Imagine a team consisting exclusively of MLB‘s rising stars. It would be the kind of lineup that nobody would ever want to face.

To land a spot on this squad, players have to meet a couple of crucial requirements. All the players who made the cut for the MLB emerging stars team have actually appeared in the big leagues. At the same time, the standouts can’t be too established, either. As a result, players are only eligible if they have yet to earn an All-Star nod.

Even with those criteria in place, there was still an array of high-upside big leaguers taken into consideration during the team-building process. The competition was so fierce that a bit of creativity was required to fit all the top names into the lineup.

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