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MMLN: Top Tools – Infield Defense

Flores is becoming a strong shortstop

From watching the farm system this year, it is no secret the bulk of the standout defense remains in the outfield. Nevertheless, there is a collection of prospects making strong impressions in the infield. The tools vary in strength, but these ten prospects can call themselves the ten best defensive infielders in the organization.

10. 3B Brian Harrison – The error totals were not pretty in Harrison's first year (12 in 35 games in Brooklyn), but numbers do not tell the whole story. Harrison plays the ball well and demonstrated good lateral movement to both sides. He has a strong arm for a third baseman, but bouts of wildness increased his error total. He still has work to do learning to make plays on the move... Recommended Stories