Atlanta Braves: 5 prospects who are enjoying breakout 2023 seasons

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RHP Seth Keller

Yet another right-hander enjoying a potential breakout season is Keller, the Braves sixth round pick from the 2022 MLB Draft. Currently ranked as the club's No. 20 prospect, Keller saw limited action a year ago, and currently owns a 1.17 ERA and 22:3 K:BB ratio across 23 IP with Low-A Augusta while being used primarily as a reliever, holding opponents to a combined .179 AVG against. Unfortunately, he did just hit the injured list on 5/23 so hopefully it isn't anything too serious.

C Drake Baldwin

The first non-pitcher on this list is Baldwin, the Braves No. 23 prospect whom Atlanta selected in the third round of the 2022 MLB Draft. After posting a .711 OPS across 24 games in limited action a year ago, the catcher has enjoyed a solid start to the 2023 season slashing .233/.371/.442 with seven HR and 26 RBI across 35 games in High-A Rome.

3B David McCabe

We conclude here with another 2022 draft pick in McCabe, the club's No. 24 prospect, whom Atlanta selected in the fourth round. After hitting .245 in 28 games last season, the third baseman is currently slashing .273/.384/.487 with eight HR and 25 RBI across 44 games combined between Low-A and High-A. For a system that is definitely light on power hitters, it does seem pretty clear that McCabe stands out in the crowd with his raw pop at the moment.