1. Starlin Castro
Starlin Castro, currently playing for the Miami Marlins, is a 9-time All-Star and 2-time Silver Slugger award, winner. He was originally signed by the Chicago Cubs as an amateur free agent in 2006 and made his debut with the team in 2010. In 2015 he was traded to the New York Yankees and then to the Marlins in 2017.
2. Trey Mancini
Mancini is a professional baseball player currently playing for the Baltimore Orioles. He was drafted by the team in 2013 and made his MLB debut with them in 2016. In 2017 he had a breakout season, hitting 34 home runs and driving in 88 RBIs, both career highs.
3. Jacob deGrom
DeGrom is an All-Star pitcher for the New York Mets, who won both the 2014 Rookie of the Year award and the 2018 Cy Young Award. Having debuted with the Mets in 2014, deGrom has been one of their most dominant pitchers over the past few years and has become an integral part of their rotation.
4. Whit Merrifield
Merrifield is an infielder for the Kansas City Royals who made his MLB debut in 2016. Since then, he has become one of the most consistent players on the team, hitting over .300 for three consecutive seasons and stealing 38 bases in 2018 alone.
5. Max Scherzer
Scherzer is a 7-time All-Star pitcher currently playing for the Washington Nationals. He won both the Cy Young Award and Triple Crown in 2013 while playing for Detroit Tigers, and helped lead the Nats to their first World Series title in 2019.
6. Trea Turner
Turner is an All-Star shortstop currently playing for Washington Nationals. He was drafted by the team in 2014 and made his MLB debut with them in 2015. Turner has been a key part of the team’s success, providing both offensive production and strong defense up the middle.
7. Nick Williams
Williams is an outfielder playing for the Philadelphia Phillies who made his MLB debut in 2017. Since then he has become one of the centerpieces of their lineup and had a breakout season in 2018, hitting 18 home runs and driving in 58 RBIs.
8. Clint Frazier
Frazier is an outfielder currently playing for New York Yankees, who made his MLB debut in 2017. He has since become one of the most exciting young players on the team, posting career highs in home runs (11) and RBIs (50) in 2018.
9. Marcell Ozuna
Ozuna is an All-Star outfielder currently playing for the St. Louis Cardinals, who made his MLB debut with Miami Marlins in 2013. He had a breakout season with the team in 2017, hitting 37 home runs and driving in 124 RBIs, and was later traded to St. Louis before the start of the 2018 season.
10. Shohei Ohtani
Ohtani is a 2-way player currently playing for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, having debuted with them in 2018 as both a pitcher and hitter. His rookie season saw him become one of only three players since 1900 to hit 15 home runs and record 50 strikeouts in the same season. Ohtani is widely considered one of the most exciting players in baseball today.