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Two LSU Tigers make the top 5 in MLB Pipeline’s Top 100 prospects list

MLB Pipeline has put out their 2023 top 100 prospects, and there are two former Tigers in the top five.

The No. 1 and No. 2 picks in the 2023 MLB draft, Paul Skenes and Dylan Crews are the two guys that find themselves inside the top five.

Skenes is listed as the No. 3 prospect on the Top 100 list. Skenes measures in at 6-foot-6, 235 pounds and he was selected as the No. 1 pick in the draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates after going 13-2 with a 1.69 ERA against some of the best teams in the country. Skenes appeared in five games in the Pirates minor leagues after he was drafted and he was shut down until 2024.

Crews is listed as the No. 4 prospect on the top 100 list. Crews measures in at 6-foot, 205 pounds, and he was selected as the No. 2 pick in the Draft by the Washington Nationals after finishing 2023 with a .426 batting average, .567 on-base percentage, and .713 slugging percentage. He hit 16 doubles, two triples, 18 homers, and had 17 RBI. Crews appeared in 35 games after he was drafted and had a .292 batting average.

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