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MacKenzie Gore was the #33 prospect in 2018 Fangraphs rankings.
These are the top-ranked, pre-season prospects for Fangraphs 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 Leaguers38
#1 ProspectShohei Ohtani - Los Angeles Angels

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2018 Fangraphs 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
1-Shohei OhtaniPLos Angeles Angels6-3 198 L-R 1994-07-05 23Iwate,Japan MLB2013-20192018-2019
2017-   UDFA-ANA
ActiveLos Angeles Angels (MLB)2018-03-29
2-Ronald AcunaOFAtlanta Braves6-0 180 R-R 1997-12-18 20La Guaira,Venezuela MLB2015-20192018-2019
2014-   UDFA-ATL
ActiveAtlanta Braves (MLB)2018-04-25
3-Vladimir GuerreroOFToronto Blue Jays6-1 200 R-R 1999-03-16 19Montreal,Quebec AAA2016-20192019-2019
2015-   UDFA-TOR
ActiveToronto Blue Jays (MLB)
4-Victor RoblesOFWashington Nationals6-0 185 R-R 1997-05-19 21Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2014-20192017-2019
2013-   UDFA-WAS
ActiveWashington Nationals (MLB)2017-09-07
5-Fernando Tatis3BSan Diego Padres6-3 185 R-R 1999-01-02 19San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep AA2016-20192019-2019
2015-   UDFA-CHA
DL-10San Diego Padres (AA)
6-Eloy JimenezOFChicago White Sox6-4 205 R-R 1996-11-27 21Santo Domingo,Dom Rep AAA2014-20192019-2019
2013-   UDFA-CHN
ActiveChicago White Sox (MLB)
7-Nick SenzelIFCincinnati Reds6-1 205 R-R 1995-06-29 23Atlanta,Georgia AAA2014-20192019-2019
2016- 1-   2-CIN
ActiveCincinnati Reds (MLB)
8-Forrest WhitleyPHouston Astros6-7 240 R-R 1997-09-15 20San Antonio,Texas AA2016-2019-
2016- 1-  17-HOU
MinorsTexas Rangers (AAA)
9-Bo BichetteSSToronto Blue Jays5-11 201 R-R 1998-03-05 20Orlando,Florida AA2016-2019-
2016- 2-  66-TOR
DL-7Toronto Blue Jays (AAA)
10-Kyle TuckerOFHouston Astros6-4 190 L-R 1997-01-17 21Tampa,Florida MLB2015-20192018-2018
2015- 1-   5-HOU
MinorsHouston Astros (AAA)2018-07-08
11-Willy AdamesSSTampa Bay Rays6-1 180 R-R 1995-09-02 22Santiago,Dom Rep MLB2013-20192018-2019
2012-   UDFA-DET
ActiveTampa Bay Rays (MLB)2018-05-22
12-Gleyber TorresSSNew York Yankees6-1 175 R-R 1996-12-13 21Caracas,Venezuela MLB2014-20192018-2019
2013-   UDFA-CHN
ActiveNew York Yankees (MLB)2018-04-22
13-Lewis BrinsonOFMiami Marlins6-3 170 R-R 1994-05-08 24Tamarac,Florida MLB2012-20192017-2019
2012- 1-  29-TEX
MinorsMiami Marlins (AAA)2017-06-11
14-Miguel Andujar3BNew York Yankees6-0 175 R-R 1995-03-02 23San Cristobal,Dom Rep MLB2012-20192017-2019
2011-   UDFA-NYA
DL-60New York Yankees (MLB)2017-06-28
15-Brent HoneywellPTampa Bay Rays6-2 180 R-R 1995-03-31 23Carnesville,Georgia AAA2014-2017-
2014- 2-  72-TBA
MinorsTampa Bay Rays (AAA)
16-Alex ReyesPSt. Louis Cardinals6-3 185 R-R 1994-08-29 23Elizabeth,New Jersey MLB2013-20192016-2019
2012-   UDFA-SLN
MinorsSt. Louis Cardinals (AAA)2016-08-09
17-Francisco MejiaCCleveland Indians5-10 175 B-R 1995-10-27 22Bani,Dom Rep MLB2013-20192017-2019
2012-   UDFA-CLE
DL-7San Diego Padres (AAA)2017-09-01
18-Brendan RodgersSSColorado Rockies6-0 180 R-R 1996-08-09 21Lake Mary,Florida AAA2015-20192019-2019
2015- 1-   3-COL
ActiveColorado Rockies (MLB)
19-Sixto SanchezPPhiladelphia Phillies5-10 160 R-R 1998-07-29 19San Cristobal,Dom Rep A+2015-2019-
2015-   UDFA-PHI
MinorsMiami Marlins (AA)
20-Michael KopechPChicago White Sox6-3 205 R-R 1996-04-30 22Mount Pleasant,Texas MLB2014-20182018-2018
2014- 1-  33-BOS
DL-60Chicago White Sox (MLB)2018-08-21
21-Luis RobertOFChicago White Sox6-3 185 R-R 1997-08-03 20La Habana,Cuba A+2017-2019-   MinorsChicago White Sox (AA)
22-Brendan McKayPTampa Bay Rays6-2 212 L-L 1995-12-18 22Darlington,Pennsylvania A+2015-2019-
2017- 1-   4-TBA
MinorsTampa Bay Rays (AAA)
23-Mitch KellerPPittsburgh Pirates6-3 195 R-R 1996-04-04 22Cedar Rapids,Iowa AAA2014-2019-
2014- 2-  64-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (AAA)
24-Keston Hiura2BMilwaukee Brewers5-11 185 R-R 1996-08-02 21Valencia,California AA2015-20192019-2019
2017- 1-   9-MIL
ActiveMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)
25-Scott KingeryIF-OFPhiladelphia Phillies5-10 180 R-R 1994-04-29 24Phoenix,Arizona MLB2013-20192018-2019
2015- 2-  48-PHI
ActivePhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)2018-03-30
26-Kyle WrightPAtlanta Braves6-4 200 R-R 1995-10-02 22Huntsville,Alabama MLB2015-20192018-2019
2017- 1-   5-ATL
ActiveAtlanta Braves (MLB)2018-09-04
27-Walker BuehlerPLos Angeles Dodgers6-2 160 R-R 1994-07-28 23Lexington,Kentucky MLB2013-20192017-2019
2015- 1-  24-LAN
ActiveLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)2017-09-07
28-Luis UriasSSSan Diego Padres5-9 160 R-R 1997-06-03 21Magdalena de Kino,Mexico MLB2014-20192018-2019   MinorsSan Diego Padres (AAA)2018-08-28
29-JP CrawfordSSPhiladelphia Phillies6-2 180 L-R 1995-01-11 23Lakewood,California MLB2013-20192017-2019
2013- 1-  16-PHI
ActiveSeattle Mariners (MLB)2017-09-05
30-AJ PukPOakland Athletics6-6 205 L-L 1995-04-25 23Cedar Rapids,Iowa AA2014-2017-
2016- 1-   6-OAK
MinorsOakland Athletics (AA)
31-Luiz GoharaPAtlanta Braves6-3 210 L-L 1996-07-31 21Tupa,Brazil MLB2013-20182017-2018
2012-   UDFA-SEA
MinorsAtlanta Braves (AAA)2017-09-06
32-Franklin BarretoSSOakland Athletics5-9 174 R-R 1996-02-27 22Caracas,Venezuela MLB2013-20192017-2019
2012-   UDFA-TOR
MinorsOakland Athletics (AAA)2017-06-24
33-MacKenzie GorePSan Diego Padres6-3 180 L-L 1999-02-24 19Whiteville,North Carolina A2017-2019-
2017- 1-   3-SDN
MinorsSan Diego Padres (A+)
34-Mike SorokaPAtlanta Braves6-5 225 R-R 1997-08-04 20Calgary,Alberta MLB2015-20192018-2019
2015- 1-  28-ATL
ActiveAtlanta Braves (MLB)2018-05-01
35-Corbin BurnesPMilwaukee Brewers6-2 185 R-R 1994-10-22 23Bakersfield,California MLB2014-20192018-2019
2016- 4- 111-MIL
ActiveMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)2018-07-10
36-Anthony AlfordOFToronto Blue Jays6-1 205 R-R 1994-07-20 23Columbia,Mississippi MLB2012-20192017-2019
2012- 3- 112-TOR
MinorsToronto Blue Jays (AAA)2017-05-19
37-Cristian PacheOFAtlanta Braves6-2 185 R-R 1998-11-19 19Santo Domingo,Dom Rep AA2016-2019-
2015-   UDFA-ATL
MinorsAtlanta Braves (AA)
38-Royce LewisSSMinnesota Twins6-1 185 R-R 1999-06-05 19Aliso Viejo,California A+2017-2019-
2017- 1-   1-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A+)
39-Justus SheffieldPNew York Yankees5-10 196 L-L 1996-05-13 22Tullahoma,Tennessee MLB2014-20192018-2019
2014- 1-  31-CLE
MinorsSeattle Mariners (AAA)2018-09-19
40-Carter KieboomSSWashington Nationals6-2 190 R-R 1997-09-03 20Marietta,Georgia AA2016-20192019-2019
2016- 1-  28-WAS
MinorsWashington Nationals (AAA)
41-Michel BaezPSan Diego Padres6-8 220 R-R 1996-01-21 22Havana,Cuba AA2017-2019-   MinorsSan Diego Padres (AA)
42-Hunter GreenePCincinnati Reds6-3 195 R-R 1999-08-06 18Los Angeles,California A2017-2018-
2017- 1-   2-CIN
DL-7Cincinnati Reds (A+)
43-Jake Bauers1BTampa Bay Rays6-1 195 L-L 1995-10-06 22Huntington Beach,California MLB2013-20192018-2019
2013- 7- 208-SDN
ActiveCleveland Indians (MLB)2018-06-07
44-Yordan AlvarezDHHouston Astros6-5 225 L-L 1997-06-27 21Las Tunas,Cuba AAA2016-2019-   MinorsHouston Astros (AAA)
45-Ian AndersonPAtlanta Braves6-3 170 R-R 1998-05-02 20Clifton Park,New York AA2016-2019-
2016- 1-   3-ATL
MinorsAtlanta Braves (AA)
46-Willie Calhoun2BTexas Rangers5-9 177 L-R 1994-11-04 23Vallejo,California MLB2014-20192017-2019
2015- 4- 132-LAN
DL-10Texas Rangers (MLB)2017-09-12
47-Austin MeadowsOFPittsburgh Pirates6-2 195 L-L 1995-05-03 23Atlanta,Georgia MLB2013-20192018-2019
2013- 1-   9-PIT
ActiveTampa Bay Rays (MLB)2018-05-18
48-Alex VerdugoOFLos Angeles Dodgers6-0 200 L-L 1996-05-15 22Tucson,Arizona MLB2014-20192017-2019
2014- 2-  62-LAN
ActiveLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)2017-09-01
49-Jesus SanchezOFTampa Bay Rays6-3 210 L-R 1997-10-07 20Higuey,Dom Rep AA2015-2019-
2014-   UDFA-TBA
MinorsTampa Bay Rays (AAA)
50-Juan SotoOFWashington Nationals6-1 185 L-L 1998-10-25 19Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2016-20192018-2019
2015-   UDFA-WAS
ActiveWashington Nationals (MLB)2018-05-20
51-Triston McKenziePCleveland Indians6-5 165 R-R 1997-08-02 20West Palm Beach,Florida AA2015-2018-
2015- 1-  42-CLE
MinorsCleveland Indians (AA)
52-Monte HarrisonOFMiami Marlins6-3 200 R-R 1995-08-10 22Lees Summit,Missouri AA2014-2019-
2014- 2-  50-MIL
MinorsMiami Marlins (AAA)
53-Colin Moran3BPittsburgh Pirates6-3 180 L-R 1992-10-01 25Port Chester,New York MLB2011-20192016-2019
2013- 1-   6-MIA
ActivePittsburgh Pirates (MLB)2016-05-18
54-Yadier AlvarezPLos Angeles Dodgers6-3 175 R-R 1996-03-07 22Matanzas,Cuba AA2016-2019-
2015-   UDFA-LAN
MinorsLos Angeles Dodgers (AAA)
55-Austin Riley3BAtlanta Braves6-2 230 R-R 1997-04-02 21Southaven,Mississippi AAA2015-20192019-2019
2015- 1-  41-ATL
ActiveAtlanta Braves (MLB)
56-Ke'Bryan Hayes3BPittsburgh Pirates6-1 210 R-R 1997-01-28 21Spring,Texas AA2015-2019-
2015- 1-  32-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (AAA)
57-Taylor TrammellOFCincinnati Reds6-2 194 L-L 1997-09-13 20Powder Springs,Georgia A+2016-2019-
2016- 1-  35-CIN
MinorsCincinnati Reds (AA)
58-Jorge MateoSSOakland Athletics6-0 188 R-R 1995-06-23 23Santo Domingo,Dom Rep AAA2012-2019-
2012-   UDFA-NYA
MinorsOakland Athletics (AAA)
59-Albert AbreuPNew York Yankees6-2 175 R-R 1995-09-26 22Guayubin,Dom Rep AA2014-2019-
2013-   UDFA-HOU
MinorsNew York Yankees (AA)
60-Touki ToussaintPAtlanta Braves6-3 185 R-R 1996-06-20 22Coral Springs,Florida MLB2014-20192018-2019
2014- 1-  16-ARI
ActiveAtlanta Braves (MLB)2018-08-13
61-Tyler O'NeillOFSt. Louis Cardinals5-11 205 R-R 1995-06-22 23Maple Ridge,BC MLB2013-20192018-2019
2013- 3-  85-SEA
MinorsSt. Louis Cardinals (AAA)2018-04-19
62-Anderson EspinozaPSan Diego Padres6-0 160 R-R 1998-03-09 20Caracas,Venezuela A2015-2016-
2014-   UDFA-BOS
MinorsSan Diego Padres (A+)
63-Dustin FowlerOFOakland Athletics6-0 185 L-L 1994-12-29 23Dublin,Georgia MLB2013-20192017-2018
2013-18- 554-NYA
MinorsOakland Athletics (AAA)2017-06-29
64-Will SmithUTLos Angeles Dodgers6-0 178 R-R 1995-03-28 23Louisville,Kentucky AAA2014-2019-
2016- 1-  32-LAN
MinorsLos Angeles Dodgers (AAA)
65-Jack FlahertyPSt. Louis Cardinals6-4 205 R-R 1995-10-15 22North Hollywood,California MLB2014-20192017-2019
2014- 1-  34-SLN
ActiveSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)2017-09-01
66-Jo AdellOFLos Angeles Angels6-2 195 R-R 1999-04-08 19Louisville,Kentucky AA2017-2019-
2017- 1-  10-ANA
MinorsLos Angeles Angels (A+)
67-Jorge GuzmanPMiami Marlins6-2 182 R-R 1996-01-28 22Las Matas De Santa Cruz,Dom Rep A+2015-2019-   MinorsMiami Marlins (AA)
68-Tristen LutzOFMilwaukee Brewers6-3 210 R-R 1998-08-22 19Arlington,Texas A2017-2019-
2017- 1-  34-MIL
MinorsMilwaukee Brewers (A+)
69-Jahmai JonesOFLos Angeles Angels5-11 210 R-R 1997-08-04 20Norcross,Georgia AA2015-2019-
2015- 2-  70-ANA
MinorsLos Angeles Angels (AA)
70-Jesus LuzardoPOakland Athletics5-11 209 L-L 1997-09-30 20Parkland,Florida AAA2017-2018-
2016- 3-  94-WAS
MinorsOakland Athletics (Rk)
71-Danny JansenCToronto Blue Jays6-2 215 R-R 1995-04-15 23Appleton,Wisconsin MLB2013-20192018-2019
2013-16- 475-TOR
ActiveToronto Blue Jays (MLB)2018-08-13
72-Alec HansenPChicago White Sox6-7 235 R-R 1994-10-10 23Loveland,Colorado AA2014-2019-
2016- 2-  49-CHA
MinorsChicago White Sox (AA)
73-Adonis MedinaPPhiladelphia Phillies6-1 185 R-R 1996-12-18 21Santo Domingo,Dom Rep A+2014-2019-
2014-   UDFA-PHI
MinorsPhiladelphia Phillies (AA)
74-Cole TuckerSSPittsburgh Pirates6-3 185 B-R 1996-07-03 21Phoenix,Arizona AA2014-20192019-2019
2014- 1-  24-PIT
ActivePittsburgh Pirates (MLB)
75-Riley PintPColorado Rockies6-4 195 R-R 1997-09-06 20Lenexa,Kansas A2016-2019-
2016- 1-   4-COL
MinorsColorado Rockies (A)
76-Nate PearsonPToronto Blue Jays6-6 245 R-R 1996-08-20 21Oldsmar,Florida A+2016-2019-
2017- 1-  28-TOR
MinorsToronto Blue Jays (AA)
77-Nick GordonSSMinnesota Twins6-2 175 L-R 1995-10-24 22Avon Park,Florida AAA2014-2019-
2014- 1-   5-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (AAA)
78-Max FriedPAtlanta Braves6-4 170 L-L 1994-01-18 24Van Nuys,California MLB2012-20192017-2019
2012- 1-   7-SDN
ActiveAtlanta Braves (MLB)2017-08-08
79-Estevan FlorialOFNew York Yankees6-1 185 L-R 1997-11-25 20Port-Au-Prince,Haiti A+2015-2018-
2014-   UDFA-NYA
DL-7New York Yankees (A+)
80-Yu-Cheng ChangSSCleveland Indians6-1 175 R-R 1995-08-18 22Taitung,Taiwan AAA2014-2019-
2013-   UDFA-CLE
MinorsCleveland Indians (AAA)
81-Sean MurphyCOakland Athletics6-0 194 R-R 1994-10-04 23Dayton,Ohio AAA2014-2019-
2016- 3-  83-OAK
DL-7Oakland Athletics (AAA)
82-Brian Anderson3BMiami Marlins6-3 185 R-R 1993-05-19 25Edmond,Oklahoma MLB2012-20192017-2019
2014- 3-  76-MIA
ActiveMiami Marlins (MLB)2017-09-01
83-Ryan McMahon3BColorado Rockies6-2 185 L-R 1994-12-14 23Yorba Linda,California MLB2013-20192017-2019
2013- 2-  42-COL
ActiveColorado Rockies (MLB)2017-08-12
84-Joey WentzPAtlanta Braves6-5 209 L-L 1997-10-06 20Lawrence,Kansas A+2016-2019-
2016- 1-  40-ATL
MinorsAtlanta Braves (AA)
85-Carson KellyCSt. Louis Cardinals6-2 200 R-R 1994-07-14 23Portland,Oregon MLB2012-20192016-2019
2012- 2-  86-SLN
ActiveArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)2016-09-05
86-Leody TaverasOFTexas Rangers6-1 170 B-R 1998-09-08 19Tenares,Dom Rep A+2016-2019-
2015-   UDFA-TEX
MinorsTexas Rangers (A)
87-Isan DiazSSMiami Marlins5-10 185 L-R 1996-05-27 22Springfield,Massachusetts AAA2014-2019-
2014- 2-  70-ARI
MinorsMiami Marlins (AAA)
88-Jon DuplantierPArizona Diamondbacks6-4 210 L-R 1994-07-11 23Newark,Delaware AA2014-20192019-2019
2016- 3-  89-ARI
MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (AAA)
89-Zack BurdiPChicago White Sox6-3 195 R-R 1995-03-09 23Downers Grove,Illinois AAA2014-2019-
2016- 1-  26-CHA
MinorsChicago White Sox (AA)
90-Austin HaysOFBaltimore Orioles6-1 195 R-R 1995-07-05 22Port Orange,Florida MLB2014-20192017-2017
2016- 3-  91-BAL
MinorsBaltimore Orioles (AAA)2017-09-07
91-Zack CollinsCChicago White Sox6-2 210 L-R 1995-02-06 23Pembroke Pines,Florida AA2014-2019-
2016- 1-  10-CHA
MinorsChicago White Sox (AAA)
92-Bobby Bradley1BCleveland Indians6-1 225 L-R 1996-05-29 22Gulfport,Mississippi AAA2014-2019-
2014- 3-  97-CLE
MinorsCleveland Indians (AAA)
93-Jose SiriOFCincinnati Reds6-2 175 R-R 1995-07-22 22Sabana Grande De Boya,Dom Rep AA2013-2019-   MinorsCincinnati Reds (AA)
94-Braxton GarrettPMiami Marlins6-3 190 B-L 1997-08-05 20Foley,Alabama A2017-2019-
2016- 1-   7-MIA
MinorsMiami Marlins (A)
95-Michael ChavisSSBoston Red Sox5-10 190 R-R 1995-08-11 22Marietta,Georgia AAA2014-20192019-2019
2014- 1-  26-BOS
ActiveBoston Red Sox (MLB)
96-Cole RagansPTexas Rangers6-4 190 L-L 1997-12-12 20Crawfordville,Florida A-2016-2017-
2016- 1-  30-TEX
MinorsTexas Rangers (A-)
97-Brandon MarshOFLos Angeles Angels6-2 190 L-R 1997-12-18 20Buford,Georgia A+2017-2019-
2016- 2-  60-ANA
MinorsLos Angeles Angels (AA)
98-Jay GroomePBoston Red Sox6-5 200 L-L 1998-08-23 19Barnegat,New Jersey A2016-2017-
2016- 1-  12-BOS
MinorsBoston Red Sox (A)
99-Alex KirilloffOFMinnesota Twins6-1 195 L-L 1997-11-09 20Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania A+2016-2019-
2016- 1-  15-MIN
MinorsMilwaukee Brewers (AA)
100-Franklin PerezPDetroit Tigers6-3 197 R-R 1997-12-06 20Valencia,Venezuela AA2015-2019-
2014-   UDFA-HOU
MinorsDetroit Tigers (A+)