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Top Ten Speed Prospects

Veloz has been a stolen base machine so far

As InsidePitchMagazine.com continues its rankings of specific tools, we turn to the position players and look at those with the best speed in the system. This list is not necessarily just about stolen base ability, but overall speed both on the bases and in the field. Here is a look at the top ten speed threats in the system.

10. Ruben Tejada – Much attention and analysis went into Tejada's learning curve with the bat last season and his offensive inconsistencies, but when on the bases the 19-year-old becomes a threat to steal and take extra bases. His drop in opportunities to steal bases should turn around as he gets on base more often following a season with a .293 on-base percentage. It is not Tejada's top...

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