues, it's not difficult to see why. Simply put, there is a glaring lack of quality players at first base—one of the traditional power spots. On MLB.com's list of the top 100 prospects, just two players at that position make the grade.

Of course, the shortage of power makes the few sluggers who do have that skill all the more valuable. That brings us to stop No. 2 in this five-part series known as "Tomorrow's All-Stars."

In the rankings that follow, I'll provide a rundown of which players will be the 10 best first basemen in five years and when they'll arrive in the big leagues. 

Last time, we took a look at the 10 best catchers, and over the next three weeks we'll do the same with second basemen, third basemen and shortstops. 

For now, though, let's focus on the first basemen.

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