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Stephen Gonsalves was the #4 prospect in 2018 Baseball America rankings.
These are the top-ranked, pre-season prospects for Baseball America for the 2018 Season. Prospects rankings are updated mid-season but TBC takes only a static view of prospects from prior to to Spring Training.

One of the quirks of the data below is that some players who are highly ranked for MLB are not ranked as top 10 for their team.


Players Listed100Major Leaguers24
#1 ProspectRonald Acuna - Atlanta Braves

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2018 Baseball America Prospect Rankings

Top Major Leaguers Has not played in MLB Active Players 1st Round Draft Picks Currently Active on this Team
MLB RankTm RankPlayer NamePosTeam NameHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)Debut
11Ronald AcunaOFAtlanta Braves6-0 180 R-R 1997-12-18 20La Guaira,Venezuela AAA2015-20182018-2018
2014-   UDFA-ATL
ActiveAtlanta Braves (MLB)2018-04-25
21Shohei OhtaniPLos Angeles Angels6-3 198 L-R 1994-07-05 23Iwate,Japan Intl2013-20182018-2018
2017-   UDFA-ANA
ActiveLos Angeles Angels (MLB)2018-03-29
31Vladimir GuerreroOFToronto Blue Jays6-1 200 R-R 1999-03-16 19Montreal,Quebec A+2016-2018-
2015-   UDFA-TOR
MinorsToronto Blue Jays (AAA)
41Eloy JimenezOFChicago White Sox6-4 205 R-R 1996-11-27 21Santo Domingo,Dom Rep AA2014-2018-
2013-   UDFA-CHN
MinorsChicago White Sox (AA)
51Victor RoblesOFWashington Nationals6-0 185 R-R 1997-05-19 21Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2014-20182017-2018
2013-   UDFA-WAS
ActiveWashington Nationals (MLB)2017-09-07
61Gleyber TorresSSNew York Yankees6-1 175 R-R 1996-12-13 21Caracas,Venezuela AAA2014-20182018-2018
2013-   UDFA-CHN
ActiveNew York Yankees (MLB)2018-04-22
71Nick SenzelIFCincinnati Reds6-1 205 R-R 1995-06-29 23Atlanta,Georgia AA2014-2018-
2016- 1-   2-CIN
DL-7Cincinnati Reds (AAA)
82Bo BichetteSSToronto Blue Jays5-11 201 R-R 1998-03-05 20Orlando,Florida A+2016-2018-
2016- 2-  66-TOR
MinorsToronto Blue Jays (AA)
91Fernando Tatis3BSan Diego Padres6-3 185 R-R 1999-01-02 19San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep AA2016-2018-
2015-   UDFA-CHA
DL-7San Diego Padres (AA)
101Forrest WhitleyPHouston Astros6-7 240 R-R 1997-09-15 20San Antonio,Texas AA2016-2018-
2016- 1-  17-HOU
Houston Astros (AA)
112Michael KopechPChicago White Sox6-3 205 R-R 1996-04-30 22Mount Pleasant,Texas AAA2014-20182018-2018
2014- 1-  33-BOS
DL-60Chicago White Sox (MLB)2018-08-21
121Mitch KellerPPittsburgh Pirates6-3 195 R-R 1996-04-04 22Cedar Rapids,Iowa AA2014-2018-
2014- 2-  64-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (AAA)
131Walker BuehlerPLos Angeles Dodgers6-2 160 R-R 1994-07-28 23Lexington,Kentucky MLB2013-20182017-2018
2015- 1-  24-LAN
ActiveLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)2017-09-07
141Brent HoneywellPTampa Bay Rays6-2 180 R-R 1995-03-31 23Carnesville,Georgia AAA2014-2017-
2014- 2-  72-TBA
MinorsTampa Bay Rays (AAA)
152Kyle TuckerOFHouston Astros6-4 190 L-R 1997-01-17 21Tampa,Florida AA2015-20182018-2018
2015- 1-   5-HOU
ActiveHouston Astros (MLB)2018-07-08
161J.P. CrawfordSSPhiladelphia Phillies6-2 180 L-R 1995-01-11 23Lakewood,California MLB2013-20182017-2018
2013- 1-  16-PHI
ActivePhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)2017-09-05
171Alex ReyesPSt. Louis Cardinals6-3 185 R-R 1994-08-29 23Elizabeth,New Jersey MLB2013-20182016-2018
2012-   UDFA-SLN
DL-60St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)2016-08-09
181Lewis BrinsonOFMilwaukee Brewers6-3 170 R-R 1994-05-08 24Tamarac,Florida MLB2012-20182017-2018
2012- 1-  29-TEX
ActiveMiami Marlins (MLB)2017-06-11
192Willy AdamesSSTampa Bay Rays6-1 180 R-R 1995-09-02 22Santiago,Dom Rep AAA2013-20182018-2018
2012-   UDFA-DET
ActiveTampa Bay Rays (MLB)2018-05-22
201Francisco MejiaCCleveland Indians5-10 175 B-R 1995-10-27 22Bani,Dom Rep MLB2013-20182017-2018
2012-   UDFA-CLE
ActiveSan Diego Padres (MLB)2017-09-01
211Austin HaysOFBaltimore Orioles6-1 195 R-R 1995-07-05 22Port Orange,Florida MLB2014-20182017-2017
2016- 3-  91-BAL
MinorsBaltimore Orioles (AA)2017-09-07
221Brendan RodgersSSColorado Rockies6-0 180 R-R 1996-08-09 21Lake Mary,Florida AA2015-2018-
2015- 1-   3-COL
MinorsColorado Rockies (AAA)
232Luiz GoharaPAtlanta Braves6-3 210 L-L 1996-07-31 21Tupa,Brazil MLB2013-20182017-2018
2012-   UDFA-SEA
DL-60Atlanta Braves (MLB)2017-09-06
241Royce LewisSSMinnesota Twins6-1 185 R-R 1999-06-05 19Aliso Viejo,California A2017-2018-
2017- 1-   1-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A+)
252Sixto SanchezPPhiladelphia Phillies5-10 160 R-R 1998-07-29 19San Cristobal,Dom Rep A+2015-2018-
2015-   UDFA-PHI
MinorsPhiladelphia Phillies (A+)
262MacKenzie GorePSan Diego Padres6-3 180 L-L 1999-02-24 19Whiteville,North Carolina RK2017-2018-
2017- 1-   3-SDN
DL-7San Diego Padres (A)
273Mike SorokaPAtlanta Braves6-4 195 R-R 1997-08-04 20Calgary,Alberta AA2015-20182018-2018
2015- 1-  28-ATL
DL-60Atlanta Braves (MLB)2018-05-01
283Michel BaezPSan Diego Padres6-8 220 R-R 1996-01-21 22Havana,Cuba A2017-2018-   MinorsSan Diego Padres (AA)
292Hunter GreenePCincinnati Reds6-3 195 R-R 1999-08-06 18Los Angeles,California RK2017-2018-
2017- 1-   2-CIN
DL-7Cincinnati Reds (A)
301A.J. PukPOakland Athletics6-6 205 L-L 1995-04-25 23Cedar Rapids,Iowa AA2014-2017-
2016- 1-   6-OAK
MinorsOakland Athletics (AA)
313Scott KingeryIF-OFPhiladelphia Phillies5-10 180 R-R 1994-04-29 24Phoenix,Arizona AAA2013-20182018-2018
2015- 2-  48-PHI
ActivePhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)2018-03-30
326Luis UriasSSSan Diego Padres5-9 160 R-R 1997-06-03 21Magdalena de Kino,Mexico AAA2014-20182018-2018   ActiveSan Diego Padres (MLB)2018-08-28
332Triston McKenziePCleveland Indians6-5 165 R-R 1997-08-02 20West Palm Beach,Florida A+2015-2018-
2015- 1-  42-CLE
MinorsCleveland Indians (AA)
344Kyle WrightP-IFAtlanta Braves6-4 200 R-R 1995-10-02 22Huntsville,Alabama A+2015-20182018-2018
2017- 1-   5-ATL
ActiveAtlanta Braves (MLB)2018-09-04
351Franklin PerezPDetroit Tigers6-3 197 R-R 1997-12-06 20Valencia,Venezuela AA2015-2018-
2014-   UDFA-HOU
DL-7Detroit Tigers (A+)
361Willie Calhoun2BTexas Rangers5-9 177 L-R 1994-11-04 23Vallejo,California MLB2014-20182017-2018
2015- 4- 132-LAN
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)2017-09-12
372Alex VerdugoOFLos Angeles Dodgers6-0 200 L-L 1996-05-15 22Tucson,Arizona MLB2014-20182017-2018
2014- 2-  62-LAN
ActiveLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)2017-09-01
382Estevan FlorialOFNew York Yankees6-1 185 L-R 1997-11-25 20Port-Au-Prince,Haiti A+2015-2018-
2014-   UDFA-NYA
MinorsNew York Yankees (A+)
393Brendan McKayPTampa Bay Rays6-2 212 L-L 1995-12-18 22Darlington,Pennsylvania A-2015-2018-
2017- 1-   4-TBA
DL-7Tampa Bay Rays (A+)
403Keibert RuizCLos Angeles Dodgers6-0 165 B-R 1998-07-20 19Valencia,Venezuela A+2015-2018-
2014-   UDFA-LAN
MinorsLos Angeles Dodgers (AA)
413Justus SheffieldPNew York Yankees5-10 196 L-L 1996-05-13 22Tullahoma,Tennessee AA2014-20182018-2018
2014- 1-  31-CLE
ActiveNew York Yankees (MLB)2018-09-19
425Ian AndersonPAtlanta Braves6-3 170 R-R 1998-05-02 20Clifton Park,New York A2016-2018-
2016- 1-   3-ATL
MinorsAtlanta Braves (AA)
432Franklin BarretoSSOakland Athletics5-9 174 R-R 1996-02-27 22Caracas,Venezuela MLB2013-20182017-2018
2012-   UDFA-TOR
ActiveOakland Athletics (MLB)2017-06-24
442Austin MeadowsOFPittsburgh Pirates6-2 195 L-L 1995-05-03 23Atlanta,Georgia AAA2013-20182018-2018
2013- 1-   9-PIT
ActiveTampa Bay Rays (MLB)2018-05-18
454Jake Bauers1BTampa Bay Rays6-1 195 L-L 1995-10-06 22Huntington Beach,California AAA2013-20182018-2018
2013- 7- 208-SDN
ActiveTampa Bay Rays (MLB)2018-06-07
462Jo AdellOFLos Angeles Angels6-2 195 R-R 1999-04-08 19Louisville,Kentucky RK2017-2018-
2017- 1-  10-ANA
MinorsLos Angeles Angels (AA)
474Keston Hiura2BMilwaukee Brewers5-11 185 R-R 1996-08-02 21Valencia,California A2015-2018-
2017- 1-   9-MIL
MinorsMilwaukee Brewers (AA)
483Taylor TrammellOFCincinnati Reds6-2 194 L-L 1997-09-13 20Powder Springs,Georgia A2016-2018-
2016- 1-  35-CIN
MinorsCincinnati Reds (A+)
495Jesus SanchezOFTampa Bay Rays6-3 210 L-R 1997-10-07 20Higuey,Dom Rep A2015-2018-
2014-   UDFA-TBA
MinorsTampa Bay Rays (AA)
502Alex FaedoPDetroit Tigers6-4 220 R-R 1995-11-12 22Tampa,Florida RK2015-2018-
2017- 1-  18-DET
MinorsDetroit Tigers (AA)
512Leody TaverasOFTexas Rangers6-1 170 B-R 1998-09-08 19Tenares,Dom Rep A2016-2018-
2015-   UDFA-TEX
MinorsTexas Rangers (A)
524Cal QuantrillPSan Diego Padres6-3 195 L-R 1995-02-10 23Port Hope,Ontario AA2014-2018-
2016- 1-   8-SDN
MinorsSan Diego Padres (AAA)
532Jack FlahertyPSt. Louis Cardinals6-4 205 R-R 1995-10-15 22North Hollywood,California MLB2014-20182017-2018
2014- 1-  34-SLN
ActiveSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)2017-09-01
546Austin Riley3BAtlanta Braves6-2 230 R-R 1997-04-02 21Southaven,Mississippi AA2015-2018-
2015- 1-  41-ATL
MinorsAtlanta Braves (AAA)
553Carson KellyCSt. Louis Cardinals6-2 200 R-R 1994-07-14 23Portland,Oregon MLB2012-20182016-2018
2012- 2-  86-SLN
ActiveSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)2016-09-05
562Juan SotoOFWashington Nationals6-1 185 L-L 1998-10-25 19Santo Domingo,Dom Rep A2016-20182018-2018
2015-   UDFA-WAS
ActiveWashington Nationals (MLB)2018-05-20
573Alec HansenPChicago White Sox6-7 235 R-R 1994-10-10 23Loveland,Colorado AA2014-2018-
2016- 2-  49-CHA
MinorsChicago White Sox (A+)
584Luis RobertOFChicago White Sox6-3 185 R-R 1997-08-03 20La Habana,Cuba RK2017-2018-   MinorsChicago White Sox (A+)
595Miguel Andujar3BNew York Yankees6-0 175 R-R 1995-03-02 23San Cristobal,Dom Rep MLB2012-20182017-2018
2011-   UDFA-NYA
ActiveNew York Yankees (MLB)2017-06-28
603Anthony AlfordOFToronto Blue Jays6-1 205 R-R 1994-07-20 23Columbia,Mississippi MLB2012-20182017-2018
2012- 3- 112-TOR
ActiveToronto Blue Jays (MLB)2017-05-19
612Brandon WoodruffPMilwaukee Brewers6-2 221 R-R 1993-02-10 25Tupelo,Mississippi MLB2012-20182017-2018
2014-11- 326-MIL
ActiveMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)2017-08-04
623Yordan AlvarezDHHouston Astros6-5 225 L-L 1997-06-27 21Las Tunas,Cuba A+2016-2018-   MinorsHouston Astros (AAA)
632Ryan McMahon3BColorado Rockies6-2 185 L-R 1994-12-14 23Yorba Linda,California MLB2013-20182017-2018
2013- 2-  42-COL
ActiveColorado Rockies (MLB)2017-08-12
643Jorge MateoSSOakland Athletics6-0 188 R-R 1995-06-23 23Santo Domingo,Dom Rep AA2012-2018-
2012-   UDFA-NYA
MinorsOakland Athletics (AAA)
657Kolby AllardPAtlanta Braves6-1 175 L-L 1997-08-13 20San Clemente,California AA2015-20182018-2018
2015- 1-  14-ATL
ActiveAtlanta Braves (MLB)2018-07-31
665Adrian MorejonPSan Diego Padres6-0 165 L-L 1999-02-27 19Havana,Cuba A2017-2018-
2016-   UDFA-SDN
DL-7San Diego Padres (A+)
671Kyle LewisOFSeattle Mariners6-4 195 R-R 1995-07-13 22Snellville,Georgia A+2014-2018-
2016- 1-  11-SEA
MinorsSeattle Mariners (AA)
683Chance SiscoCBaltimore Orioles6-2 193 L-R 1995-02-24 23Corona,California MLB2013-20182017-2018
2013- 2-  61-BAL
ActiveBaltimore Orioles (MLB)2017-09-02
694Mitchell WhitePLos Angeles Dodgers6-4 205 R-R 1994-12-28 23San Jose,California AA2015-2018-
2016- 2-  65-LAN
MinorsLos Angeles Dodgers (AA)
704Sandy AlcantaraPMiami Marlins6-4 170 R-R 1995-09-07 22San Juan De La Maguana,Dom Rep MLB2014-20182017-2018
2013-   UDFA-SLN
ActiveMiami Marlins (MLB)2017-09-03
712Ryan MountcastleSSBaltimore Orioles6-3 195 R-R 1997-02-18 21Winter Springs,Florida AA2015-2018-
2015- 1-  36-BAL
MinorsBaltimore Orioles (AA)
728Max FriedPAtlanta Braves6-4 170 L-L 1994-01-18 24Van Nuys,California MLB2012-20182017-2018
2012- 1-   7-SDN
ActiveAtlanta Braves (MLB)2017-08-08
731Jon DuplantierPArizona Diamondbacks6-4 210 L-R 1994-07-11 23Newark,Delaware A+2014-2018-
2016- 3-  89-ARI
MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (Rk)
743Corbin BurnesPMilwaukee Brewers6-2 185 R-R 1994-10-22 23Bakersfield,California AAA2014-20182018-2018
2016- 4- 111-MIL
ActiveMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)2018-07-10
755Monte HarrisonOFMilwaukee Brewers6-3 200 R-R 1995-08-10 22Lees Summit,Missouri A+2014-2018-
2014- 2-  50-MIL
MinorsMiami Marlins (AA)
764J.B. BukauskasPHouston Astros6-0 196 R-R 1996-10-11 21Ashburn,Virginia A-2015-2018-
2017- 1-  15-HOU
MinorsHouston Astros (AA)
776Albert AbreuPNew York Yankees6-2 175 R-R 1995-09-26 22Guayubin,Dom Rep A+2014-2018-
2013-   UDFA-HOU
DL-7New York Yankees (A+)
783Matt ManningPDetroit Tigers6-3 185 R-R 1998-01-28 20Elk Grove,California A2016-2018-
2016- 1-   9-DET
MinorsDetroit Tigers (AA)
791Heliot RamosOFSan Francisco Giants6-1 188 R-R 1999-09-07 18Maunabo,Puerto Rico RK2017-2018-
2017- 1-  19-SFN
MinorsSan Francisco Giants (A)
807Brett PhillipsOFMilwaukee Brewers6-0 175 L-R 1994-05-30 24Seminole,Florida MLB2012-20182017-2018
2012- 6- 189-HOU
MinorsKansas City Royals (MLB)2017-06-05
814Chance AdamsPNew York Yankees6-0 205 R-R 1994-08-10 23Scottsdale,Arizona AAA2013-20182018-2018
2015- 5- 153-NYA
ActiveNew York Yankees (MLB)2018-08-04
825Dane DunningPChicago White Sox6-3 190 R-R 1994-12-20 23Orange Park,Florida A+2013-2018-
2016- 1-  29-WAS
DL-7Chicago White Sox (AA)
831Jay GroomePBoston Red Sox6-5 200 L-L 1998-08-23 19Barnegat,New Jersey A2016-2017-
2016- 1-  12-BOS
MinorsBoston Red Sox (A)
844Adonis MedinaPPhiladelphia Phillies6-1 185 R-R 1996-12-18 21Santo Domingo,Dom Rep A2014-2018-
2014-   UDFA-PHI
MinorsPhiladelphia Phillies (A+)
852Michael ChavisSSBoston Red Sox5-10 190 R-R 1995-08-11 22Marietta,Georgia AA2014-2018-
2014- 1-  26-BOS
MinorsBoston Red Sox (AAA)
865Tyler O'NeillOFSt. Louis Cardinals5-11 205 R-R 1995-06-22 23Maple Ridge,BC AAA2013-20182018-2018
2013- 3-  85-SEA
ActiveSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)2018-04-19
877Jorge GuzmanPMiami Marlins6-2 182 R-R 1996-01-28 22Las Matas De Santa Cruz,Dom Rep A-2015-2018-   MinorsMiami Marlins (A+)
884Dustin FowlerOFOakland Athletics6-0 185 L-L 1994-12-29 23Dublin,Georgia MLB2013-20182017-2018
2013-18- 554-NYA
ActiveOakland Athletics (MLB)2017-06-29
893Jahmai JonesOFLos Angeles Angels5-11 210 R-R 1997-08-04 20Norcross,Georgia A+2015-2018-
2015- 2-  70-ANA
MinorsLos Angeles Angels (AA)
904Tyler MahlePCincinnati Reds6-2 175 R-R 1994-09-29 23Westminster,California MLB2013-20182017-2018
2013- 7- 225-CIN
ActiveCincinnati Reds (MLB)2017-08-27
914Nate PearsonPToronto Blue Jays6-6 245 R-R 1996-08-20 21Oldsmar,Florida A-2016-2018-
2017- 1-  28-TOR
DL-7Toronto Blue Jays (A+)
927Brent RookerOFMinnesota Twins6-3 210 R-R 1994-11-01 23Germantown,Tennessee A+2015-2018-
2017- 1-  35-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (AA)
938Nick GordonSSMinnesota Twins6-2 175 L-R 1995-10-24 22Avon Park,Florida AA2014-2018-
2014- 1-   5-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (AAA)
941Andres GimenezSSNew York Mets5-11 165 L-R 1998-09-04 19Barquisimeto,Venezuela A2016-2018-
2015-   UDFA-NYN
MinorsNew York Mets (AA)
952Wander JavierSSMinnesota Twins6-0 180 R-R 1998-12-29 19Bonao,Dom Rep RK2016-2017-
2015-   UDFA-MIN
Minnesota Twins (Rk)
966Wander FrancoSSTampa Bay Rays5-10 190 B-R 2001-03-01 17- 2018-2018-   MinorsTampa Bay Rays (Rk)
974Stephen GonsalvesPMinnesota Twins6-5 190 L-L 1994-07-08 23San Diego,California AAA2013-20182018-2018
2013- 4- 110-MIN
ActiveMinnesota Twins (MLB)2018-08-20
985Jesse WinkerOFCincinnati Reds6-3 200 L-L 1993-08-17 24Windermere,Florida MLB2012-20182017-2018
2012- 1-  49-CIN
DL-60Cincinnati Reds (MLB)2017-04-14
993Riley PintPColorado Rockies6-4 195 R-R 1997-09-06 20Lenexa,Kansas A2016-2018-
2016- 1-   4-COL
MinorsColorado Rockies (A-)
1005Adam HaseleyOFPhiladelphia Phillies6-1 195 L-L 1996-04-12 22Windermere,Florida A2015-2018-
2017- 1-   8-PHI
RestrictedPhiladelphia Phillies (AA)