2023 Rookie Batters

by Curt Brooks

Lest one thinks that achieving MLB stardom is easy, let’s examine consensus top-5 pick Jose Ramirez’s history. He earned a cup of coffee in 2013, but then spent parts of the next two years in the minors, before finally breaking out in 2016 with an 84/11/76/.312/22 line. And note that he didn’t even add power until the following year.

Selecting rookies is not for the faint of heart! But, let’s give this a shot – after all, who wishes they had Julio Rodriguez on their . . .

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