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Baseball America releases Braves 2017 top 10 prospect list

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We’re familiar with these names, but what we all really came to see is the order they’re in.

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Baseball America released its 2017 top 10 Atlanta Braves prospect list today, and unsurprisingly Dansby Swanson is headlining a group that could be the best in all of baseball:

Baseball America Editor-in-Chief John Manuel tweeted that the Braves were in strong contention for the No. 1 farm system, while Managing Editor J.J. Cooper made this comment about the depth of Atlanta’s system:

Here is Baseball America’s full top-10 list:

  1. Dansby Swanson
  2. Ozhaino Albies
  3. Kolby Allard
  4. Mike Soroka
  5. Ian Anderson
  6. Ronald Acuna
  7. Kevin Maitan
  8. Sean Newcomb
  9. Patrick Weigel
  10. Max Fried

You can read the first scouting report on Dansby Swanson for free at the link above, but you’ll need to be a Baseball America subscriber to get the full article, which (as a former Baseball America intern) I would highly recommend doing.

Our very own prospect guru Eric Cole offered his take on BA’s list this morning:

Feel free to leave your thoughts on the list in the comments below.