With Alex Verdugo as a fixture on the Los Angeles Dodgers roster, it was time for a new number one prospect over at MLB.com’s Prospect Pipeline.

That player is none other than 20-year old catcher, Keibert Ruiz. You can click here to see his scouting report.

For this, I defer to my partner Tim Rogers. Tim has a good handle on Dodgers’ prospects. Recently, he did a full breakdown of two different Dodgers’ top-30 lists; comparing MLB.com’s Prospect Pipeline with that of Baseball America.

If you click through to that post, you will see that Ruiz is already atop the list over at Baseball America. Now, with a consensus at the top spot at both publications; there’s little argument who the Dodgers’ true top prospect is. You can follow Tim Rogers over on twitter @SDDodger.

Furthermore, the current Dodgers Top-Five over at MLB Pipeline look like this:

  1. Keibert Ruiz
  2. Dustin May
  3. Gavin Lux
  4. Tony Gonsolin
  5. Will Smith

So, who do you think is the next youngster on this list (or beyond the top five) to make an impact in a Dodgers’ uniform at the big league level? How excited are you about Keibert Ruiz’s future?

Let us know in the comments section below!

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