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February 16, 2015

The Top 101 Prospects of 2015

Sliced and Diced

by Rob McQuown and Mauricio Rubio

Top | By Positions | By Teams | By Ages | By Tools
C (9) | 1B (0) | 2B (2) | 3B (8) | SS (13) | OF (21) | RHP (36) | LHP (12)
Age 18 (2) | Age 19 (10) | Age 20 (14) | Age 21 (19) | Age 22 (27) | Age 23 (20) | Age 24 (7) | Age 25 (2)

Top 101 Prospects by Position

Top | By Positions | Catchers
17. Blake Swihart (age 23) - Red Sox
23. Austin Hedges (age 22) - Padres
31. Jorge Alfaro (age 22) - Rangers
59. Reese McGuire (age 20) - Pirates
77. Kyle Schwarber (age 22) - Cubs
80. Kevin Plawecki (age 24) - Mets
84. Francisco Mejia (age 19) - Indians
97. Andrew Susac (age 25) - Giants
101. Chance Sisco (age 20) - Orioles

Top | By Positions | First Basemen

Top | By Positions | Second Basemen
82. Dilson Herrera (age 21) - Mets
92. Jose Peraza (age 21) - Braves

Top | By Positions | Third Basemen
5. Kris Bryant (age 23) - Cubs
12. Miguel Sano (age 22) - Twins
15. Joey Gallo (age 21) - Rangers
62. D.J. Peterson (age 23) - Mariners
90. Rafael Devers (age 18) - Red Sox
95. Hunter Dozier (age 23) - Royals
96. Maikel Franco (age 22) - Phillies
100. Ryan McMahon (age 20) - Rockies

Top | By Positions | Shortstops
2. Addison Russell (age 21) - Cubs
3. Carlos Correa (age 20) - Astros
4. Francisco Lindor (age 21) - Indians
7. Corey Seager (age 21) - Dodgers
27. Raul Mondesi (age 19) - Royals
36. J.P. Crawford (age 20) - Phillies
39. Tim Anderson (age 22) - White Sox
66. Daniel Robertson (age 21) - Rays
70. Nick Gordon (age 19) - Twins
74. Franklin Barreto (age 19) - Athletics
78. Amed Rosario (age 19) - Mets
93. Orlando Arcia (age 20) - Brewers
94. Willy Adames (age 19) - Rays

Top | By Positions | Outfielders
1. Byron Buxton (age 21) - Twins
18. Joc Pederson (age 23) - Dodgers
19. Jorge Soler (age 23) - Cubs
24. David Dahl (age 21) - Rockies
32. Stephen Piscotty (age 24) - Cardinals
38. Albert Almora (age 21) - Cubs
40. Nomar Mazara (age 20) - Rangers
42. Dalton Pompey (age 22) - Blue Jays
44. Jesse Winker (age 21) - Reds
45. Raimel Tapia (age 21) - Rockies
49. Aaron Judge (age 23) - Yankees
50. Hunter Renfroe (age 23) - Padres
57. Michael Taylor (age 24) - Nationals
58. Josh Bell (age 22) - Pirates
61. Manuel Margot (age 20) - Red Sox
68. Alex Jackson (age 19) - Mariners
69. Brandon Nimmo (age 22) - Mets
71. Nick Williams (age 21) - Rangers
81. Billy McKinney (age 20) - Cubs
89. Clint Frazier (age 20) - Indians
98. Derek Hill (age 19) - Tigers

Top | By Positions | Right-handed Pitchers
6. Lucas Giolito (age 20) - Nationals
8. Dylan Bundy (age 22) - Orioles
9. Noah Syndergaard (age 22) - Mets
11. Archie Bradley (age 22) - D-backs
13. Jonathan Gray (age 23) - Rockies
14. Alex Meyer (age 25) - Twins
16. Robert Stephenson (age 22) - Reds
20. Hunter Harvey (age 20) - Orioles
21. Tyler Glasnow (age 21) - Pirates
22. Braden Shipley (age 23) - D-backs
25. Aaron Sanchez (age 22) - Blue Jays
26. Jameson Taillon (age 23) - Pirates
28. Kohl Stewart (age 20) - Twins
29. Chi Chi Gonzalez (age 23) - Rangers
30. A.J. Cole (age 23) - Nationals
35. Mark Appel (age 23) - Astros
43. Aaron Blair (age 23) - D-backs
47. Jake Thompson (age 21) - Rangers
48. Jose Berrios (age 21) - Twins
51. Luis Severino (age 21) - Yankees
53. Matt Wisler (age 22) - Padres
54. Lucas Sims (age 21) - Braves
55. Alex Reyes (age 20) - Cardinals
56. Miguel Almonte (age 22) - Royals
60. Aaron Nola (age 22) - Phillies
63. Michael Lorenzen (age 23) - Reds
64. Eddie Butler (age 24) - Rockies
67. Nick Kingham (age 23) - Pirates
72. Reynaldo Lopez (age 21) - Nationals
73. Jeff Hoffman (age 22) - Blue Jays
75. Vincent Velasquez (age 23) - Astros
79. Grant Holmes (age 19) - Dodgers
83. Pierce Johnson (age 24) - Cubs
86. Adalberto Mejia (age 22) - Giants
88. Kyle Crick (age 22) - Giants
99. Nick Burdi (age 22) - Twins

Top | By Positions | Left-handed Pitchers
10. Julio Urias (age 18) - Dodgers
33. Steven Matz (age 24) - Mets
34. Daniel Norris (age 22) - Blue Jays
37. Andrew Heaney (age 24) - Angels
41. Carlos Rodon (age 22) - White Sox
46. Henry Owens (age 22) - Red Sox
52. Marco Gonzales (age 23) - Cardinals
65. Eduardo Rodriguez (age 22) - Red Sox
76. Kyle Freeland (age 22) - Rockies
85. Sean Manaea (age 23) - Royals
87. Brandon Finnegan (age 22) - Royals
91. Lewis Thorpe (age 19) - Twins



Top | By Positions | By Teams | By Ages | By Tools
C (9) | 1B (0) | 2B (2) | 3B (8) | SS (13) | OF (21) | RHP (36) | LHP (12)
Age 18 (2) | Age 19 (10) | Age 20 (14) | Age 21 (19) | Age 22 (27) | Age 23 (20) | Age 24 (7) | Age 25 (2)

Top 101 Prospects by Organization

Top | By Teams | Arizona Diamondbacks (3)
11. Archie Bradley (RHP - age 22)
22. Braden Shipley (RHP - age 23)
43. Aaron Blair (RHP - age 23)

Top | By Teams | Atlanta Braves (2)
54. Lucas Sims (RHP - age 21)
92. Jose Peraza (2B - age 21)

Top | By Teams | Baltimore Orioles (3)
8. Dylan Bundy (RHP - age 22)
20. Hunter Harvey (RHP - age 20)
101. Chance Sisco (C - age 20)

Top | By Teams | Boston Red Sox (5)
17. Blake Swihart (C - age 23)
46. Henry Owens (LHP - age 22)
61. Manuel Margot (OF - age 20)
65. Eduardo Rodriguez (LHP - age 22)
90. Rafael Devers (3B - age 18)

Top | By Teams | Chicago Cubs (7)
2. Addison Russell (SS - age 21)
5. Kris Bryant (3B - age 23)
19. Jorge Soler (OF - age 23)
38. Albert Almora (OF - age 21)
77. Kyle Schwarber (C - age 22)
81. Billy McKinney (OF - age 20)
83. Pierce Johnson (RHP - age 24)

Top | By Teams | Chicago White Sox (2)
39. Tim Anderson (SS - age 22)
41. Carlos Rodon (LHP - age 22)

Top | By Teams | Cincinnati Reds (3)
16. Robert Stephenson (RHP - age 22)
44. Jesse Winker (OF - age 21)
63. Michael Lorenzen (RHP - age 23)

Top | By Teams | Cleveland Indians (3)
4. Francisco Lindor (SS - age 21)
84. Francisco Mejia (C - age 19)
89. Clint Frazier (OF - age 20)

Top | By Teams | Colorado Rockies (6)
13. Jonathan Gray (RHP - age 23)
24. David Dahl (OF - age 21)
45. Raimel Tapia (OF - age 21)
64. Eddie Butler (RHP - age 24)
76. Kyle Freeland (LHP - age 22)
100. Ryan McMahon (3B - age 20)

Top | By Teams | Detroit Tigers (1)
98. Derek Hill (OF - age 19)

Top | By Teams | Houston Astros (3)
3. Carlos Correa (SS - age 20)
35. Mark Appel (RHP - age 23)
75. Vincent Velasquez (RHP - age 23)

Top | By Teams | Kansas City Royals (5)
27. Raul Mondesi (SS - age 19)
56. Miguel Almonte (RHP - age 22)
85. Sean Manaea (LHP - age 23)
87. Brandon Finnegan (LHP - age 22)
95. Hunter Dozier (3B - age 23)

Top | By Teams | Los Angeles Angels (1)
37. Andrew Heaney (LHP - age 24)

Top | By Teams | Los Angeles Dodgers (4)
7. Corey Seager (SS - age 21)
10. Julio Urias (LHP - age 18)
18. Joc Pederson (OF - age 23)
79. Grant Holmes (RHP - age 19)

Top | By Teams | Milwaukee Brewers (1)
93. Orlando Arcia (SS - age 20)

Top | By Teams | Minnesota Twins (8)
1. Byron Buxton (OF - age 21)
12. Miguel Sano (3B - age 22)
14. Alex Meyer (RHP - age 25)
28. Kohl Stewart (RHP - age 20)
48. Jose Berrios (RHP - age 21)
70. Nick Gordon (SS - age 19)
91. Lewis Thorpe (LHP - age 19)
99. Nick Burdi (RHP - age 22)

Top | By Teams | New York Mets (6)
9. Noah Syndergaard (RHP - age 22)
33. Steven Matz (LHP - age 24)
69. Brandon Nimmo (OF - age 22)
78. Amed Rosario (SS - age 19)
80. Kevin Plawecki (C - age 24)
82. Dilson Herrera (2B - age 21)

Top | By Teams | New York Yankees (2)
49. Aaron Judge (OF - age 23)
51. Luis Severino (RHP - age 21)

Top | By Teams | Oakland Athletics (1)
74. Franklin Barreto (SS - age 19)

Top | By Teams | Philadelphia Phillies (3)
36. J.P. Crawford (SS - age 20)
60. Aaron Nola (RHP - age 22)
96. Maikel Franco (3B - age 22)

Top | By Teams | Pittsburgh Pirates (5)
21. Tyler Glasnow (RHP - age 21)
26. Jameson Taillon (RHP - age 23)
58. Josh Bell (OF - age 22)
59. Reese McGuire (C - age 20)
67. Nick Kingham (RHP - age 23)

Top | By Teams | San Diego Padres (3)
23. Austin Hedges (C - age 22)
50. Hunter Renfroe (OF - age 23)
53. Matt Wisler (RHP - age 22)

Top | By Teams | San Francisco Giants (3)
86. Adalberto Mejia (RHP - age 22)
88. Kyle Crick (RHP - age 22)
97. Andrew Susac (C - age 25)

Top | By Teams | Seattle Mariners (2)
62. D.J. Peterson (3B - age 23)
68. Alex Jackson (OF - age 19)

Top | By Teams | St. Louis Cardinals (3)
32. Stephen Piscotty (OF - age 24)
52. Marco Gonzales (LHP - age 23)
55. Alex Reyes (RHP - age 20)

Top | By Teams | Tampa Bay Rays (2)
66. Daniel Robertson (SS - age 21)
94. Willy Adames (SS - age 19)

Top | By Teams | Texas Rangers (6)
15. Joey Gallo (3B - age 21)
29. Chi Chi Gonzalez (RHP - age 23)
31. Jorge Alfaro (C - age 22)
40. Nomar Mazara (OF - age 20)
47. Jake Thompson (RHP - age 21)
71. Nick Williams (OF - age 21)

Top | By Teams | Toronto Blue Jays (4)
25. Aaron Sanchez (RHP - age 22)
34. Daniel Norris (LHP - age 22)
42. Dalton Pompey (OF - age 22)
73. Jeff Hoffman (RHP - age 22)

Top | By Teams | Washington Nationals (4)
6. Lucas Giolito (RHP - age 20)
30. A.J. Cole (RHP - age 23)
57. Michael Taylor (OF - age 24)
72. Reynaldo Lopez (RHP - age 21)



Top | By Positions | By Teams | By Ages | By Tools
C (9) | 1B (0) | 2B (2) | 3B (8) | SS (13) | OF (21) | RHP (36) | LHP (12)
Age 18 (2) | Age 19 (10) | Age 20 (14) | Age 21 (19) | Age 22 (27) | Age 23 (20) | Age 24 (7) | Age 25 (2)

Top 101 Prospects by Age

Top | By Ages | By Tools | Age 18
10. Julio Urias (LHP) - Dodgers
90. Rafael Devers (3B) - Red Sox

Top | By Ages | By Tools | Age 19
27. Raul Mondesi (SS) - Royals
68. Alex Jackson (OF) - Mariners
70. Nick Gordon (SS) - Twins
74. Franklin Barreto (SS) - Athletics
78. Amed Rosario (SS) - Mets
79. Grant Holmes (RHP) - Dodgers
84. Francisco Mejia (C) - Indians
91. Lewis Thorpe (LHP) - Twins
94. Willy Adames (SS) - Rays
98. Derek Hill (OF) - Tigers

Top | By Ages | By Tools | Age 20
3. Carlos Correa (SS) - Astros
6. Lucas Giolito (RHP) - Nationals
20. Hunter Harvey (RHP) - Orioles
28. Kohl Stewart (RHP) - Twins
36. J.P. Crawford (SS) - Phillies
40. Nomar Mazara (OF) - Rangers
55. Alex Reyes (RHP) - Cardinals
59. Reese McGuire (C) - Pirates
61. Manuel Margot (OF) - Red Sox
81. Billy McKinney (OF) - Cubs
89. Clint Frazier (OF) - Indians
93. Orlando Arcia (SS) - Brewers
100. Ryan McMahon (3B) - Rockies
101. Chance Sisco (C) - Orioles

Top | By Ages | By Tools | Age 21
1. Byron Buxton (OF) - Twins
2. Addison Russell (SS) - Cubs
4. Francisco Lindor (SS) - Indians
7. Corey Seager (SS) - Dodgers
15. Joey Gallo (3B) - Rangers
21. Tyler Glasnow (RHP) - Pirates
24. David Dahl (OF) - Rockies
38. Albert Almora (OF) - Cubs
44. Jesse Winker (OF) - Reds
45. Raimel Tapia (OF) - Rockies
47. Jake Thompson (RHP) - Rangers
48. Jose Berrios (RHP) - Twins
51. Luis Severino (RHP) - Yankees
54. Lucas Sims (RHP) - Braves
66. Daniel Robertson (SS) - Rays
71. Nick Williams (OF) - Rangers
72. Reynaldo Lopez (RHP) - Nationals
82. Dilson Herrera (2B) - Mets
92. Jose Peraza (2B) - Braves

Top | By Ages | By Tools | Age 22
8. Dylan Bundy (RHP) - Orioles
9. Noah Syndergaard (RHP) - Mets
11. Archie Bradley (RHP) - D-backs
12. Miguel Sano (3B) - Twins
16. Robert Stephenson (RHP) - Reds
23. Austin Hedges (C) - Padres
25. Aaron Sanchez (RHP) - Blue Jays
31. Jorge Alfaro (C) - Rangers
34. Daniel Norris (LHP) - Blue Jays
39. Tim Anderson (SS) - White Sox
41. Carlos Rodon (LHP) - White Sox
42. Dalton Pompey (OF) - Blue Jays
46. Henry Owens (LHP) - Red Sox
53. Matt Wisler (RHP) - Padres
56. Miguel Almonte (RHP) - Royals
58. Josh Bell (OF) - Pirates
60. Aaron Nola (RHP) - Phillies
65. Eduardo Rodriguez (LHP) - Red Sox
69. Brandon Nimmo (OF) - Mets
73. Jeff Hoffman (RHP) - Blue Jays
76. Kyle Freeland (LHP) - Rockies
77. Kyle Schwarber (C) - Cubs
86. Adalberto Mejia (RHP) - Giants
87. Brandon Finnegan (LHP) - Royals
88. Kyle Crick (RHP) - Giants
96. Maikel Franco (3B) - Phillies
99. Nick Burdi (RHP) - Twins

Top | By Ages | By Tools | Age 23
5. Kris Bryant (3B) - Cubs
13. Jonathan Gray (RHP) - Rockies
17. Blake Swihart (C) - Red Sox
18. Joc Pederson (OF) - Dodgers
19. Jorge Soler (OF) - Cubs
22. Braden Shipley (RHP) - D-backs
26. Jameson Taillon (RHP) - Pirates
29. Chi Chi Gonzalez (RHP) - Rangers
30. A.J. Cole (RHP) - Nationals
35. Mark Appel (RHP) - Astros
43. Aaron Blair (RHP) - D-backs
49. Aaron Judge (OF) - Yankees
50. Hunter Renfroe (OF) - Padres
52. Marco Gonzales (LHP) - Cardinals
62. D.J. Peterson (3B) - Mariners
63. Michael Lorenzen (RHP) - Reds
67. Nick Kingham (RHP) - Pirates
75. Vincent Velasquez (RHP) - Astros
85. Sean Manaea (LHP) - Royals
95. Hunter Dozier (3B) - Royals

Top | By Ages | By Tools | Age 24
32. Stephen Piscotty (OF) - Cardinals
33. Steven Matz (LHP) - Mets
37. Andrew Heaney (LHP) - Angels
57. Michael Taylor (OF) - Nationals
64. Eddie Butler (RHP) - Rockies
80. Kevin Plawecki (C) - Mets
83. Pierce Johnson (RHP) - Cubs

Top | By Ages | By Tools | Age 25
14. Alex Meyer (RHP) - Twins
97. Andrew Susac (C) - Giants



Top | By Positions | By Teams | By Ages | By Tools
C (9) | 1B (0) | 2B (2) | 3B (8) | SS (13) | OF (21) | RHP (36) | LHP (12)
Age 18 (2) | Age 19 (10) | Age 20 (14) | Age 21 (19) | Age 22 (27) | Age 23 (20) | Age 24 (7) | Age 25 (2)


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