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rank player name pos prospect Team tm rk pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info
1 Ronald Acuna rf Atlanta Braves 1 rf 6-0 205 R R 1997-12-18 La Guaira,VZ MLB 2018-2022 2015-2022
2014-    UDFA-ATL
2 Shohei Ohtani dh-p Los Angeles Angels 1 dh-p 6-3 198 L R 1994-07-05 Iwate,JP MLB 2018-2022 2013-2022
2017-    UDFA-ANA
3 Vladimir Guerrero 1b-dh Toronto Blue Jays 1 1b-dh 6-2 250 R R 1999-03-16 Montreal,QC MLB 2019-2022 2016-2022
2015-    UDFA-TOR
4 Eloy Jimenez lf-dh Chicago White Sox 1 lf-dh 6-4 235 R R 1996-11-27 Santo Domingo,DR MLB 2019-2022 2014-2022
2013-    UDFA-CHN
5 Victor Robles cf Washington Nationals 1 cf 6-0 205 R R 1997-05-19 Santo Domingo,DR MLB 2017-2022 2014-2022
2013-    UDFA-WAS
6 Gleyber Torres ss New York Yankees 1 ss 6-1 205 R R 1996-12-13 Caracas,VZ MLB 2018-2022 2014-2022
2013-    UDFA-CHN
7 Nick Senzel cf-2b Cincinnati Reds 1 cf-2b 6-1 205 R R 1995-06-29 Atlanta,GA MLB 2019-2022 2014-2022
2016-  1-   2-CIN
8 Bo Bichette ss Toronto Blue Jays 2 ss 6-0 185 R R 1998-03-05 Orlando,FL MLB 2019-2022 2016-2022
2016-  2-  66-TOR
9 Fernando Tatis ss-rf San Diego Padres 1 ss-rf 6-3 217 R R 1999-01-02 San Pedro de Macoris,DR MLB 2019-2021 2016-2021
2015-    UDFA-CHA
10 Forrest Whitley p Houston Astros 1 p 6-7 240 R R 1997-09-15 San Antonio,TX AAA -- 2016-2019
2016-  1-  17-HOU
11 Michael Kopech p Chicago White Sox 2 p 6-3 205 R R 1996-04-30 Mount Pleasant,TX MLB 2018-2022 2014-2022
2014-  1-  33-BOS
12 Mitch Keller p Pittsburgh Pirates 1 p 6-2 205 R R 1996-04-04 Cedar Rapids,IA MLB 2019-2022 2014-2022
2014-  2-  64-PIT
13 Walker Buehler p Los Angeles Dodgers 1 p 6-2 185 R R 1994-07-28 Lexington,KY MLB 2017-2022 2013-2022
2015-  1-  24-LAN
14 Brent Honeywell p Tampa Bay Rays 1 p 6-2 195 R R 1995-03-31 Carnesville,GA MLB 2021-2021 2014-2021
2014-  2-  72-TBA
15 Kyle Tucker rf Houston Astros 2 rf 6-4 199 L R 1997-01-17 Tampa,FL MLB 2018-2022 2015-2022
2015-  1-   5-HOU
16 JP Crawford ss Philadelphia Phillies 1 ss 6-2 199 L R 1995-01-11 Lakewood,CA MLB 2017-2022 2013-2022
2013-  1-  16-PHI
17 Alex Reyes p St. Louis Cardinals 1 p 6-4 220 R R 1994-08-29 Elizabeth,NJ MLB 2016-2021 2013-2021
2012-    UDFA-SLN
18 Lewis Brinson lf-cf Milwaukee Brewers 1 lf-cf 6-5 212 R R 1994-05-08 Tamarac,FL MLB 2017-2021 2012-2022
2012-  1-  29-TEX
19 Willy Adames ss Tampa Bay Rays 2 ss 6-0 210 R R 1995-09-02 Santiago,DR MLB 2018-2022 2013-2022
2012-    UDFA-DET
20 Francisco Mejia c Cleveland Indians 1 c 5-8 188 B R 1995-10-27 Bani,DR MLB 2017-2022 2013-2022
2012-    UDFA-CLE
21 Austin Hays lf-rf Baltimore Orioles 1 lf-rf 6-0 205 R R 1995-07-05 Port Orange,FL MLB 2017-2022 2014-2022
2016-  3-  91-BAL
22 Brendan Rodgers 2b-ss Colorado Rockies 1 2b-ss 6-0 204 R R 1996-08-09 Lake Mary,FL MLB 2019-2022 2015-2022
2015-  1-   3-COL
23 Luiz Gohara p Atlanta Braves 2 p 6-3 210 L L 1996-07-31 Tupa,BR MLB 2017-2018 2013-2018
2012-    UDFA-SEA
24 Royce Lewis ss Minnesota Twins 1 ss 6-1 185 R R 1999-06-05 Aliso Viejo,CA MLB 2022-2022 2017-2022
2017-  1-   1-MIN
25 Sixto Sanchez p Philadelphia Phillies 2 p 6-0 234 R R 1998-07-29 San Cristobal,DR MLB 2020-2020 2015-2020
2015-    UDFA-PHI
rank player name pos prospect Team tm rk pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info
26 MacKenzie Gore p San Diego Padres 2 p 6-3 195 L L 1999-02-24 Whiteville,NC MLB 2022-2022 2017-2022
2017-  1-   3-SDN
27 Mike Soroka p Atlanta Braves 3 p 6-5 225 R R 1997-08-04 Calgary,AB MLB 2018-2020 2015-2020
2015-  1-  28-ATL
28 Michel Baez p San Diego Padres 3 p 6-8 220 R R 1996-01-21 Havana,CU MLB 2019-2020 2017-2022
2016-    UDFA-SDN
29 Hunter Greene p Cincinnati Reds 2 p 6-3 195 R R 1999-08-06 Los Angeles,CA MLB 2022-2022 2017-2022
2017-  1-   2-CIN
30 AJ Puk p Oakland Athletics 1 p 6-7 248 L L 1995-04-25 Cedar Rapids,IA MLB 2019-2022 2014-2022
2016-  1-   6-OAK
31 Scott Kingery 2b-rf Philadelphia Phillies 3 2b-rf 5-10 180 R R 1994-04-29 Phoenix,AZ MLB 2018-2021 2013-2022
2015-  2-  48-PHI
32 Luis Urias ss-3b San Diego Padres 6 ss-3b 5-9 186 R R 1997-06-03 Magdalena de Kino,MX MLB 2018-2022 2014-2022
2013-    UDFA-SDN
33 Triston McKenzie p Cleveland Indians 2 p 6-5 165 R R 1997-08-02 West Palm Beach,FL MLB 2020-2022 2015-2022
2015-  1-  42-CLE
34 Kyle Wright p Atlanta Braves 4 p 6-4 215 R R 1995-10-02 Huntsville,AL MLB 2018-2022 2015-2022
2017-  1-   5-ATL
35 Franklin Perez p Detroit Tigers 1 p 6-3 197 R R 1997-12-06 Valencia,VZ AA -- 2015-2019
2014-    UDFA-HOU
36 Willie Calhoun lf-dh Texas Rangers 1 lf-dh 5-8 200 L R 1994-11-04 Vallejo,CA MLB 2017-2022 2014-2022
2015-  4- 132-LAN
37 Alex Verdugo lf-cf Los Angeles Dodgers 2 lf-cf 6-0 192 L L 1996-05-15 Tucson,AZ MLB 2017-2022 2014-2022
2014-  2-  62-LAN
38 Estevan Florial cf New York Yankees 2 cf 6-1 195 L R 1997-11-25 Barahona,DR MLB 2020-2022 2015-2022
2015-    UDFA-NYA
39 Brendan McKay p Tampa Bay Rays 3 p 6-2 220 L L 1995-12-18 Darlington,PA MLB 2019-2019 2015-2021
2017-  1-   4-TBA
40 Keibert Ruiz c Los Angeles Dodgers 3 c 6-0 225 B R 1998-07-20 Valencia,VZ MLB 2020-2022 2015-2022
2014-    UDFA-LAN
41 Justus Sheffield p New York Yankees 3 p 5-10 195 L L 1996-05-13 Tullahoma,TN MLB 2018-2022 2014-2022
2014-  1-  31-CLE
42 Ian Anderson p Atlanta Braves 5 p 6-3 170 R R 1998-05-02 Clifton Park,NY MLB 2020-2022 2016-2022
2016-  1-   3-ATL
43 Franklin Barreto ss Oakland Athletics 2 ss 5-9 174 R R 1996-02-27 Caracas,VZ MLB 2017-2020 2013-2022
2012-    UDFA-TOR
44 Austin Meadows lf-dh Pittsburgh Pirates 2 lf-dh 6-3 225 L L 1995-05-03 Atlanta,GA MLB 2018-2022 2013-2022
2013-  1-   9-PIT
45 Jake Bauers 1b-rf Tampa Bay Rays 4 1b-rf 6-1 195 L L 1995-10-06 Huntington Beach,CA MLB 2018-2021 2013-2022
2013-  7- 208-SDN
46 Jo Adell lf-rf Los Angeles Angels 2 lf-rf 6-2 195 R R 1999-04-08 Louisville,KY MLB 2020-2022 2017-2022
2017-  1-  10-ANA
47 Keston Hiura 1b-2b Milwaukee Brewers 4 1b-2b 6-0 202 R R 1996-08-02 Valencia,CA MLB 2019-2022 2015-2022
2017-  1-   9-MIL
48 Taylor Trammell cf-rf Cincinnati Reds 3 cf-rf 6-2 194 L L 1997-09-13 Powder Springs,GA MLB 2021-2022 2016-2022
2016-  1-  35-CIN
49 Jesus Sanchez rf-lf Tampa Bay Rays 5 rf-lf 6-3 222 L R 1997-10-07 Higuey,DR MLB 2020-2022 2015-2022
2014-    UDFA-TBA
50 Alex Faedo p Detroit Tigers 2 p 6-4 220 R R 1995-11-12 Tampa,FL MLB 2022-2022 2015-2022
2017-  1-  18-DET
rank player name pos prospect Team tm rk pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info
51 Leody Taveras cf Texas Rangers 2 cf 6-2 195 B R 1998-09-08 Tenares,DR MLB 2020-2021 2016-2022
2015-    UDFA-TEX
52 Cal Quantrill p San Diego Padres 4 p 6-3 195 L R 1995-02-10 Port Hope,ON MLB 2019-2022 2014-2022
2016-  1-   8-SDN
53 Jack Flaherty p St. Louis Cardinals 2 p 6-4 225 R R 1995-10-15 Burbank,CA MLB 2017-2021 2014-2021
2014-  1-  34-SLN
54 Austin Riley 3b Atlanta Braves 6 3b 6-3 240 R R 1997-04-02 Southaven,MS MLB 2019-2022 2015-2022
2015-  1-  41-ATL
55 Carson Kelly c St. Louis Cardinals 3 c 6-2 212 R R 1994-07-14 Portland,OR MLB 2016-2022 2012-2022
2012-  2-  86-SLN
56 Juan Soto rf Washington Nationals 2 rf 6-1 220 L L 1998-10-25 Santo Domingo,DR MLB 2018-2022 2016-2022
2015-    UDFA-WAS
57 Alec Hansen p Chicago White Sox 3 p 6-7 235 R R 1994-10-10 Loveland,CO AA -- 2014-2021
2016-  2-  49-CHA
58 Luis Robert cf Chicago White Sox 4 cf 6-2 210 R R 1997-08-03 La Habana,CU MLB 2020-2022 2017-2022
2017-    UDFA-CHA
59 Miguel Andujar lf New York Yankees 5 lf 6-0 211 R R 1995-03-02 San Cristobal,DR MLB 2017-2022 2012-2022
2011-    UDFA-NYA
60 Anthony Alford lf-cf Toronto Blue Jays 3 lf-cf 6-1 210 R R 1994-07-20 Columbia,MS MLB 2017-2022 2012-2022
2012-  3- 112-TOR
61 Brandon Woodruff p Milwaukee Brewers 2 p 6-4 243 R R 1993-02-10 Tupelo,MS MLB 2017-2022 2012-2022
2014- 11- 326-MIL
62 Yordan Alvarez dh-lf Houston Astros 3 dh-lf 6-5 225 L L 1997-06-27 Las Tunas,CU MLB 2019-2022 2016-2022
2016-    UDFA-LAN
63 Ryan McMahon 3b-2b Colorado Rockies 2 3b-2b 6-2 219 L R 1994-12-14 Yorba Linda,CA MLB 2017-2022 2013-2022
2013-  2-  42-COL
64 Jorge Mateo ss-2b Oakland Athletics 3 ss-2b 6-0 182 R R 1995-06-23 Santo Domingo,DR MLB 2020-2022 2012-2022
2012-    UDFA-NYA
65 Kolby Allard p Atlanta Braves 7 p 6-1 195 L L 1997-08-13 San Clemente,CA MLB 2018-2022 2015-2022
2015-  1-  14-ATL
66 Adrian Morejon p San Diego Padres 5 p 5-11 224 L L 1999-02-27 Havana,CU MLB 2019-2021 2017-2022
2016-    UDFA-SDN
67 Kyle Lewis cf Seattle Mariners 1 cf 6-4 205 R R 1995-07-13 Snellville,GA MLB 2019-2022 2014-2022
2016-  1-  11-SEA
68 Chance Sisco c Baltimore Orioles 3 c 6-2 195 L R 1995-02-24 Corona,CA MLB 2017-2021 2013-2022
2013-  2-  61-BAL
69 Mitch White p Los Angeles Dodgers 4 p 6-3 210 R R 1994-12-28 San Jose,CA MLB 2020-2022 2015-2022
2016-  2-  65-LAN
70 Sandy Alcantara p Miami Marlins 4 p 6-5 200 R R 1995-09-07 San Juan De La Maguana,DR MLB 2017-2022 2014-2022
2013-    UDFA-SLN
71 Ryan Mountcastle 1b-dh Baltimore Orioles 2 1b-dh 6-3 210 R R 1997-02-18 Winter Springs,FL MLB 2020-2022 2015-2022
2015-  1-  36-BAL
72 Max Fried p Atlanta Braves 8 p 6-4 190 L L 1994-01-18 Van Nuys,CA MLB 2017-2022 2012-2022
2012-  1-   7-SDN
73 Jon Duplantier p Arizona Diamondbacks 1 p 6-4 240 L R 1994-07-11 Newark,DE MLB 2019-2021 2014-2022
2016-  3-  89-ARI
74 Corbin Burnes p Milwaukee Brewers 3 p 6-3 225 R R 1994-10-22 Bakersfield,CA MLB 2018-2022 2014-2022
2016-  4- 111-MIL
75 Monte Harrison cf-rf Milwaukee Brewers 5 cf-rf 6-3 225 R R 1995-08-10 Lees Summit,MO MLB 2020-2021 2014-2022
2014-  2-  50-MIL
rank player name pos prospect Team tm rk pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info
76 J.B. Bukauskas p Houston Astros 4 p 6-0 208 R R 1996-10-11 Ashburn,VA MLB 2021-2021 2015-2021
2017-  1-  15-HOU
77 Albert Abreu p New York Yankees 6 p 6-2 190 R R 1995-09-26 Guayubin,DR MLB 2020-2022 2014-2022
2013-    UDFA-HOU
78 Matt Manning p Detroit Tigers 3 p 6-3 185 R R 1998-01-28 Elk Grove,CA MLB 2021-2022 2016-2022
2016-  1-   9-DET
79 Heliot Ramos cf-rf San Francisco Giants 1 cf-rf 6-1 188 R R 1999-09-07 Maunabo,PR MLB 2022-2022 2017-2022
2017-  1-  19-SFN
80 Brett Phillips cf-rf Milwaukee Brewers 7 cf-rf 6-0 195 L R 1994-05-30 Seminole,FL MLB 2017-2022 2012-2022
2012-  6- 189-HOU
81 Chance Adams p New York Yankees 4 p 6-1 215 R R 1994-08-10 Scottsdale,AZ MLB 2018-2020 2013-2021
2015-  5- 153-NYA
82 Dane Dunning p Chicago White Sox 5 p 6-4 225 R R 1994-12-20 Orange Park,FL MLB 2020-2022 2014-2022
2016-  1-  29-WAS
83 Jay Groome p Boston Red Sox 1 p 6-5 200 L L 1998-08-23 Barnegat,NJ AA -- 2016-2022
2016-  1-  12-BOS
84 Adonis Medina p Philadelphia Phillies 4 p 6-1 187 R R 1996-12-18 Santo Domingo,DR MLB 2020-2022 2014-2022
2014-    UDFA-PHI
85 Michael Chavis 2b-1b Boston Red Sox 2 2b-1b 5-10 210 R R 1995-08-11 Marietta,GA MLB 2019-2022 2014-2022
2014-  1-  26-BOS
86 Tyler O'Neill lf St. Louis Cardinals 5 lf 5-11 200 R R 1995-06-22 Maple Ridge,BC MLB 2018-2022 2013-2022
2013-  3-  85-SEA
87 Jorge Guzman p Miami Marlins 7 p 6-1 246 R R 1996-01-28 Las Matas De Santa Cruz,DR MLB 2020-2021 2015-2021
2014-    UDFA-HOU
88 Dustin Fowler rf-cf Oakland Athletics 4 rf-cf 6-0 198 L L 1994-12-29 Dublin,GA MLB 2017-2021 2013-2021
2013- 18- 554-NYA
89 Jahmai Jones 2b Los Angeles Angels 3 2b 5-11 210 R R 1997-08-04 Norcross,GA MLB 2020-2021 2015-2022
2015-  2-  70-ANA
90 Tyler Mahle p Cincinnati Reds 4 p 6-3 210 R R 1994-09-29 Westminster,CA MLB 2017-2022 2013-2022
2013-  7- 225-CIN
91 Nate Pearson p Toronto Blue Jays 4 p 6-6 250 R R 1996-08-20 Oldsmar,FL MLB 2020-2021 2016-2022
2017-  1-  28-TOR
92 Brent Rooker lf-rf Minnesota Twins 7 lf-rf 6-3 225 R R 1994-11-01 Germantown,TN MLB 2020-2021 2015-2022
2017-  1-  35-MIN
93 Nick Gordon cf-ss Minnesota Twins 8 cf-ss 6-0 160 L R 1995-10-24 Avon Park,FL MLB 2021-2022 2014-2022
2014-  1-   5-MIN
94 Andres Gimenez ss-2b New York Mets 1 ss-2b 5-11 161 L R 1998-09-04 Barquisimeto,VZ MLB 2020-2022 2016-2022
2015-    UDFA-NYN
95 Wander Javier ss Minnesota Twins 2 ss 6-0 180 R R 1998-12-29 Bonao,DR A+ -- 2016-2022
2015-    UDFA-MIN
96 Wander Franco ss Tampa Bay Rays 6 ss 5-10 190 B R 2001-03-01 Bani,DR MLB 2021-2022 2018-2022
2017-    UDFA-TBA
97 Stephen Gonsalves p Minnesota Twins 4 p 6-5 190 L L 1994-07-08 San Diego,CA MLB 2018-2021 2013-2022
2013-  4- 110-MIN
98 Jesse Winker lf Cincinnati Reds 5 lf 6-3 215 L L 1993-08-17 Windermere,FL MLB 2017-2022 2012-2022
2012-  1-  49-CIN
99 Riley Pint p Colorado Rockies 3 p 6-5 225 R R 1997-09-06 Lenexa,KS AA -- 2016-2022
2016-  1-   4-COL
100 Adam Haseley cf-lf Philadelphia Phillies 5 cf-lf 6-1 190 L L 1996-04-12 Windermere,FL MLB 2019-2022 2015-2022
2017-  1-   8-PHI
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