We'll start with Twins' Byron Buxton. Despite being rated last year, he's a superb center fielder this year. The 28-year-old was the best player available in the 2012 MLB draft. MLB and Baseball Prospectus ranked him second in baseball in 2015.
Next up is New York Mets' Starling Marte. He made his MLB debut with Pittsburgh Pirates in 2012. Before making his MLB debut, he played in the Pirates' minor leagues. After a poor 2019 season, the Pirates traded Marte to the Diamondbacks.
Luis Robert debuted in MLB in 2020. Just before his MLB debut, the Chicago White Sox signed him to a six-year, $50 million contract. Roberts signed a $26 million bonus with the Sox in 2017. He started in the minors and rose quickly.
Oakland Athletic's Ramón Laureano is our number 7 center fielder. In 2018, the 28-year-old baseball player debuted with Oakland. Houston Astros drafted Laureano in the 16th round of the 2014 MLB draft. Minor leaguer Laureano played.
Kyle Lewis entered MLB as a top-100 draft prospect. He won college baseball titles. Seattle Mariners drafted Lewis first overall in 2016. After 30 games in the minors, he suffered a knee injury. Lewis returned to the minors and debuted in the majors in 2019, but no one cared. He couldn't even play.
Brandon Nimmo is the fifth-best center fielder. In 2011, the Mets drafted him first overall. Nimmo played in the minors after being drafted by the Mets. He ranked fourth among Mets prospects in 2013 and a top minor league hitter.
Trent Grisham plays for the San Diego Padres. The 26-year-old made his Brewers debut in 2019. 2015 MLB first-round draft pick for Milwaukee. Brewers traded Grisham in 2019. He helped the Padres quickly.
Clay Bellinger's son is Cody. The 27-year-old center fielder has shown to be an outstanding hitter in the league. Bellinger was picked fourth overall by the Dodgers in 2013. After many minor league seasons, he debuted in 2017 and earned Rookie of the Year. He won All-Star that year.
George Springer is now the second-best center fielder. Houston Astros chose the 33-year-old in the first round of the 2011 MLB draft.
Springer was Baseball America's 18th-best minor league prospect. In April 2014, he debuted with the Astros.