Miami Marlins top ten prospects for 2020

CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 07: Sixto Sanchez #45 of the National League Futures Team pitches during the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game on July 7, 2019 at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Brace Hemmelgarn/Minnesota Twins/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 07: Sixto Sanchez #45 of the National League Futures Team pitches during the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game on July 7, 2019 at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Brace Hemmelgarn/Minnesota Twins/Getty Images) /
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4. Jesus Sanchez

Minors (AA, AAA): 465 plate appearances, .260/.325/.398, 14 doubles, 13 homers, five steals, 39 walks, 100 strikeouts

In one of the more interesting trades made at the deadline, the Miami Marlins landed consensus top 100 prospect Jesus Sanchez and Ryne Stanek for Trevor Richards and Nick Anderson. This could prove to be a steal for Miami.

It may not be long until he gets the chance to make an impact in Miami. He has been a consistent hitter since signing with the Rays as an international free agent, rapidly climbing the prospect ranks and flying through the minor league system.

Sanchez has a stellar swing from the left side, making consistent hard contact and showing the potential to hit for power. His approach does need some refinement as he can be too aggressive, but that has not hurt him in the upper minors as of yet. His athleticism leads to a strong showing on the basepaths, and his strong arm makes him a natural for right moving forward.

The Miami Marlins may have quite a steal with Jesus Sanchez. He may well prove to be a middle of the order bat as soon as 2020.