2019 Top 100 Prospects
Two more graduations this weekend -- No. 10 Victor Robles and No. 39 Danny Jansen.
You can find their replacements, a pair of pitching prospects, at the bottom of the list.
We're gearing up for a larger update in early May, as well as additional graduations until then...
- 1Blue Jays 3BNotes:
ETA: 2019 (But not Opening Day)You were expecting someone else? Guerrero Jr. is a potential superstar, and a hitter with the upside to win a batting title or lead the league in home runs.
Hit: 80: | Power: 70 | Speed: 40 | Defense: 40 | Arm: 60
- 2Padres SSNotes:
ETA: 2019Fast, powerful and electrifying, Tatis is the focal point of the Padres' rebuild.
Hit: 55: | Power: 60 | Speed: 60 | Defense: 60 | Arm: 70
- 3White Sox OFNotes:
ETA: 2019 (But not Opening Day)Jimenez is capable of putting up .300 averages and 30 or more home runs annually, but might have to move from left field in a few years.
Hit: 60: | Power: 70 | Speed: 40 | Defense: 45 | Arm: 40
- 4Rays SSNotes:
ETA: 2020He's yet to play in full season ball, but few minor league hitters can match Franco's sweet swing from both sides of the plate.
Hit: 70: | Power: 70 | Speed: 50 | Defense: 55 | Arm: 55
- 5Astros RHPNotes:
ETA: 2019It's hard to find pitchers to compare Whitley with since he has an unheard-of five potential plus pitches.
Fastball: 70 | Curveball: 60 | Slider: 60 | Changeup: 70 | Cutter: 60 | Control: 55
- 6Angels OFNotes:
ETA: 2020With light-tower power, jaw-dropping athleticism and a record of rapid adjustments, Adell is the next Angels homegrown all-star outfielder
Hit: 55: | Power: 70 | Speed: 60 | Defense: 55 | Arm: 60
- 7Blue Jays SSNotes:
ETA: 2019One of the top hitters in the minors, Bichette's defensive improvements make him Toronto's shortstop of the future
Hit: 70: | Power: 55 | Speed: 50 | Defense: 50 | Arm: 55
- 8Twins SSNotes:
ETA: 2020The No. 1 pick in the 2017 draft has a bucket of plus tools to rely on.
Hit: 60: | Power: 55 | Speed: 60 | Defense: 60 | Arm: 55
- 9Reds 3B/2BNotes:
ETA: 2019Injuries slowed Senzel's ascent, but there's little standing in the way of him making an impact in Cincinnati in 2019.
Hit: 60: | Power: 60 | Speed: 55 | Defense: 60 | Arm: 60
- 10Athletics LHPNotes:
ETA: 2019Scouts drool over the poised lefthander with three plus or better pitches, plus control and a No. 2 starter ceiling.
Fastball: 60 | Curveball: 60 | Changeup: 70 | Control: 65
- 11Astros OFNotes:
ETA: 2019"Ted" struggled in his first big league stint, but dominated the Pacific Coast League last season.
Hit: 60: | Power: 60 | Speed: 40 | Defense: 50 | Arm: 50
- 12Marlins RHPNotes:
ETA: 2020Injuries cut Sixto's 2018 season short, so while durability is a risk, the upside is a No. 1 starter.
Fastball: 70 | Slider: 60 | Changeup: 60 | Control: 70
- 13Rockies SSNotes:
ETA: 2019A smooth stroke and highlight-reel defense have Rodgers primed to break into the Rockies infield very, very soon.
Hit: 60: | Power: 55 | Speed: 50 | Defense: 55 | Arm: 60
- 14Twins OFNotes:
ETA: 2020Few hitters have a done a better job of making up for a lost season than Kirilloff, who blitzed two levels in his return from Tommy John surgery.
Hit: 70: | Power: 55 | Speed: 50 | Defense: 50 | Arm: 45
- 15Tigers RHPNotes:
ETA: 2020The top pick in the 2018 draft will get a much heavier workload this season and should move quickly thanks to his fastball/splitter combination.
Fastball: 70 | Slider: 55 | Changeup: 70 | Splitter: 55 | Control: 60
- 16Brewers 2BNotes:
Hit: 60: | Power: 55 | Speed: 50 | Defense: 50 | Arm: 45
The Brewers appear to be clearing the decks for a quick arrival for their best pure hitting prospect in years.
- 17Athletics LHPNotes:
ETA: 2019If his elite fastball and slider return to pre-Tommy John surgery standards, he has front-of-the-rotation potential.
Fastball: 70 | Slider: 70 | Changeup: 45 | Control: 50
- 18Dodgers CNotes:
ETA: 2020Catchers are supposed to move slowly, but Ruiz toppled Double-A as a teenager and draws rave reviews for his bat
Hit: 60: | Power: 45 | Speed: 40 | Defense: 55 | Arm: 55
- 19White Sox RHPNotes:
ETA: 2020The flamethrower will miss 2019 after having Tommy John surgery, but showed huge strides with his control before he went down
Fastball: 80 | Curveball: 60 | Slider: 60 | Changeup: 50 | Control: 50
- 20Braves 3BNotes:
ETA: 2019Riley's arm, power and defense makes him a premium third base prospect, even if Josh Donaldson's arrival in Atlanta may delay his timetable.
Hit: 50: | Power: 70 | Speed: 40 | Defense: 60 | Arm: 70
- 21Rays RHPNotes:
ETA: 2019After having Tommy John surgery last year, Honeywell and his famous screwball should climb into Tampa's rotation this season
Fastball: 60 | Curveball: 55 | Slider: 55 | Changeup: 60 | Screwball: 70 | Control: 55
- 22Braves RHPNotes:
ETA: 2020Many organizations have flailed for years trying to draft and develop high school pitchers, but the Braves keep graduating prep arms.
Fastball: 70 | Curveball: 60 | Changeup: 55 | Control: 50
- 23Padres LHPNotes:
ETA: 2021Four pitches and plus athleticism give Gore a high ceiling, but he has to show he's past his blister issues
Fastball: 60 | Curveball: 60 | Slider: 55 | Changeup: 60 | Control: 60
- 24Mariners LHPNotes:
ETA: 2019The centerpiece of the James Paxton trade brings big velocity from the left side and is ready for the big leagues
Fastball: 60 | Slider: 55 | Changeup: 55 | Control: 50
- 25Giants CNotes:
ETA: 2021An excellent defensive catcher with big power, Bart is the heir apparent to Buster Posey in San Francisco
Hit: 50: | Power: 60 | Speed: 40 | Defense: 60 | Arm: 60