Michael Busch (John Williamson/Four Seam Images)
The top of the Dodgers system is headlined by Michael Busch, who is a potential future middle-of-the-order force. He is a polished, well-rounded offensive performer, and has a calm, controlled presence in the batter’s box that helps him maintain elite strike-zone discipline.
Today, we’re unveiling the 10 best prospects in the Dodgers system entering 2024. Kyle Glaser is hosting a chat at 2 p.m. ET to discuss the state of Los Angeles’ farm system.
See the 10 best prospects in the Dodgers system, including brand new scouting reports for every player.
Below, you can also find a projected lineup in 2027 and the prospects with the best scouting tools in the system.
Projected 2027 Lineup
Catcher: Will Smith (32)
First Base: Dalton Rushing (26)
Second Base: Miguel Vargas (27)
Third Base: Michael Busch (29)
Shortstop: Gavin Lux (29)
Left Field: Andy Pages (26)
Center Field: James Outman (30)
Right Field: Mookie Betts (34)
Designated Hitter: Freddie Freeman (37)
Listed below are the prospects with the best tools within the organization. To go directly to Los Angeles’ Top 10, click here.
Best Hitter for Average: Josue De Paula
Best Power Hitter: Dalton Rushing
Best Strike-Zone Discipline: Michael Busch
Fastest Baserunner: Kendall George
Best Athlete: Jonny Deluca
Best Fastball: Nick Frasso
Best Curveball: Maddux Bruns
Best Slider: River Ryan
Best Changeup: Kyle Hurt
Best Control: Landon Knack
Best Defensive Catcher: Diego Cartaya
Best Defensive Infielder: Alex Freeland
Best Infield Arm: Mairoshendrick Martinus
Best Defensive Outfielder: Jonny Deluca
Best Outfield Arm: Jose…