2015 Revised Top 10 Prospects

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We are ranking the Top 10 Prospects in each organization in preparation for the 2015 season. The subscribers-only Top 10 Prospects includes full scouting reports on all 10 prospects, while the chat link takes readers to a subscribers-only chat about that club’s farm system. (Updated Feb. 4, 2015).

AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST
Baltimore Orioles Boston Red Sox New York Yankees
Top 10 Prospects ($) Top 10 Prospects ($) Top 10 Prospects ($)
1. Dylan Bundy, rhp 1. Blake Swihart, c 1. Luis Severino, rhp
2. Hunter Harvey, rhp 2. Henry Owens, lhp 2. Aaron Judge, of
3. Christian Walker, 1b 3. Rusney Castillo, of 3. Jorge Mateo, ss
4. Chance Sisco, c 4. Eduardo Rodriguez, lhp 4. Greg Bird, 1b
5. Dariel Avarez, of 5. Brian Johnson, lhp 5. Gary Sanchez, c
6. Zach Davies, rhp 6. Rafael Devers, 3b 6. Ian Clarkin, lhp
7. Tim Berry, lhp 7. Manuel Margot, of 7. Rob Refsnyder, 2b/of
8. Mike Wright, rhp 8. Matt Barnes, rhp 8. Jacob Lindgren, lhp
9. Mike Yastrzemski, of 9. Deven Marrero, ss 9. Luis Torrens, c
10. Jomar Reyes, 3b 10. Garin Cecchini, 3b/of 10. Domingo German, rhp
Steve Melewski chat ($) Alex Speier chat ($) Josh Norris chat ($)
Tampa Bay Rays Toronto Blue Jays
Top 10 Prospects Top 10 Prospects
1. Steven Souza, of 1. Daniel Norris, lhp
2. Daniel Robertson, ss 2. Aaron Sanchez, rhp
3. Willy Adames, ss 3. Jeff Hoffman, rhp
4. Alex Colome, rhp 4. Dalton Pompey, of
5. Justin O’Conner, c 5. Devon Travis, 2b
6. Adrian Rondon, ss 6. Max Pentecost, c
7. Nathan Karns, rhp 7. Roberto Osuna, rhp
8. Mikie Mahtook, cf 8. Richard Urena, ss
9. Ryan Brett, 2b 9. Miguel Castro, rhp
10. Brent Honeywell, rhp 10. Sean Reid-Foley, rhp
Bill Ballew chat ($) Clint Longenecker chat ($)
AMERICAN LEAGUE CENTRAL
Chicago White Sox Cleveland Indians Detroit Tigers
Top 10 Prospects Top 10 Prospects Top 10 Prospects
1. Carlos Rodon, lhp 1. Francisco Lindor, ss 1. Steven Moya, of
2. Tim Anderson, ss 2. Bradley Zimmer, of 2. Buck Farmer, rhp
3. Spencer Adams, rhp 3. Clint Frazier, of 3. Derek Hill, of
4. Micah Johnson, 2b 4. Justus Sheffield, lhp 4. Kevin Ziomek, lhp
5. Francellis Montas, rhp 5. Mike Papi, of/1b 5. Hernan Perez, ss/2b
6. Micker Adolfo, of 6. Tyler Naquin, of 6. James McCann, c
7. Tyler Danish, rhp 7. Francisco Mejia, c 7. Tyler Collins, of
8. Trey Michalczewski, 3b 8. Erik Gonzalez, ss 8. Austin Kubitza, rhp
9. Courtney Hawkins, of 9. Bobby Bradley, 1b 9. Bruce Rondon, rhp
10. Jacob May, of 10. Cody Anderson, rhp 10. Dixon Machado, ss
John Manuel chat ($) Jim Shonerd chat ($) Ben Badler chat ($)
Kansas City Royals Minnesota Twins
Top 10 Prospects Top 10 Prospects
1. Raul A. Mondesi, ss 1. Byron Buxton, of
2. Brandon Finnegan, lhp 2. Miguel Sano, 3b
3. Sean Manaea, lhp 3. Jose Berrios, rhp
4. Kyle Zimmer, rhp 4. Kohl Stewart, rhp
5. Hunter Dozier, 3b 5. Alex Meyer, rhp
6. Miguel Almonte, rhp 6. Nick Gordon, ss
7. Foster Griffin, lhp 7. Nick Burdi, rhp
8. Scott Blewett, rhp 8. Jorge Polanco, ss/2b
9. Jorge Bonifacio, of 9. Trevor May, rhp
10. Christian Colon, ss/2b 10. Eddie Rosario, of/2b
J.J. Cooper Chat ($) Mike Berardino chat ($)
AMERICAN LEAGUE WEST
Houston Astros Los Angeles Angels Oakland Athletics
Top 10 Prospects Top 10 Prospects Top 10 Prospects
1. Carlos Correa, ss 1. Andrew Heaney, lhp 1.  Franklin Barreto, ss
2. Mark Appel, rhp 2. Sean Newcomb, lhp 2. Matt Olson, 1b
3. Vince Velasquez, rhp 3. Cam Bedrosian, rhp 3. Matt Chapman, 3b
4. Michael Feliz, rhp 4. Chris Ellis, rhp 4. Renato Nunez, 3b
5. Brett Phillips, of 5. Joe Gatto, rhp 5. Chris Bassitt, rhp
6. Colin Moran, 3b 6. Victor Alcantara, rhp 6. Kendall Graveman, rhp
7. Teoscar Hernandez, of 7. Kyle Kubitza, 3b 7. Sean Nolin, lhp
8. Josh Hader, lhp 8. Roberto Baldoquin, ss 8. Rangel Ravelo, 1b
9. Lance McCullers, rhp 9. Alex Yarbrough, 2b 9. Dillon Overton, lhp
10. Domingo Santana, of 10. Nick Tropeano, rhp 10. Raul Alcantara, rhp
Vince Lara-Cinisomo Chat ($) Bill Mitchell Chat ($) Jim Shonerd Chat ($)
Seattle Mariners Texas Rangers
Top 10 Prospects Top 10 Prospects
1. Alex Jackson, of 1. Joey Gallo, 3b
2. D.J. Peterson, 3b 2. Jake Thompson, rhp
3. Ketel Marte, ss/2b 3. Jorge Alfaro, c
4. Patrick Kivlehan, 3b/1b 4. Nomar Mazara, of
5. Austin Wilson, of 5. Nick Williams, of
6. Edwin Diaz, rhp 6. Alex Gonzalez, rhp
7. Gabby Guerrero, of 7. Ryan Rua, of/3b
8. Luiz Gohara, rhp 8. Luis Ortiz, rhp
9. Ryan Yarbrough, lhp 9. Josh Morgan, ss/2b
10. Carson Smith, rhp 10. Ryan Cordell, of/1b
J.J. Cooper Chat ($) Ben Badler Chat ($)
NATIONAL LEAGUE EAST
Atlanta Braves Miami Marlins New York Mets
Top 10 Prospects Top 10 Prospects Top 10 Prospects
1. Jose Peraza, 2b 1. Tyler Kolek, rhp 1. Noah Syndergaard, rhp
2. Mike Foltynewicz, rhp 2. J.T. Realmuto, c 2. Steve Matz, lhp
3. Max Fried, lhp 3. Justin Nicolino, lhp 3. Brandon Nimmo, of
4. Lucas Sims, rhp 4. Jose Urena, rhp 4. Dilson Herrera, 2b/ss
5. Christian Bethancourt, c 5. Avery Romero, 2b 5. Kevin Plawecki, c
6. Jason Hursh, rhp 6. Isael Soto, of 6. Amed Rosario, ss
7. Ozhaino Albies, ss 7. Trevor Williams, rhp 7. Michael Conforto, of
8. Ricardo Sanchez, lhp 8. Brian Anderson, 3b/2b 8. Rafael Montero, rhp
9. Jace Peterson, 3b 9. Jarlin Garcia, lhp 9. Marcos Molina, rhp
10. Rio Ruiz, 3b 10. Austin Dean, of 10. Gavin Cecchini, ss
Bill Ballew Chat ($) Juan C. Rodriguez chat ($) Matt Eddy Chat ($)
Philadelphia Phillies Washington Nationals
Top 10 Prospects Top 10 Prospects
1. J.P. Crawford, ss 1. Lucas Giolito, rhp
2. Aaron Nola, rhp 2. Michael Taylor, of
3. Maikel Franco, 3b/1b 3. Reynaldo Lopez, rhp
4. Zach Eflin, rhp 4. Erick Fedde, rhp
5. Tom Windle, lhp 5. Joe Ross, rhp
6. Ben Lively, rhp 6. A.J. Cole, rhp
7. Roman Quinn, of/ss 7. Wilmer Difo, ss/2b
8. Carlos Tocci, of 8. Drew Ward, 3b
9. Aaron Brown, of 9. Brian Goodwin, of
10. Matt Imhof, lhp 10. Nick Pivetta, rhp
Josh Norris Chat ($) Aaron Fitt Chat ($)
NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL
Chicago Cubs Cincinnati Reds Milwaukee Brewers
Top 10 Prospects Top 10 Prospects Top 10 Prospects
1. Kris Bryant, 3b 1. Robert Stephenson, rhp 1. Tyrone Taylor, of
2. Addison Russell, ss 2. Raisel Iglesias, rhp 2. Orlando Arcia, ss/2b
3. Jorge Soler, of 3. Jesse Winker, of 3. Luis Sardinas, ss
4. Kyle Schwarber, c/of 4. Michael Lorenzen, rhp 4. Clint Coulter, c/of
5. C.J. Edwards, rhp 5. Nick Howard, rhp 5. Monte Harrison, of
6. Billy McKinney, of 6. Anthony DeSclafani, rhp 6. Gilbert Lara, ss
7. Albert Almora, of 7. Amir Garrett, lhp 7. Wei-Chung Wang, lhp
8. Gleyber Torres, ss 8. Nick Travieso, rhp 8. Taylor Williams, rhp
9. Pierce Johnson, rhp 9. Aristides Aquino, of 9. Devin Williams, rhp
10. Duane Underwood, rhp 10. Yorman Rodriguez, of 10. Tyler Wagner, rhp
John Manuel Chat ($) J.J. Cooper Chat ($) Tom Haudricourt Chat ($)
Pittsburgh Pirates St. Louis Cardinals
Top 10 Prospects Top 10 Prospects
1. Tyler Glasnow, rhp 1. Marco Gonzales, lhp
2. Jameson Taillon, rhp 2. Alex Reyes, rhp
3. Austin Meadows, of 3. Stephen Piscotty, of
4. Josh Bell, of/1b 4. Randal Grichuk, of
5. Reese McGuire, c 5. Rob Kaminsky, lhp
6. Nick Kingham, rhp 6. Jack Flaherty, rhp
7. Alen Hanson, ss/2b 7. Tim Cooney, lhp
8. Cole Tucker, ss 8. Sam Tuivailala, rhp
9. Mitch Keller, rhp 9. Charlie Tilson, of
10. Harold Ramirez, of 10. Magneuris Sierra, of
John Perrotto chat ($) Derrick Goold chat ($)
NATIONAL LEAGUE WEST
Colorado Rockies Los Angeles Dodgers
Top 10 Prospects Top 10 Prospects
1. David Dahl, of 1. Corey Seager, ss
2. Jon Gray, rhp 2. Joc Pederson, of
3. Kyle Freeland, lhp 3. Julio Urias, lhp
4. Eddie Butler, rhp 4. Grant Holmes, rhp
5. Ryan McMahon, 3b 5. Alex Verdugo, of
6. Tom Murphy, c 6. Jose De Leon, rhp
7. Forrest Wall, 2b 7. Chris Anderson, rhp
8. Antonio Senzatela, rhp 8. Scott Schebler, of
9. Rosell Herrera, ss/2b 9. Chris Reed, lhp
10. Raimel Tapia, of 10. Julian Leon, c
Jack Etkin chat ($) Ben Badler chat ($)
San Diego Padres Arizona Diamondbacks San Francisco Giants
Top 10 Prospects Top 10 Prospects Top 10 Prospects
1. Matt Wisler, rhp 1. Archie Bradley, rhp 1. Andrew Susac, c
2. Trea Turner, ss 2. Braden Shipley, rhp 2. Tyler Beede, rhp
3. Hunter Renfroe, of 3. Aaron Blair, rhp 3. Kyle Crick, rhp
4. Austin Hedges, c 4. Yasmany Tomas, of/3b 4. Keury Mella, rhp
5. Cory Spangenberg, 2b/of 5. Touki Toussaint, rhp 5. Clayton Blackburn, rhp
6. Rymer Liriano, of 6. Jake Lamb, 3b 6. Adalberto Mejia, lhp
7. Fernando Perez, 2b/3b 7. Brandon Drury, 3b/2b 7. Ty Blach, lhp
8. Michael Gettys, of 8. Pete O’Brien, c/1b 8. Hunter Strickland, rhp
9. Jose Rondon, ss 9. Domingo Leyba, 2b/ss 9. Matt Duffy, ss
10. Casey Kelly, rhp 10. Nick Ahmed, ss 10. Christian Arroyo, 2b/ss
Matt Eddy chat ($) Bill Mitchell chat ($) J.J. Cooper chat ($)

 

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