The future is now in MLB.
Maybe it's the media hype, or maybe it's purely the overwhelming amounts of talent coming up through the minor league systems around the league, but it is clear that the future appears bright for MLB.
Fixtures in baseball like Derek Jeter and Chipper Jones have limited years left before they walk off into the Hall of Fame, and you can bet there will be plenty of young players vying for their spots as some of MLB's most coveted and popular players.
There are dozens of talented young players who will have large impacts on their respective teams in the future, but for the sake of this list I only chose players who permanently joined their big league club after the start of the 2010 season—so a player like Jason Heyward did not make the cut.
Here are the 15 Hottest Young Athletes in Baseball.