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With MLB Pipeline’s Top 50 Draft prospects list out, all 30 teams should be ready to just have the Draft now, no?

OK, so maybe that’s a tad premature, as most scouting departments will happily take the spring to continue to evaluate the top amateur talent available for the 2019 Draft. Teams won’t truly try to line up their boards until much closer to June, but there is a good sense of who would be at the top if the Draft were today.

With MLB Pipeline’s Top 50 Draft prospects list out, all 30 teams should be ready to just have the Draft now, no?

OK, so maybe that’s a tad premature, as most scouting departments will happily take the spring to continue to evaluate the top amateur talent available for the 2019 Draft. Teams won’t truly try to line up their boards until much closer to June, but there is a good sense of who would be at the top if the Draft were today.

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Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman, after a huge junior season and a very strong stint with USA Baseball, has separated himself at the very top, while high school shortstop Bobby Witt Jr. and Cal first baseman Andrew Vaughn aren’t too far behind. Using that pairing to kick things off, here is a quick look at what the top 10 might look like. There are just two pitchers and eight hitters on the list, a reflection of what this class looks like at present.

One huge wild card not in this top 10 mock is Carter Stewart, the Braves’ first-round pick from a year ago. If Stewart is healthy and goes on to East Florida State Junior College, as many expect, there’s a good chance he’ll show up

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