MLB’s Top 50 Prospects: Preseason 2019 Edition: Who Has The Upside To Emerge?

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by Eric Stashin (aka The Rotoprofessor)

We’ve broken down the top prospects for each team and we’ve broken them down by position, so all that’s left to do is throw down our Top 50 Prospects overall!  Lists like this are always going to be easily debated, as there’s a fine line between many of the prospects and it wouldn’t be shocking to see any of them truly emerge. With that in mind, let’s get to the list:

RankNamePositionTeamGrade
1)Vladimir Guerrero Jr.3BToronto Blue JaysA
2)Eloy JimenezOFChicago White SoxA
3)Fernando Tatis Jr.SSSan Diego PadresA
4)Victor RoblesOFWashington Nationals A
5)Forrest WhitleyRHPHouston AstrosA
6)Nick Senzel3BCincinnati RedsA
7)Wander FrancoSSTampa Bay RaysA
8)Royce LewisSSMinnesota TwinsA
9)Jesus LuzardoLHPOakland A'sA
10)Kyle TuckerOFHouston AstrosA
11)Bo BichetteSSToronto Blue JaysA-
12)Brandon McKayLHP/1BTampa Bay RaysA-
13)Dustin MayRHPLos Angeles DodgersA-
14)Jo AdellOFLos Angeles AngelsA-
15)Ian AndersonRHPAtlanta BravesA-
16)A.J. PukLHPOakland A'sA-
17)Kyle WrightRHPAtlanta BravesA-
18)Alex ReyesRHPSt. Louis CardinalsA-
19)Sixto SanchezRHPMiami MarlinsA-
20)Leody TaverasOFTexas RangersA-
21)Carter KieboomSSWashington NationalsB+
22)Mitch KellerRHPPittsburgh PiratesB+
23)Peter Alonso1BNew York MetsB+
24)Dylan CeaseRHPChicago White SoxB+
25)Taylor TrammellOFCincinnati RedsB+
26)Alex KirilloffOFMinnesota TwinsB+
27)Gavin LuxSSLos Angeles DodgersB+
28)Nolan Gorman3BSt. Louis CardinalsB+
29)MacKenzie GoreLHPSan Diego PadresB+
30)Keston Hiura2BMilwaukee BrewersB+
31)Brendan Rodgers2BColorado RockiesB+
32)Michael KopechRHPChicago White SoxB+
33)Yordan Alvarez1BHouston AstrosB+
34)Victor Victor MesaOFMiami MarlinsB+
35)Jesus SanchezOFTampa Bay RaysB+
36)Joey BartCSan Francisco GiantsB+
37)Touki ToussaintRHPAtlanta BravesB+
38)Justus SheffieldLHPSeattle MarinersB+
39)Brent HoneywellRHPTampa Bay RaysB+
40)Julio Pablo MartinezOFTexas RangersB+
41)Brusdar GraterolRHPMinnesota TwinsB+
42)Keibert RuizCLos Angeles DodgersB+
43)Alec Bohm3BPhiladelphia PhilliesB+
44)Casey MizeRHPDetroit TigersB+
45)Colton Welker3BColorado RockiesB+
46)Garret Hampson2BColorado RockiesB+
47)Danny JansenCToronto Blue JaysB+
48)Tristan McKenzieRHPCleveland IndiansB+
49)Matt ManningRHPDetroit TigersB+
50)Michael SorokaRHPAtlanta BravesB+

Make sure to check out all of our 2019 Top 10 Prospect Lists:

AL EastAL CentralAL West
Baltimore OriolesChicago White SoxHouston Astros
Boston Red SoxCleveland IndiansLos Angeles Angels
New York YankeesDetroit TigersOakland A's
Tampa Bay RaysKansas City RoyalsSeattle Mariners
Toronto Blue JaysMinnesota TwinsTexas Rangers
NL EastNL CentralNL West
Atlanta BravesChicago CubsArizona Diamondbacks
Miami MarlinsCincinnati RedsColorado Rockies
New York MetsMilwaukee BrewersLos Angeles Dodgers
Philadelphia PhilliesPittsburgh PiratesSan Diego Padres
Washington NationalsSt. Louis CardinalsSan Francisco Giants

2 COMMENTS

  1. Professor, great list as always. Thank you. One question — when do you expect your first normal season article rating minor leaguers for impact and proximity to the majors? I eagerly anticipate those.

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