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2018 Prospects: MLB Midseason Top 50

As the All-Star Game begins tonight, MLB is on its way into the second half. As usual, a lot of talented young players have made their presence felt, as players like Juan Soto, Gleyber Torres, and Ronald Acuna have positively impacted their clubs, giving new life and new blood to their clubs. This new list of prospects is an update to the top 100 from the preseason!

  1. Vladimir Guerrero, Jr., 3B, TOR

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    Vlad Guerrero, Jr. will probably graduate from this list. There is very little to prove in the minors. Courtesy: MILB.com
  2. Fernando Tatis, Jr., SS, SD
  3. Eloy Jimenez, OF, CWS
  4. Jo Adell, OF, LAA
  5. Nick Senzel, 2B/3B, CIN
  6. Kyle Tucker, OF, HOU
  7. Forrest Whitley, RHP, HOU
  8. Victor Robles, OF, WASH
  9. Keston Hiura, 2B, MIL
  10. Bo Bichette, SS, TOR
  11. Brendan Rodgers, SS, COL
  12. Francisco Mejia, C, CLE
  13. Jesus Luzardo, LHP, OAK
  14. Michael Kopech, RHP, CWS
  15. Taylor Trammell, OF, CIN

    TT
    Trammell is good.
  16. Mitch Keller, RHP, PIT
  17. Royce Lewis, SS, MIN
  18. Sixto Sanchez, RHP, PHI
  19. Alex Reyes, RHP, STL
  20. Willy Adames, SS, TB
  21. MacKenzie Gore, LHP, SD
  22. Hunter Greene, RHP, CIN
  23. Jesus Sanchez, OF, TB
  24. Carter Kieboom, SS, WASH

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    Kieboom packs a punch with a great approach, but how long will he be a SS? Courtesy: Baseball America
  25. Triston McKenzie, RHP, CLE
  26. Alex Verdugo, OF, LAD
  27. Luis Robert, OF, CWS
  28. Brendan McKay, LHP/1B, TB
  29. Luis Urias, 2B/SS, SD
  30. Austin Riley, 3B, ATL
  31. Yordan Alvarez, 1B/OF, HOU
  32. Keibert Ruiz, C, LAD
  33. Dylan Cease, RHP, CWS
  34. Mike Soroka, RHP, ATL
  35. Justus Sheffield, LHP, NYY
  36. Yusniel Diaz, OF, LAD
  37. Ryan Mountcastle, 3B, BAL

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    TJ won’t stop him. Courtesy: The Sports Post
  38. Brent Honeywell, RHP, TB
  39. Estevan Florial, OF, NYY
  40. Chris Paddack, RHP, SD
  41. Michel Baez, RHP, SD
  42. Ian Anderson, RHP, ATL
  43. Leody Taveras, OF, TEX
  44. Alex Kirilloff, OF, MIN
  45. Seuly Matias, OF, KC

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    Matias could hit 50 HR in the Sally League…but he is striking out in nearly 40% of his ABs! Dat power, tho! Courtesy: The Sporting News
  46. Willie Calhoun, OF, TEX
  47. Jonathan India, 3B, CIN
  48. Andres Gimenez, SS, NYM
  49. Casey Mize, RHP, DET
  50. Brusdar Graterol, RHP, MIN

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2017 Midseason Top 75 Prospects

I’m a little beyond the midpoint in preparing this, but…life. Find an updated list of my original 2017 prospect list below:

  1. Yoan Moncada, 2B/3B, Chicago White Sox

    One of several pieces from the Sale trade, Moncada is a freak
    Courtesy: Zimbio
  2. Gleyber Torres, SS, New York Yankees
  3. Vladimir Guerrero, Jr., 3B, Toronto Blue Jays
  4. Eloy Jimenez, OF, Chicago White Sox
  5. Amed Rosario, SS, New York Mets
  6. Rafael Devers, 3B, Boston Red Sox
  7. Victor Robles, OF, Washington Nationals
  8. Brendan Rodgers, SS, Colorado Rockies
  9. Ronald Acuna, OF, Atlanta Braves
  10. Francisco Mejia, C, Cleveland Indians
  11. Nick Senzel, 3B, Cincinnati Reds
  12. Kyle Tucker, OF, Houston Astros
  13. Brent Honeywell, RHP, Tampa Bay Rays
  14. Lewis Brinson, OF, Milwaukee Brewers
  15. Alex Reyes, RHP, St. Louis Cardinals
  16. Juan Soto, OF, Washington Nationals
  17. Willy Adames, SS, Tampa Bay Rays
  18. Mitch Keller, RHP, Pittsburgh Pirates
  19. Walker Buehler, RHP, Los Angeles Dodgers
  20. Michael Kopech, RHP, Chicago White Sox
  21. Austin Meadows, OF, Pittsburgh Pirates
  22. A.J. Puk, LHP, Oakland Athletics
  23. Triston McKenzie, RHP, Cleveland Indians
  24. Nick Gordon, SS, Minnesota Twins
  25. Kolby Allard, LHP, Atlanta Braves
  26. Chance Sisco, C, Baltimore Orioles
  27. Ozzie Albies, 2B, Atlanta Braves
  28. Franklin Barreto, SS, Oakland Athletics
  29. Sixto Sanchez, RHP, Philadelphia Phillies
  30. Fernando Tatis, Jr., SS, San Diego Padres
  31. Bo Bichette, SS, Toronto Blue Jays
  32. J.P. Crawford, SS, Philadelphia Phillies
  33. Alex Verdugo, OF, Los Angeles Dodgers
  34. Cal Quantrill, RHP, San Diego Padres
  35. Mike Soroka, RHP, Atlanta Braves
  36. Hunter Greene, RHP, Cincinnati Reds

    The Reds got the best player in the draft at No.2 overall.
    Courtesy: MLB.com
  37. Leody Taveras, OF, Texas Rangers
  38. MacKenzie Gore, LHP, San Diego Padres
  39. Blake Rutherford, OF, New York Yankees
  40. Yadier Alvarez, RHP, Los Angeles Dodgers
  41. Franklin Perez, RHP, Houston Astros
  42. Carson Kelly, C, St. Louis Cardinals
  43. Chance Adams, RHP, New York Yankees
  44. Sandy Alcantara, RHP, St. Louis Cardinals
  45. Royce Lewis, SS, Minnesota Twins
  46. Ryan Mountcastle, SS, Baltimore Orioles
  47. Sean Newcomb, LHP, Atlanta Braves
  48. Kyle Wright, RHP, Atlanta Braves
  49. Brendan McKay, LHP/1B, Tampa Bay Rays
  50. Isan Diaz, SS, Milwaukee Brewers
  51. Jorge Alfaro, C, Philadelphia Phillies
  52. Jason Groome, LHP, Boston Red Sox
  53. Luis Robert, OF, Chicago White Sox
  54. Riley Pint, RHP, Colorado Rockies
  55. Justus Sheffield, LHP, New York Yankees
  56. Dominic Smith, 1B, New York Mets
  57. Scott Kingery, 2B, Philadelphia Phillies
  58. Ian Anderson, RHP, Atlanta Braves
  59. Reynaldo Lopez, RHP, Chicago White Sox
  60. Derek Fisher, OF, Houston Astros
  61. Jack Flaherty, RHP, St. Louis Cardinals
  62. Alex Faedo, RHP, Detroit Tigers
  63. Kyle Lewis, OF, Seattle Mariners
  64. Anthony Banda, LHP, Arizona Diamondbacks
  65. Estevan Florial, OF, New York Yankees
  66. Kevin Maitan, SS, Atlanta Braves
  67. Lucas Giolito, RHP, Chicago White Sox

    Giolito hasn’t lived up to the hype, but the stuff is still there – and unharnessed.
  68. Beau Burrows, RHP, Detroit Tigers
  69. Dylan Cease, RHP, Chicago White Sox
  70. Adrian Morejon, LHP, San Diego Padres
  71. Chris Shaw, 1B/OF, San Francisco Giants
  72. Michael Chavis, 3B, Boston Red Sox
  73. Lourdes Gurriel, SS, Toronto Blue Jays
  74. Jesus Sanchez, OF, Tampa Bay Rays
  75. Willie Calhoun, 2B, Los Angeles Dodgers