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2018 Position Rankings: Catchers



This year's catcher class is deep with a mix of offensive and defensive-minded backstops. Five of the top six catching prospects have already made their big league debuts, with another wave in position to debut in 2018. Overall there were four catchers in the Top 100 prospects, with another half-dozen or so worthy of consideration. While there may not be a Buster Posey in this group, Francisco Mejia and Keibert Ruiz at the top nonetheless supply plenty of potential star power.

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

1. Francisco Mejia, Indians
2. Keibert Ruiz, Dodgers
3. Carson Kelly, Cardinals
4. Chance Sisco, Orioles
5. Jorge Alfaro, Phillies
6. Victor Caratini, Cubs
7. Sean Murphy, Athletics
8. Zack Collins, White Sox
9. Danny Jansen, Blue Jays
10. Will Smith, Dodgers

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11. Jake Rogers, Tigers
12. Alex Jackson, Braves
13. Andrew Knizner, Cardinals
14. Tom Murphy, Rockies
15. Daulton Varsho, D-backs
16. Ronaldo Hernandez, Rays
17. Aramis Garcia, Giants
18. M.J. Melendez, Royals
19. Raudy Read, Nationals
20. Tyler Stephenson, Reds

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