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The Top Five Shortstops

The Top Five Shortstops

Shortstop is a no-middle-ground spot for the Diamondbacks. It's either the hardest or easiest position to rank. Depth is the name of the game, with as many as eight legit prospects in the D'Backs system. Why so hard then? Simply put, because no matter how many solid prospects are in the system, there's only one shortstop on the field. One of the Diamondbacks biggest challenges this season, and for seasons to come, will be determining who stays at the infield captain spot.

Four of the top five will likely end up playing a different position, if they aren't already at the start of the season, and several could end up in a different uniform in the next three years, but for now they are all shortstops, and for now they make up the best collection of shortstop prospects in the minors.  The tough part for the staff at FutureBacks was not 'who is the best' but...

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