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February 28, 2011

Future Shock

BP's 2011 Top 101 Prospects

by Kevin Goldstein

Having ranked the top 11 prospects in each of the 30 major-league organizations, Kevin Goldstein unveils his top 101 prospects for all of baseball. This list comes courtesy of Baseball Prospectus 2011, which contains not only the list but his commentary on all 101 players.

1. Bryce Harper, OF, Nationals
2. Mike Trout, OF, Angels
3. Jesus Montero, C, Yankees
4. Domonic Brown, OF, Phillies
5. Julio Teheran, RHP, Braves
6. Aroldis Chapman, LHP, Reds
7. Mike Moustakas, 3B, Royals
8. Jameson Taillon, RHP, Pirates
9. Jeremy Hellickson, RHP, Rays
10. Matt Moore, LHP, Rays
11. John Lamb, LHP, Royals
12. Eric Hosmer, 1B, Royals
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14. Kyle Drabek, RHP, Blue Jays
15. Shelby Miller, RHP, Cardinals
16. Manny Machado, SS, Orioles
17. Zach Britton, LHP, Orioles
18. Desmond Jennings, OF, Rays
19. Chris Sale, LHP, White Sox
20. Freddie Freeman, 1B, Braves
21. Mike Montgomery, LHP, Royals
22. Brandon Belt, 1B/OF, Giants
23. Jacob Turner, RHP, Tigers
24. Michael Pineda, RHP, Mariners
25. Dustin Ackley, 2B, Mariners

26. Mike Minor, LHP, Braves
27. Manny Banuelos, LHP, Yankees
28. Jason Kipnis, 2B, Indians
29. Gary Sanchez, C, Yankees
30. Chris Carter, 1B, Athletics
31. Miguel Sano, 3B, Twins
32. Dellin Betances, RHP, Yankees
33. Martin Perez, LHP, Rangers
34. Tyler Matzek, LHP, Rockies
35. Jean Segura, 2B, Angels
36. Wilin Rosario, C, Rockies
37. Jose Iglesias, SS, Red Sox
38. J.P. Arencibia, C, Blue Jays
39. Stetson Allie, RHP, Pirates
40. Lonnie Chisenhall, 3B, Indians
41. Derek Norris, C, Nationals
42. Jarrod Parker, RHP, Diamondbacks
43. Drew Pomeranz, RHP, Indians
44. Nick Franklin, SS, Mariners
45. Jenrry Mejia, RHP, Mets
46. Billy Hamilton, 2B/SS, Reds
47. Brett Jackson, OF, Cubs
48. Casey Kelly, RHP, Padres
49. Grant Green, SS, Athletics
50. Arodys Vizcaino, RHP, Braves

51. Aaron Hicks, OF, Twins
52. Zack Wheeler, RHP, Giants
53. Devin Mesoraco, C, Reds
54. Zach Lee, RHP, Dodgers
55. Kyle Gibson, RHP, Twins
56. Craig Kimbrel, RHP, Braves
57. Brett Lawrie, 2B, Blue Jays
58. Randall Delgado, RHP, Braves
59. Jordan Lyles, RHP, Astros
60. Brody Colvin, RHP, Phillies
61. Simon Castro, RHP, Padres
62. Ben Revere, OF, Twins
63. Jonathan Singleton, 1B, Phillies
64. Jordan Walden, RHP, Angels
65. Nick Castellanos, 3B, Tigers
66. Chris Dwyer, LHP, Royals
67. Danny Duffy, LHP, Royals
68. Trey McNutt, RHP, Cubs
69. Anthony Rizzo, 1B, Padres
70. Chris Archer, RHP, Rays
71. Alex White, RHP, Indians
72. Kenley Jansen, RHP, Dodgers
73. Jake McGee, LHP, Rays
74. Michael Choice, OF, Athletics
75. Matt Harvey, RHP, Mets

76. Jeremy Jeffress, RHP, Royals
77. Jake Odorizzi, RHP, Royals
78. Jurickson Profar, SS, Rangers
79. Tanner Scheppers, RHP, Rangers
80. Matt Dominguez, 3B, Marlins
81. Luis Heredia, LHP, Pirates
82. Delino Deshields, OF/2B, Astros
83. Tyler Skaggs, LHP, Diamondbacks
84. Dee Gordon, SS, Dodgers
85. Hank Conger, C, Angels
86. Yasmani Grandal, C, Reds
87. Andy Oliver, LHP, Tigers
88. Christian Colon, SS, Royals
89. Ian Krol, LHP, Athletics
90. Caleb Cowart, 3B, Angels
91. Eduardo Escobar, SS, White Sox
92. Danny Espinosa, 2B, Nationals
93. Tony Sanchez, C, Pirates
94. Christian Yelich, OF, Marlins
95. A.J. Cole, RHP, Nationals
96. Guillermo Pimentel, OF, Mariners
97. Jaff Decker, OF, Padres
98. Wilmer Flores, SS, Mets
99. Trayvon Robinson, OF, Dodgers
100. Anthony Ranaudo, RHP, Red Sox
and...
101. Donavan Tate, OF, Padres
 

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