Top 25 MLB Shortstop Prospects Entering 2024


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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 shortstops, 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.Jackson HollidayOrioles705560555070Medium65
2.Jordan LawlarD-backs605570556060Medium55
3.Marcelo MayerRed Sox556040606060High50
4.Colson MontgomeryWhite Sox556045555560High50
5.Jackson MerrillPadres605550555560High50
6.Matt ShawCubs555550454555High45
7.Brooks LeeTwins605050505055Medium50
8.Adael AmadorRockies705055504560High50
9.Carson WilliamsRays406055657060High50
10.Masyn WinnCardinals554560558055Medium50
11.Cole YoungMariners604550555055High45
12.Colt EmersonMariners605045505555High45
13.Sebastian WalcottRangers506055456060Extreme45
14.Marco LucianoGiants506040506055High45
15.Roderick AriasYankees556055607060Extreme45
16.Jacob WilsonAthletics604050555555High45
17.Brayan RocchioGuardians505055605055High45
18.Orelvis MartinezBlue Jays456045456055High45
19.Leodalis De VriesPadres605055505060Extreme
20.Tommy TroyD-backs555550505055High45
21.Joey OrtizOrioles504550705550Medium45
22.Jacob GonzalezWhite Sox555030505555High45
23.Jefferson RojasCubs555550505555Extreme40
24.Starlyn CabaPhillies604060605555Extreme40
25.Colin HouckMets555555555555Extreme40

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