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AFL Top Prospects Team announced

AFL Top Prospects Team announced

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AFL Top Prospects Team announced
Seven organizations each boast two representatives on the Arizona Fall League's Top Prospects Team, announced Monday afternoon.

The Reds (outfielder Billy Hamilton and shortstop Didi Gregorius), the Padres (outfielder Rymer Liriano and reliever Kevin Quackenbush), the Marlins (outfielders Christian Yelich and Kyle Jensen), the Twins (outfielder Nate Roberts and starting pitcher Kyle Gibson), the Nationals (third baseman Anthony Rendon and DH Matt Skole), the Mariners (catcher Mike Zunino and second baseman Nick Franklin) and the Yankees (catcher Austin Romine and reliever Mark Montgomery) each placed two honorees on the 22-man squad.

Fifteen different organizations are represented among the players selected by AFL managers and coaches, based on how they performed during the league's six-week season and on how they project as future Major Leaguers.

League MVP, first baseman Chris McGuiness, is the lone member of the Rangers on the team.

Position players also chosen to the squad were outfielder Josh Prince (Brewers), third baseman Cody Asche (Phillies), shortstop Nick Ahmed (Braves), second baseman Kolten Wong (Cardinals), first baseman Jonathan Singleton (Astros) and DH Bryce Brentz (Red Sox).

Starting pitcher Justin Marks (Royals) rounds out the Prospects Team staff.

Tom Singer is a reporter for MLB.com and writes an MLBlog Change for a Nickel. He can also be found on Twitter @Tom_Singer. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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