Baseball is very different from other sports, such as the NFL or NBA, where draft picks don't play for the club that drafted them right away. Most have to spend a few years in the minor leagues before playing for the big league club, while others don't make it at all.
Some players are much closer to the big leagues than others though, and that's what this list is all about. These are the 18 players that I think are on the fast track to the big leagues. The quick ascension could be from the player's on talent or more of the lack of talent in the minor leagues for the parent club.
These guys all have a ton of talent though, and could make the rise quickly simply because they are too good for the minor leagues.
So let's take a look at the 18 players that could be the fastest to make it to the majors.