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Yu Darvish named WBC Top Prospect !

Yu Darvish.jpgBaseball America has ranked the Top 10 WBC prospects; the top international players currently not affiliated with MLB teams.

Much-hyped Japanese pitcher Yu Darvish is ranked first.

Darvish has been dominant in each of the past three seasons and, at 22 years-old, he could be available to MLB suitors when he is just entering his prime.

  • 2006: 12-5, 2.99
  • 2007: 15-5, 1.82
  • 2008: 16-4, 1.88

Players in the top 5 are as follows:

1. Yu Darvish, rhp, Japan
2. Aroldis Chapman, lhp, Cuba
3. Hisahi Iwakuma, rhp, Japan
4. Masahiro Tanaka, rhp, Japan
5. Hyun-Jin Ryu, lhp, Korea