2013 Top Prospects

Note: Final prospect rankings may not directly coincide  with organizational rankings. After reviewing both, I may have pushed players up or down. 

  1. Jurickson Profar, Texas Rangers, SS
  2. Wil Myers, Tampa Bay Rays, RF
  3. Oscar Taveras, St. Louis Cardinals, OF
  4. Christian Yelich, Miami Marlins, CF
  5. Jose Fernandez, Miami Marlins, SP
  6. Miguel Sano, Minnesota Twins, 3B
  7. Dylan Bundy, Baltimore Orioles, RHP
  8. Shelby Miller, St. Louis Cardinals, RHP
  9. Xander Bogaerts, Boston Red Sox, SS
  10. Taijuan Walker, Seattle Mariners, RHP
  11. Travis D’arnaud, New York Mets, C
  12. Nick Castellanos, Detroit Tigers, 3B/OF
  13. Gerrit Cole, Pittsburgh Pirates, RHP
  14. Francisco Lindor, Cleveland Indians, SS
  15. Trevor Bauer, Cleveland Indians, RHP
  16. Zack Wheeler, New York Mets, RHP
  17. Michael Zunino, Seattle Mariners, C
  18. Anthony Rendon, Washington Nationals, 3B
  19. Tony Cingrani, Cincinnati Reds, LHP
  20. Jackie Bradley, Boston Red Sox, CF
  21. Danny Hultzen, Seattle Mariners, LHP
  22. Kyle Zimmer, Kansas City Royals, RHP
  23. Tyler Skaggs, Arizona Diamondbacks, LHP
  24. Carlos Martinez, St. Louis Cardinals, RHP
  25. Javier Baez, Chicago Cubs, SS
  26. Kevin Gausman, Baltimore Orioles, RHP
  27. Jonathan Singleton, Houston Astros, 1B
  28. Noah Syndergaard, New York Mets, RHP
  29. Carlos Correa, Houston Astros, SS
  30. Archie Bradley, Arizona Diamondbacks, RHP
  31. Aaron Sanchez, Toronto Blue Jays, RHP
  32. Bubba Starling, Kansas City Royals, OF
  33. Adam Eaton, Arizona Diamondbacks, CF
  34. Daniel Straily, Oakland A’s, RHP
  35. Oswaldo Arcia, Minnesota Twins, RF
  36. Trevor Rosenthal, St. Louis Cardinals, RHP
  37. Alex Meyers, Minnesota Twins, LHP
  38. Yasiel Puig, Los Angeles Dodgers, OF
  39. Billy Hamilton, Cincinnati Reds, CF
  40. Byron Buxton, Minnesota Twins, CF
  41. Jameson Taillon, Pittsburgh Pirates, RHP
  42. Gary Sanchez, New York Yankees, C
  43. Zach Lee, Los Angeles Dodgers, RHP
  44. Jesse Biddle, Philadelphia Phillies, LHP
  45. Cody Buckel, Texas Rangers, RHP
  46. David Dahl, Colorado Rockies, OF
  47. Mike Olt, Texas Rangers, 1B/3B
  48. Alen Hanson, Pittsburgh Pirates, SS
  49. Yordano Ventura, Kansas City Royals, RHP
  50. Tyler Austin, New York Yankees, 1B/RF
  51. Domingo Santana, Houston Astros, RF
  52. Henry Owens, Boston Red Sox, LHP
  53. Garin Cecchini, Boston Red Sox, 3B
  54. Kyle Gibson, Minnesota Twins, RHP
  55. Aaron Hicks, Minnesota Twins, CF
  56. Chris Archer, Tampa Bay Rays, RHP
  57. Dorssys Paulino, Cleveland Indians, SS
  58. Jedd Gyorko, San Diego Padres, 2B/3B
  59. Matt Barnes, Boston Red Sox, RHP
  60. Mason Williams, New York Yankees, CF
  61. Nolan Arenado, Colorado Rockies, 3B
  62. Wily Peralta, Milwaukee Brewers, RHP
  63. Allen Webster, Boston Red Sox, LHP
  64. George Springer, Houston Astros, CF
  65. Gregory Polanco, Pittsburgh Pirates, CF
  66. Jorge Soler, Chicago Cubs, RF
  67. Michael Choice, Oakland A’s, CF
  68. Matt Davidson, Arizona Diamondbacks, 3B
  69. Max Fried, San Diego Padres, LHP
  70. Addison Russell, Oakland A’s, SS
  71. Delino Deshield Jr., Houston Astros, 2B
  72. Taylor Guerrieri, Tampa Bay Rays, RHP
  73. Joc Pederson, Los Angeles Dodgers, OF
  74. Kyle Crick, San Francisco Giants, RHP
  75. Luis Heredia, Pittsburgh Pirates, RHP
  76. Tommy Joseph, Philadelphia Phillies, C
  77. Daniel Vogelbach, Chicago Cubs, 1B
  78. Robbie Erlin, San Diego Padres, LHP
  79. Albert Almora, Chicago Cubs, CF
  80. Carter Capps, Seattle Mariners, RHP
  81. Robert Stephenson, Cincinnati Reds, RHP
  82. Mark Montgomery, New York Yankees, RHP
  83. Bruce Rondon, Detroit Tigers, RHP
  84. Jake Odorizzi, Tampa Bay Rays, RHP
  85. Brandon Maurer, Seattle Mariners, RHP
  86. Lucas Gioliti, Washington Nationals, RHP
  87. Matt Magill, Los Angeles Dodgers, RHP
  88. Adalberto Mondesi, Kansas City Royals, SS
  89. Slade Heathcott, New York Yankees, CF
  90. Danny Salazar, Cleveland Indians, RHP
  91. Michael Wacha, St. Louis Cardinals, RHP
  92. Matt Adams, St. Louis Cardinals, 1B
  93. Tyler Thornburg, Milwaukee Brewers, LHP
  94. Marcell Ozuna, Miami Marlins, RF
  95. Jonathan Schoop, Baltimore Orioles, 2B
  96. David Holmberg, Arizona Diamondbacks, LHP
  97. Justin Nicolino, Miami Marlins, LHP
  98. Casey Kelly, San Diego Padres, RHP
  99. Josh Sale, Tampa Bay Rays, LF

100. Brian Goodwin, Washington Nationals, CF

101. Kaleb Cowart, Los Angeles Angels, 3B

102.Jorge Bonifacio, Kansas City Royals, RF

103. Trevor Story, Colorado Rockies, SS

104. Andrew Heaney, Miami Marlins, LHP

105. Sean Nolin, Miami Marlins, LHP

106. Wilmer Flores, New York Mets, IF

107. Trevor May, Minnesota Twins, RHP

108. Miles Head, Oakland A’s, 1B/3B

109. Arodys Vizcaino, Chicago Cubs, RHP

110. Manny Banuelos, New York Yankees, LHP

111.Jake Marisnick, Miami Marlins, CF

112. Courtney Hawkins, Chicago White Sox, CF

113. Josh Bell, Pittsburgh Pirates, RF

114. Kyle Smith, Kansas City Royals, RHP

115. Hak-Ju Lee, Tampa Bay Rays, SS

116. Kolten Wong, St. Louis Cardinals, 2B

117. Leonys Martin, Texas Rangers, CF

118. James Paxton, Seattle Mariners, RHP

119. Rafael Montero, New York Mets, RHP

120. Cody Asche, Philadelphia Phillies, 3B

121. Brad Miller, Seattle Mariners, SS

122. Daniel Corcino, Cincinnati Reds, RHP

123. Jess Winker, Cincinnati Reds, LF/RF

124.Jarred Cosart, Houston Astros, RHP

125. Nick Travieso, Cincinnati Reds, RHP

126. Lance McCullers, Houston Astros, RHP

127. Stephen Pryor, Seattle Mariners, RHP

128. Austin Hedges, San Diego Padres, C

129. Roberto Osuna, Toronto Blue Jays, RHP

130. Andrew Chafin, Arizona Diamondbacks, LHP

131. Clayton Blackburn, San Francisco Giants, RHP

132. Kyle Parker, Colorado Rockies, RF

133. Luke Jackson, Texas Rangers, RHP

134.Nick Delmonico, Baltimore Orioles, IF

135. Joey Gallo, Texas Rangers, 3B

136. Marcus Stroman, Toronto Blue Jays, RHP

137. Travis Shaw, Boston Red Sox, 1B

138. Gary Brown, San Francisco Giants, CF

139. Wilmer Font, Texas Rangers, RHP

140. Eugenio Suarez, Detroit Tigers, SS

141. Michael Fulmer, New York Mets, RHP

142. Matthew Wisler, San Diego Padres, RHP

143. Brandon Nimmo, New York Mets, CF

144. Anthony Garcia, St. Louis Cardinals, LF

145. LeVon Washington, Cleveland Indians, LF

146. Victor Roache, Milwaukee Brewers, OF

147. Julio Teheran, Atlanta Braves, RHP

148. Richard Shaffer, Tampa Bay Rays, 3B

149. Jake Hager, Tampa Bay Rays, SS

150. Trayce Thompson, Chicago White Sox, OF



Photo of Jurickson Profar Courtesy Keith Allison via Flickr.com


After serving as a video scout/analyst for Baseball Info Solutions, Joe Werner began writing at his original site, ReleasePoints.com. He’s since transitioned into his current niche, prospect analysis, at ProspectDigest.com. He has been fortunate — and incredibly blessed — to have some of his work published and mentioned by several major media outlets, including: ESPN, Cleveland.com and the Baseball Research Journal. He can be reached at: JosephMWerner@yahoo.com.