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MLB Organization Reports: Midseason Studs, Risers From All 30 Teams



Baseball America correspondents take stock of all 30 organizations at the midway point of the 2018 season. Listed below are both the best performers from the first half in each system and a player from each organization who took the biggest leap forward this year.

2018 MIDSEASON PROSPECT REPORTS
AL EastBEST PLAYERBIGGEST RISER
OriolesRyan McKennaMichael Baumann
Red Sox  Jalen BeeksSantiago Espinal
YankeesClint FrazierJonathan Loaisiga
Rays  Jesus SanchezNathaniel Lowe
Blue Jays Vladimir Guerrero Jr.Cavan Biggio
AL CENTRAL
White Sox Eloy JimenezJordan Stephens
Indians Shane BieberEli Morgan
TigersChristin StewartCole Peterson 
RoyalsKhalil LeeSeuly Matias
Twins Alex KirilloffZander Wiel 
AL WEST
AstrosKyle TuckerTaylor Jones 
AngelsJo AdellJose Suarez
AthleticsSean MurphyRichie Martin
MarinersBryson BrigmanDarren McCaughan
Rangers Jonathan HernandezCharles Leblanc
NL EAST
BravesDrew WatersTouki Toussaint
MarlinsSandy AlcantaraPablo Lopez
MetsAndres GimenezJeff McNeil
PhilliesEnyel de los SantosCole Irvin
NationalsJuan SotoJefry Rodriguez
NL CENTRAL
CubsMiguel Amaya Trent Giambrone 
RedsNick SenzelKeury Mella
BrewersKeston Hiura Zack Brown
PiratesMitch KellerOneil Cruz
CardinalsDakota HudsonAndrew Knizner
NL WEST
DiamondbacksDaulton VarshoEmilio Vargas 
Rockies Peter LambertRico Garcia
DodgersAlex VerdugoCaleb Ferguson
Padres Fernando Tatis Jr.Buddy Reed
GiantsSteven Duggar Jason Bahr
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