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2021 Top 100 Prospects, Brought To You By Rapsodo

Editor's Note: Pirates RHP Quinn Priester (No. 63) was accidentally left off of this Top 100 Prospects update. That has been corrected.

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    Wanderfranco2020headshot
    Notes:

    Tools: Hit: 80 | Power: 60 | Run: 50 | Fielding: 50 | Arm: 50
    Skinny: The precocious switch-hitter has potential batting titles in his future and a chance to reach the majors by 20 years old.


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    Headshot 2021 Adley Rutschman 10072 Mlb
    Notes:

    Tools: Hit: 70 | Power: 70 | Run: 40 | Fielding: 60 | Arm: 70

    Skinny: The face of the Orioles rebuild is primed to be the rare catcher who is an offensive force while providing Gold Glove-caliber defense.


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    Headshot 2021 Julio Rodriguez 98511 Mlb

    Julio Rodriguez

    Mariners OF
    Notes:

    Tools: Hit: 60 | Power: 70 | Run: 45 | Fielding: 55 | Arm: 70
    Skinny: The “man-child” has the physical traits of a middle-of-the-order masher and the effervescent personality to be the face of the Mariners franchise.


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    Headshot 2021 Jarred Kelenic 98681 Mlb

    Jarred Kelenic

    Mariners OF
    Notes:

    Tools: Hit: 70 | Power: 60 | Run: 55 | Fielding: 50 | Arm: 60
    Skinny: With a sweet swing, growing power and a ceaseless drive to win, Kelenic should join Rodriguez as a star in the Mariners outfield for years to come.


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    Spencer Torkelson 2021
    Notes:

    Tools: Hit: 60 | Power: 80 | Run: 45 | Fielding: 55 | Arm: 50
    Skinny: The No. 1 overall pick in 2020 draws comparisons to Paul Konerko and Paul Goldschmidt as a potential franchise icon who anchors the middle of the lineup.


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    Headshot 2021 Cj Abrams 104289 Mlb

    CJ Abrams

    Padres SS
    Notes:

    Final 2020 Ranking: 19
    Tools: Hit: 70 | Power: 50 | Run: 80 | Fielding: 60 | Arm: 50
    Skinny: A dynamic athlete, Abrams has the makings of a future star on both sides of the ball, with elite speed and impressive bat-to-ball skills.


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    Marco_Luciano.jpg

    Marco Luciano

    Giants SS
    Notes:

    Tools: Hit: 60 | Power: 70 | Run: 40 | Fielding: 50 | Arm: 60
    Skinny: Whether Luciano sticks at shortstop or moves to third base is up for debate, but his bat should make him a standout regardless of his position.


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    Bobby_Witt_Headshot.jpg
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    Tools: Hit: 60 | Power: 60 | Run: 60 | Fielding: 60 | Arm: 60
    Skinny: The athletic, well-rounded shortstop drew raves for his work at the alternate training site. If he shows he can make consistent contact in actual games, he’ll be a star.


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    Riley Greene

    Tigers OF
    Notes:

    Tools: Hit: 60 | Power: 55 | Run: 50 | Fielding: 55 | Arm: 50
    Skinny: Greene doesn’t get the same hype as draft classmates Bobby Witt Jr. and CJ Abrams, but he may end up the best hitter of the three.


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    Headshot 2021 Grayson Rodriguez 97560 Mlb
    Notes:

    Tools: Fastball: 70 | Curveball: 50 | Slider: 60 | Changeup: 55 | Control: 60
    Skinny: With premium size, stuff and advanced command, Rodriguez is one of the few pitching prospects with true No. 1 starter potential.


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    Alex Kirilloff 2021
    Notes:

    Tools: Hit: 70 | Power: 60 | Run: 40 | Fielding: 50 | Arm: 50
    Skinny: The sweet swinger became the first player to make his MLB debut by starting a playoff game. No matter his position, he should be an impact hitter.


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    Headshot 2021 Vidal Brujan 8181 Mlb
    Notes:

    Tools: Hit: 60 | Power: 40 | Run: 80 | Fielding: 55 | Arm: 50
    Skinny: The best athlete in a Rays system loaded with athletes, Brujan does almost everything well. An elite runner with excellent contact skills, Brujan has added more power to his game this year.


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    Austin Martin 2021

    Austin Martin

    Blue Jays SS/OF
    Notes:

    Tools: Hit: 70 | Power: 55 | Run: 55 | Fielding: 50 | Arm: 50
    Skinny: The fifth overall pick in 2020 is an impressive young hitter, although his future position is up in the air.


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    Headshot 2021 Michael Kopech 97849 Mlb

    Michael Kopech

    White Sox RHP
    Notes:

    Tools: Fastball: 80 | Curveball: 50 | Slider: 60 | Changeup: 50 | Control: 50
    Skinny: Kopech is a bit of a question mark after two years away, but he has the talent to make an impact in the White Sox’s rotation if his stuff remains intact.


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    Sixto Sanchez 2021

    Sixto Sanchez

    Marlins RHP
    Notes:

    Tools: Fastball: 80 | Changeup: 70 | Slider: 55 | Curveball: 55 | Control: 60
    Skinny: With elite fastball velocity, a devastating changeup and rare control for a power pitcher, Sanchez is primed to build on his excellent MLB debut.


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    Jo Adell 2021

    Jo Adell

    Angels OF
    Notes:

    Tools: Hit: 50 | Power: 70 | Run: 70 | Fielding: 50 | Arm: 60
    Skinny: Adell’s MLB debut was rough, but his physical talents, ability to adjust and elite makeup have him primed to rebound in a big way.


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    Headshot 2021 Luis Patino 91946 Mlb

    Luis Patino

    Rays RHP
    Notes:

    Tools: Fastball: 70 | Curveball: 45 | Slider: 60 | Changeup: 55 | Control: 50
    Skinny: Few players have arms as electric as Patino. His potential is enormous if he can harness his command and maintain a good pace on the mound.

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    Headshot 2021 Noelvi Marte 102890 Mlb

    Noelvi Marte

    Mariners SS
    Notes:

    Tools: Hit: 60 | Power: 55 | Run: 50 | Fielding: 50 | Arm: 60
    Skinny: An exciting athlete and hitter, Marte fast bat speed that comes through in a well-sequenced swing, showing the ability to barrel balls consistently and drive the ball for power in games.


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    Cristian Pache 2021
    Notes:

    Tools: Hit: 45 | Power: 55 | Run: 70 | Fielding: 80 | Arm: 70
    Skinny: Arguably the best defensive center fielder to come along since Andruw Jones, Pache also has growing power that bodes well for his offensive future.


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    Francisco Alvarez.jpg
    Notes:

    Tools: Hit: 50 | Power: 60 | Run: 30 | Fielding: 50 | Arm: 60
    Skinny: Alvarez has a very advanced bat for a teenaged catcher. He's shown the aptitude to be a solid defensive catcher as well. Now he just needs plenty of work behind the plate.


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    Headshot 2021 Drew Waters 99324 Mlb

    Drew Waters

    Braves OF
    Notes:

    Tools: Hit: 55 | Power: 55 | Run: 60 | Fielding: 60 | Arm: 55
    Skinny: Waters' plate coverage and strike-zone discipline are causes for skepticism amongst evaluators, but there’s no denying he’s produced at every level so far.


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    Headshot 2021 Shane Mcclanahan 7124 Mlb
    Notes:

    Tools: Fastball: 70 | Curveball: 60 | Slider: 60 | Changeup: 50 | Control: 45
    Skinny: McClanahan, who debuted in the postseason, has a power arsenal and could be a weapon either as a starter or reliever.


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    Headshot 2021 Logan Gilbert 98374 Mlb

    Logan Gilbert

    Mariners RHP
    Notes:

    Tools: Fastball: 60 | Curveball: 60 | Slider: 55 | Changeup: 60 | Control: 55
    Skinny: The Mariners' pitching development has helped Gilbert regain fastball velocity and improve his curveball, giving him three plus pitches.


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    Headshot 2021 Daniel Lynch 8910 Milb

    Daniel Lynch

    Royals LHP
    Notes:

    Tools: Fastball: 70 | Curveball: 50 | Slider: 60 | Changeup: 55 | Control: 55
    Skinny: Lynch has loud stuff with a mid-90s fastball and two swing-and-miss secondaries from the left side. He’s potentially the best of the Royals bevy of young pitchers.


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    Headshot 2021 Tyler Freeman 99363 Milb

    Tyler Freeman

    Indians SS
    Notes:

    Tools: Hit: 60 | Power: 40 | Run: 50 | Fielding: 50 | Arm: 55
    Skinny: In an organization flush with middle infielders, Freeman stands as one of the more polished of the group.


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