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The Next Wave
BEN REITER
July 09, 2012
These three top prospects are the next in line to receive the call and make their major league debuts
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July 09, 2012

The Next Wave

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These three top prospects are the next in line to receive the call and make their major league debuts

WIL MYERS, Royals, IF/OF

Scouts agree that Myers (right), 21, is the best hitting prospect in the minors. For the season the catcher turned outfielder was batting .329, with 27 homers, 71 RBIs and an OPS of 1.096. He could get a call-up this month.

DANNY HULTZEN, Mariners, SP

The lefthanded Hultzen, 22, was the most polished pitcher in the 2011 draft and his 1.75 ERA in 15 minor league starts has him positioned to be the second player from the '11 class (after Arizona pitcher Trevor Bauer) to reach the majors.

MIKE OLT, Rangers, IF

Texas has been making do with Mike Napoli and Michael Young at first. The team could turn to Olt, a 2010 first-rounder, who hit .300 with 21 homers and 60 RBIs through his first 72 games with Double A Frisco.

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