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All Prospects rankings are compiled in late winter, prior to the MLB season. Many services re-rank players periodically as they graduate to the Majors but these adjustments are not captured.
Includes rankings from Baseball America, MLB Pipeline, FanGraphs and Baseball Prospectus. Lists are organized by MLB Top x and by Team Top x.

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year prospect source code player name prospect team pos ht wt ba th Born place
2022 MLB Pipeline PIPE Bobby Witt Kansas City Royals ss-3b 6-1 190 R R 2000-06-14 Colleyville,TX
2022 Baseball Prospectus BP Bobby Witt Kansas City Royals ss-3b 6-1 190 R R 2000-06-14 Colleyville,TX
2022 Baseball America BA Adley Rutschman Baltimore Orioles c-dh 6-2 216 B R 1998-02-06 Portland,OR
2021 MLB Pipeline PIPE Wander Franco Tampa Bay Rays ss 5-10 190 B R 2001-03-01 Bani,DR
2021 FanGraphs FG Wander Franco Tampa Bay Rays ss 5-10 190 B R 2001-03-01 Bani,DR
2021 Baseball Prospectus BP Wander Franco Tampa Bay Rays ss 5-10 190 B R 2001-03-01 Bani,DR
2021 Baseball America BA Wander Franco Tampa Bay Rays ss 5-10 190 B R 2001-03-01 Bani,DR
2020 MLB Pipeline PIPE Wander Franco Tampa Bay Rays ss 5-10 190 B R 2001-03-01 Bani,DR
2020 FanGraphs FG Wander Franco Tampa Bay Rays ss 5-10 190 B R 2001-03-01 Bani,DR
2020 Baseball Prospectus BP Wander Franco Tampa Bay Rays ss 5-10 190 B R 2001-03-01 Bani,DR
2020 Baseball America BA Wander Franco Tampa Bay Rays ss 5-10 190 B R 2001-03-01 Bani,DR
2019 MLB Pipeline PIPE Vladimir Guerrero Toronto Blue Jays 1b-dh 6-2 250 R R 1999-03-16 Montreal,QC
2019 FanGraphs FG Vladimir Guerrero Toronto Blue Jays 1b-dh 6-2 250 R R 1999-03-16 Montreal,QC
2019 Baseball Prospectus BP Vladimir Guerrero Toronto Blue Jays 1b-dh 6-2 250 R R 1999-03-16 Montreal,QC
2019 Baseball America BA Vladimir Guerrero Toronto Blue Jays 1b-dh 6-2 250 R R 1999-03-16 Montreal,QC
2018 MLB Pipeline PIPE Shohei Ohtani Los Angeles Angels dh-p 6-3 198 L R 1994-07-05 Iwate,JP
2018 FanGraphs FG Shohei Ohtani Los Angeles Angels dh-p 6-3 198 L R 1994-07-05 Iwate,JP
2018 Baseball America BA Ronald Acuna Atlanta Braves rf 6-0 205 R R 1997-12-18 La Guaira,VZ
2017 MLB Pipeline PIPE Andrew Benintendi Boston Red Sox lf 5-9 180 L L 1994-07-06 Cincinnati,OH
2017 Baseball America BA Andrew Benintendi Boston Red Sox lf 5-9 180 L L 1994-07-06 Cincinnati,OH
2016 MLB Pipeline PIPE Corey Seager Los Angeles Dodgers ss 6-4 215 L R 1994-04-27 Kannapolis,NC
2016 Baseball America BA Corey Seager Los Angeles Dodgers ss 6-4 215 L R 1994-04-27 Kannapolis,NC
2015 Baseball America BA Kris Bryant Chicago Cubs 3b-lf 6-5 230 R R 1992-01-04 Las Vegas,NV
2014 Baseball America BA Byron Buxton Minnesota Twins cf 6-2 190 R R 1993-12-18 Baxley,GA
2013 Baseball America BA Jurickson Profar Texas Rangers lf-rf 6-0 184 B R 1993-02-20 Willemstad,CC
year prospect source code player name prospect team pos ht wt ba th Born place
2012 Baseball America BA Bryce Harper Washington Nationals rf 6-3 210 L R 1992-10-16 Las Vegas,NV
2011 Baseball America BA Bryce Harper Washington Nationals rf 6-3 210 L R 1992-10-16 Las Vegas,NV
2010 Baseball America BA Jason Heyward Atlanta Braves rf 6-5 240 L L 1989-08-09 McDonough,GA
2009 Baseball America BA Matt Wieters Baltimore Orioles c 6-5 235 B R 1986-05-21 Charleston,SC
2008 Baseball America BA Jay Bruce Cincinnati Reds 1b 6-3 230 L L 1987-04-03 Beaumont,TX
2007 Baseball America BA Daisuke Matsuzaka Boston Red Sox p 6-0 185 R R 1980-09-13 Tokyo,JP
2006 Baseball America BA Delmon Young Tampa Bay Rays rf 6-2 200 R R 1985-09-14 Camarillo,CA
2005 Baseball America BA Joe Mauer Minnesota Twins c 6-4 220 L R 1983-04-19 St. Paul,MN
2004 Baseball America BA Joe Mauer Minnesota Twins c 6-4 220 L R 1983-04-19 St. Paul,MN
2003 Baseball America BA Mark Teixeira Texas Rangers 1b 6-3 225 B R 1980-04-11 Severna Park,MD
2002 Baseball America BA Josh Beckett Florida Marlins p 6-4 190 R R 1980-05-15 Spring,TX
2001 Baseball America BA Josh Hamilton Tampa Bay Rays rf 6-4 240 L L 1981-05-21 Raleigh,NC
2000 Baseball America BA Rick Ankiel St. Louis Cardinals rf-cf 6-1 210 L L 1979-07-19 Fort Pierce,FL
1999 Baseball America BA JD Drew St. Louis Cardinals rf 6-1 195 L R 1975-11-20 Valdosta,GA
1998 Baseball America BA Ben Grieve Oakland Athletics rf-lf 6-4 230 L R 1976-05-04 Arlington,TX
1997 Baseball America BA Andruw Jones Atlanta Braves lf 6-1 210 R R 1977-04-23 Willemstad,CC
1996 Baseball America BA Andruw Jones Atlanta Braves lf 6-1 210 R R 1977-04-23 Willemstad,CC
1995 Baseball America BA Alex Rodriguez Seattle Mariners 3b 6-3 195 R R 1975-07-27 New York,NY
1994 Baseball America BA Cliff Floyd Montreal Expos lf-of 6-4 240 L R 1972-12-05 Chicago,IL
1993 Baseball America BA Chipper Jones Atlanta Braves 3b 6-4 210 B R 1972-04-24 DeLand,FL
1992 Baseball America BA Brien Taylor New York Yankees p 6-3 220 L L 1971-12-26 Beaufort,NC
1991 Baseball America BA Todd Van Poppel Oakland Athletics p 6-5 210 R R 1971-12-09 Hinsdale,IL
1990 Baseball America BA Steve Avery Atlanta Braves p 6-4 205 L L 1970-04-14 Trenton,MI
48 record(s)
Team Prospects Rankings
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  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year prospect Team number 1 ranked
2022 Arizona Diamondbacks Alek Thomas (PIPE) - Corbin Carroll (BA)
2022 Atlanta Braves Michael Harris (PIPE) - Michael Harris (BA)
2022 Baltimore Orioles Adley Rutschman (BA) - Adley Rutschman (PIPE)
2022 Boston Red Sox Marcelo Mayer (BA) - Marcelo Mayer (PIPE)
2022 Chicago Cubs Brennen Davis (PIPE) - Brennen Davis (BA)
2022 Chicago White Sox Colson Montgomery (BA) - Colson Montgomery (PIPE)
2022 Cincinnati Reds Jose Barrero (BA) - Hunter Greene (PIPE)
2022 Cleveland Guardians George Valera (PIPE) - Tyler Freeman (BA)
2022 Colorado Rockies Zac Veen (BA) - Zac Veen (PIPE)
2022 Detroit Tigers Spencer Torkelson (PIPE) - Riley Greene (BA)
2022 Houston Astros Korey Lee (BA) - Jeremy Pena (PIPE)
2022 Kansas City Royals Bobby Witt (PIPE) - Bobby Witt (BA)
2022 Los Angeles Angels Reid Detmers (BA) - Reid Detmers (PIPE)
2022 Los Angeles Dodgers Diego Cartaya (PIPE) - Diego Cartaya (BA)
2022 Miami Marlins Eury Perez (BA) - Kahlil Watson (PIPE)
2022 Milwaukee Brewers Aaron Ashby (BA) - Sal Frelick (PIPE)
2022 Minnesota Twins Austin Martin (BA) - Royce Lewis (PIPE)
2022 New York Mets Francisco Alvarez (PIPE) - Francisco Alvarez (BA)
2022 New York Yankees Anthony Volpe (PIPE) - Anthony Volpe (BA)
2022 Oakland Athletics Tyler Soderstrom (BA) - Tyler Soderstrom (PIPE)
2022 Philadelphia Phillies Bryson Stott (PIPE) - Mick Abel (BA)
2022 Pittsburgh Pirates Oneil Cruz (BA) - Nick Gonzales (PIPE)
2022 San Diego Padres CJ Abrams (BA) - CJ Abrams (PIPE)
2022 San Francisco Giants Marco Luciano (PIPE) - Marco Luciano (BA)
2022 Seattle Mariners Julio Rodriguez (BA) - Julio Rodriguez (PIPE)
2022 St. Louis Cardinals Jordan Walker (PIPE) - Jordan Walker (BA)
2022 Tampa Bay Rays Shane Baz (BA) - Shane Baz (PIPE)
2022 Texas Rangers Jack Leiter (BA) - Jack Leiter (PIPE)
2022 Toronto Blue Jays Gabriel Moreno (PIPE) - Gabriel Moreno (BA)
2022 Washington Nationals Cade Cavalli (PIPE) - Keibert Ruiz (BA)
30 record(s)