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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 Corey Seager ss Los Angeles Dodgers 1 ss 6-4 215 L R 1994-04-27 Kannapolis,NC MLB 2015-2022 2012-2022
2012-  1-  18-LAN
2 Byron Buxton cf Minnesota Twins 1 cf 6-2 190 R R 1993-12-18 Baxley,GA MLB 2015-2022 2012-2022
2012-  1-   2-MIN
3 Yoan Moncada 3b Boston Red Sox 1 3b 6-2 225 B R 1995-05-27 Abreus,CU MLB 2016-2022 2015-2022
2015-    UDFA-BOS
4 Julio Urias p Los Angeles Dodgers 2 p 6-0 225 L L 1996-08-12 Culiacan,MX MLB 2016-2022 2013-2022
2012-    UDFA-LAN
5 Lucas Giolito p Washington Nationals 1 p 6-6 245 R R 1994-07-14 Santa Monica,CA MLB 2016-2022 2012-2022
2012-  1-  16-WAS
6 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
7 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
8 Orlando Arcia ss-lf Milwaukee Brewers 1 ss-lf 6-0 187 R R 1994-08-04 Anaco,VZ MLB 2016-2022 2011-2022
2010-    UDFA-MIL
9 Trea Turner ss-2b Washington Nationals 2 ss-2b 6-2 185 R R 1993-06-30 Lake Worth,FL MLB 2015-2022 2012-2022
2014-  1-  13-SDN
10 Joey Gallo rf-lf Texas Rangers 1 rf-lf 6-5 250 L R 1993-11-19 Las Vegas,NV MLB 2015-2022 2012-2022
2012-  1-  39-TEX
11 AJ Reed 1b Houston Astros 1 1b 6-4 230 L L 1993-05-10 Terre Haute,IN MLB 2016-2019 2012-2019
2014-  2-  42-HOU
12 Blake Snell p Tampa Bay Rays 1 p 6-4 225 L L 1992-12-04 Seattle,WA MLB 2016-2022 2011-2022
2011-  1-  52-TBA
13 Steven Matz p New York Mets 1 p 6-2 201 R L 1991-05-29 Stony Brook,NY MLB 2015-2022 2012-2022
2009-  2-  72-NYN
14 Tyler Glasnow p Pittsburgh Pirates 1 p 6-8 225 L R 1993-08-23 Newhall,CA MLB 2016-2021 2012-2021
2011-  5- 152-PIT
15 Andrew Benintendi lf Boston Red Sox 3 lf 5-9 180 L L 1994-07-06 Cincinnati,OH MLB 2016-2022 2014-2022
2015-  1-   7-BOS
16 Lewis Brinson lf-cf Texas Rangers 2 lf-cf 6-5 212 R R 1994-05-08 Tamarac,FL MLB 2017-2021 2012-2022
2012-  1-  29-TEX
17 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
18 Rafael Devers 3b Boston Red Sox 2 3b 6-0 240 L R 1996-10-24 Sanchez,DR MLB 2017-2022 2014-2022
2013-    UDFA-BOS
19 Anderson Espinoza p Boston Red Sox 4 p 6-0 190 R R 1998-03-09 Caracas,VZ AA -- 2015-2022
2014-    UDFA-BOS
20 Francis Martes p Houston Astros 2 p 6-0 170 R R 1995-11-24 Cotui,DR MLB 2017-2017 2013-2021
2012-    UDFA-MIA
21 Nomar Mazara rf-dh Texas Rangers 3 rf-dh 6-4 215 L L 1995-04-26 Santo Domingo,DR MLB 2016-2021 2012-2022
2011-    UDFA-TEX
22 Austin Meadows lf-dh Pittsburgh Pirates 2 lf-dh 6-3 225 L L 1995-05-03 Atlanta,GA MLB 2018-2022 2013-2022
2013-  1-   9-PIT
23 Jose De Leon p Los Angeles Dodgers 3 p 6-2 215 R R 1992-08-07 Isabela,PR MLB 2016-2021 2011-2021
2013- 24- 724-LAN
24 Sean Newcomb p Atlanta Braves 2 p 6-5 255 L L 1993-06-12 Brockton,MA MLB 2017-2022 2013-2022
2014-  1-  15-ANA
25 Anthony Alford lf-cf Toronto Blue Jays 1 lf-cf 6-1 210 R R 1994-07-20 Columbia,MS MLB 2017-2022 2012-2022
2012-  3- 112-TOR
rank player name pos prospect Team tm rk pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info
26 Jorge Mateo ss-2b New York Yankees 1 ss-2b 6-0 182 R R 1995-06-23 Santo Domingo,DR MLB 2020-2022 2012-2022
2012-    UDFA-NYA
27 Nick Williams rf-lf Philadelphia Phillies 2 rf-lf 6-3 195 L L 1993-09-08 Galveston,TX MLB 2017-2021 2012-2021
2012-  2-  93-TEX
28 Jose Berrios p Minnesota Twins 2 p 6-0 205 R R 1994-05-27 Bayamon,PR MLB 2016-2022 2012-2022
2012-  1-  32-MIN
29 Adalberto Mondesi ss-3b Kansas City Royals 1 ss-3b 6-1 200 R R 1995-07-27 San Antonio,TX MLB 2016-2022 2012-2022
2011-    UDFA-KCA
30 Max Kepler rf-cf Minnesota Twins 3 rf-cf 6-4 225 L L 1993-02-10 Stuttgart,GE MLB 2015-2022 2010-2022
2009-    UDFA-MIN
31 Bradley Zimmer cf-rf Cleveland Indians 1 cf-rf 6-5 220 L R 1992-11-27 La Jolla,CA MLB 2017-2022 2012-2022
2014-  1-  21-CLE
32 Robert Stephenson p Cincinnati Reds 1 p 6-3 205 R R 1993-02-24 Martinez,CA MLB 2016-2022 2013-2022
2011-  1-  27-CIN
33 Victor Robles cf Washington Nationals 3 cf 6-0 205 R R 1997-05-19 Santo Domingo,DR MLB 2017-2022 2014-2022
2013-    UDFA-WAS
34 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
35 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
36 Gary Sanchez c New York Yankees 2 c 6-2 230 R R 1992-12-02 Santo Domingo,DR MLB 2015-2022 2010-2022
2009-    UDFA-NYA
37 Jon Gray p Colorado Rockies 1 p 6-4 225 R R 1991-11-05 Chandler,OK MLB 2015-2022 2012-2022
2013-  1-   3-COL
38 Josh Bell 1b Pittsburgh Pirates 3 1b 6-4 250 B R 1992-08-14 Irving,TX MLB 2016-2022 2012-2022
2011-  2-  61-PIT
39 David Dahl lf-rf Colorado Rockies 2 lf-rf 6-2 197 L R 1994-04-01 Birmingham,AL MLB 2016-2021 2012-2022
2012-  1-  10-COL
40 Brendan Rodgers 2b-ss Colorado Rockies 3 2b-ss 6-0 204 R R 1996-08-09 Lake Mary,FL MLB 2019-2022 2015-2022
2015-  1-   3-COL
41 Gleyber Torres ss Chicago Cubs 1 ss 6-1 205 R R 1996-12-13 Caracas,VZ MLB 2018-2022 2014-2022
2013-    UDFA-CHN
42 Alex Bregman 3b Houston Astros 3 3b 6-0 192 R R 1994-03-30 Albuquerque,NM MLB 2016-2022 2013-2022
2015-  1-   2-HOU
43 Ryan McMahon 3b-2b Colorado Rockies 5 3b-2b 6-2 219 L R 1994-12-14 Yorba Linda,CA MLB 2017-2022 2013-2022
2013-  2-  42-COL
44 Clint Frazier lf-rf Cleveland Indians 2 lf-rf 5-11 212 R R 1994-09-06 Loganville,GA MLB 2017-2022 2013-2022
2013-  1-   5-CLE
45 Tim Anderson ss Chicago White Sox 1 ss 6-1 185 R R 1993-06-23 Tuscaloosa,AL MLB 2016-2022 2013-2022
2013-  1-  17-CHA
46 Willy Adames ss Tampa Bay Rays 2 ss 6-0 210 R R 1995-09-02 Santiago,DR MLB 2018-2022 2013-2022
2012-    UDFA-DET
47 Michael Fulmer p Detroit Tigers 1 p 6-3 246 R R 1993-03-15 Oklahoma City,OK MLB 2016-2022 2011-2022
2011-  1-  44-NYN
48 Sean Manaea p Oakland Athletics 2 p 6-5 245 R L 1992-02-01 Wantah,IN MLB 2016-2022 2011-2022
2013-  1-  34-KCA
49 Trent Grisham cf Milwaukee Brewers 3 cf 5-11 224 L L 1996-11-01 Fort Worth,TX MLB 2019-2022 2015-2022
2015-  1-  15-MIL
50 Kenta Maeda p Los Angeles Dodgers 5 p 6-1 185 R R 1988-04-11 Osaka,JP MLB 2016-2021 2008-2021
2016-    UDFA-LAN
rank player name pos prospect Team tm rk pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info
51 Jesse Winker lf Cincinnati Reds 6 lf 6-3 215 L L 1993-08-17 Windermere,FL MLB 2017-2022 2012-2022
2012-  1-  49-CIN
52 Javy Guerra p San Diego Padres 1 p 6-0 185 L R 1995-09-29 David,PN MLB 2018-2022 2013-2022
2012-    UDFA-BOS
53 Nick Gordon cf-ss Minnesota Twins 4 cf-ss 6-0 160 L R 1995-10-24 Avon Park,FL MLB 2021-2022 2014-2022
2014-  1-   5-MIN
54 Cody Bellinger cf Los Angeles Dodgers 4 cf 6-4 203 L L 1995-07-13 Chandler,AZ MLB 2017-2022 2013-2022
2013-  4- 124-LAN
55 Hector Olivera 2b Atlanta Braves 4 2b 6-2 163 R R 1985-04-05 Havana,CU MLB 2015-2016 2015-2017
2015-    UDFA-LAN
56 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
57 Brett Phillips cf-rf Milwaukee Brewers 4 cf-rf 6-0 195 L R 1994-05-30 Seminole,FL MLB 2017-2022 2012-2022
2012-  6- 189-HOU
58 Amed Rosario ss New York Mets 2 ss 6-2 190 R R 1995-11-20 Santo Domingo,DR MLB 2017-2022 2013-2022
2012-    UDFA-NYN
59 Jorge Lopez p Milwaukee Brewers 2 p 6-2 205 R R 1993-02-10 Cayey,PR MLB 2015-2022 2011-2022
2011-  2-  70-MIL
60 Aaron Blair p Atlanta Braves 3 p 6-4 205 R R 1992-05-26 Las Vegas,NV MLB 2016-2017 2011-2021
2013-  1-  36-ARI
61 Kyle Tucker rf Houston Astros 4 rf 6-4 199 L R 1997-01-17 Tampa,FL MLB 2018-2022 2015-2022
2015-  1-   5-HOU
62 Christian Arroyo 2b San Francisco Giants 1 2b 6-1 210 R R 1995-05-30 Brooksville,FL MLB 2017-2022 2013-2022
2013-  1-  25-SFN
63 Ozzie Albies 2b Atlanta Braves 6 2b 5-8 165 B R 1997-01-07 Willemstad,CC MLB 2017-2022 2014-2022
2013-    UDFA-ATL
64 Luis Ortiz p Texas Rangers 4 p 6-3 230 R R 1995-09-22 Sanger,CA MLB 2018-2019 2014-2022
2014-  1-  30-TEX
65 Brent Honeywell p Tampa Bay Rays 3 p 6-2 195 R R 1995-03-31 Carnesville,GA MLB 2021-2021 2014-2021
2014-  2-  72-TBA
66 Jose Peraza 2b-3b Cincinnati Reds 4 2b-3b 6-0 210 R R 1994-04-30 Barinas,VZ MLB 2015-2021 2011-2022
2010-    UDFA-LAN
67 Willson Contreras c Chicago Cubs 2 c 6-1 225 R R 1992-05-13 Puerto Cabello,VZ MLB 2016-2022 2010-2022
2009-    UDFA-CHN
68 Jeff Hoffman p Colorado Rockies 4 p 6-5 215 R R 1993-01-08 Latham,NY MLB 2016-2022 2012-2022
2014-  1-   9-TOR
69 Dillon Tate p Texas Rangers 5 p 6-2 195 R R 1994-05-01 Harbor City,CA MLB 2019-2022 2013-2022
2015-  1-   4-TEX
70 Carson Fulmer p Chicago White Sox 2 p 6-0 215 R R 1993-12-13 Lakeland,FL MLB 2016-2021 2013-2022
2015-  1-   8-CHA
71 Brady Aiken p Cleveland Indians 3 p 6-4 205 L L 1996-08-16 San Diego,CA A -- 2016-2019
2015-  1-  17-CLE
72 Grant Holmes p Los Angeles Dodgers 6 p 6-0 226 L R 1996-03-22 Conway,SC AAA -- 2014-2022
2014-  1-  22-LAN
73 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
74 Daz Cameron cf-rf Houston Astros 5 cf-rf 6-2 185 R R 1997-01-15 McDonough,GA MLB 2020-2022 2015-2022
2015-  1-  37-HOU
75 Jake Thompson p Philadelphia Phillies 3 p 6-4 235 R R 1994-01-31 Rockwall,TX MLB 2016-2018 2012-2021
2012-  2-  91-DET
rank player name pos prospect Team tm rk pos ht wt ba th Born place hilvl mlb years stat years draft info
76 Aaron Judge rf-cf New York Yankees 3 rf-cf 6-7 282 R R 1992-04-26 Sacramento,CA MLB 2016-2022 2011-2022
2013-  1-  32-NYA
77 Braden Shipley p Arizona Diamondbacks 1 p 6-2 170 R R 1992-02-22 Medford,OR MLB 2016-2018 2011-2022
2013-  1-  15-ARI
78 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
79 Dominic Smith lf New York Mets 3 lf 6-0 239 L L 1995-06-15 Los Angeles,CA MLB 2017-2022 2013-2022
2013-  1-  11-NYN
80 Tyler Jay p Minnesota Twins 5 p 6-1 170 L L 1994-04-19 Lemont,IL AA -- 2013-2019
2015-  1-   6-MIN
81 Justus Sheffield p Cleveland Indians 4 p 5-10 195 L L 1996-05-13 Tullahoma,TN MLB 2018-2022 2014-2022
2014-  1-  31-CLE
82 Erick Fedde p Washington Nationals 4 p 6-4 200 R R 1993-02-25 Las Vegas,NV MLB 2017-2022 2012-2022
2014-  1-  18-WAS
83 Joe Musgrove p Houston Astros 6 p 6-5 235 R R 1992-12-04 El Cajon,CA MLB 2016-2022 2011-2022
2011-  1-  46-TOR
84 Kolby Allard p Atlanta Braves 5 p 6-1 195 L L 1997-08-13 San Clemente,CA MLB 2018-2022 2015-2022
2015-  1-  14-ATL
85 Kyle Zimmer p Kansas City Royals 2 p 6-3 225 R R 1991-09-13 La Jolla,CA MLB 2019-2021 2010-2022
2012-  1-   5-KCA
86 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
87 Ian Happ lf-cf Chicago Cubs 3 lf-cf 6-0 205 B R 1994-08-12 Pittsburgh,PA MLB 2017-2022 2013-2022
2015-  1-   9-CHN
88 Cornelius Randolph rf-lf Philadelphia Phillies 6 rf-lf 5-11 205 L R 1997-06-02 Griffin,GA AAA -- 2015-2022
2015-  1-  10-PHI
89 Michael Kopech p Boston Red Sox 5 p 6-3 205 R R 1996-04-30 Mount Pleasant,TX MLB 2018-2022 2014-2022
2014-  1-  33-BOS
90 Touki Toussaint p Atlanta Braves 7 p 6-3 215 R R 1996-06-20 Coral Springs,FL MLB 2018-2021 2014-2022
2014-  1-  16-ARI
91 David Paulino p Houston Astros 7 p 6-5 180 R R 1994-02-06 Nizao,DR MLB 2016-2021 2011-2021
2010-    UDFA-DET
92 Reynaldo Lopez p Washington Nationals 5 p 6-1 220 R R 1994-01-04 San Pedro de Macoris,DR MLB 2016-2022 2012-2022
2012-    UDFA-WAS
93 Bobby Bradley 1b Cleveland Indians 5 1b 6-1 225 L R 1996-05-29 Gulfport,MS MLB 2019-2022 2014-2022
2014-  3-  97-CLE
94 Brandon Drury 3b-1b Arizona Diamondbacks 3 3b-1b 6-2 190 R R 1992-08-21 Grants Pass,OR MLB 2015-2022 2010-2022
2010- 13- 404-ATL
95 Harold Ramirez lf-rf Pittsburgh Pirates 5 lf-rf 5-10 232 R R 1994-09-06 Cartagena,CB MLB 2019-2022 2012-2022
2011-    UDFA-PIT
96 Andrew Knapp c Philadelphia Phillies 4 c 6-1 189 B R 1991-11-09 Granite Bay,CA MLB 2017-2022 2011-2022
2013-  2-  53-PHI
97 Tom Murphy c Colorado Rockies 7 c 6-1 218 R R 1991-04-03 West Monroe,NY MLB 2015-2022 2010-2022
2012-  3- 105-COL
98 Tyler Stephenson c-1b Cincinnati Reds 5 c-1b 6-4 225 R R 1996-08-16 Kennesaw,GA MLB 2020-2022 2015-2022
2015-  1-  11-CIN
99 Jorge Polanco 2b-ss Minnesota Twins 6 2b-ss 5-11 208 B R 1993-07-05 San Pedro de Macoris,DR MLB 2014-2022 2010-2022
2009-    UDFA-MIN
100 Alex Verdugo lf-cf Los Angeles Dodgers 7 lf-cf 6-0 192 L L 1996-05-15 Tucson,AZ MLB 2017-2022 2014-2022
2014-  2-  62-LAN
100 record(s)