MLB News: Gavin Lux Among Five Young Players to Watch and Bet On
Gavin Lux
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Baseball is one of the most-watched sports in America, and the viewing public loves the stars of the game. That includes veterans who have been putting up numbers for years, as well as promising rookies and prospects that each season brings. With sportsbetting being legalized in many parts of the USA, sports wagering has also increased, with betting options that include games, season totals, and player props.

There are a number of guides will that can help you to understand everything about betting on baseball. Currently William Hill offers is one of the best MLB betting markets offering up player props on young, up and coming stars.

Young MLB Players to Watch

If you’re looking forward to watching the top young players, here following are the top five to watch:

1. Wander Franco, Tampa Bay Rays

The player to make it to the top of this list is Tampa Bay player, Wander Franco. After signing up with Tampa Bay for a deal worth $3.835 million, Franco went ahead to prove he is a worthy addition to the team. At only 17 years of age, he won the Appalachian League’s MVP. It is a feat he achieved against the best opponents at the time. He is not only a hitter built from scratch but also someone whose speed, skills, and physical presence are worth mentioning. If you are looking for the best MLB player odds, Wander Franco is a top prospect.

2. Gavin Lux, Los Angeles Dodgers

Gavin Lux is the second-best MLB prospect in this list. At the age of 22, Gavin has established himself as a player to watch. Despite struggling to impress after signing for the LA Dodgers in a deal worth $2, 314, 500, he posted 1.000 OPS, earning him a top spot as the first middle infielder to do so at age 21. The last such record in the upper Minors was posted in 1987 by Gregg Jefferies.

3. Adley Rutschaman, Baltimore Orioles

Adley Rutschaman is a 22-year old MLB prospect that ranks third in this list. His stats in the game are impressive, having made it to the 2019 Draft Class in Oregon. As a junior baseball player, Adley also won Dick Howser and Golden Spikes awards after hitting more than .400.  Baltimore Orioles signed the player for $8.1 million, after which he realized his full-season ball in professional debut.

4. McKenzie Gore, San Diego Padres

Another top MLB player is McKenzie Gore who plies his trade at San Diego Padres. Born in 1999, the 21-year old has emerged as a top left-hand prospect. The player signed for his current team in a deal worth $6.7 million. And despite managing only 16 starts in his debut season, he still managed to win the MLB Pipeline Pitcher award at the age of 20.

5. Joe Adell, Los Angeles Angels

Joe Adel crowns our list of top five MLB players who have registered the best stats after their professional debuts. The Kentucky high school graduate made it to the 2017 MLB draft class has emerged as top raw baseball talent. Adell’s size and physique, not mention his top speed has earned him a jack of all trades tag in Los Angeles Angels ranks. He can play in the outfield or center positions.