The Stash List – My Top 100 Prospects

Hey y’all!  All of the full-season leagues have had All-Star games and are into the second half of their seasons.  I thought it would be a fun exercise to put together my top 100 prospects.  This list is mostly a fantasy list but also has a real-life winkle in it.  In fantasy, I value batters over pitchers.  I do factor defense but has more of a tie-breaker between players.  I have also removed prospects eligible players currently in the majors and who should remain on the big league club, like Yordan Alvarez and Keston Hiura.  Enjoy!  I’ll see you in the comments and on Twitter.

Top 100 Prospects List
Rank Name Pos Team
1 Jo Adell OF Angels
2 Wander Franco SS Rays
3 Luis Robert OF White Sox
4 Carter Kieboom SS Nationals
5 Kyle Tucker OF Astros
6 Bo Bichette SS Blue Jays
7 MacKenzie Gore LHP Padres
8 Andrew Vaughn 1B White Sox
9 Gavin Lux SS Dodgers
10 Jarred Kelenic OF Mariners
11 Vidal Brujan 2B Rays
12 George Valera OF Indians
13 Matt Manning RHP Tigers
14 Forrest Whitley RHP Astros
15 Casey Mize RHP Tigers
16 Marco Luciano SS Giants
17 Julio Rodriguez OF Mariners
18 Luis Urias 2B Padres
19 Cristian Pache OF Braves
20 Kristian Robinson OF Diamondbacks
21 Dustin May RHP Dodgers
22 Nico Hoerner 2B Cubs
23 Dylan Carlson OF Cardinals
24 Tyler Freeman SS Indians
25 Brennen Davis OF Cubs
26 Alex Kirilloff OF Twins
27 Nate Lowe 1B Rays
28 Jesus Luzardo LHP Athletics
29 Trevor Larnach OF Twins
30 Jasson Dominguez OF Yankees
31 Drew Waters OF Braves
32 Adley Rutschman C Orioles
33 Heliot Ramos OF Giants
34 Royce Lewis SS Twins
35 Ronny Mauricio SS Mets
36 Jesus Sanchez OF Rays
37 Jordan Groshans 3B Blue Jays
38 JJ Bleday OF Marlins
39 Brendan Rodgers 2B Rockies
40 Deivi Garcia RHP Yankees
41 Jake Fraley OF Mariners
42 Nolan Gorman 3B Cardinals
43 Bobby Witt Jr SS Royals
44 A.J. Puk LHP Athletics
45 Michael Kopech RHP White Sox
46 Ian Anderson RHP Braves
47 Joey Bart C Giants
48 Nate Pearson RHP Blue Jays
49 Riley Greene OF Tigers
50 Alec Bohm 3B Phillies
51 Luis Patiño RHP Padres
52 DL Hall LHP Orioles
53 Grayson Rodriguez RHP Orioles
54 Taylor Trammell OF Reds
55 Corbin Carroll OF Diamondbacks
56 Ke’Bryan Hayes 3B Pirates
57 Jorge Mateo OF Athletics
58 Nolan Jones 3B Indians
59 Brayan Rocchio SS Indians
60 Hunter Bishop OF Giants
61 Alek Thomas OF Diamondbacks
62 Nick Madrigal 2B White Sox
63 Jazz Chisholm SS Diamondbacks
64 Ryan Mountcastle 1B Orioles
65 Sixto Sanchez RHP Marlins
66 Sherten Apostel 3B Rangers
67 Monte Harrison OF Marlins
68 Xavier Edwards SS Padres
69 CJ Abrams SS Padres
70 Logan Gilbert RHP Mariners
71 Jonathan India 3B Reds
72 Trent Grisham OF Brewers
73 Seth Beer 1B Astros
74 Robert Puason SS Athletics
75 Brett Baty 3B Mets
76 Oneil Cruz SS Pirates
77 Keoni Cavaco 3B Twins
78 Nick Solak 2B Rangers
79 Triston Casas 3B Red Sox
80 Khalil Lee OF Royals
81 Isan Diaz 2B Marlins
82 Shane Baz RHP Rays
83 Luis Garcia SS Nationals
84 Will Smith C Dodgers
85 Josh Jung 3B Rangers
86 Jordyn Adams OF Angels
87 Andres Gimenez SS Mets
88 Spencer Howard RHP Phillies
89 Jordan Balazovic RHP Twins
90 Will Benson OF Indians
91 Daulton Varsho C Diamondbacks
92 Mark Vientos 3B Mets
93 Austin Hays OF Orioles
94 Evan White 1B Mariners
95 Sean Murphy C Athletics
96 Ronaldo Hernandez C Rays
97 Daniel Lynch LHP Royals
98 Brusdar Graterol RHP Twins
99 Leody Taveras OF Rangers
100 Matthew Liberatore LHP Rays

 

Juat a few notes from the list…

The Rays organization received the most love with seven players on the list.  I’m hoping for a Rays and Padres World Series in a couple of years.

There is someone repesented from each team.  The Rockies, Brewers, and Red Sox only have one representative.  Out of the three, the Rockies and Brewers’ organization have me concerned. In recent years, they have had later draft picks but they have also not drafted well.

Yes.  Royce Lewis is #36 for me.  I’m pretty sure I am the lowest on him and maybe ranked a bit lower than I should to emphasize my concern.  Even though he his repeating the level, his BB% has decreased while his K% and SwStk% have increased. He is also struggling on the basebaths with seven caught stealings to go along with his fourteen stolen bases.  He also looked way overmatched when I saw him in the Futures Game in Cleveland. I really hope Lewis will prove me wrong.

There are only 22 pitchers in my top 100.  For fantasy, pitching is very risky. That is why I was a bit intrigued with the Braves going pitching heavy in their rebuild I guess zig while everyone zags?

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FrodoBeck
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FrodoBeck

Was there any consideration of positional value included? Thinking mostly in terms of catcher here. Gotta think Rutschman, Bart, and Smith seem so far above the rest of the catchers that that could boost their value higher relative to some of their peers on this list. I assume it’s factored in to some extent, but I was curious how much

RonnieDobbs
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RonnieDobbs

Catcher is the worst demographic. Rank them highly at your own peril.

FrodoBeck
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FrodoBeck

100% agree. But there’s definitely some positional scarcity there despite some crazy performances this year (Garver, Castro, McCann come to mind) that could make any of the “safe” catchers here highly valuable in the near future.

Smith to me could easily be in the bigs right now and outperform Martin and Barnes for the top spot (hitting-wise) on the Dodgers

Dknapp26
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Dknapp26

Re: “Safe Catchers”… TINSTAACP