With Bryce Harper and Danny Hultzen and a dozen other elite prospects lighting up the Arizona Fall League, it's understandable that many of MLB's other affiliated winter leagues go a bit unnoticed this time of year. Unless an established player (like Carlos Zambrano of the Chicago Cubs) is at work in one of those leagues (one in the Dominican Republic, the other in Venezuela), they get little publicity.
Yet, both in Arizona and abroad, there are a ton of talented young players still playing ball as the weather turns in the greater part of the United States. Their development in these short stints is critical to their growth as prospects, and often, as emerging big leaguers. Here is a rundown of the top guy to watch in each organization during the winter ball season.