Colorado Rockies 2015 Top 20 Prospect Rankings

By: JP Schwartz
Twitter: @Jaypers413

Every year around this time I like to rank each team’s top overall prospects. My criteria are based on A: Past Performance and B: Future Potential (50% of each per prospect)

Disclaimer: I am not a professional scout, nor did I attend any minor league games this year. These lists are the product of my own research of online scouting reports and scouting videos, as well as statistics, and are compiled purely for entertainment purposes.

Send your questions or feedback to me on twitter @Jaypers413

To qualify for these lists, a prospect must have no more than 130 at-bats or 50 innings pitched in the Major Leagues.

COLORADO ROCKIES

1: Jon Gray RHP
2: David Dahl OF
3: Eddie Butler RHP
4: Kyle Freeland LHP
5: Forrest Wall 2B
6: Ryan McMahon 1B/3B
7: Raimel Tapia OF
8: Tyler Anderson LHP
9: Kyle Parker OF
10: Rosell Herrera SS
11: Trevor Story SS
12: Correlle Prime 1B
13: Cristhian Adames SS
14: Antonio Senzatela RHP
15: Dan Winkler RHP
16: Tom Murphy C
17: Kevin Padlo 3B
18: Dom Nunez C
19: Emerson Jimenez SS
20: Ryan Castellani RHP

Cleveland Indians 2015 Top 20 Prospect Rankings

By: JP Schwartz
Twitter: @Jaypers413

Every year around this time I like to rank each team’s top overall prospects. My criteria are based on A: Past Performance and B: Future Potential (50% of each per prospect)

Disclaimer: I am not a professional scout, nor did I attend any minor league games this year. These lists are the product of my own research of online scouting reports and scouting videos, as well as statistics, and are compiled purely for entertainment purposes.

Send your questions or feedback to me on twitter @Jaypers413

To qualify for these lists, a prospect must have no more than 130 at-bats or 50 innings pitched in the Major Leagues.

CLEVELAND INDIANS

CLE Indians
1: Francisco Lindor SS
2: Clint Frazier OF
3: Bradley Zimmer OF
4: Justus Sheffield LHP
5: James Ramsey OF
6: Bobby Bradley 1B
7: Mitch Brown RHP
8: Grant Hockin RHP
9: Tyler Naquin OF
10: Mike Papi OF/1B
11: Francisco Mejia C
12: Adam Plutko RHP
13: Yu-Cheng Chang SS/3B
14: Ryan Merritt LHP
15: Cody Anderson RHP
16: Jesus Aguilar 1B
17: Dorssys Paulino OF
18: Yandy Diaz 3B
19: Greg Allen OF
20: Alexis Pantoja SS

Cincinnati Reds 2015 Top 20 Prospect Rankings

By: JP Schwartz
Twitter: @Jaypers413

Every year around this time I like to rank each team’s top overall prospects. My criteria are based on A: Past Performance and B: Future Potential (50% of each per prospect)

Disclaimer: I am not a professional scout, nor did I attend any minor league games this year. These lists are the product of my own research of online scouting reports and scouting videos, as well as statistics, and are compiled purely for entertainment purposes.

Send your questions or feedback to me on twitter @Jaypers413

To qualify for these lists, a prospect must have no more than 130 at-bats or 50 innings pitched in the Major Leagues.

CINCINNATI REDS

1: Robert Stephenson RHP
2: Jesse Winker OF
3: Michael Lorenzen RHP
4: Nick Howard RHP
5: Aristides Aquino OF
6: Alex Blandino SS
7: Amir Garrett LHP
8: Nick Travieso RHP
9: David Holmberg LHP
10: Ben Lively RHP
11: Phil Ervin OF
12: Tucker Barnhart C
13: Yorman Rodriguez OF
14: Jackson Stephens RHP
15: Jon Moscot RHP
16: Wyatt Strahan RHP
17: Ismael Guillon LHP
18: Taylor Sparks 3B
19: Gavin LaValley 3B
20: Tyler Mahle RHP

Chicago White Sox 2015 Top 20 Prospect Rankings

By: JP Schwartz
Twitter: @Jaypers413

Every year around this time I like to rank each team’s top overall prospects. My criteria are based on A: Past Performance and B: Future Potential (50% of each per prospect)

Disclaimer: I am not a professional scout, nor did I attend any minor league games this year. These lists are the product of my own research of online scouting reports and scouting videos, as well as statistics, and are compiled purely for entertainment purposes.

Send your questions or feedback to me on twitter @Jaypers413

To qualify for these lists, a prospect must have no more than 130 at-bats or 50 innings pitched in the Major Leagues.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX

1: Carlos Rodon LHP
2: Tim Anderson SS
3: Tyler Danish LHP
4: Micah Johnson 2B
5: Francellis Montas RHP
6: Spencer Adams RHP
7: Courtney Hawkins OF
8: Jacob May OF
9: Cleuluis Rondon SS
10: Micker Adolfo OF
11: Andy Wilkins, 1B
12: Chris Bassitt RHP
13: Matt Davidson 3B
14: Chris Beck RHP
15: Nolan Sanburn, RHP
16: Trey Michalczewski 3B
17: Tyler Saladino SS
18: Trayce Thompson OF
19: Jake Peter 2B
20: Carlos Sanchez 2B/SS

Chicago Cubs 2015 Top 20 Prospect Rankings

By: JP Schwartz
Twitter: @Jaypers413

Every year around this time I like to rank each team’s top overall prospects. My criteria are based on A: Past Performance and B: Future Potential (50% of each per prospect)

Disclaimer: I am not a professional scout, nor did I attend any minor league games this year. These lists are the product of my own research of online scouting reports and scouting videos, as well as statistics, and are compiled purely for entertainment purposes.

Send your questions or feedback to me on twitter @Jaypers413

To qualify for these lists, a prospect must have no more than 130 at-bats or 50 innings pitched in the Major Leagues.

CHICAGO CUBS

1: Kris Bryant 3B
2: Addison Russell SS
3: Jorge Soler OF
4: Kyle Schwarber C/OF
5: C.J. Edwards RHP
6: Albert Almora OF
7: Billy McKinney OF
8: Pierce Johnson RHP
9: Duane Underwood RHP
10: Dan Vogelbach 1B
11: Jen-Ho Tseng RHP
12: Jake Stinnett RHP
13: Eloy Jimenez OF
14: Paul Blackburn RHP
15: Gleyber Torres SS
16: Carson Sands LHP
17: Victor Caratini C
18: Arodys Vizcaino RHP
19: Daury Torrez RHP
20: Dylan Cease RHP

Boston Red Sox 2015 Top 20 Prospect Rankings

By: JP Schwartz
Twitter: @Jaypers413

Every year around this time I like to rank each team’s top overall prospects. My criteria are based on A: Past Performance and B: Future Potential (50% of each per prospect)

Disclaimer: I am not a professional scout, nor did I attend any minor league games this year. These lists are the product of my own research of online scouting reports and scouting videos, as well as statistics, and are compiled purely for entertainment purposes.

Send your questions or feedback to me on twitter @Jaypers413

To qualify for these lists, a prospect must have no more than 130 at-bats or 50 innings pitched in the Major Leagues.

BOSTON RED SOX

1: Henry Owens LHP
2: Blake Swihart C
3: Rusney Castillo OF
4: Eduardo Rodriguez LHP
5: Manuel Margot OF
6: Garin Cecchini 3B
7: Rafael Devers 3B
8: Brian Johnson LHP
9: Edwin Escobar LHP
10: Michael Chavis 3B/2B
11: Anthony Ranaudo RHP
12: Michael Kopech RHP
13: Matt Barnes RHP
14: Trey Ball LHP
15: Deven Marrero SS
16: Sean Coyle 2B
17: Javier Guerra SS
18: Sam Travis 1B
19: Wendell Rijo 2B
20: Simon Mercedes RHP

Baltimore Orioles 2015 Top 20 Prospect Rankings

By: JP Schwartz
Twitter: @Jaypers413

Every year around this time I like to rank each team’s top overall prospects. My criteria are based on A: Past Performance and B: Future Potential (50% of each per prospect)

Disclaimer: I am not a professional scout, nor did I attend any minor league games this year. These lists are the product of my own research of online scouting reports and scouting videos, as well as statistics, and are compiled purely for entertainment purposes.

Send your questions or feedback to me on twitter @Jaypers413

To qualify for these lists, a prospect must have no more than 130 at-bats or 50 innings pitched in the Major Leagues.

BALTIMORE ORIOLES

1: Dylan Bundy RHP
2: Hunter Harvey RHP
3: Chance Sisco C
4: Christian Walker 1B
5: Dariel Alvarez OF
6: Mike Wright RHP
7: Parker Bridwell RHP
8: Mike Yastrzemski OF
9: Brian Gonzalez LHP
10: Tyler Wilson RHP
11: Josh Hart OF
12: Tim Berry LHP
13: Branden Kline RHP
14: Jomar Reyes 3B
15: Stephen Tarpley LHP
16: Ofelky Peralta RHP
17: Pat Connaughton RHP
18: Adrian Marin SS
19: Zach Davies RHP
20: Drew Dosch 3B

Atlanta Braves 2015 Top 20 Prospect Rankings

By: JP Schwartz
Twitter: @Jaypers413

Every year around this time I like to rank each team’s top overall prospects. My criteria are based on A: Past Performance and B: Future Potential (50% of each per prospect)

Disclaimer: I am not a professional scout, nor did I attend any minor league games this year. These lists are the product of my own research of online scouting reports and scouting videos, as well as statistics, and are compiled purely for entertainment purposes.

Send your questions or feedback to me on twitter @Jaypers413

To qualify for these lists, a prospect must have no more than 130 at-bats or 50 innings pitched in the Major Leagues.

ATLANTA BRAVES

1: Jose Peraza 2B
2: Ozhaino Albies SS
3: Lucas Sims RHP
4: Christian Bethancourt C
5: Braxton Davidson 1B/OF
6: Jason Hursh RHP
7: J.R. Graham RHP
8: Garrett Fulencheck RHP
9: Mauricio Cabrera RHP
10: Wes Parsons RHP
11: Kyle Kubitza 3B
12: Victor Reyes OF
13: Cody Martin RHP
14: Alec Grosser RHP
15: Kyle Wren OF
16: Juan Jaime RHP
17: Aaron Northcraft RHP
18: Johan Camargo SS
19: Chasen Shreve LHP
20: Todd Cunningham OF

Arizona Diamondbacks 2015 Top 20 Prospect Rankings

By: JP Schwartz
Twitter: @Jaypers413

Every year around this time I like to rank each team’s top overall prospects. My criteria are based on A: Past Performance and B: Future Potential (50% of each per prospect)

Disclaimer: I am not a professional scout, nor did I attend any minor league games this year. These lists are the product of my own research of online scouting reports and scouting videos, as well as statistics, and are compiled purely for entertainment purposes.

Send your questions or feedback to me on twitter @Jaypers413

To qualify for these lists, a prospect must have no more than 130 at-bats or 50 innings pitched in the Major Leagues.

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS

1: Archie Bradley RHP
2: Braden Shipley RHP
3: Aaron Blair RHP
4: Touki Toussaint RHP
5: Jake Lamb 3B
6: Andrew Velazquez SS
7: Marcus Wilson OF
8: Brandon Drury 3B
9: Nick Ahmed SS
10: Pete O’Brien C/1B
11: Cody Reed LHP
12: Justin Williams OF
13: Sergio Alcantara SS
14: Matt Railey OF
15: Stryker Trahan OF
16: Jose Herrera C
17: Mitch Haniger OF
18: Isan Diaz SS
19: Jake Barrett RHP
20: Enrique Burgos RHP

2014 Midseason MLB Organizational Top Prospect Rankings

My 2014 Midseason Prospect Lists
By J.P. Schwartz
Twitter: @Jaypers413

DISCLAIMER: To make these lists, a pitcher must have no more than 50 innings pitched in the Majors, and a hitter no more than 130 at-bats.

AZ Diamondbacks
1) Archie Bradley, RHP
2) Braden Shipley, RHP
3) Touki Toussaint, RHP
4) Aaron Blair, RHP
5) Jake Lamb, 3B
Just Missed Andrew Velazquez, SS

ATL Braves
1) Jose Peraza, SS
2) Lucas Sims, RHP
3) Christian Bethancourt, C
4) Braxton Davidson, 1B/OF
5) Jason Hursh, RHP
Just Missed J.R. Graham, RHP

BAL Orioles
1) Dylan Bundy, RHP
2) Hunter Harvey, RHP
3) Eduardo Rodriguez, LHP
4) Chance Sisco, C
5) Dariel Alvarez, OF
Just Missed Christian Walker, 1B

BOS Red Sox
1) Mookie Betts, OF
2) Henry Owens, LHP
3) Blake Swihart, C
4) Allen Webster, RHP
5) Garin Cecchini, 3B
Just Missed Rafael Devers, 3B

CHI Cubs
1) Kris Bryant, 3B
2) Addison Russell, SS
3) Javier Baez, SS
4) Kyle Schwarber, C/OF
5) Arismendy Alcantara, 2B
Just Missed Albert Almora, OF

CHI White Sox
1) Carlos Rodon, LHP
2) Tim Anderson, SS
3) Micah Johnson, 2B
4) Courtney Hawkins, OF
5) Tyler Danish, LHP
Just Missed Spencer Adams, RHP

CIN Reds
1) Robert Stephenson, RHP
2) Jesse Winker, OF
3) Michael Lorenzen, RHP
4) Nick Howard, RHP
5) Nick Travieso, RHP
Just Missed Ben Lively, RHP

CLE Indians
1) Francisco Lindor, SS
2) Clint Frazier, OF
3) Bradley Zimmer, OF
4) Justus Sheffield, LHP
5) Tyler Naquin, OF
Just Missed Mike Papi, OF/1B

COL Rockies
1) Jon Gray, RHP
2) David Dahl, OF
3) Eddie Butler, RHP
4) Kyle Freeland, LHP
5) Ryan McMahon, 1B/3B
Just Missed Raimel Tapia, OF

DET Tigers
1) Derek Hill, OF
2) Robbie Ray, LHP
3) Jake Thompson, RHP
4) Eugenio Suarez, SS
5) Devon Travis, 2B
Just Missed Steven Moya, OF

HOU Astros
1) Carlos Correa, SS
2) Mike Foltynewicz, RHP
3) Lance McCullers, RHP
4) Domingo Santana, OF
5) Josh Hader, LHP
Just Missed Mark Appel, RHP

KC Royals

1) Kyle Zimmer, RHP
2) Raul Mondesi, SS
3) Miguel Almonte, RHP
4) Hunter Dozier, SS
5) Brandon Finnegan, LHP
Just Missed Sean Manaea, LHP

LA Angels
1) Sean Newcomb, LHP
2) Cam Bedrosian, RHP
3) Joe Gatto, RHP
4) Hunter Green, LHP
5) Ricardo Sanchez, LHP
Just Missed Chris Ellis, RHP

LA Dodgers
1) Corey Seager, 3B
2) Julio Urias, LHP
3) Joc Pederson, OF
4) Grant Holmes, RHP
5) Zach Lee, RHP
Just Missed Alex Verdugo, OF

MIA Marlins
1) Tyler Kolek, RHP
2) Andrew Heaney, LHP
3) Colin Moran, 3B
4) Anthony DeSclafani, RHP
5) Justin Nicolino, LHP
Just Missed Matt Milroy, RHP

MIL Brewers
1) Jimmy Nelson, RHP
2) Monte Harrison, OF
3) Kodi Medeiros, LHP
4) Jacob Gatewood, SS
5) Orlando Arcia, SS
Just Missed Tyrone Taylor, OF

MN Twins
1) Byron Buxton, OF
2) Miguel Sano, 3B
3) Nick Gordon, SS
4) Jose Berrios, RHP
5) Alex Meyer, RHP
Just Missed Kohl Stewart, RHP

NY Mets
1) Noah Syndergaard, RHP
2) Michael Conforto, OF
3) Kevin Plawecki, C
4) Rafael Montero, RHP
5) Brandon Nimmo, OF
Just Missed Dominic Smith, 1B

NY Yankees
1) Luis Severino, RHP
2) Aaron Judge, OF
3) Gary Sanchez, C
4) Rob Refsnyder, 2B
5) Eric Jagielo, 3B
Just Missed Ian Clarkin, LHP

OAK A’s
1) Daniel Robertson, SS
2) Renato Nunez, 3B
3) Matt Chapman, 3B
4) Raul Alcantara, RHP
5) Matt Olson, 1B
Just Missed Chad Pinder, 2B

PHI Phillies
1) J.P. Crawford, SS
2) Aaron Nola, RHP
3) Maikel Franco, 3B
4) Jesse Biddle, LHP
5) Ken Giles, RHP
Just Missed Cam Perkins, OF

PIT Pirates
1) Tyler Glasnow, RHP
2) Jameson Taillon, RHP
3) Nick Kingham, RHP
4) Josh Bell, OF
5) Austin Meadows, OF
Just Missed Alen Hanson, SS

SD Padres
1) Austin Hedges, C
2) Matt Wisler, RHP
3) Max Fried, LHP
4) Hunter Renfroe, OF
5) Joe Ross, RHP
Just Missed Trea Turner, SS

SF Giants
1) Kyle Crick, RHP
2) Tyler Beede, RHP
3) Edwin Escobar, LHP
4) Andrew Susac, C
5) Adalberto Mejia, RHP
Just Missed Ty Blach, LHP

SEA Mariners
1) Taijuan Walker, RHP
2) Alex Jackson, OF
3) D.J. Peterson, 3B
4) Victor Sanchez, RHP
5) Luiz Gohara, LHP
Just Missed Gabby Guerrero, OF

STL Cardinals
1) Oscar Taveras, OF
2) Stephen Piscotty, OF
3) Marco Gonzales, LHP
4) Randal Grichuk, OF
5) Alex Reyes, RHP
Just Missed Rob Kaminsky, LHP

TB Rays
1) Taylor Guerrieri, LHP
2) Hak-Ju Lee, SS
3) Casey Gillaspie, 1B
4) Ryne Stanek, RHP
5) Alex Colome, RHP
Just Missed Adrian Rondon, SS

TX Rangers
1) Joey Gallo, 3B
2) Jorge Alfaro, C
3) Luis Ortiz, RHP
4) Nick Williams, OF
5) Alex Gonzalez, RHP
Just Missed Lewis Brinson, OF

TOR Blue Jays
1) Daniel Norris, LHP
2) Jeff Hoffman, RHP
3) Aaron Sanchez, RHP
4) Max Pentecost, C
5) Dalton Pompey, OF
Just Missed Sean Reid-Foley, RHP

WAS Nationals
1) Lucas Giolito, RHP
2) Michael Taylor, OF
3) A.J. Cole, RHP
4) Erick Fedde, RHP
5) Brian Goodwin, OF
Just Missed Austin Voth, RHP