Astros Top Prospects: MLB Pipeline Top 30 (Part 1)

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Thoughts on the first 10 Astros top prospects

Feb 26, 2015; Kissimmee, FL, USA; Houston Astros infielder Carlos Correa poses for a picture during photo day at Osceola County Stadium Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

Looking at 30-21 top Astros prospects, four of them are hitters, while the rest are pitchers. The common theme between this tier of Astros prospects, is that besides four of the players mentioned could have impact with the 2015 Astros, most of them are years away in this group.

This is probably the reason that MLB decided to do this list, was to give fans more people to keep up with in the minor leagues. Normally the prospects who are years away might not have made the top-20 list. By adding the extra ten players, this should include some of the international signings of young players.

Did any favorites make this list? If not, we still have 20 – 11 and 10 – 1 Astros top prospects posts to follow. The minor leagues took a hit with offseason activity, but MLB still ranks the Astros as having the eighth best farm system.  With two picks in the first five picks of the first round in 2015, the Astros should be adding talent to their farm system.

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