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The D-backs have one of the strongest farm systems in baseball, led by outfielder Corbin Carroll and shortstop Jordan Lawlar, and supplemented it by taking outfielder Druw Jones with the No. 2 pick in the 2022 draft and trading for catcher Gabriel Moreno.
Today, we unveil the 10 best prospects in the D-backs system as it enters 2023.
Nick Piecoro hosted a chat to discuss the D-backs system. You can read the transcript here.
Here’s how we project their lineup in 2026, with their 2026 ages in parentheses.
PROJECTED 2026 LINEUP
Catcher: Gabriel Moreno (26)
First Base: Deyvison De Los Santos (23)
Second Base: Ketel Marte (32)
Third Base: Jordan Lawlar (23)
Shortstop: Geraldo Perdomo (26)
Left Field: Corbin Carroll (25)
Center Field: Druw Jones (22)
Right Field: Jake McCarthy (28)
Designated Hitter: AJ Vukovich (24)
No. 1 Starter: Zac Gallen (30)
No. 2 Starter: Brandon Pfaadt (27)
No. 3 Starter: Ryne Nelson (28)
No. 4 Starter: Drey Jameson (28)
No. 5 Starter: Blake Walston (25)
Closer: Landon Sims (25)
Listed below are the prospects with the best tools within the organization. To go directly to Arizona’s Top 10, click here.
Best Hitter for Average: Corbin Carroll
Best Power Hitter: Deyvison De Los Santos
Best Strike-Zone Discipline: Corbin Carroll
Fastest Baserunner: Corbin Carroll
Best Athlete: Drey Jameson
Best Fastball: Ryne Nelson
Best Curveball: Conor Grammes
Best Slider: Drey Jameson
Best Changeup: Blake Walston
Best Control: Brandon Pfaadt
Best Defensive Catcher: Alberto Barriga
Best Defensive Infielder: Blaze Alexander
Best Infield Arm: Blaze Alexander
Best Defensive Outfielder: Jorge Barrosa
Best Outfield Arm: Alvin Guzman
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