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Viva El Birdos Top Prospects 2017

Viva El Birdos 2017 Cardinals Top Prospects: #1 Alex Reyes

Bummer

Viva El Birdos 2017 Cardinals Top Prospects: #2 Luke Weaver

Starter or Reliever?

Viva El Birdos 2017 Cardinals Top Prospects: #3 Harrison Bader

He makes hard contact

Viva El Birdos 2017 Cardinals Top Prospects: #4 Carson Kelly

The heir

Viva El Birdos 2017 Cardinals Top Prospects: #5 Jack Flaherty

Flaherty keeps moving up the ladder.

Viva El Birdos 2017 Cardinals Top Prospects: #6 Delvin Perez

Did the Cardinals get a steal in last year’s draft?

Viva El Birdos 2017 Cardinals Top Prospects: #7 Austin Gomber

Tall lefty keeps putting up good numbers

Viva El Birdos 2017 Cardinals Top Prospects: #8 Junior Fernandez

He also throws really hard, and he just turned 20.

Viva El Birdos 2017 Cardinals Top Prospects: #9 Sandy Alcantara

He throws really hard

Viva El Birdos 2017 Cardinals Top Prospects: #10 Ronnie Williams

Young groundballer still improving

Viva El Birdos 2017 Cardinals Top Prospects: #11 Paul DeJong

Former Illinois State star is working to make himself versatile.

Viva El Birdos 2017 Cardinals Top Prospects: #12 Edmundo Sosa

The Panamanian shortstop didn’t have a great year, but the potential is still there

Viva El Birdos 2017 Cardinals Top Prospects: #13 Dakota Hudson

Hudson has a live arm. We’ll see how he progresses this year, but he has a sinker/cutter combo like a potential HOFer.

Viva El Birdos 2017 Cardinals Top Prospects: #14 Ryan Helsley

Right-hander with eye-catching strikeout and walk rates

Viva El Birdos 2017 Cardinals Top Prospects: #15 Magneuris Sierra

Red Baron is a bit down on Sierra

Viva El Birdos Cardinals Top Prospects: #16 Jake Woodford

The next Cardinals groundball pitcher

Viva El Birdos Cardinals Top Prospects: #17 Bryce Denton

A Justin Upton-like potential is high praise

Viva El Birdos Cardinals Top Prospects: #18 Nick Plummer

After a lost season, we are sticking with the Bobby Abreu comp

2017 Viva El Birdos Cardinals Top Prospects: #19 Zac Gallen

Breaking out a Woody Williams comp for the recent draftee

2017 Viva El Birdos Cardinals Top Prospects: #20 Dylan Carlson

This high school draft pick has us dreaming of Lance Berkman

2017 Viva El Birdos Cardinals Top Prospects: #21 Randy Arozarena

This Cuban player has a lot of upside

2017 Viva El Birdos Cardinals Top Prospects: #22 Connor Jones

This Virginia product came to the Cardinals in last year’s draft

2017 Viva El Birdos Cardinals Top Prospects: #23 Jeremy Martinez

This young catcher made quite the debut

Viva El Birdos Top Prospect Community Rankings

It’s now super-easy to contribute to VEB community prospect rankings

Eric Longenhagen of FanGraphs talks Cardinals top prospects

We asked FanGraphs top prospect writer about the Cardinals’ system

Keith Law on Carson Kelly, Delvin Perez and Cardinals prospects

Earlier this week, ESPN’s Keith Law answered a few of our questions. We followed up and he answered a few more

Keith Law discusses Cardinals top prospects

Jack Flaherty, Junior Fernandez, Luke Weaver, Randy Arozarena merit mentions

Viva El Birdos Cardinals Top Prospects: #24 Eliezer Alvarez

Second baseman had a fantastic year in 2016

Viva El Birdos Cardinals Top Prospects: #25 Jonathan Machado

One of the Cardinals’ biggest Cuban signings from last summer

Viva El Birdos Cardinals Top Prospects: #26 Tommy Edman

Breaking down the Cardinals Top Prospects

A Not-Top-Prospect Closer Look: Luke Voit

A deep dive on a player on the outside looking in at the prospect party.

Viva El Birdos 2017 Top Prospects List Part Six: Wrapping it Up

The lists have all been written now, and it’s time to take the longview.