Top 10 MLB First Base Prospects Entering 2024


Image credit: Heston Kjerstad (Mike Janes/Four Seam Images)

The 2024 season is finally upon us.

To get you ready, we present Baseball America’s 2024 prospect position rankings. Every player who entered the season with prospect eligibility was eligible for our position rankings.

Below is the 2024 prospect position ranking for first basemen, and if you click on the team name next to the prospect, you’ll see the organization’s top 30 prospects along with detailed scouting reports for each prospect.

You can find a deeper explanation of the 20-80 scouting scale we used for tool grades here. J.J. Cooper also dives into our grading methodology here.

1.Heston KjerstadOrioles506045455550Medium45
2.Xavier IsaacRays556540505055High45
3.Nolan SchanuelAngels605040505050Medium45
4.Kyle ManzardoGuardians505520505055High45
5.Ryan CliffordMets555530507055High45
6.Tyler LocklearMariners456540455050High40
7.Ivan MelendezD-backs406035505550High40
8.Deyvison De Los SantosGuardians406050405050Very High37.5
9.Blaze JordanRed Sox455540406045High35
10.Abimelec OrtizRangers405530404045High35

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