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MLB The Show 21: Best Young Players

Find out who the best young players are in MLB The Show 21.

Every sport, even MLB, loves a breakout story of a young player. The youth bring with them confidence, new skills, and lofty aspirations. And some of them are just too good right from the beginning. The Show 21 has its own fair share of young guns in the game. Some of these are very highly rated while some are good to build a franchise around in The Show 21. Scroll down and read below our picks for the best Young Players in MLB The Show 21.

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Who are the best Young Players in MLB The Show 21

Best Young Players In MLB The Show 21

For the purpose of this list, we will divide the best players according to their positions on the field. We will show you our 5 choices for the Best Young Players for every position that you can build a team around in MLB. Also, a point to note, there may be some players who aren’t young per se as that specific position doesn’t have much depth. Please spare our blushes in such a case. You also need to note that the player ratings can change as the season goes on. These ratings are accurate at the time of publishing.

Best Young First Base Players in MLB

Name Rating Team
Michael Toglia 63 OVR Colorado Rockies
Andrew Vaughn 66 OVR Chicago White Sox
Bobby Bradley 67 OVR Cleveland Indians
Ryan Mountcastle 74 OVR Baltimore Orioles
Pete Alonso 85 OVR New York Mets

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Best Young Second Base Players in MLB

Name Rating Team
Gavin Lux 74 OVR Los Angeles Dodgers
Keston Hiura 75 OVR Milwaukee Brewers
Cavin Baggio 80 OVR Toronto Blue Jays
Gleyber Torres 85 OVR New York Yankees
Ozzie Albies 93 OVR Atlanta Braves

Best Third Base Young Players

Name Rating Team
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 74 OVR Toronto Blue Jays
Austin Riley 74 OVR Atlanta Braves
Ke’Bryan Hayes 81 OVR Pittsburg Pirates
Rafael Devers 81 OVR Boston Red Sox
Yoan Moncada 81 OVR Chicago White Sox

Best Shortstop Young Players in MLB

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Name Rating Team
Bobby Witt Jr 71 OVR Kansas City Royals
Robert Puason 71 OVR Oakland Athletics
Noelvi Marte 71 OVR Seattle Mariners
Bo Bichette 83 OVR Toronto Blue Jays
Fernando Tatis Jr 95 OVR San Diego Padres

Best Left Field Young Players in MLB

Name Rating Team
Casey Golden 72 OVR Colorado Rockies
Tyler O’Neill 82 OVR St. Louis Cardinals
Eloy Jimenez 82 OVR Chicago White Sox
Yordan Alvarez 87 OVR Houston Astros
Juan Soto 95 OVR Washington Nationals

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Best Center Field Young Players

This is probably the most populated position with some good prospects right out of the bag.

Name Rating Team
Victor Robles 81 OVR Washington Nationals
Luis Robert 81 OVR Chicago White Sox
Alex Verdugo 81 OVR Boston Red Sox
Cody Bellinger 93 OVR LA Dodgers
Ronald Acuna Jr 94 OVR Atlanta Braves

Best Right Field Young Players in MLB

Name Rating Team
Will Benson 68 OVR Cleveland Indians
Dylan Carlson 70 OVR St. Louis Cardinals
Austin Meadows 76 OVR Tampa Bay Rays
Anthony Santander 77 OVR Baltimore Orioles
Kyle Tucker 77  OVR Houston Astros

Best Catcher position Young Players in MLB

Catcher is a position that really doesn’t have many players in the game. However, these are some noteworthy options you can have a look at.

Name Rating Team
M.J. Melendez 68 OVR Kansas City Royals
Adley Rutschman 70 OVR Baltimore Orioles
Daryl Cooley 72 OVR Atlanta Braves
Joey Bart 73 OVR San Francisco Giants
Korey Lee 75 OVR Houston Astros

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Best Starting Pitcher position Young Players

Name Rating Team
Chris Paddack 81 OVR San Diego Padres
Freddy Peralta 81 OVR Milwaukee Brewers
Julio Urias 85 OVR LA Dodgers
Mike Soroka 87 OVR Atlanta Braves
Shane Bieber 95 OVR Cleveland Indians

Best Relief Pitcher position Young Players in MLB

The Relief Pitcher position doesn’t have much depth as compared to the Starting and Closing pitchers.

Name Rating Team
Emmanuel Clase 66 OVR Cleveland Indians
Blake Watson 68 OVR Arizona D-Backs
Garrett Crochet 72 OVR Chicago White Sox
Brusdar Graterol 73 OVR Los Angeles Dodgers
Jordan Hicks 78 OVR St. Louis Cardinals

Best Closing Pitcher position Young Players

Name Rating Team
Joe Willard 71 OVR Toronto Blue Jays
Michael Aoki 72 OVR Detroit Tigers
Alejandro Zepeda 74 OVR Chicago Cubs
Seranthony Dominguez 76 OVR Philadelphia Phillies
James Karinchak 82 OVR Cleveland Indians

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Some other worthy Young Players in MLB

These are some of the alternate prospects you can look at in MLB. You can easily build an entire franchise around these young players and some of them even have a pretty good starting OVR rating.

Name Rating Team Position
Chase Strumpf 68 OVR Chicago Cubs Second Base
Michael Busch 70 OVR Los Angeles Dodgers Second Base
Kody Hoese 67 OVR Los Angeles Dodgers Third Base
Drew Mendoza 67 OVR Washington Nationals Third Base
Bryson Scott 71 OVR Philadelphia Phillies Shortstop
Lolo Sanchez 68 OVR Pittsburg Pirates Center Field
Bubba Thompson 68 OVR Texas Rangers Center Field
Justin Dean 68 OVR Atlanta Braves Center Field
Michael Gigliotti 68 OVR Tampa Bay Rays Center Field
Kyle Isbel 69 OVR Kansas City Royals Center Field
Cole Roederer 69 OVR Chicago Cubs Center Field
Cristian Pache 75 OVR Atlanta Braves Center Field
Keibert Ruiz 67 OVR Los Angeles Dodgers Catcher
Jack Sanchez 71 OVR Minnesota Twins Closing Pitcher
Forrest Whitley 68 OVR Houston Astros Starting Pitcher
Tim Cate 68 OVR Washington Nationals Starting Pitcher
Jordan Balazovic 69 OVR Minnesota Twins Starting Pitcher
Alex Manoah 73 OVR Toronto Blue Jays Starting Pitcher
Brendan McKay 73 OVR Tampa Bay Rays Starting Pitcher

This is everything you need to know about the Best Young Players in MLB The Show 21. We at GamerTweak are regularly updating our MLB The Show 21 guides, so make sure to check them out.

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