Jacob Melton rose to the top of the Astros' prospect rankings thanks to his ability to impact the game at the plate and on the bases. The 23-year-old was one of four Minor Leaguers to hit at least 20 homers and steal at least 45 bases in 2023.
This third season of Minor League Baseball's "The Road to the Show™, Presented by Nationwide,” follows some of the game's top prospects -- giving fans a behind-the-scenes look at the prospects on and off the field and highlights their journey to fulfill their dream of reaching the big leagues. Learn more about our latest Road to the Show Ambassadors: Jordan Lawlar, Termarr Johnson, Jasson Domínguez and Zac Veen.
Top Houston prospect has power, speed combo worth hanging onto
No. 68 prospect carries advanced arsenal into big league debut
No. 81 overall prospect finding his place in a new organization
No. 70 prospect maximizes opportunities with stellar changeup
No. 73 overall prospect sets himself apart with power, speed
No. 38 prospect continues to make name for himself with new club
No. 44 overall prospect figuring out how to make it in Hollywood
No. 42 overall prospect gaining traction at meticulous pace
Listen weekly to The Show Before the Show podcast, where hosts Tyler Maun and Sam Dykstra keep fans up-to-date on all of the latest Minor League news.
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