The MLB is constantly evolving, which means baseball and America’s top 100 prospects is something that the most avid fans are keen to keep an eye on. MLB prospect rankings are the best way to look at the players that could be taking the league by storm over the coming years. These are the MLB top 100 prospects for 2020.
- Wander Franco
Wander Franco is among the top baseball prospects, and the shortstop could arrive in the MLB by 2021. He has an FV of 80.
- Gavin Lux
Gavin Lux is one of the most exciting draft prospects having averaged .240 with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2019.
- MacKenzie Gore
MacKenzie Gore is expected in the MLB next year and could have an FV rating of 70.
- Luis Rober
Robert has already shown that he is ready for the MBA by scoring 31 doubles and 11 triples last season with the Chicago White Sox.
- Jo Adell
Joe Adell’s place in the top 100 baseball prospects is expected as he went number ten overall in the MLB in his pro debut.
- Casey Mize
The 23-year-old for the Detroit Tigers was the number one draft pick in 2018 and went 8-3 in his first professional season.
- Cristian Pache
Cristian Pache is seen by many as one of the top baseball prospects for defensive play, and he scored 36 doubles and 12 home runs before he turned 21.
- Nate Pearson
When it comes to pitching, there aren’t many draft prospects as bright at Nate Pearson.
- Jesus Luzardo
Injuries meant that his debut was delayed, but he showed his class with 16 strikeouts in 12 games.
- C Adley Rutschman
Rutschman is one of the top baseball prospects has averaged 60-grade power and shown Gold Glove potential while with the Baltimore Orioles.
- Jarred Kelenic
This number six draft pick is set to become a huge part of the Seattle Sounders after scoring 23 home runs last season.
- Alec Bohm
When it comes to the top 100 baseball prospects, it is hard to leave out Alec Bohm, who was a third pick in 2018.
- Julio Rodriguez
Rodriguez was one of the brightest draft prospects when he moved to the MLB, and that has been evident as he has scored 26 doubles and recorded 69 RBI’s.
- Brendan McKay
Left-handed McKay has recorded 102 strikeouts so far in his career, and made his professional debut last year.
- Royce Lewis
Royce Lewis is still deserving of a place in the top 100 baseball prospects despite a disappointing start. He kickstarted his career with 12 extra-base hits last year.
- Joey Bart
Joey Bart is widely seen as one of the leading draft prospects and is expected to arrive in the MLB in 2021.
- Matt Manning
Manning is an excellent RHP, and is looking to kick on with the Detroit Tigers after signing in 2016.
- Spencer Torkelson
The overall number one draft pick this year could be one of the most exciting players to look out for when he makes his professional debut.
- Dustin May
Dustin May’s huge frame will make him one of the most intriguing top baseball prospects to watch in 2020 as he had 32 strikeouts last season.
- Dylan Carlson
This 21-year-old is a bright prospect after an incredible return to form last year. He scored 28 doubles and 26 home runs.
- Brendan Rodgers
Rodgers has been an exciting player to watch as he has scored ten doubles, and has since been given a first call-up to the pro league.
- Sixto Sanchez
Sanchez has been a name of the lips for fans over the last couple of years, but a healthy run could ensure that he is soon playing regularly with the Marlins.
- Drew Waters
Waters may have been overlooked in favour of other players, but he will soon be taking to the plate in the MLB.
- Luis Patino
The San Diego Padres star has showcased that he can throw a fastball, and achieved 122 strikeouts in 94 innings.
- Bobby Witt Jr
Witt is a solid all-rounder and was a number two draft pick. He hit .262/.354 in his first 37 games.
- Kristian Robinson
Robinson is considered by the Arizona Diamondbacks as one of the best up-and-coming stars.
- A.J Puk
Puk is considered one of the brightest prospects after being ranked third in minors. He averaged over a strikeout every innings back in 2017.
- Ian Anderson
The Atlanta Brave pitching department is stacked, but Anderson is one of the brightest after recording 147 strikeouts last season.
- Forrest Whitley
The 22-year-old is another exciting pitching newcomer and had allowed just 59 hits in 2019.
- Alex Kirilloff
This star has made up for missed time after hitting 29 extra-base hits last season.
- Michael Kopech
Injury meant that fans didn’t see anything of Kopech last season, but his ability to throw 80-grade balls means that he is still one to keep an eye on.
- Spencer Howard
Howard is expected to be in the MLB in 2021 and has a FV rating of 55.
- Vidal Brujan
Brujan is an exciting 2B and stands at just under 6ft tall.
- Kristian Robinson
Robinson is expected to reach the MLB by 2022, and could become an essential part of the Arizona Diamondbacks.
- Carter Kiebooom
The Washington Nationals could have an excellent player on this hands as Kieboom excelled in the minors.
- CJ Adams
Adams was one of the top prospects in 2019, and has immediately become one of the players that the San Diego Padres are most excited by.
- Andrew Vaughn
Vaughn was a standout choice for the Chicago White Sox after impressing throughout his junior season. The sky could be the limit.
- Heliot Ramos
Ramos has improved after a disappointing 2018 campaign, and he remains a player to keep an eye on.
- Grayson Rodriguez
Rodriguez has an intimidating physique, and recorded 129 strikeouts last season.
- Taylor Trammell
Trammell is an excellent all-rounder, and San Diego Padres fans shouldn’t be too concerned with the numbers that he recorded last year.
- Austin Martin
Martin is one of the best hitters from the class of 2020, but there is a concern of where he will likely play defensively.
- Ke’Bryan Hayes
Another player that disappointed in 2019. However, he is still among the most exciting players to play at third base.
- Matthew Liberatore
Liberatore seems settled at the St Louis Cardinals now after rumblings about his future, but it is time to kick on.
- Logan Gilbert
Gilbert arrived from Stetson University and impressed at pro-level immediately by recording 165 strikeouts.
- Sean Murphy
Murphy is bound to be a regular with Oakland Athletics over the coming years. However, there may be concerns after missing games throughout 2019.
- Nolan Jones
Jones averages .409 on-base percentage and has the raw power to seriously make a name for himself in MLB.
- Marco Luciano
Luciano arrived at the San Francisco Giants with a big fee, but started to repay that with 13 doubles and ten home runs before gaining a promotion.
- Riley Greene
Greene is one of the most exciting hitters that has made the progression from high school. There looks set for more to come.
- JJ Bleday
The fourth overall pick from 2019 scored 27 home runs in 71 games in his junior season.
- Tarik Skubal
Skubal caught the attention of fans of the Detroit Tigers in his first season by recorded 179 strikeouts.
- Alek Thomas
Thomas is a huge first-round talent that recorded 15 steals in 114 games.
- Asa Lacy
This left-handed pitcher has a proven track record and will certainly show why he is among the most respected prospects.
- Jasson Dominguez
Dominguez is one of the youngest prospects on this list aged just 17, but fans will be keeping a close eye on the OF at the New York Yankees.
- Joardan Balazovic
Balazovic recorded excellent numbers in his breakthrough campaign as he allowed just 67 hits.
- Xavier Edwards
Edwards is certainly the future of Tampa Bay, and already looks like a player that will seamlessly fit into their roster.
- Oneil Cruz
Cruz doesn’t look like a typical SS as he stands at over 6 ft tall, but he will certainly one that fans will be keeping an eye on.
- Evan White
White looks to be ready for the MLB soon as he was recently given a six-year-deal with the Mariners.
- Jeter Downs
Downs has a clear path to be the second baseman at the Red Sox, and could be a player we see a lot more of.
- Triston Casas
Casas will need to add numbers to his potential if he is to make it into the MLB with the Red Sox.
- Nick Solak
Solak’s breakthrough at Triple-A last season means that he will be one to keep an eye on as he offers something to the Rangers.
- Kyle Wright
Wright is yet to make his mark in the pro league, but the potential is clear for all to see.
- Heliot Ramos
Ramos has never been a player too far away from the prospects list. He made his name with excellent performances at 17, but a strong showing last season means that he is one to watch.
- Brent Honeywell
Honeywell has all the potential, but the question is whether he will be able to get over persistent injury problems.
- Josh Jung
Jung was selected at eighth overall in the draft last year, but will have to improve further.
- Vidal Brujan
Brujan is a player that offers a lot, as he has 80-grade foot speed. His batting will also ensure that he has a chance of making a mark in the future.
- Daulton Varsho
Varsho is coming off the back of his best season to date, and that means that he could finally be about to get his chance with the Diamondbacks.
- Jonathan India
India was drafted into the MLB in 2018, but he will need to show more power to become a regular for the Reds.
- Deivi Garcia
Garcia enjoyed a successful season at Double-A, and Triple A. He will likely get his chance this season.
- Kiebert Ruiz
His receiving ability ensures that he ranks high among the prospects; he will certainly get his chance at the Dodgers.
- Brusdar Graterol
Graterol was showing all the signs of finally breaking through last season before injury curtailed those chances. Staying fit will be his biggest concern.
- D. L Hall
Hall has been pulling is some great numbers last season, and his 70-grade ball could soon make an appearance in the MLB.
- Seth Beer
The 23-year-old has excellent numbers from two years ago, but he will need to evolve defensively.
- Isaac Paredes
Paredes is now playing at corner stop instead of shortstop. Could be in with a chance of making a mark this season.
- Bobby Dalbec
Dalbec had been recording home runs for fun over recent seasons, but those dropped off last year.
- Ke’Bryan Hayes
Hayes excels defensively, and his power ensures that he will get a chance with the Pirates.
- Shane Baz
Baz is being coached in the same way as former Rays stars, and that could be pivotal to his future.
- Hunter Greene
Greene will need to overcome a season of injuries. But, he remains a prospect after being the second-round pick in 2017.
- Brennen Davis
Davis is a player that still has some way to go, but his athleticism ensures that he is a prospect.
- Sam Hilliard
Hilliard is just showing his best form now and scored 43 home runs last season.
- Nick Lodolo
Lodolo is a renowned pitcher, and will likely make the transition to pro at some point.
- Jazz Chisholm
Chisholm has the traits to excel, with his power being his notable standout quality.
- Josiah Gray
Gray was traded to the Dodgers, and that could prove to be an inspired decision.
- Brady Singer
Singer will likely get his chance to pitch for the Royals this season, as he is low-risk.
- Brandon Marsh
Marsh isn’t as powerful as other prospects, but his hitting profile ensures that he is different from others.
- Jose Urquidy
The path is set for Urquidy as Gerrit Cole, and Wade Miley have both departed the Astros recently.
- Justus Sheffield
His numbers may not have been solid in 2019, but he will still have a chance with the Mariners.
- Hunter Bishop
Bishop certainly excelled his first season after being drafted at ten. He is assured in his swinging and will get his chance.
- Corbin Carroll
Carroll will certainly score runs, but there are doubts that will be scoring many home runs in the MLBA.
- Mauricio Dubon
Dubon will get his chance as a second baseman for the Giants this season.
- Shogo Akiyyama
This 31-year-old is the oldest on the list and excelled in Japan last season. He may not be a long-term answer, but he will certainly make an impression short-term.
- Abraham Toro-Hernandez
Toro-Hernandez was given a chance at the end of last season for the Astros, and he will get more chances next season.
- Bryse Wilson
Wilson excellent at minor leagues, but carrying that over to the majors could be his biggest issues.
- Kody Hoese
Hoese will continue to develop at the Dodgers, but he will need to take his chance when it comes.
- Tony Gonsolin
Gonsolin showed encouraging signs in the Triple-A last season and will get chances with the Dodgers this term.
- Justin Dunn
There is a feeling that Dunn is now the finished product and he could be set to play an important role this season.
- Yoshitomo Tsutsugo
Tsutugo scored 38 home runs last season and 44 in the season prior.
- Kyle Lewis
Remaining fit this season will be the biggest concern for Lewis, but there is no doubting his ability as he scored six home runs in ten games last season.
- Brent Rooker
Rooker has a make or break season ahead of him this year, as he struck-out 34.7% last term.
- Max Meyer
Meyer will likely make his MLB bow in 2021 but has the potential to impress after being drafted to the Miami Marlins.
- Trevor Rogers
Rogers was also drafted by the Marlins and is also expected to make his MLB bow in 2021. His 6 ft 6 in frame will certainly be a positive playing at LHP.