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April 3, 2014

BP Top 101 Prospects

Opening Day Assignments

by Ron Shah


Just like the title says: Here's where every player on the BP Top 101 prospects list will be starting the minor-league season, which begins today for full-season leagues. Start planning your road trips now.

Remember that you can monitor the performance of any player on the Top 101, individual team Top 10s, or your Team Tracker teams with the Baseball Prospectus Prospect Tracker.

1. Byron Buxton, OF, Minnesota Twins: High-A Fort Myers (Disabled List)
2. Xander Bogaerts, SS, Boston Red Sox: Major Leagues
3. Oscar Taveras, OF, St. Louis Cardinals: Triple-A Memphis
4. Javier Baez, SS, Chicago Cubs: Triple-A Iowa
5. Carlos Correa, SS, Houston Astros: High-A Lancaster
6. Francisco Lindor, SS, Cleveland Indians: Double-A Akron
7. Addison Russell, SS, Oakland Athletics: Double-A Midland
8. Taijuan Walker, RHP, Seattle Mariners: Major Leagues (DL; Shoulder)
9. Archie Bradley, RHP, Arizona Diamondbacks: Triple-A Reno
10. Kevin Gausman, RHP, Baltimore Orioles: Triple-A Norfolk
11. Noah Syndergaard, RHP, New York Mets: Triple-A Las Vegas
12. Yordano Ventura, RHP, Kansas City Royals: Major Leagues
13. Lucas Giolito, RHP, Washington Nationals: Low-A Hagerstown
14. Miguel Sano, 3B, Minnesota Twins: Out for 2014 (Tommy John Surgery)
15. Dylan Bundy, RHP, Baltimore Orioles: Double-A Bowie (DL; TJS Rehab)
16. Jonathan Gray, RHP, Colorado Rockies: Double-A Tulsa
17. Kris Bryant, 3B, Chicago Cubs: Double-A Tennessee
18. Austin Hedges, C, San Diego Padres: Double-A San Antonio
19. Jameson Taillon, RHP, Pittsburgh Pirates: Shut down due to elbow discomfort.
20. George Springer, OF, Houston Astros: Triple-A Oklahoma City
21. Mark Appel, RHP, Houston Astros: High-A Lancaster
22. Robert Stephenson, RHP, Cincinnati Reds: Double-A Pensacola
23. Jackie Bradley, CF, Boston Red Sox: Major Leagues
24. Gregory Polanco, CF, Pittsburgh Pirates: Triple-A Indianapolis
25. Albert Almora, CF, Chicago Cubs: High-A Daytona
26. Eddie Butler, RHP, Colorado Rockies: Double-A Tulsa
27. Marcus Stroman, RHP, Toronto Blue Jays: Triple-A Buffalo
28. Chris Owings, SS, Arizona Diamondbacks: Major Leagues
29. Raul Mondesi, SS, Kansas City Royals: High-A Wilmington
30. Andrew Heaney, LHP, Miami Marlins: Double-A Jacksonville
31. Aaron Sanchez, RHP, Toronto Blue Jays: Double-A New Hampshire
32. Alex Meyer, RHP, Minnesota Twins: Triple-A Rochester
33. Kolten Wong, 2B, St. Louis Cardinals: Major Leagues
34. Kyle Zimmer, RHP, Kansas City Royals: Extended Spring Training
35. Julio Urias, LHP, Los Angeles Dodgers: High-A Rancho Cucamonga
36. Clint Frazier, CF, Cleveland Indians: Extended Spring Training
37. Nick Castellanos, 3B, Detroit Tigers: Major Leagues
38. Kyle Crick, RHP, San Francisco Giants: Double-A Richmond
39. Rougned Odor, 2B, Texas Rangers: Double-A Frisco
40. Lucas Sims, RHP, Atlanta Braves: High-A Lynchburg
41. Jorge Alfaro, C, Texas Rangers: High-A Myrtle Beach
42. Tyler Glasnow, RHP, Pittsburgh Pirates: High-A Bradenton (DL; Back)
43. Mike Foltynewicz, RHP, Houston Astros: Triple-A Oklahoma City
44. Corey Seager, SS, Los Angeles Dodgers: High-A Rancho Cucamonga
45. Jorge Soler, RF, Chicago Cubs: Double-A Tennessee
46. Miguel Almonte, RHP, Kansas City Royals: High-A Wilmington
47. Matt Wisler, RHP, San Diego Padres: Double-A San Antonio
48. Travis d’Arnaud, C, New York Mets: Major Leagues
49. Billy Hamilton, CF, Cincinnati Reds: Major Leagues
50. Joc Pederson, OF, Los Angeles Dodgers: Triple-A Albuquerque
51. Garin Cecchini, 3B, Boston Red Sox: Triple-A Pawtucket
52. Maikel Franco, 3B, Philadelphia Phillies: Triple-A Lehigh
53. A.J. Cole, RHP, Washington Nationals: Double-A Harrisburg
54. Kohl Stewart, RHP, Minnesota Twins: Low-A Cedar Rapids
55. Max Fried, LHP, San Diego Padres: Extended Spring Training
56. Josmil Pinto, C, Minnesota Twins: Major Leagues
57. Jonathan Singleton, 1B, Houston Astros: Triple-A Oklahoma City
58. Hunter Harvey, RHP, Baltimore Orioles: Low-A Delmarva
59. Reese McGuire, C, Pittsburgh Pirates: Low-A West Virginia
60. Eddie Rosario, 2B, Minnesota Twins: Suspension
61. Eduardo Rodriguez, LHP, Baltimore Orioles: Double-A Bowie
62. Braden Shipley, RHP, Arizona Diamondbacks: Extended Spring Training
63. Phillip Ervin, OF, Cincinnati Reds: Low-A Dayton
64. Matt Barnes, RHP, Boston Red Sox: Extended Spring Training
65. D.J. Peterson, 3B, Seattle Mariners: High-A High Desert
66. Stephen Piscotty, OF, St. Louis Cardinals: Triple-A Memphis
67. Erik Johnson, RHP, Chicago White Sox: Major Leagues
68. James Paxton, LHP, Seattle Mariners: Major Leagues
69. Henry Owens, LHP, Boston Red Sox: Double-A Portland
70. Chi Chi Gonzalez, RHP, Texas Rangers: High-A Myrtle Beach
71. Wilmer Flores, 2B/3B, New York Mets: Major Leagues
72. Luis Sardinas, SS, Texas Rangers: Double-A Frisco
73. Blake Swihart, C, Boston Red Sox: Double-A Portland
74. Colin Moran, 3B, Miami Marlins: Low-A Greensboro (DL; Left Knee)
75. Jose Berrios, RHP, Minnesota Twins: High-A Fort Myers
76. Alberto Tirado, RHP, Toronto Blue Jays: Low-A Lansing
77. Josh Bell, OF, Pittsburgh Pirates: High-A Bradenton
78. Sean Manaea, LHP, Kansas City Royals: High-A Wilmington
79. Michael Choice, OF, Texas Rangers: Major Leagues
80. Nick Kingham, RHP, Pittsburgh Pirates: Double-A Altoona
81. C.J. Edwards, RHP, Chicago Cubs: Double-A Tennessee
82. Jonathan Schoop, 2B, Baltimore Orioles: Major Leagues
83. Arismendy Alcantara, 2B, Chicago Cubs: Triple-A Iowa
84. Zach Lee, RHP, Los Angeles Dodgers: Triple-A Albuquerque
85. Gary Sanchez, C, New York Yankees: Double-A Trenton
86. Brian Goodwin, OF, Washington Nationals: Triple-A Syracuse
87. Christian Bethancourt, C, Atlanta Braves: Triple-A Gwinnet
88. Nick Williams, OF, Texas Rangers: High-A Myrtle Beach
89. Austin Meadows, OF, Pittsburgh Pirates: Low-A West Virginia
90. Enny Romero, LHP, Tampa Bay Rays: Triple-A Durham
91. Pierce Johnson, RHP, Chicago Cubs: Extended Spring Training
92. Jake Odorizzi, RHP, Tampa Bay Rays: Major Leagues
93. Matt Davidson, 3B, Chicago White Sox: Triple-A Charlotte
94. Jesse Biddle, LHP, Philadelphia Phillies: Double-A Reading
95. Joey Gallo, 3B, Texas Rangers: High-A Myrtle Beach
96. Hunter Dozier, SS, Kansas City Royals: High-A Wilmington
97. Raimel Tapia, OF, Colorado Rockies: Low-A Asheville
98. Alexander Reyes, RHP, St. Louis Cardinals: Low-A Peoria
99. Jorge Bonifacio, OF, Kansas City Royals: Double-A Northwest Arkansas
100. David Dahl, OF, Colorado Rockies: Low-A Asheville
101. Lewis Thorpe, LHP, Minnesota Twins: Extended Spring Training

Ron Shah is an author of Baseball Prospectus. 
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