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We recommended several sleepers/breakouts that came through in 2017 including Andrew Benintendi, Alex Bregman. Byron Buxton, Mitch Haniger, Matt Joyce, Delino DeShields, Giancarlo Stanton, Jose Reyes, Eric Thames, Javier Baez, Michael Conforto, Manuel Margot and Domingo Santana. Others like Brandon Drury, Yoan Moncada, Max Kepler, Kevin Kiermaier, Jose Peraza and Hunter Renfroe showed promise.
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