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Jahmai Jones was the #93 prospect in 2018 MLB Pipeline rankings.
These are the top-ranked, pre-season prospects for MLB Pipeline 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.


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#1 ProspectShohei Ohtani - Los Angeles Angels

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2018 MLB Pipeline 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 OhtaniOFLos Angeles Angels6-3 198 L-R 1994-07-05 23Iwate,Japan Intl2013-2017-    
2-Ronald AcunaOFAtlanta Braves6-0 180 R-R 1997-12-18 20La Guaira,Venezuela AAA2015-2017-
2014-   UDFA-ATL
MinorsAtlanta Braves (AAA)
3-Vladimir GuerreroOFToronto Blue Jays6-1 200 R-R 1999-03-16 19Montreal,Quebec A+2016-2017-
2015-   UDFA-TOR
MinorsToronto Blue Jays (A+)
4-Eloy JimenezOFChicago White Sox6-4 205 R-R 1996-11-27 21Santo Domingo,Dom Rep AA2014-2017-
2013-   UDFA-CHN
ActiveChicago White Sox (MLB)
5-Gleyber TorresSSNew York Yankees6-1 175 R-R 1996-12-13 21Caracas,Venezuela AAA2014-2017-
2013-   UDFA-CHN
ActiveNew York Yankees (MLB)
6-Victor RoblesOFWashington Nationals6-0 185 R-R 1997-05-19 21Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2014-20172017-2017
2013-   UDFA-WAS
ActiveWashington Nationals (MLB)2017-09-07
7-Nick SenzelIFCincinnati Reds6-1 205 R-R 1995-06-29 23Atlanta,Georgia AA2014-2017-
2016- 1-   2-CIN
MinorsCincinnati Reds (AA)
8-Fernando Tatis3BSan Diego Padres6-3 185 R-R 1999-01-02 19San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep AA2016-2017-
2015-   UDFA-CHA
MinorsSan Diego Padres (AA)
9-Forrest WhitleyPHouston Astros6-7 240 R-R 1997-09-15 20San Antonio,Texas AA2016-2017-
2016- 1-  17-HOU
RestrictedHouston Astros (AA)
10-Michael KopechPChicago White Sox6-3 205 R-R 1996-04-30 22Mount Pleasant,Texas AAA2014-2017-
2014- 1-  33-BOS
MinorsChicago White Sox (AAA)
11-Francisco MejiaCCleveland Indians5-10 175 B-R 1995-10-27 22Bani,Dom Rep MLB2013-20172017-2017
2012-   UDFA-CLE
ActiveCleveland Indians (MLB)2017-09-01
12-Brent HoneywellPTampa Bay Rays6-2 180 R-R 1995-03-31 23Carnesville,Georgia AAA2014-2017-
2014- 2-  72-TBA
ActiveTampa Bay Rays (MLB)
13-Walker BuehlerPLos Angeles Dodgers6-2 160 R-R 1994-07-28 23Lexington,Kentucky MLB2013-20172017-2017
2015- 1-  24-LAN
ActiveLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)2017-09-07
14-Bo BichetteSSToronto Blue Jays5-11 201 R-R 1998-03-05 20Orlando,Florida A+2016-2017-
2016- 2-  66-TOR
MinorsToronto Blue Jays (A+)
15-Brendan RodgersSSColorado Rockies6-0 180 R-R 1996-08-09 21Lake Mary,Florida AA2015-2017-
2015- 1-   3-COL
MinorsColorado Rockies (A+)
16-Mitch KellerPPittsburgh Pirates6-3 195 R-R 1996-04-04 22Cedar Rapids,Iowa AA2014-2017-
2014- 2-  64-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (AA)
17-Kyle TuckerOFHouston Astros6-4 190 L-R 1997-01-17 21Tampa,Florida AA2015-2017-
2015- 1-   5-HOU
MinorsHouston Astros (AA)
18-Alex ReyesPSt. Louis Cardinals6-3 185 R-R 1994-08-29 23Elizabeth,New Jersey MLB2013-20162016-2016
2012-   UDFA-SLN
ActiveSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)2016-08-09
19-MacKenzie GorePSan Diego Padres6-3 180 L-L 1999-02-24 19Whiteville,North Carolina RK2017-2017-
2017- 1-   3-SDN
MinorsSan Diego Padres (Rk)
20-Royce LewisSSMinnesota Twins6-1 185 R-R 1999-06-05 19Aliso Viejo,California A2017-2017-
2017- 1-   1-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (A)
21-Hunter GreenePCincinnati Reds6-3 195 R-R 1999-08-06 18Los Angeles,California RK2017-2017-
2017- 1-   2-CIN
MinorsCincinnati Reds (Rk)
22-Willy AdamesSSTampa Bay Rays6-1 180 R-R 1995-09-02 22Santiago,Dom Rep AAA2013-2017-
2012-   UDFA-DET
MinorsTampa Bay Rays (AAA)
23-Austin HaysOFBaltimore Orioles6-1 195 R-R 1995-07-05 22Port Orange,Florida MLB2014-20172017-2017
2016- 3-  91-BAL
ActiveBaltimore Orioles (MLB)2017-09-07
24-Triston McKenziePCleveland Indians6-5 165 R-R 1997-08-02 20West Palm Beach,Florida A+2015-2017-
2015- 1-  42-CLE
MinorsCleveland Indians (A+)
25-Brendan McKayPTampa Bay Rays6-2 212 L-L 1995-12-18 22Darlington,Pennsylvania A-2015-2017-
2017- 1-   4-TBA
MinorsTampa Bay Rays (A-)
26-Sixto SanchezPPhiladelphia Phillies5-10 160 R-R 1998-07-29 19San Cristobal,Dom Rep A+2015-2017-
2015-   UDFA-PHI
MinorsPhiladelphia Phillies (A+)
27-Lewis BrinsonOFMiami Marlins6-3 170 R-R 1994-05-08 24Tamarac,Florida MLB2012-20172017-2017
2012- 1-  29-TEX
MinorsMiami Marlins (MLB)2017-06-11
28-Luis RobertOFChicago White Sox6-3 185 R-R 1997-08-03 20La Habana,Cuba RK2017-2017-    
29-Juan SotoOFWashington Nationals6-1 185 L-L 1998-10-25 19Santo Domingo,Dom Rep A2016-2017-
2015-   UDFA-WAS
MinorsWashington Nationals (A)
30-Kyle WrightP-IFAtlanta Braves6-4 200 R-R 1995-10-02 22Huntsville,Alabama A+2015-2017-
2017- 1-   5-ATL
MinorsAtlanta Braves (A+)
31-Mike SorokaPAtlanta Braves6-4 195 R-R 1997-08-04 20Calgary,Alberta AA2015-2017-
2015- 1-  28-ATL
MinorsAtlanta Braves (AA)
32-A.J. PukPOakland Athletics6-6 205 L-L 1995-04-25 23Cedar Rapids,Iowa AA2014-2017-
2016- 1-   6-OAK
MinorsOakland Athletics (AA)
33-Alex VerdugoOFLos Angeles Dodgers6-0 200 L-L 1996-05-15 22Tucson,Arizona MLB2014-20172017-2017
2014- 2-  62-LAN
ActiveLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)2017-09-01
34-Leody TaverasOFTexas Rangers6-1 170 B-R 1998-09-08 19Tenares,Dom Rep A2016-2017-
2015-   UDFA-TEX
MinorsTexas Rangers (A)
35-Scott KingeryIF-OFPhiladelphia Phillies5-10 180 R-R 1994-04-29 24Phoenix,Arizona AAA2013-2017-
2015- 2-  48-PHI
MinorsPhiladelphia Phillies (AAA)
36-Luis UriasSSSan Diego Padres5-9 160 R-R 1997-06-03 21Magdalena de Kino,Mexico AAA2014-2017-   MinorsSan Diego Padres (AA)
37-J.P. CrawfordSSPhiladelphia Phillies6-2 180 L-R 1995-01-11 23Lakewood,California MLB2013-20172017-2017
2013- 1-  16-PHI
ActivePhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)2017-09-05
38-Jack FlahertyPSt. Louis Cardinals6-4 205 R-R 1995-10-15 22North Hollywood,California MLB2014-20172017-2017
2014- 1-  34-SLN
ActiveSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)2017-09-01
39-Franklin PerezPDetroit Tigers6-3 197 R-R 1997-12-06 20Valencia,Venezuela AA2015-2017-
2014-   UDFA-HOU
MinorsDetroit Tigers (AA)
40-Cal QuantrillPSan Diego Padres6-3 195 L-R 1995-02-10 23Port Hope,Ontario AA2014-2017-
2016- 1-   8-SDN
MinorsSan Diego Padres (AA)
41-Ryan McMahon3BColorado Rockies6-2 185 L-R 1994-12-14 23Yorba Linda,California MLB2013-20172017-2017
2013- 2-  42-COL
ActiveColorado Rockies (MLB)2017-08-12
42-Michel BaezPSan Diego Padres6-8 220 R-R 1996-01-21 22Havana,Cuba A2017-2017-   MinorsSan Diego Padres (A)
43-Taylor TrammellOFCincinnati Reds6-2 194 L-L 1997-09-13 20Powder Springs,Georgia A2016-2017-
2016- 1-  35-CIN
MinorsCincinnati Reds (A)
44-Estevan FlorialOFNew York Yankees6-1 185 L-R 1997-11-25 20Port-Au-Prince,Haiti A+2015-2017-
2014-   UDFA-NYA
MinorsNew York Yankees (A+)
45-Austin MeadowsOFPittsburgh Pirates6-2 195 L-L 1995-05-03 23Atlanta,Georgia AAA2013-2017-
2013- 1-   9-PIT
ActivePittsburgh Pirates (MLB)
46-Carson Kelly3BSt. Louis Cardinals6-2 200 R-R 1994-07-14 23Portland,Oregon MLB2012-20172016-2017
2012- 2-  86-SLN
ActiveSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)2016-09-05
47-Anthony AlfordOFToronto Blue Jays6-1 205 R-R 1994-07-20 23Columbia,Mississippi MLB2012-20172017-2017
2012- 3- 112-TOR
MinorsToronto Blue Jays (AAA)2017-05-19
48-Justus SheffieldPNew York Yankees5-10 196 L-L 1996-05-13 22Tullahoma,Tennessee AA2014-2017-
2014- 1-  31-CLE
MinorsNew York Yankees (AA)
49-Luiz GoharaPAtlanta Braves6-3 210 L-L 1996-07-31 21Tupa,Brazil MLB2013-20172017-2017
2012-   UDFA-SEA
ActiveAtlanta Braves (MLB)2017-09-06
50-Adrian MorejonPSan Diego Padres6-0 165 L-L 1999-02-27 19Havana,Cuba A2017-2017-
2016-   UDFA-SDN
MinorsSan Diego Padres (A)
51-Ian AndersonPAtlanta Braves6-3 170 R-R 1998-05-02 20Clifton Park,New York A2016-2017-
2016- 1-   3-ATL
MinorsAtlanta Braves (A)
52-Keibert RuizCLos Angeles Dodgers6-0 165 B-R 1998-07-20 19Valencia,Venezuela A+2015-2017-
2014-   UDFA-LAN
MinorsLos Angeles Dodgers (A+)
53-Willie Calhoun2BTexas Rangers5-9 177 L-R 1994-11-04 23Vallejo,California MLB2014-20172017-2017
2015- 4- 132-LAN
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)2017-09-12
54-Alec HansenPChicago White Sox6-7 235 R-R 1994-10-10 23Loveland,Colorado AA2014-2017-
2016- 2-  49-CHA
MinorsChicago White Sox (AA)
55-Matt ManningPDetroit Tigers6-3 185 R-R 1998-01-28 20Elk Grove,California A2016-2017-
2016- 1-   9-DET
MinorsDetroit Tigers (A)
56-Keston Hiura2BMilwaukee Brewers5-11 185 R-R 1996-08-02 21Valencia,California A2015-2017-
2017- 1-   9-MIL
MinorsMilwaukee Brewers (A)
57-Jesus SanchezOFTampa Bay Rays6-3 210 L-R 1997-10-07 20Higuey,Dom Rep A2015-2017-
2014-   UDFA-TBA
MinorsTampa Bay Rays (A)
58-Kolby AllardPAtlanta Braves6-1 175 L-L 1997-08-13 20San Clemente,California AA2015-2017-
2015- 1-  14-ATL
MinorsAtlanta Braves (AA)
59-Alex FaedoPDetroit Tigers6-4 220 R-R 1995-11-12 22Tampa,Florida RK2015-2017-
2017- 1-  18-DET
MinorsDetroit Tigers (Rk)
60-Jesus LuzardoPOakland Athletics5-11 209 L-L 1997-09-30 20Parkland,Florida A-2017-2017-
2016- 3-  94-WAS
MinorsOakland Athletics (A-)
61-Dylan CeasePChicago White Sox6-1 175 R-R 1995-12-28 22Milton,Georgia A2015-2017-
2014- 6- 169-CHN
MinorsChicago White Sox (A)
62-Jo AdellOFLos Angeles Angels6-2 195 R-R 1999-04-08 19Louisville,Kentucky RK2017-2017-
2017- 1-  10-ANA
MinorsLos Angeles Angels (Rk)
63-Heliot RamosOFSan Francisco Giants6-1 188 R-R 1999-09-07 18Maunabo,Puerto Rico RK2017-2017-
2017- 1-  19-SFN
MinorsSan Francisco Giants (Rk)
64-Jake Bauers1BTampa Bay Rays6-1 195 L-L 1995-10-06 22Huntington Beach,California AAA2013-2017-
2013- 7- 208-SDN
ActiveTampa Bay Rays (MLB)
65-Miguel Andujar3BNew York Yankees6-0 175 R-R 1995-03-02 23San Cristobal,Dom Rep MLB2012-20172017-2017
2011-   UDFA-NYA
ActiveNew York Yankees (MLB)2017-06-28
66-Franklin BarretoSSOakland Athletics5-9 174 R-R 1996-02-27 22Caracas,Venezuela MLB2013-20172017-2017
2012-   UDFA-TOR
ActiveOakland Athletics (MLB)2017-06-24
67-Shane BazPPittsburgh Pirates6-3 190 R-R 1999-06-17 19Cypress,Texas RK2017-2017-
2017- 1-  12-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (Rk)
68-Fernando RomeroPMinnesota Twins6-0 215 R-R 1994-12-24 23- AA2012-2017-   MinorsMinnesota Twins (AA)
69-Corbin BurnesPMilwaukee Brewers6-2 185 R-R 1994-10-22 23Bakersfield,California AAA2014-2017-
2016- 4- 111-MIL
MinorsMilwaukee Brewers (AA)
70-Kyle LewisOFSeattle Mariners6-4 195 R-R 1995-07-13 22Snellville,Georgia A+2014-2017-
2016- 1-  11-SEA
MinorsSeattle Mariners (A+)
71-Monte HarrisonOFMiami Marlins6-3 200 R-R 1995-08-10 22Lees Summit,Missouri A+2014-2017-
2014- 2-  50-MIL
MinorsMiami Marlins (MLB)
72-Jorge MateoSSOakland Athletics6-0 188 R-R 1995-06-23 23Santo Domingo,Dom Rep AA2012-2017-
2012-   UDFA-NYA
MinorsOakland Athletics (AA)
73-Jon DuplantierPArizona Diamondbacks6-4 210 L-R 1994-07-11 23Newark,Delaware A+2014-2017-
2016- 3-  89-ARI
MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A+)
74-Albert AbreuPNew York Yankees6-2 175 R-R 1995-09-26 22Guayubin,Dom Rep A+2014-2017-
2013-   UDFA-HOU
ActiveNew York Yankees (MLB)
75-Chance AdamsPNew York Yankees6-0 205 R-R 1994-08-10 23Scottsdale,Arizona AAA2013-2017-
2015- 5- 153-NYA
MinorsNew York Yankees (AAA)
76-J.B. BukauskasPHouston Astros6-0 196 R-R 1996-10-11 21Ashburn,Virginia A-2015-2017-
2017- 1-  15-HOU
MinorsHouston Astros (A-)
77-Beau BurrowsPDetroit Tigers6-2 200 R-R 1996-09-18 21Weatherford,Texas AA2015-2017-
2015- 1-  22-DET
MinorsDetroit Tigers (AA)
78-Stephen GonsalvesPMinnesota Twins6-5 190 L-L 1994-07-08 23San Diego,California AAA2013-2017-
2013- 4- 110-MIN
ActiveMinnesota Twins (MLB)
79-Michael ChavisSSBoston Red Sox5-10 190 R-R 1995-08-11 22Marietta,Georgia AA2014-2017-
2014- 1-  26-BOS
MinorsBoston Red Sox (AA)
80-Nick GordonSSMinnesota Twins6-2 175 L-R 1995-10-24 22Avon Park,Florida AA2014-2017-
2014- 1-   5-MIN
MinorsMinnesota Twins (AA)
81-Christian ArroyoSSTampa Bay Rays5-11 185 R-R 1995-05-30 23Brooksville,Florida MLB2013-20172017-2017
2013- 1-  25-SFN
MinorsTampa Bay Rays (MLB)2017-04-24
82-Jesse WinkerOFCincinnati Reds6-3 200 L-L 1993-08-17 24Windermere,Florida MLB2012-20172017-2017
2012- 1-  49-CIN
ActiveCincinnati Reds (MLB)2017-04-14
83-Max FriedPAtlanta Braves6-4 170 L-L 1994-01-18 24Van Nuys,California MLB2012-20172017-2017
2012- 1-   7-SDN
ActiveAtlanta Braves (MLB)2017-08-08
84-Tyler MahlePCincinnati Reds6-2 175 R-R 1994-09-29 23Westminster,California MLB2013-20172017-2017
2013- 7- 225-CIN
ActiveCincinnati Reds (MLB)2017-08-27
85-Jay GroomePBoston Red Sox6-5 200 L-L 1998-08-23 19Barnegat,New Jersey A2016-2017-
2016- 1-  12-BOS
MinorsBoston Red Sox (A)
86-Adonis MedinaPPhiladelphia Phillies6-1 185 R-R 1996-12-18 21Santo Domingo,Dom Rep A2014-2017-
2014-   UDFA-PHI
MinorsPhiladelphia Phillies (A)
87-Kevin MaitanSSLos Angeles Angels6-2 190 B-R 2000-02-12 18Puerto Cabello,Venezuela RK2017-2017-
2016-   UDFA-ATL
MinorsLos Angeles Angels (MLB)
88-Mickey MoniakOFPhiladelphia Phillies6-2 185 L-R 1998-05-13 20Encinitas,California A2016-2017-
2016- 1-   1-PHI
MinorsPhiladelphia Phillies (A)
89-Anderson EspinozaPSan Diego Padres6-0 160 R-R 1998-03-09 20Caracas,Venezuela A+2015-2017-
2014-   UDFA-BOS
MinorsSan Diego Padres (A)
90-Carter KieboomSSWashington Nationals6-2 190 R-R 1997-09-03 20Marietta,Georgia A2016-2017-
2016- 1-  28-WAS
MinorsWashington Nationals (A)
91-Pavin Smith1BArizona Diamondbacks6-2 210 L-L 1996-02-06 22Jupiter,Florida A-2015-2017-
2017- 1-   7-ARI
MinorsArizona Diamondbacks (A-)
92-Dane DunningPChicago White Sox6-3 190 R-R 1994-12-20 23Orange Park,Florida A+2013-2017-
2016- 1-  29-WAS
MinorsChicago White Sox (A+)
93-Jahmai JonesOFLos Angeles Angels5-11 210 R-R 1997-08-04 20Norcross,Georgia A+2015-2017-
2015- 2-  70-ANA
MinorsLos Angeles Angels (A+)
94-Tyler O'NeillOFSt. Louis Cardinals5-11 205 R-R 1995-06-22 23Maple Ridge,BC AAA2013-2017-
2013- 3-  85-SEA
ActiveSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)
95-Adam HaseleyOFPhiladelphia Phillies6-1 195 L-L 1996-04-12 22Windermere,Florida A2015-2017-
2017- 1-   8-PHI
MinorsPhiladelphia Phillies (A)
96-Brandon WoodruffPMilwaukee Brewers6-2 221 R-R 1993-02-10 25Tupelo,Mississippi MLB2012-20172017-2017
2014-11- 326-MIL
ActiveMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)2017-08-04
97-Austin Riley3BAtlanta Braves6-2 230 R-R 1997-04-02 21Southaven,Mississippi AA2015-2017-
2015- 1-  41-ATL
MinorsAtlanta Braves (AA)
98-Ryan MountcastleSSBaltimore Orioles6-3 195 R-R 1997-02-18 21Winter Springs,Florida AA2015-2017-
2015- 1-  36-BAL
MinorsBaltimore Orioles (AA)
99-Blake RutherfordOFChicago White Sox6-3 195 L-R 1997-05-02 21Simi Valley,California A2016-2017-
2016- 1-  18-NYA
MinorsChicago White Sox (A)
100-Riley PintPColorado Rockies6-4 195 R-R 1997-09-06 20Lenexa,Kansas A2016-2017-
2016- 1-   4-COL
MinorsColorado Rockies (A)