Ray Butler’s 2021 First Year Player Draft Rankings: July

Written by: Ray Butler

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Read the first edition of my 2021 FYPD list—including extensive player reports—by clicking here.

Once again, it appears baseball is on the horizon.

With the minor league season officially canceled and a ton of redraft content on tap, I found it appropriate to publish an updated, post-draft version of my 2021 First Year Player Draft list.

Since the MLB Draft (June 10th and 11th), I have continued to alter/improve evaluations and reports amongst prospects in this class. I have also had more time to take a closer look at the upcoming J2, international signing class, which is now slated to sign in January instead of July 2nd. In the first edition of this list, 8 international prospects were included. The updated version below includes 15. In general, this list has expanded to the top-100 from the original top-80.

Instead of including tidbits and notes player-by-player, I’m grouping them together five at a time. If you’re looking for additional information on the 100 prospects included below, I implore you to read the reports published in the original version of this list. If you’re a degenerate like myself, you may also be interested in my MLB Draft prospect obsession list.

Let’s dive in.

1. Spencer Torkelson, 1B/3B, Tigers. Age: 21

2. Austin Martin, 2B/3B/SS/OF, Blue Jays. Age: 21

3. Nick Gonzales, 2B, Pirates. Age: 21

4. Zac Veen, OF, Rockies. Age: 18

5. Asa Lacy, LHP, Royals. Age: 21

General specifics: No reason to get cute regarding Torkelson; he’s the best fantasy player in this draft class. Moving Zac Veen to second on FYPD lists will be the trendy thing to do post-draft, but I’m sticking with the advanced refinement and earlier ETAs of a pair of college bats. Martin’s batted ball data is a bit lackluster for an elite FYPD, and he’ll need to elevate the ball more frequently to ever hit for much power. Even if it’s more sum-of-the-parts than we’d like, the 21-year-old will move quickly as an above average player. Gonzales pairing with Oneil Cruz to form the middle of the Pirates’ future infield is quite intriguing, and Pittsburgh should consider itself lucky he fell to 6th overall. There’s big time potential here at a position that continues to evolve offensively. I’m hopeful Lacy joins Daniel Lynch as a high-ceiling arm in a Royals’ system that primarily boasts high-floor pitching prospects (Singer, Kowar, Bubic, Bowlan, etc). 

6. Emerson Hancock, RHP, Mariners. Age: 21

7. Max Meyer, RHP, Marlins. Age: 21

8. Garrett Mitchell, OF, Brewers. Age: 21

9. Mick Abel, RHP, Phillies. Age: 18

10. Austin Wells, C/1B/OF, Yankees. Age: 20

General specifics: Much like Austin Martin and Nick Gonzales will have to ward off Zac Veen towards the very top of this list, Hancock will continue to duke it out with Max Meyer for the 6th slot in this FYPD class. Even if I slightly overestimated Mitchell’s fantasy viable tools in the original edition of this list, the real-life floor is simply too high for him to plummet. Abel’s ranking likely remains his ceiling in this FYPD class, but I’ll go down swinging with that skillset and athleticism. I’m correcting Wells’ ranking here after over-weighting the negative effect his defensive will have on his real life floor. Even if he devolves into a left field-only prospect, he should absolutely mash while moving quickly thru the Yankees’ system. And don’t discount the odds he continues to catch (at least part time) with robot umps on the horizon. 

11. Cristian Hernandez, SS, Dominican Republic. Age: 16

12. Carlos Colmenarez, SS, Venezuela. Age: 16

13. Wilman Diaz, SS, Venezuela. Age: 16

14. Robert Hassell III, OF, Padres. Age: 18

15. Nick Bitsko, RHP, Rays. Age: 18

General specifics: Hernandez (Cubs), Colmenarez (Rays) and Diaz (Dodgers) all remain extremely enigmatic thanks to the uniqueness of baseball this season, and now signing date for this J2 class has been pushed back from July 2nd, 2020 to January 15th, 2021. If this leads to the aforementioned trio sliding in your dynasty league’s FYPD, make sure you remedy that. I love Hassell’s fit within the Padres’ organization, and I maintain the opinion there’s quite a bit of untapped fantasy potential here. I under-ranked Bitsko in the original version of the list; his draftor makes it awfully convenient to correct that mistake now. All hail the Rays developmental machine. 

16. Pete Crow-Armstrong, OF, Mets. Age: 18

17. Austin Hendrick, OF, Reds. Age: 19

18. Ed Howard, SS, Cubs. Age: 18

19. Heston Kjerstad, OF, Orioles. Age: 21

20. Ha-Seong Kim, SS, Kiwoom Heroes (South Korea). Age: 24

General specifics: Crow-Armstrong and the Mets were always a match made in heaven; sooner rather than later, I’m hopeful he pairs with Ronny Mauricio to become one of the intriguing, position playing prospect duos in the sport. There’s more offensive potential here than the common assumption. I penalized Hendrick a little too much for the present hit tool/swing mechanics in the 1.0 version of this list, and I feel I’ve corrected his ranking here. Howard may be presently considered a glove first shortstop, but he has the bat speed and the landing spot to really surprise us at peak offensively. Kjerstad’s skillset doesn’t correlate to being selected 2nd overall, but I certainly don’t mind the landing spot. A step forward in the contact arena could make the 21-year-old a fantasy stalwart. Kim has mostly shrugged-off a slow start in the KBO and, assuming good health, is currently trending towards a .380 OBP/30 HR/20 SB campaign in his Age 24 season. His inclusion on this list remains hypothetical for now. 

21. Zach DeLoach, OF, Mariners. Age: 21

22. Garrett Crochet, LHP, White Sox. Age: 21

23. Reid Detmers, LHP, Angels. Age: 21

24. Cade Cavalli, RHP, Nationals. Age: 21

25. Tyler Soderstrom, C/3B/OF, Athletics. Age: 18

General specifics: DeLoach remains one of my favorite prospects from this class, and the thought of him eventually teaming with Jarred Kelenic and Julio Rodriguez to form Seattle’s outfield is ridiculously appetizing. I didn’t account for Crochet’s relief risk enough on my original list, and I don’t love the match with the White Sox. Detmers remains a high-floor arm with a few important questions that likely won’t be answered until next season at the earliest. I like Cavalli’s landing spot and am interested to see how the Nationals mold their newest, explosive ball of clay. Soderstrom’s draft day drop is irrelevant on this list, but I’m not in love with his pairing in Oakland. Regardless of his potential defensive home, his 55-hit/55-power potential keeps him squarely on the 2nd round radar within FYPDs. 

26. Jared Jones, RHP, Pirates. Age: 18

27. Tanner Burns, RHP, Indians. Age: 21

28. Pedro Pineda, OF, Dominican Republic. Age: 16

29. Aaron Sabato, 1B, Twins. Age: 21

30. Daniel Cabrera, OF, Tigers. Age: 21

General specifics: Jones continues to be my favorite (read: favorite =/= top-ranked) prep pitching prospect in this class, and the Pirates hope he’ll be a face of a new wave of development within the organization. Burns is a HUGE riser on this edition of the list after his pitch analytics (which were a lot better than I anticipated) were published shortly after 1.0 was released. It also doesn’t hurt that he landed in one of the best orgs for pitcher development throughout the sport. In a demographic chalked full of enigma at this stage, Pineda embodies that notion spectacularly. The range of outcomes here span anywhere from “the next Kristian Robinson” to “why do the Athletics keep busting on high-profile, international outfield prospects?”. Sabato was in play as high as the top-15 on Day One of the draft, and the eventual landing spot is both appetizing and peculiar from a dynasty league standpoint. Cabrera was a big slider during the draft as organizations seemed to be universally low on the batted ball data. 

31. Jordan Walker, 3B, Cardinals. Age: 18

32. CJ Van Eyk, RHP, Blue Jays. Age: 21

33. Cole Wilcox, RHP, Padres. Age: 20

34. Dillon Dingler, C, Tigers. Age: 21

35. Justin Foscue, 2B, Rangers. Age: 21

General specifics: I overrated Walker’s hit tool in the first edition of this list, but the potential for double plus power from the hot corner means he’ll continue to be a strong option anytime after the first round of FYPDs. Van Eyk remains a personal favorite of mine, and the Blue Jays have had a ton of success developing pitching prospects lately. Just when it seemed like Wilcox was headed back to Georgia for his junior season, AJ Preller did what AJ Preller does. Might the right-hander be the final piece of a rotational puzzle that currently projects to also consist of Chris Paddack, MacKenzie Gore, Luis Patiño and Dinelson Lamet? Amongst prospects in this class who are practically locks to remain behind the plate, Dingler is by far my favorite. He immediately becomes the catcher of the future for Detroit. Foscue receives a nice uptick after his batted ball data trickled around industry circles shortly before the draft. Those numbers made it easier to understand why he was one of the more underrated, model-friendly prospects in this class. 

36. Bryce Jarvis, RHP, Diamondbacks. Age: 22

37. Isaiah Greene, OF, Mets. Age: 18

38. Bobby Miller, RHP, Dodgers. Age: 21

39. Jared Kelley, RHP, White Sox. Age: 18

40. Carson Tucker, SS, Indians. Age: 18

General specifics: Thanks to an awesome changeup, advanced command and his draft destination, Jarvis is an appetizing option amongst college pitchers in this class despite his age. Lack of a track record really dampered my pre-draft report on Greene, and I assume his ranking here means I won’t roster him in any of my dynasties moving forward. If he develops to his lofty ceiling, I’ll gladly eat an L. Miller landed in the perfect organization to optimize his usage and mechanics, though he’ll have to ward-off relief risk throughout his minor league career. Jared Kelley and I go together like red wine and vodka; I’m also not in love with the destination being an org that has very little recent track record of successfully altering fastball tilt amongst its pitching prospects. Tucker is a great example of an organization’s overwhelming affinity for a prospect forcing you to re-evaluate your original report. “An organization” being the Indians makes it all the easier to bump-up the teenager’s standing on this list.

41. Jordan Westburg, SS, Orioles. Age: 21

42. Slade Cecconi, RHP, Diamondbacks. Age: 21

43. Alerick Soularie, OF, Twins. Age: 21

44. Jake Vogel, OF, Dodgers. Age: 18

45. Blaze Jordan, 1B, Red Sox. Age: 17

General specifics: Westburg strikes me as a really good fit with an Orioles organization that continues to make solid strides in the world of analytics and baseball-related biomechanics. Don’t underestimate his chances of sticking at shortstop, either. It’s a different demographic, but I suspect Cecconi will soon play a large role in making Diamondbacks fans forget about Brennan Malone no longer being part of the organization. Soularie is a personal favorite of mine, and what better org to unlock the extent of your power (Soularie’s biggest fantasy need) than the Twins? In a group that includes Zach DeLoach, Jared Jones, Jordan Shuster, Nick Swiney and Alerick Soularie, Vogel might be at the peak of my favorite prospects from this class; like Blaze Jordan, he receives a notable bump on this edition of my list because it’s now assumed he signs with the Dodgers in lieu of sticking to his UCLA commitment. I plan on rostering Vogel everywhere. Jordan hitting bombs over the Green Monster is something the baseball world can collectively get behind, and he received an uptick on this list after it was highly suspected during pre-draft prep that he would make it to campus (not to mention he’s a prospect who should thrive in the fantasy realm compared to real life value).

46. Pedro Leon, OF, Cuba. Age: 22

47. Jhonny Piron, OF, Dominican Republic. Age: 16

48. Jordan Nwogu, OF, Cubs. Age: 21

49. Clayton Beeter, RHP, Dodgers. Age: 21

50. Jared Shuster, LHP, Braves. Age: 21

General specifics: As I stated at the top of this article, one of the focuses of my research since the conclusion of the MLB Draft has been this season’s international signing class. While Leon’s rank in the first edition of this list was appropriate, Piron was an obvious addition for this updated list. The plus raw power, game-changing speed and physical projectability are mouth-watering, especially when you consider the fact he’s slated to sign with the Rays. I tweeted it a few weeks ago, but I’m late to the Nwogu. His match with the Cubs is one of the best of the entire draft, and the raw tools should make him a value pick so late in FYPDs. Beeter slid during the draft (relative to his standing on many pre-draft big boards) but found an awesome home with the Dodgers; I’m hopeful his rotation leash will be long and comfortable in the best developmental org in baseball. My pre-draft love of Shuster met some confirmation bias when the Braves drafted him in the first round; developing him similarly to Tucker Davidson would be an intriguing outcome here.

51. Christian Roa, RHP, Reds. Age: 21

52. J.T. Ginn, RHP, Mets. Age: 21

53. Dax Fulton, LHP, Marlins. Age: 18

54. Nick Swiney, LHP, Giants. Age: 21

55. Alex Santos, RHP, Astros. Age: 18

General specifics: The Reds didn’t mind Roa’s unspectacular track record, and the destination is obviously lovely from a development standpoint. The right-hander possesses traits I cherish in pitching prospects (vertical arm-slot, deep arsenal, short arm path) and I could see Roa continuing to climb this list prior to next preseason. I made a mistake not evaluating him more closely prior to the draft. Ginn just signed for more than double his slot value, and I don’t mind the landing spot with the Mets. Developing a more favorable fastball tilt will be a huge step in his development once he’s fully healthy from Tommy John surgery. In a phone booth of current prospects, Fulton reminds me a bit of Matt Liberatore. I’m hopeful the Marlins can work to improve his fastball traits once he returns to full health following Tommy John surgery. If you read my pre-draft reports, you already know my affinity for Swiney. I really like his landing spot with the Farhan Zaidi-led Giants, too. Speaking of landing spots, Santos has some of the best raw stuff amongst prep pitchers in this class; I wonder if the Astros will be able to mold him? 

56. Alika Williams, SS, Rays. Age: 21

57. Casey Martin, SS/OF, Phillies. Age: 21

58. Cole Henry, RHP, Nationals. Age: 20

59. Anthony Servideo, SS, Orioles. Age: 21

60. Nick Loftin, SS, Royals. Age: 21

General specifics: It’s true that Williams is a glove-first shortstop, but I’m interested to see if the Rays and their growing developmental machine can improve the way he impacts the ball at the plate. The 21-year-old just reeks of a player who exceeds expectations thanks to the floor and his suitor. Martin will certainly be included amongst the most high-risk/high-reward demographic within this class, which will make him a target of many in deep dynasties. Henry will need to tidy-up his mechanics and prove durability early in his professional career, but I really like the landing spot with the Nationals. Servideo is a swing changer who would have benefitted from a full collegiate season in 2020. If you buy the power uptick, there are some big time ingredients in here (he’s a plus runner and a solid defender at shortstop). If the Orioles can continue to tinker with the 21-year-old’s ability to elevate the ball, there’s real upside here. I’m not a fan of Loftin landing in Kansas City, but I also underrated his raw power a bit in the original version of this list. Throw in the positional versatility, and Loftin is a bit more appealing than meets the naked eye. 

61. Petey Halpin, OF, Indians. Age: 18

62. Hudson Haskin, OF, Orioles. Age: 21

63. David Calabrese, OF, Angels. Age: 17

64. Justin Lange, RHP, Padres. Age: 18

65. Werner Blakely, SS, Angels. Age: 18

General specifics: There are folks within the industry who think Halpin is this summer’s version of Hudson Head, and his late-bloomer qualities and suitor make him a lovely target at this point of FYPDs (my money is on Jake Vogel, FWIW). I love the Haskin/Orioles match and really think the tools translate to a future big leaguer. In my opinion, his selection at 39th overall is what really turned the tide for the Orioles’ draft haul. Calabrese’s power projects better than I originally anticipated, and his speed + defensive prowess create a comfortable floor. Lange’s profile continues to lean on projection. The fastball doesn’t possess a ton of bat-missing qualities, the secondary offerings are unrefined and the command leaves some to be desired presently. However, the strides the right-hander has made throughout the past year give us reason to believe further development is on the horizon. It was heavily assumed Blakely was headed to Auburn pre-draft, and he immediately fits the mold of extremely raw, extremely talented prospects within the Angels’ system. 

66. Maikol Hernandez, 3B/SS, Dominican Republic. Age: 16

67. Yoelqui Céspedes, OF, Cuba. Age: 22

68. Carmen Mlodzinski, RHP, Pirates. Age: 21

69. Freddy Zamora, SS, Brewers. Age: 21

70. Ian Seymour, LHP, Rays. Age: 21

General specifics: Hernandez is a “this is what they look like” prospect with huge projection, loud tools and the defensive skills to remain on the left side of the infield. He’s projected to sign with the Orioles, which is also fun. Céspedes is currently a different player than the pre-2020 reports would indicate; he’s bulked up and added power to his profile. He’ll also be 23 in September, there are questions regarding the hit tool and we don’t know how the added muscle will affect his speed. I assume Céspedes will be picked earlier than this in most FYPDs based on name recognition and his standing on mainstream international prospect lists. Mlodzinksi and his sinkerballer method of attack aren’t my cup of tea, but I can appreciate the floor/ceiling combination of he and Jared Jones within the Pirates organization. Two things to monitor regarding Zamora: 1) Will the Brewers tinker with his bat angle to increase the consistency in which he elevates the ball? 2) Will he lose a step after following from ACL surgery? Seymour was practically a new pitcher at Virginia Tech prior to the shutdown, and he lands in a superb situation to continue his ascension. A name to monitor closely moving forward. 

71. Nick Yorke, 2B, Red Sox. Age: 18

72. Patrick Bailey, C, Giants. Age: 21

73. Masyn Winn, RHP/SS, Cardinals. Age: 18

74. Logan Allen, LHP, Indians. Age: 21

75. Gage Workman, 3B, Tigers. Age: 21

General specifics: Yorke at 17th overall was likely the biggest surprise of the entire draft, but I also believe he was a bit underrated by the industry (myself included) leading up to June 10th. The profile includes up-the-middle defense and some intriguing offensive tools, and you won’t find me going out of my way to doubt Chaim Bloom. Bailey was a BPA pick for the Giants, but it certainly muddies the water when projecting him in the fantasy world. With a skillset full of 5s, it’ll be even easier to avoid him in FYPDs thanks to the destination. Winn is as athletic as they come and as volatile as they come amongst draftees in this class. The Cardinals are a solid organization to iron-out troublesome head movement in his delivery. Fingers are crossed. No organization can change Allen’s floor-first profile, but I do trust the Indians to help him reach his full potential. It wouldn’t take much of a velocity uptick for the southpaw’s fastball to become a true weapon. I don’t know if Workman will ever make notable strides in his plate approach, but he certainly has the power and defensive floor to take a flier this late in a FYPD. 

76. Kyle Harrison, LHP, Giants. Age: 18

77. Drew Romo, C, Rockies. Age: 18

78. Chris McMahon, RHP, Rockies. Age: 21

79. Miguel Bleis, OF, Dominican Republic. Age: 16

80. Tyler Keenan, 1B, Mariners. Age: 21

General specifics: Harrison doesn’t presently fit the Giants’ typical pitcher archetype, so it’ll be interesting to see if they adjust his arm-slot at some point. In general, I’m a fan of the match. The Rockies really went into their bag and shocked the world by grabbing Romo in the Comp A round. The demographic is terrifying, but he’s going to stick behind the plate and the potential home park is obviously juicy. The converse of “the potential home park is obviously juicy” is McMahon being drafted by the Rockies. The right-hander quickly devolved from ‘maybe he can be a solid, middle of the rotation arm at peak’ to ‘maybe he becomes draftable in deep leagues someday’. For his string-bean frame, Bleis sure looks loose and fluid at the plate. There’s massive power potential here, though the long limbs mean he could battle contact issues throughout his career. The collegiate season being canceled hurt Keenan’s draft stock (it appeared he was in the process of exploding) as well as his standing on FYPD lists. He’s likely a first baseman as a professional, so he’ll really need to mash to establish a reliable floor. 

81. Yiddi Cappe, SS, Cuba. Age: 17

82. Nick Garcia, RHP, Pirates. Age: 21

83. Landon Knack, RHP, Dodgers. Age: 22

84. Jackson Chourio, SS, Venezuela. Age: 16

85. Colt Keith, 3B, Tigers. Age: 18

General specifics: Cappe is sushi raw with a ton of noise throughout his swing mechanics, but immense athleticism and a projectable frame make him noteworthy this late. He’ll sign with the Marlins eventually. Garcia was easily the best D3 prospect in this class, and I wouldn’t be surprised if he has a better professional career than fellow Pirates draftee Carmen Mlodzinksi. Those who love Knack lean on a superb fastball with bat-missing traits, an improving body, fantastic numbers in 2020 and the fact he was drafted by the best developmental organization in baseball. If you’re less optimistic, you see the effort within the delivery, an arsenal that relies heavily on a fastball, the old-for-a-draftee age and the need for reverse projection if the right-hander ever wants to hit another gear physically. I won’t run and hide this late in FYPDs. Chourio reminds me a bit of Alejandro Pie as an amateur; present speed should give way to notable raw power as the teenager develops physically. It also wouldn’t surprise me if he transitions to the hot corner or right field defensively. He’ll reportedly become a Brewer next January. There’s a chance he’s developed as a two-way player, but I anticipate Keith primarily seeing time as a third baseman who could grow into average-or-better tools across the board. The teenager was served as the cherry-on-top of a spectacular draft by the Tigers. 

86. Ben Hernandez, RHP, Royals. Age: 18

87. Hayden Cantrelle, 2B, Brewers. Age: 21

88. Owen Caissie, OF, Padres. Age: 18

89. Kyle Nicolas, RHP, Marlins. Age: 21

90. A.J. Vukovich, 1B/OF, Diamondbacks. Age: 18

General specifics: The comparison is imperfect, but Hernandez is certainly in the mold of Jared Kelley amongst prep arms in this class; I also like the fit with the Royals. Developing an adequate breaking ball would almost certainly mean he outperforms his ranking here. I was fairly shocked to witness Cantrelle fall all the way to 151st overall, then sign an underslot deal. Perhaps the industry is a bit higher on the switch-hitting infielder than organizations? Caissie strikes me as the position playing version of Justin Lange in the sense you really have to dream about the projection to arrive at a valuable outcome. Luckily, we’ll get to watch both develop in an awesome Padres system. It appeared Nicolas was in the process of connecting the dots on his first impressive collegiate campaign prior to the shutdown. There’s a prominent head whack in the mechanics, but the fastball/slider combination is deadly. Finding a weapon to combat left-handed hitters will be crucial in cementing his status in the rotation long-term. Vukovich has big time raw power, but the hit tool has a ways to go for him to accrue genuine value as a R/R first baseman. In an ideal world, the Diamondbacks give him a long leash to become passable in right field.

91. Casey Schmitt, 3B, Giants. Age: 21

92. Jesse Franklin, OF, Braves. Age: 21

93. Alec Burleson, OF/1B, Cardinals. Age: 21

94. Tyler Gentry, OF, Royals. Age: 21

95. Tink Hence, RHP, Cardinals. Age: 17

General specifics: Most of the industry sees Schmitt as a long-term third baseman in lieu of the two-way player he was hyped as leading up to the draft. Tapping into more of his power in-game and refining his approach would give the 21-year-old the profile of an everyday player. Franklin is a sum-of-the-parts outfielder with athleticism and durability concerns. I’m interested to see if the Braves quiet the approach and ask the 21-year-old to utilize his speed more on the basepaths throughout the minor leagues. Burleson was quite the curveball pick for a Cardinals team that began their draft by selecting Jordan Walker, Masyn Winn and Tink Hence. There’s above average raw power and defensive versatility within this profile, though the Cardinals will hope to enhance the 21-year-old’s selectivity at the plate. Gentry has some of the best raw power within the class and isn’t a black hole on the basepaths, but he’ll have to hit non-fastballs as a professional, which he struggled to do at the collegiate level. Hence is a fantastic athlete with loose arm actions on the mound; his lack of prep track record and present reliance on a sinker leave the long-term upside of for debate. I’m hopeful the Cardinals tinker with his fastball tilt early in his professional career. 

96. Marco Raya, RHP, Twins. Age: 18

97. Armando Cruz, SS, Dominican Republic. Age: 16

98. Jeff Criswell, RHP, Athletics. Age: 21

99. Cristian Santana, 3B, Dominican Republic. Age: 16

100. Shalin Polanco, OF, Dominican Republic. Age: 16

General specifics: For my money, Raya was one of the biggest value picks of the entire draft. The arsenal and pitchability are both crude and unrefined, but there’s an ability to spin the ball and raw talent that’s hard to acquire in the fourth round of the draft. Cruz has a sturdy (defensive-based) floor for a prospect ranked so late on this list, so developing a passable offensive skillset would make him an absolute steal at this price point. Criswell is a big-bodied sinkerballer who, from a TL;DR standpoint, is the lite version of Carmen Mlodzinski. It’s weird that Santana is slated to sign with the Tigers, seeing as Isaac Paredes is an astute upside comp here. Polanco will need a swing overhaul to ever unlock much power, but he’ll be a focal point of development within a new front office’s first J2 class (he projects to sign with the Pirates). 

Honorable Mentions

Victor Acosta, SS, Dominican Republic. Age: 16

Carter Baumler, RHP, Orioles. Age: 18

Manuel Beltre, INF, Dominican Republic. Age: 16

Oscar Colas, OF, Cuba. Age: 22

Trei Cruz, SS, Tigers. Age: 22

Danny De Andrade, INF, Dominican Republic. Age: 16

Jake Eder, LHP, Marlins. Age: 22

Trevor Hauver, RHP, Yankees. Age: 21

Mason Hickman, RHP, Indians. Age: 21

Dylan MacLean, LHP, Rangers. Age: 18

Coby Mayo, 3B, Orioles. Age: 18

Liam Norris, LHP, Diamondbacks. Age: 19

Connor Phillips, RHP, Mariners. Age: 19

Baron Radcliff, OF/1B, Phillies. Age: 21

Tekoah Roby, RHP, Rangers. Age: 18

Kala’i Rosario, OF, Twins. Age: 18

Milan Tolentino, SS, Indians. Age: 18

Daniel Vasquez, SS, Dominican Republic. Age: 16

Norge Vera, RHP, Cuba. Age: 20

Mac Wainwright, OF, Reds. Age: 18

Zavier Warren, C, Brewers. Age: 21

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