The Top 100 MLB Prospects for 2015 & How They Fared This Spring

Featured imageIn the first entry of this new blog, I posted my Top 100 MLB Prospects for 2015.  This wasn’t a list of top prospects who were going to produce this season, but a list of most talented Minor Leaguer based on potential and numbers.  That said, a bunch on our list got to see some action this spring, while others made their teams opening day roster.  Here’s a look through 4/1 at my Top 100’s spring numbers…

  1. Kris Bryant, 3B/CHC – Spring Numbers (SN): .425 avg, 17 H, 9 HR, 15 RBI, 14 K, 1.652 OPS.  Status: In one of the most controversial moves in some time, the Cubs have sent Bryan to the minors to stall when he can become a free agent.
  2. Byron Buxton, OF/MIN – SN: .125 avg, 1 H, 3 K, .425 OPS. Status: Sent to minors
  3. Carlos Correa, SS/HOU – SN: .341 avg, 14 H, 2 HR, 5 RBI, 10 K, .884 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  4. Addison Russell, SS/CHC – SN: .324 avg, 12 H, 1 HR, 6 RBI, 8 K, .845 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  5. Lucas Giolito, RHP/WAS – SN: Did not pitch in MLB spring games
  6. Corey Seager, SS/LAD – SN: .333 avg, 6 H, 4 RBI, 7 K, 1.000 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  7. Francisco Lindor, SS/CLE – SN: .297 avg, 11 H, 2 HR, 5 RBI, 5 K, .902 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  8. Joey Gallo, 3B/TEX – SN: .250 avg, 8 H, 2 HR, 6 RBI, 8 K, .802 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  9. Julio Urias, LHP/LAD – SN: 0-0, 4.50 ERA, 2 IP, 2 K, 3.00 WHIP.  Status: Sent to minors
  10. Miguel Sano, 3B/MIN – SN: .200 avg, 2 H, 2 HR, 3 RBI, 2 K, 1.185 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  11. Noah Syndergaard, RHP/NYM SN: 0-0, 4.91 ERA, 7.1 IP, 9 K, 1.23 WHIP.  Status: Sent to minors
  12. Joan Moncada, 2B/BOS – Did not play in MLB spring games
  13. Joc Pederson, OF/LAD – SN: .367 avg, 22 H, 6 HR, 13 RBI, 14 K, 1.147 OPS.  Status: Still with Dodgers, unsure of role with team
  14. Jorge Soler, OF/CHC – SN: .345 avg, 19 H, 4 HR, 15 RBI, 12 K, 1.012 OPS.  Status: Made the club
  15. Tyler Glasnow, RHP/PIT – SN: 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 1 IP, 2 K, 0.00 WHIP.  Status: Sent to minors
  16. Blake Swihart, C/BOS – SN: .333 avg, 6 H, 3 RBI, 2 K, .813 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  17. Carlos Rodon, LHP/CWS – SN: 2-0, 3.06 ERA, 17.2 IP, 17 H, 21 K, 1.25 WHIP.  Status: Sent to minors
  18. Archie Bradley, RHP/ARZ – SN: 3-2, 1.61 ERA, 22.1 IP, 1.16 WHIP, 14k’s.  Status: Expected to make D’backs rotation
  19. Daniel Norris, LHP/TOR – SN: 3-0, 3.28 ERA, 24.2 IP, 29 K, 1.05 WHIP.  Status: In Toronto rotation
  20. Dylan Bundy, RHP/BAL – SN: 0-0, 6.00 ERA, 6 IP, 3 K, 2.17 WHIP.  Status: Sent to minors
  21. J.P. Crawford, SS/PHI – SN: Did not play in MLB spring games
  22. Jon Gray, RHP/COL – SN: 0-2, 5.93 ERA, 13.2 IP, 11 K, 1.24 WHIP.  Status: Should be Colorado’s 5th starter, mild groin strain
  23. Hunter Harvey, RHP/BAL – SN: 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 3 IP, 4 K, 1.00 WHIP.  Status: Sent to minors.  Out 4-6 weeks with fractured fibula
  24. Henry Owens, LHP/BOS – SN: 0-3, 8.74 ERA, 11.1 IP, 8 K, 1.59 WHIP. Status: Sent to minors
  25. Robert Stephenson, RHP/CIN – Status: Did not play in MLB spring games
  26. Jameson Taillon, RHP/PIT – SN: Did not pitch in MLB spring games
  27. Raul Mondesi, SS/KC – SN: .235 avg, 4 H, 1 RBI, 3 K, .728 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  28. David Dahl, OF/COL – SN: .200 avg, 2 H, 1 RBI, 3 K, .400 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  29. Braden Shipley, RHP/ARZ – SN: 1-0, 2.25 ERA, 4 IP, 2k, 1.14 WHIP Status: Sent to minors
  30. Tyler Kolek, RHP/MIA – SN: Did not pitch in MLB spring games
  31. Andrew Heaney, LHP/LAA – SN: 0-2, 9.00 ERA, 19 IP, 16 K, 1.89 WHIP.  Status: Still with Angels, likely sent to Triple-A
  32. Luis Severino, RHP/NYY – SN: 0-0, 6.75 ERA, 2.2 IP, 5 K, 2.63 WHIP.  Status: Sent to minors
  33. Alex Jackson, C/SEA – SN: Did not play in MLB spring games
  34. Mark Appel, RHP/HOU – SN: 1-0, 2.57 ERA, 7 IP, 1.14 WHIP.  Status: Sent to minors
  35. Aaron Sanchez, RHP/TOR – SN: 2-1, 5.16 ERA, 22.2 IP, 11 K, 1.37 WHIP.  Status: Part of Toronto rotation
  36. Rusney Castillo, OF/BOS – SN: .310 avg, 9 H, 2 HR, 5 RBI, 3 K, .931 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  37. Austin Meadows, OF/PIT – SN: .111 avg, 1 H, 4 K, .533 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  38. Jesse Winker, OF/CIN – SN: .182 avg, 2 H, 2 RBI, 4 K, .348 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  39. Jorge Alfaro, C/TEX – SN: .313 avg, 5 H, 4 RBI, 3 K, .813 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  40. Alex Meyer, RHP/MIN – SN: 1-0, 1.59 ERA, 5.2 IP, 6 K, 1.94 WHIP.  Status: Sent to minors
  41. Kyle Schwarber, C/CHC – SN: .222 avg, 4 H, 1 HR, 5 RBI, 5 K, .667 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  42. Jose Peraza, 2B/ATL – SN: .063, 1 H, 4 K, .125 OPS. Status: Sent to minors
  43. Aaron Nola, RHP/PHI – SN: 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 3 IP, 4 K, 1.67 WHIP.  Status: Sent to minors
  44. Jose Berrios, RHP/MIN – SN: 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 6 IP, 4 K, 1.17 WHIP.  Status: Sent to minors
  45. Josh Bell, OF/PIT – SN: Did not play in MLB spring games
  46. Kyle Zimmer, RHP/KC – SN: Did not pitch in MLB spring games
  47. D.J. Peterson, 1B/SEA – SN: .152 avg, 5 H, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 8 K, .439 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  48. Kohl Sterwart, RHP/MIN – SN: Did not pitch in MLB spring games
  49. Dalton Pompey, OF/TOR – SN: .321 avg, 18 H, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 10 K, .877 OPS. Status: Starting Toronto center fielder
  50. Nick Gordon, SS/MIN – SN: Did not play in MLB spring games
  51. Yasmany Tomas, OF/ARZ – SN: .274 avg, 17 H, 2 HR, 11 RBI, 14K, .780 OPS.  Status: Will be on MLB roster as OF/3B
  52. Maikel Franco, 1B/PHI – SN: .200 avg, 6 H, 1 RBI, 4 K, .400 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  53. Steven Matz, LHP/NYM – SN: 0-0, 2.08 ERA, 8.2 IP, 4 K, 0.92 WHIP.  Status: Sent to minors
  54. Matt Wisler, RHP/SD – SN: 0-0, 14.40 ERA, 5 IP, 3 K, 2.20 WHIP.  Status: Sent to minors
  55. Aaron Judge, OF/NYY – SN: .273 avg, 6 H, 1 HR, 5 RBI, 9 K, .883 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  56. Michael Taylor, OF/WAS – SN: .322 avg, 19 H, 4 HR, 7 RBI, 13 K, 1.022 OPS.  Status: In line to start in center field for hurt Denard Span
  57. Eduardo Rodriguez, RHP/BOS – SN: 1-0, 1.17 ERA, 7.2 IP, 9 K, 0.65 WHIP.  Status: Sent to minors
  58. Kevin Plawecki, C/NYM – SN: .250 avg, 5 H, 1 HR, 5 RBI, 4 K, .818 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  59. Steven Souza, OF/TB – SN: .122 avg, 6 H, 2 HR, 8 RBI, 18 K, .469 OPS.  Status: Should make Tampa’s opening day roster
  60. Nomar Mazara, OF/TEX – SN: .300 avg, 3 H, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 3 K, 1.017 WHIP.  Status: Sent to minors
  61. Albert Almora, OF/CHC – SN: .320 avg, 8 H, 4 RBI, 2 K, .786 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  62. Sean Manaea, LHP/KC – SN: Did not pitch in MLB spring games
  63. Eddie Butler, RHP/COL – SN: 1-3, 3.07 ERA, 14.2 IP, 8 K, 1.36 WHIP.  Status: Still in mix for starting rotation, however has slight shoulder fatigue
  64. Jake Thompson, RHP/TEX – SN: Did not pitch in MLB spring games
  65. Aaron Blair, RHP/ARZ – SN: 1-0, 5.40 ERA, 10 IP, 4K, 1.50 WHIP. Status: Still in MLB camp
  66. Hunter Renfroe, OF/SD – SN: .000 avg, 1 K, .182 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  67. Clint Frazier, OF/CLE – SN: .167 avg, 1 H, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 2 K, .833 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  68. Alexander Reyes, RHP/STL – SN: 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 1 IP, 0.00 WHIP.  Status: Sent to minors
  69. Michael Foltnewwicz, RHP/ATL – SN: 0-2, 6.35 ERA, 11.1 IP, 12K, 2.47 WHIP.  Status: Still in MLB camp
  70. Marco Gonzales, LHP/STL – SN: 3-0, 1.04 ERA, 17.1 IP, 9 K, 1.04 WHIP.  Status: Sent to minors
  71. Manuel Margot, OF/BOS – SN: .000 avg, 2 K, .200 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  72. Tim Anderson, SS/CWS – SN: .143 avg, 1 H, 2 K, .286 OPS Status: Sent to minors
  73. Jeff Hoffman, RHP/TOR – SN: Did not pitch in MLB spring games
  74. A.J. Cole, RHP/WAS – SN: 0-0, 4.22 ERA, 10.2 IP, 7 K, 1.22 WHIP.  Status: Sent to minors
  75. Alex Gonzalez, RHP/TEX – SN: Did not pitch in MLB spring games
  76. Raimel Tapia, OF/COL – SN: .400 avg, 2 H, 1 RBI, 1.000 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  77. Austin Hedges, C/SD – SN: .154 avg, 2 H, 2 RBI, 1 K, .368 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  78. C.J. Edwards, RHP/CHC – SN: 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 3 IP, 2 K, 0.67 WHIP.  Status: Sent to minors
  79. Kyle Freeland, LHP/COL – Status: Did not pitch in an MLB spring game
  80. Lucas Sims, RHP/ATL – SN: 0-0, 27.00 ERA, 1.1 IP, 1K, 4.50 WHIP.  Status: Sent to minors
  81. Reynaldo Lopez, RHP/WAS – SN: Did not pitch in MLB spring games
  82. Sean Newcomb, LHP/LAD – SN: Did not pitch in MLB spring games
  83. Daniel Robertson, SS/OAK – SN: Did not play in MLB spring games
  84. Hunter Dozier, 3B/KC – SN: .250 avg, 3 H, 2 K, .558 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  85. Nick Kingham, RHP/PIT – SN: 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 6 IP, 3 K, 0.50 WHIP.  Status: Sent to minors
  86. Brandon Nimmo, OF/NYM – SN: .000 avg, 2 K, .143 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  87. Michael Conforto, OF/NYM – SN: .364 avg, 4 H, 3 RBI, 4 K, .818 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  88. Stephen Piscotty, OF/STL – SN: .216 avg, 11 H, 7 RBI, 13 K, .523 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  89. Matt Olson, 1B/OAK – SN: .178 avg, 8 H, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 15 K, .571 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  90. Branndon Finnegan, LHP/KC – SN: 0-1, 8.53 ERA, 6.1 IP, 4 K, 2.05 WHIP Status: Sent  to Minors
  91. Reese McGuire, C/PIT – SN: 1.000 avg, 1 H, 1 RBI, 3.000 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  92. Trea Turner, SS/SD – SN: Did not play in MLB spring games
  93. Max Fried, LHP/SD – SN: Did not pitch in MLB spring games
  94. Rafael Devers, 3B/BOS – SN: Did not play in MLB spring games
  95. Ryan McMahon, 3B/COL – SN: Did not play in MLB spring games
  96. Vince Velasquez, RHP/HOU – SN: Did not play in MLB spring games
  97. Orlando Arcia, SS/MIL – SN: .500 avg, 5 H, 1 K, 1.200 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  98. Grant Holmes, RHP/LAD – SN: Did not pitch in MLB spring games
  99. Alen Hanson, SS/PIT – SN: .400 avg, 4 H, 1 K, .800 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors
  100. Andrew Susac, C/SF – SN: .217 avg, 5 H, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 8 K, .786 OPS.  Status: Sent to minors

I’ll check back in mid-season to see how this list is shaping up

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