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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 Andrew Benintendi lf Boston Red Sox 1 lf 5-9 180 L L 1994-07-06 Cincinnati,OH MLB 2016-2022 2014-2022
2015-  1-   7-BOS
2 Yoan Moncada 3b Chicago White Sox 2 3b 6-2 225 B R 1995-05-27 Abreus,CU MLB 2016-2022 2015-2022
2015-    UDFA-BOS
3 Dansby Swanson ss Atlanta Braves 1 ss 6-1 190 R R 1994-02-11 Marietta,GA MLB 2016-2022 2013-2022
2015-  1-   1-ARI
4 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
5 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
6 Austin Meadows lf-dh Pittsburgh Pirates 1 lf-dh 6-3 225 L L 1995-05-03 Atlanta,GA MLB 2018-2022 2013-2022
2013-  1-   9-PIT
7 Cody Bellinger cf Los Angeles Dodgers 1 cf 6-4 203 L L 1995-07-13 Chandler,AZ MLB 2017-2022 2013-2022
2013-  4- 124-LAN
8 Amed Rosario ss New York Mets 1 ss 6-2 190 R R 1995-11-20 Santo Domingo,DR MLB 2017-2022 2013-2022
2012-    UDFA-NYN
9 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
10 Willy Adames ss Tampa Bay Rays 1 ss 6-0 210 R R 1995-09-02 Santiago,DR MLB 2018-2022 2013-2022
2012-    UDFA-DET
11 Ozzie Albies 2b Atlanta Braves 2 2b 5-8 165 B R 1997-01-07 Willemstad,CC MLB 2017-2022 2014-2022
2013-    UDFA-ATL
12 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
13 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
14 Eloy Jimenez lf-dh Chicago Cubs 1 lf-dh 6-4 235 R R 1996-11-27 Santo Domingo,DR MLB 2019-2022 2014-2022
2013-    UDFA-CHN
15 Francis Martes p Houston Astros 1 p 6-0 170 R R 1995-11-24 Cotui,DR MLB 2017-2017 2013-2021
2012-    UDFA-MIA
16 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
17 Mickey Moniak cf-lf Philadelphia Phillies 2 cf-lf 6-2 195 L R 1998-05-13 Encinitas,CA MLB 2020-2021 2016-2022
2016-  1-   1-PHI
18 Rafael Devers 3b Boston Red Sox 3 3b 6-0 240 L R 1996-10-24 Sanchez,DR MLB 2017-2022 2014-2022
2013-    UDFA-BOS
19 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
20 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
21 Anderson Espinoza p San Diego Padres 1 p 6-0 190 R R 1998-03-09 Caracas,VZ AA -- 2015-2022
2014-    UDFA-BOS
22 Mitch Keller p Pittsburgh Pirates 2 p 6-2 205 R R 1996-04-04 Cedar Rapids,IA MLB 2019-2022 2014-2022
2014-  2-  64-PIT
23 Tyler Glasnow p Pittsburgh Pirates 3 p 6-8 225 L R 1993-08-23 Newhall,CA MLB 2016-2021 2012-2021
2011-  5- 152-PIT
24 Manuel Margot rf-cf San Diego Padres 2 rf-cf 5-11 180 R R 1994-09-28 San Cristobal,DR MLB 2016-2022 2012-2022
2011-    UDFA-BOS
25 Lucas Giolito p Chicago White Sox -- p 6-6 245 R R 1994-07-14 Santa Monica,CA MLB 2016-2022 2012-2022
2012-  1-  16-WAS
rank player name pos prospect Team tm rk pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info
26 Yadier Alvarez p Los Angeles Dodgers 2 p 6-3 175 R R 1996-03-07 Matanzas,CU AAA -- 2016-2022
2015-    UDFA-LAN
27 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
28 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
29 Jose De Leon p Tampa Bay Rays 3 p 6-2 215 R R 1992-08-07 Isabela,PR MLB 2016-2021 2011-2021
2013- 24- 724-LAN
30 Brent Honeywell p Tampa Bay Rays 2 p 6-2 195 R R 1995-03-31 Carnesville,GA MLB 2021-2021 2014-2021
2014-  2-  72-TBA
31 Reynaldo Lopez p Chicago White Sox -- p 6-1 220 R R 1994-01-04 San Pedro de Macoris,DR MLB 2016-2022 2012-2022
2012-    UDFA-WAS
32 Michael Kopech p Chicago White Sox 4 p 6-3 205 R R 1996-04-30 Mount Pleasant,TX MLB 2018-2022 2014-2022
2014-  1-  33-BOS
33 Josh Hader p Milwaukee Brewers 2 p 6-3 180 L L 1994-04-07 Millersville,MD MLB 2017-2022 2012-2022
2012- 19- 582-BAL
34 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
35 Josh Bell 1b Pittsburgh Pirates 4 1b 6-4 250 B R 1992-08-14 Irving,TX MLB 2016-2022 2012-2022
2011-  2-  61-PIT
36 Jeff Hoffman p Colorado Rockies 3 p 6-5 215 R R 1993-01-08 Latham,NY MLB 2016-2022 2012-2022
2014-  1-   9-TOR
37 Kolby Allard p Atlanta Braves 3 p 6-1 195 L L 1997-08-13 San Clemente,CA MLB 2018-2022 2015-2022
2015-  1-  14-ATL
38 Tyler O'Neill lf Seattle Mariners 2 lf 5-11 200 R R 1995-06-22 Maple Ridge,BC MLB 2018-2022 2013-2022
2013-  3-  85-SEA
39 Clint Frazier lf-rf New York Yankees 2 lf-rf 5-11 212 R R 1994-09-06 Loganville,GA MLB 2017-2022 2013-2022
2013-  1-   5-CLE
40 Franklin Barreto ss Oakland Athletics 1 ss 5-9 174 R R 1996-02-27 Caracas,VZ MLB 2017-2020 2013-2022
2012-    UDFA-TOR
41 Jorge Alfaro c-lf Philadelphia Phillies 3 c-lf 6-3 230 R R 1993-06-11 Sincelejo,CB MLB 2016-2022 2010-2022
2010-    UDFA-TEX
42 Corey Ray cf Milwaukee Brewers 4 cf 6-0 196 L L 1994-09-22 Chicago,IL MLB 2021-2021 2014-2022
2016-  1-   5-MIL
43 Jay Groome p Boston Red Sox 5 p 6-5 200 L L 1998-08-23 Barnegat,NJ AA -- 2016-2022
2016-  1-  12-BOS
44 Hunter Renfroe rf San Diego Padres 3 rf 6-1 230 R R 1992-01-28 Jackson,MS MLB 2016-2022 2011-2022
2013-  1-  13-SDN
45 Blake Rutherford lf-cf New York Yankees 3 lf-cf 6-3 210 L R 1997-05-02 Simi Valley,CA AAA -- 2016-2022
2016-  1-  18-NYA
46 Riley Pint p Colorado Rockies 2 p 6-5 225 R R 1997-09-06 Lenexa,KS AA -- 2016-2022
2016-  1-   4-COL
47 Leody Taveras cf Texas Rangers 1 cf 6-2 195 B R 1998-09-08 Tenares,DR MLB 2020-2021 2016-2022
2015-    UDFA-TEX
48 Mike Soroka p Atlanta Braves 4 p 6-5 225 R R 1997-08-04 Calgary,AB MLB 2018-2020 2015-2020
2015-  1-  28-ATL
49 Raimel Tapia lf Colorado Rockies 4 lf 6-3 175 L L 1994-02-04 San Pedro de Macoris,DR MLB 2016-2022 2011-2022
2010-    UDFA-COL
50 Luke Weaver p St. Louis Cardinals 2 p 6-2 183 R R 1993-08-21 DeLand,FL MLB 2016-2022 2012-2022
2014-  1-  27-SLN
rank player name pos prospect Team tm rk pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info
51 David Paulino p Houston Astros 3 p 6-5 180 R R 1994-02-06 Nizao,DR MLB 2016-2021 2011-2021
2010-    UDFA-DET
52 Erick Fedde p Washington Nationals 2 p 6-4 200 R R 1993-02-25 Las Vegas,NV MLB 2017-2022 2012-2022
2014-  1-  18-WAS
53 German Marquez p Colorado Rockies 5 p 6-1 230 R R 1995-02-22 San Felix,VZ MLB 2016-2022 2013-2022
2011-    UDFA-TBA
54 Franklin Perez p Houston Astros 4 p 6-3 197 R R 1997-12-06 Valencia,VZ AA -- 2015-2019
2014-    UDFA-HOU
55 Kevin Newman ss Pittsburgh Pirates 5 ss 6-0 200 R R 1993-08-04 Poway,CA MLB 2018-2022 2013-2022
2015-  1-  19-PIT
56 Zack Collins c Chicago White Sox 1 c 6-3 230 L R 1995-02-06 Pembroke Pines,FL MLB 2019-2022 2014-2022
2016-  1-  10-CHA
57 Chance Sisco c San Diego Padres 1 c 6-2 195 L R 1995-02-24 Corona,CA MLB 2017-2021 2013-2022
2013-  2-  61-BAL
58 Alex Verdugo lf-cf Los Angeles Dodgers 4 lf-cf 6-0 192 L L 1996-05-15 Tucson,AZ MLB 2017-2022 2014-2022
2014-  2-  62-LAN
59 Anthony Alford lf-cf Toronto Blue Jays 2 lf-cf 6-1 210 R R 1994-07-20 Columbia,MS MLB 2017-2022 2012-2022
2012-  3- 112-TOR
60 Nick Gordon cf-ss Minnesota Twins 1 cf-ss 6-0 160 L R 1995-10-24 Avon Park,FL MLB 2021-2022 2014-2022
2014-  1-   5-MIN
61 Matt Manning p Detroit Tigers 1 p 6-3 185 R R 1998-01-28 Elk Grove,CA MLB 2021-2022 2016-2022
2016-  1-   9-DET
62 Bradley Zimmer cf-rf Cleveland Indians 2 cf-rf 6-5 220 L R 1992-11-27 La Jolla,CA MLB 2017-2022 2012-2022
2014-  1-  21-CLE
63 Ian Happ lf-cf Chicago Cubs 2 lf-cf 6-0 205 B R 1994-08-12 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 2017-2022 2013-2022
2015-  1-   9-CHN
64 Albert Almora cf Chicago Cubs 3 cf 6-2 190 R R 1994-04-16 Hialeah,FL MLB 2016-2022 2012-2022
2012-  1-   6-CHN
65 Carson Kelly c St. Louis Cardinals 4 c 6-2 212 R R 1994-07-14 Portland,OR MLB 2016-2022 2012-2022
2012-  2-  86-SLN
66 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
67 Ronald Acuna rf Atlanta Braves 6 rf 6-0 205 R R 1997-12-18 La Guaira,VZ MLB 2018-2022 2015-2022
2014-    UDFA-ATL
68 Triston McKenzie p Cleveland Indians 3 p 6-5 165 R R 1997-08-02 West Palm Beach,FL MLB 2020-2022 2015-2022
2015-  1-  42-CLE
69 Cody Reed p Cincinnati Reds 2 p 6-5 230 L L 1993-04-15 Horn Lake,MS MLB 2016-2021 2012-2021
2013-  2-  46-KCA
70 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
71 Dominic Smith lf New York Mets 2 lf 6-0 239 L L 1995-06-15 Los Angeles,CA MLB 2017-2022 2013-2022
2013-  1-  11-NYN
72 AJ Reed 1b Houston Astros 5 1b 6-4 230 L L 1993-05-10 Terre Haute,IN MLB 2016-2019 2012-2019
2014-  2-  42-HOU
73 Lourdes Gurriel lf Toronto Blue Jays -- lf 6-4 215 R R 1993-10-19 Sancti Spiritus,CU MLB 2018-2022 2017-2022
2016-    UDFA-TOR
74 Casey Gillaspie 1b Tampa Bay Rays 3 1b 6-4 230 B L 1993-01-25 Milwaukee,WI AAA -- 2012-2021
2014-  1-  20-TBA
75 Sean Reid-Foley p Toronto Blue Jays 3 p 6-3 230 R R 1995-08-30 Jacksonville,FL MLB 2018-2022 2014-2022
2014-  2-  49-TOR
rank player name pos prospect Team tm rk pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info
76 Braxton Garrett p Miami Marlins 1 p 6-2 202 B L 1997-08-05 Foley,AL MLB 2020-2021 2017-2022
2016-  1-   7-MIA
77 Kevin Maitan 3b-2b Atlanta Braves 7 3b-2b 6-2 190 B R 2000-02-12 Puerto Cabello,VZ AA -- 2017-2022
2016-    UDFA-ATL
78 Sean Newcomb p Atlanta Braves 8 p 6-5 255 L L 1993-06-12 Brockton,MA MLB 2017-2022 2013-2022
2014-  1-  15-ANA
79 Luis Ortiz p Milwaukee Brewers 3 p 6-3 230 R R 1995-09-22 Sanger,CA MLB 2018-2019 2014-2022
2014-  1-  30-TEX
80 Sixto Sanchez p Philadelphia Phillies 5 p 6-0 234 R R 1998-07-29 San Cristobal,DR MLB 2020-2020 2015-2020
2015-    UDFA-PHI
81 Amir Garrett p Cincinnati Reds 3 p 6-5 239 R L 1992-05-03 Henderson,NV MLB 2017-2022 2012-2022
2011- 22- 685-CIN
82 Brandon Woodruff p Milwaukee Brewers 7 p 6-4 243 R R 1993-02-10 Tupelo,MS MLB 2017-2022 2012-2022
2014- 11- 326-MIL
83 AJ Puk p Oakland Athletics 2 p 6-7 248 L L 1995-04-25 Cedar Rapids,IA MLB 2019-2022 2014-2022
2016-  1-   6-OAK
84 Jharel Cotton p Oakland Athletics 4 p 6-0 180 R R 1992-01-19 St. Thomas,VG MLB 2016-2022 2010-2022
2012- 20- 626-LAN
85 Jorge Mateo ss-2b New York Yankees 4 ss-2b 6-0 182 R R 1995-06-23 Santo Domingo,DR MLB 2020-2022 2012-2022
2012-    UDFA-NYA
86 Delvin Perez ss St. Louis Cardinals 3 ss 6-3 165 R R 1998-11-24 San Juan,PR AA -- 2016-2022
2016-  1-  23-SLN
87 James Kaprielian p New York Yankees 5 p 6-3 225 R R 1994-03-02 Laguna Hills,CA MLB 2020-2022 2013-2022
2015-  1-  16-NYA
88 Anthony Banda p Arizona Diamondbacks 1 p 6-2 230 L L 1993-08-10 Sinton,TX MLB 2017-2022 2012-2022
2012- 10- 335-MIL
89 Tyler Beede p San Francisco Giants 1 p 6-2 216 R R 1993-05-23 Auburn,MA MLB 2018-2022 2012-2022
2014-  1-  14-SFN
90 Aaron Judge rf-cf New York Yankees 6 rf-cf 6-7 282 R R 1992-04-26 Sacramento,CA MLB 2016-2022 2011-2022
2013-  1-  32-NYA
91 Justus Sheffield p New York Yankees 7 p 5-10 195 L L 1996-05-13 Tullahoma,TN MLB 2018-2022 2014-2022
2014-  1-  31-CLE
92 Willie Calhoun lf-dh Los Angeles Dodgers 5 lf-dh 5-8 200 L R 1994-11-04 Vallejo,CA MLB 2017-2022 2014-2022
2015-  4- 132-LAN
93 Isan Diaz 3b-2b Milwaukee Brewers 5 3b-2b 5-11 201 L R 1996-05-27 Springfield,MA MLB 2019-2021 2014-2022
2014-  2-  70-ARI
94 Matt Chapman 3b Oakland Athletics 3 3b 6-0 215 R R 1993-04-28 Victorville,CA MLB 2017-2022 2012-2022
2014-  1-  25-OAK
95 Rowdy Tellez 1b-dh Toronto Blue Jays 6 1b-dh 6-4 255 L L 1995-03-16 Elk Grove,CA MLB 2018-2022 2013-2022
2013- 30- 895-TOR
96 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
97 Dylan Cease p Chicago Cubs 4 p 6-2 200 R R 1995-12-28 Milton,GA MLB 2019-2022 2015-2022
2014-  6- 169-CHN
98 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
99 Stephen Gonsalves p Minnesota Twins 2 p 6-5 190 L L 1994-07-08 San Diego,CA MLB 2018-2021 2013-2022
2013-  4- 110-MIN
100 Justin Dunn p New York Mets 3 p 6-2 185 R R 1995-09-22 Freeport,NY MLB 2019-2021 2014-2021
2016-  1-  19-NYN
100 record(s)