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Baseball America top 100 includes two Texas Rangers

The Rangers landed a pair of prospects in the BA top 100 list for 2020

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The Baseball America top 100 prospect list for 2020 is out, and the Texas Rangers placed a pair of prospects on the list, both at the tail end.

Josh Jung, the third baseman out of Texas Tech who the Rangers took 8th overall in the 2019 draft, checked in on the BA list at #93. Jung gets praise for his hit tool, though there are questions about his in-game power, which he hasn’t really utilized, and whether he will stick at third base. Jung will likely start the 2020 season at either Down East or Frisco, and if he can make the adjustments with his swing and approach necessary for him to tap into his raw power, he could move quickly.

Sam Huff was the other Ranger prospect who cracked the top 100, though just barely, coming in at #99. Huff, who turned 22 just last week, is a big righthanded hitting catcher who was a fifth round draft pick in 2016. While there have been questions in the past about whether he could stick at catcher, he’s put in the work and improved to the point where those concerns seem to have been, if not completely put to rest, at least significantly lessened. Huff has big time power, but also a lot of swing and miss in his game, and his ability to improve on his ability to make contact will likely dictate his future path.