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2014 Top 10 Prospects Index

We are ranking the Top 10 Prospects in each organization in preparation for the 2014 season. Here is a listing of the Top 10s we have already unveiled as well as a schedule of those to come. For each Top 10, there is a link to the free list, which includes an overview, as well as the club’s best tools, top 15 players age 25 and under as well as listings of the club’s top prospects and top draft picks of the past decade. The subscribers-only Top 10 Prospects with Scouting Reports 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.

*Schedule subject to change

 

NATIONAL LEAGUE EAST
Atlanta Braves Miami Marlins New York Mets
Top 10 Prospects Top 10 Prospects Top 10 Prospects
1. Lucas Sims, rhp 1. Andrew Heaney, lhp 1. Noah Syndergaard, rhp
2. Christian Bethancourt, c 2. Colin Moran, 3b 2. Travis d’Arnaud, c
3. J.R. Graham, rhp 3. Jake Marisnick, of 3. Rafael Montero, rhp
4. Jason Hursh, rhp 4. Justin Nicolino, lhp 4. Dominic Smith, 1b
5. Mauricio Cabrera, rhp 5. Anthony DeSclafani, rhp 5. Kevin Plawecki, c/1b
6. Jose Peraza, ss 6. Brian Flynn, lhp 6. Wilmer Flores, 2b/1b
7. David Hale, rhp 7. Jose Urena, rhp 7. Amed Rosario, ss
8. Victor Caratini, 3b/c 8. Adam Conley, lhp 8. Brandon Nimmo, of
9. Tommy La Stella, 2b 9. Avery Romero, 2b 9. Gavin Cecchini, ss
10. Sean Gilmartin, lhp 10. J.T. Realmuto, c 10. Jake deGrom, rhp
Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports ($) Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports ($) Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports ($)
Bill Ballew Chat ($) James Bailey Chat ($) Matt Eddy Chat ($)
Philadelphia Phillies Washington Nationals  
Top 10 Prospects Top 10 Prospects
1. Maikel Franco, 3b  1. Lucas Giolito, rhp
2. Jesse Biddle, lhp  2. A.J. Cole, rhp
3. J.P. Crawford, ss  3. Brian Goodwin, of
4. Miguel Gonzalez, rhp  4. Matt Skole, 1b/3b
5. Roman Quinn, ss  5. Robbie Ray, lhp
6. Carlos Tocci, of  6. Sammy Solis, lhp
7. Ethan Martin, rhp  7. Michael Taylor, of
8. Cesar Hernandez, 2b/of  8. Jake Johansen, rhp
9. Aaron Altherr, of  9. Nate Karns, rhp
10. Severino Gonzalez, rhp  10. Steven Souza, of
Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports ($)  Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports($)
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. Javier Baez, ss 1. Robert Stephenson, rhp 1. Jimmy Nelson, rhp
2. Kris Bryant, 3b 2. Billy Hamilton, of 2. Tyrone Taylor, of
3. C.J. Edwards, rhp 3. Phillip Ervin, of 3. Mitch Haniger, of
4. Albert Almora, of 4. Jesse Winker, of 4. Johnny Hellweg, rhp
5. Jorge Soler, of 5. Yorman Rodriguez, of 5. Victor Roache, of
6. Pierce Johnson, rhp 6. Michael Lorenzen, rhp 6. Taylor Jungmann, rhp
7. Arismendy Alcantara, 2b/ss 7. Carlos Contreras, rhp 7. Orlando Arcia, ss
8. Jeimer Candelario, 3b 8. Nick Travieso, rhp 8. David Goforth, rhp
9. Dan Vogelbach, 1b 9. Ben Lively, rhp 9. Devin Williams, rhp
10. Arodys Vizcaino, rhp 10. Tucker Barnhart, c 10. Hunter Morris, 1b
Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports ($) Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports ($) Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports ($)
John Manuel Chat ($) J.J. Cooper Chat ($) Tom Haudricourt Chat ($)
Pittsburgh Pirates St. Louis Cardinals
Top 10 Prospects Top 10 Prospects
1. Gregory Polanco, of 1. Oscar Taveras, of
2. Jameson Taillon, rhp 2. Carlos Martinez, rhp
3. Tyler Glasnow, rhp 3. Kolten Wong, 2b
4. Austin Meadows, of 4. Stephen Piscotty, of
5. Nick Kingham, rhp 5. Marco Gonzalez, lhp
6. Alen Hanson, ss 6. Tim Cooney, lhp
7. Josh Bell, of 7. Alex Reyes, rhp
8. Reese McGuire, c 8. James Ramsey, of
9. Harold Ramirez, of 9. Rob Kaminsky, lhp
10. Luis Heredia, rhp 10. Carson Kelly, 3b/c
Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports ($) Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports ($)
John Perrotto chat ($) Derrick Goold chat ($)
NATIONAL LEAGUE WEST
Colorado Rockies Los Angeles Dodgers
Top 10 Prospects Top 10 Prospects
1. Jonathan Gray, rhp 1. Joc Pederson, of
2. Eddie Butler, rhp 2. Corey Seager, ss
3. Rosell Herrera, ss 3. Julio Urias, lhp
4. Kyle Parker, 1b/of 4. Zach Lee, rhp
5. Chad Bettis, rhp 5. Chris Anderson, rhp
6. David Dahl, of 6. Chris Withrow, rhp
7. Tom Murphy, c 7. Alexander Guerrero, 2b
8. Ryan McMahon, 3b 8. Chris Reed, lhp
9. Trevor Story, ss 9. Onelki Garcia, lhp
10. Raimel Tapia, of 10. Ross Stripling, rhp
Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports ($) Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports ($)
Jack Etkin chat ($) Ben Badler chat ($)
San Diego Padres Arizona Diamondbacks San Francisco Giants
Top 10 Prospects Top 10 Prospects Top 10 Prospects
1. Austin Hedges, c 1. Archie Bradley, rhp 1. Kyle Crick, rhp
2. Matt Wisler, rhp 2. Braden Shipley, rhp 2. Edwin Escobar, lhp
3. Max Fried, lhp 3. Chris Owings, ss 3. Chris Stratton, rhp
4. Hunter Renfroe, of 4. Matt Davidson, 3b 4. Adalberto Mejia, lhp
5. Casey Kelly, rhp 5. Aaron Blair, rhp 5. Mac Williamson, of
6. Rymer Liriano, of 6. Jose Martinez, rhp 6. Christian Arroyo, ss
7. Jace Peterson, ss 7. Stryker Trahan, c 7. Heath Hembree, rhp
8. Burch Smith, rhp 8. Matt Stites, rhp 8. Ty Blach, lhp
9. Keyvius Sampson, rhp 9. Brandon Drury, 3b 9. Joe Panik, 2b
10. Joe Ross, rhp 10. Jake Lamb, 3b 10.Clayton Blackburn, rhp
Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports ($) Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports ($) Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports ($)
Matt Eddy chat ($) Bill Mitchell chat ($) Andrew Baggarly chat ($)
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. Xander Bogaerts, ss/3b 1. Gary Sanchez, c
 2. Kevin Gausman, rhp  2. Henry Owens, lhp 2. Slade Heathcott, of
 3. Eduardo Rodriguez, lhp  3. Jackie Bradley, of 3. Mason Williams, of
 4. Hunter Harvey, rhp  4. Allen Webster, rhp 4. J.R. Murphy, c
 5. Jonathan Schoop, 2b  5. Blake Swihart, c 5. Eric Jagielo, 3b
 6. Tim Berry, lhp  6. Garin Cecchini, 3b 6. Aaron Judge, of
 7. Henry Urrutia, of  7. Mookie Betts, 2b 7. Ian Clarkin, lhp
 8. Mike Wright, rhp  8. Brandon Workman, rhp 8. Greg Bird, 1b
 9. Michael Ohlman, c  9. Matt Barnes, rhp 9. Luis Severino, rhp
 10. Chance Sisco, c  10. Trey Ball, lhp 10. Gosuke Katoh, 2b
 Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports ($)  Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports ($) Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports ($)
Steve Melewski chat ($)  Alex Speier chat ($) Josh Norris chat ($)
Tampa Bay Rays Toronto Blue Jays  
Top 10 Prospects Top 10 Prospects
1. Jake Odorizzi, rhp 1. Aaron Sanchez, rhp
2. Hak-Ju Lee, ss 2. Marcus Stroman, rhp
3. Taylor Guerrieri, rhp 3. D.J. Davis, of
4. Enny Romero, lhp 4. Mitch Nay, 3b
5. Alex Colome, rhp 5. Franklin Barreto, 3b
6. Andrew Toles, of 6. Daniel Norris, lhp
7. Nick Ciuffo, c 7. Roberto Osuna, rhp
8. Ryan Brett, 2b 8. Alberto Tirado, rhp
9. Tim Beckham, ss/2b 9. Dawel Lugo, ss
10. Kevin Kiermaier, of 10. Sean Nolin, lhp
Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports ($) Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports($)
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. Jose Abreu, 1b 1. Francisco Lindor, ss 1. Nick Castellanos, 3b/of
2. Erik Johnson, rhp 2. Clint Frazier, of 2. Devon Travis, 2b
3. Tim Anderson, ss 3. Trevor Bauer, rhp 3. Bruce Rondon, rhp
4. Matt Davidson, 3b 4. Tyler Naquin, of 4. Robbie Ray, lhp
5. Marcus Semien, 2b/3b 5. Cody Anderson, rhp 5. Jake Thompson, rhp
6. Micah Johnson, 2b 6. Dorssys Paulino, ss 6. Jonathon Crawford, rhp
7. Courtney Hawkins, of 7. Ronny Rodriguez ss/2b 7. Corey Knebel, rhp
8. Trayce Thompson, of 8. C.C. Lee, rhp 8. Eugenio Suarez, ss/2b
9. Chris Beck, rhp 9. Jose Ramirez 2b/ss 9. Domingo Leyba, ss/2b
10. Jacob May, of 10. Austin Adams, rhp 10. Hernan Perez, 2b/ss
Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports ($) Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports ($) Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports ($)
John Manuel chat ($) Jim Shonerd chat ($) Ben Badler chat ($)
Kansas City Royals Minnesota Twins  
Top 10 Prospects Top 10 Prospects
1. Kyle Zimmer, rhp 1. Byron Buxton, of
2. Yordano Ventura, rhp 2. Miguel Sano, 3b
3. Raul A. Mondesi, ss 3. Alex Meyer, rhp
4. Jorge Bonifacio, of 4. Kohl Stewart, rhp
5. Miguel Almonte, rhp 5. J.O. Berrios, rhp
6. Sean Manaea, lhp 6. Eddie Rosario, 2b/of
7. Hunter Dozier, 3b 7. Lewis Thorpe, lhp
8. Bubba Starling, of 8. Trevor May, rhp
9. Jason Adam, rhp 9. Danny Santana, ss/2b
10. Christian Binford, rhp 10. Jorge Polanco, ss/2b
Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports ($) Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports ($)
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. Taylor Lindsey, 2b  1. Addison Russell, ss
2. George Springer, of 2. C.J. Cron, 1b  2. Billy McKinney, of
3. Mark Appel, rhp 3. Kaleb Cowart, 3b  3. Raul Alcantara, rhp
4. Mike Foltynewicz, rhp 4. R.J. Alvarez, rhp  4. Michael Ynoa, rhp
5. Lance McCullers Jr., rhp 5. Mark Sappington, rhp  5. Renato Nunez, 3b
6. Vince Velasquez, rhp 6. Hunter Green, rhp  6. Max Muncy, 1b
7. Jonathan Singleton, 1b 7. Ricardo Sanchez, rhp  7. Dylan Covey, rhp
8. Domingo Santana, of 8. Alex Yarbrough, 2b  8. Bobby Wahl, rhp
9. Michael Feliz, rhp 9. Zach Borenstein, of  9. Daniel Robertson, ss
10. Asher Wojciechowski, rhp 10. Cam Bedrosian, rhp  10. Nolan Sanburn, rhp
Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports ($) Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports ($)  Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports
 J.J. Cooper Chat ($)  J.J. Cooper Chat ($)  Jim Shonerd Chat ($)
Seattle Mariners Texas Rangers  
Top 10 Prospects Top 10 Prospects
1. Taijuan Walker, rhp 1. Rougned Odor, 2b
2. D.J. Peterson, 3b 2. Jorge Alfaro, c
3. James Paxton, lhp 3. Michael Choice, of
4. Luiz Gohara, lhp 4. Nick Williams, of
5. Edwin Diaz, rhp 5. Joey Gallo, 3b
6. Austin Wilson, of 6. Alex Gonzalez, rhp
7. Victor Sanchez, rhp 7. Luis Sardinas, ss
8. Tyler Marlette, c 8. Luke Jackson, rhp
9. Chris Taylor, ss 9. Travis Demeritte, ss/3b
10. Danny Hultzen, lhp 10. Ronald Guzman, 1b
Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports ($) Top 10 Prospects With Scouting Reports ($)
John Perrotto Chat ($) Ben Badler Chat ($)

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