Today MLB Pipeline unveiled their new list of the top 100 prospects in baseball for 2020. The Texas Rangers had 2 players named. You’ve probably guessed who those prospects are.
Sam Huff (C)
The 2019 Futures game MVP and Texas Rangers Minor-League MVP, Sam Huff comes in at # 74, compared to Baseball America at #99.
Huff was drafted by the Rangers Draft?in the?7th round?of the 2016 MLB Draft. He really started shooting up the prospect lists this year. Between Hickory and Down East, Huff had a solid year and showed quite a bit of power. There are some concerns about his strikeout numbers as he struck out 154 times.
Some 2019 stats: 127 Games| 475 AB| 28 HR | 72 RBI | .278 AVG | .335 OBP| .509 SLG| .845 OPS
Josh Jung (3B)
Josh Jung has been consistently placed as the Texas Rangers highest rated prospect. He is rated # 55 on MLB Pipelines list, compared to Baseball America’s list at # 93.
As you know, Jung was drafted by the Rangers in the 2019 draft in the 1st Round as the # 8 overall pick. He played in the Rookie league and smashed the ball with a .588 average and was quickly assigned to Hickory.
Some 2019 stats: 44 games|174 AB| 2 HR| 28 RBI| .316 AVG| .389 OBP| .443 SLG| .831 OPS