Shortstops Ezekiel Tovar and Adahel Amador made a breakthrough in 2022, while 2020 draft picks Zak Viehn and Drew Romo cemented their place as top 100 prospects and led an impressive Rocky system.
Today, we’re announcing the 10 best prospects for the Rocky Mountains as we enter 2023.
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Here’s how we predict the 2026 lineup, with 2026 ages in parentheses.
2026 lineup forecast
catcher: Drew Romo (24)
First base: Eleharis Montero (27)
Second base: Brendan Rodgers (29)
Third base: Ryan McMahon (31)
shortstop: Ezekiel Tovar (24)
left: Sterling Thompson (24)
Center field: Benny Montgomery (23)
Right Fielder: Zach Veen (24)
Designated hitter: Kris Bryant (34)
1st starter: German Marquez (31)
No. 2 Starter: Kyle Freeland (32)
No. 3 Starter: Gabriel Hughes (24)
No. 4 Starter: Antonio Senzaterra (31)
No. 5 Starter: Jordy Vargas (22)
Closer: Tyler Kinley (35)
Listed below are prospects using the best tools within their organization. Click here to go straight to Colorado’s Top 10.
Best hitters batting average: Adiel Amador
Best Power Hitter: hunter goodman
Best Strike Zone Discipline: Zach Veen
Fastest Baserunner: Bladen Ward
Best Athlete: Juan Guerrero
Best Fastball: Gabriel Hughes
Best Curveball: Jordy Vargas
best slider: McQuade Brown
Best changeup: Jaden Hill
Best control: Gabriel Barbosa
Best Defensive Catcher: Drew Romo
Best Defensive Infielder: Ezekiel Tovar
Best Infielder: Ezekiel Tovar
Best Defensive Outfielder: Benny Montgomery
Best Outfielder: Yankiel Fernandez
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