Prime 30 Graduated Prospects In 2022

January 13, 2023

The offseason is prospect season.

Over the course of three points in November, December and January, Baseball America publishes Prime 10 Prospects rankings for all 30 organizations.

This 12 months we added one thing new. We ranked the highest general graduated prospects from final 12 months’s Prime 10s.

Gamers are ranked by up to date end-of-season BA Grade, which gauges every participant’s practical upside on the 20-80 scouting scale, the place 50 is common. A Threat evaluation deducts factors—10 for Excessive, 5 for Medium and none for Low—to find out every prospect’s Tier.

Within the overwhelming majority of circumstances, these graduated prospects have been additionally high 2022 rookies—however not all the time. Gamers retain rookie standing so long as they don’t exceed 130 at-bats, 50 innings or 45 days on an lively MLB roster in a season or seasons. However typically rookie pitchers exceed 45 days with out surpassing 50 innings.

So on this BA rating, which was developed by the BA editorial workers, you will see that three pitchers—Brewers lefthander Aaron Ashby and relievers Camilo Doval of the Giants and Andres Muñoz of the Mariners—who we categorized as prospect eligible in 2022 although they weren’t eligible for Rookie of the 12 months awards.

Rk Participant Pos Org 2023 Age BA Grade Threat Tier Upside Function
1 CF Mariners 22 75 Low 75 Franchise CF
2 C Orioles 25 75 Low 75 Franchise C
3 OF Braves 22 65 Low 65 All-star CF
4 RHP Mariners 25 70 Medium 65 No. 2 starter
5 SS Royals 23 65 Medium 60 All-star SS
6 RHP Braves 24 65 Medium 60 No. 2 or 3 starter
7 LHP Reds 25 60 Medium 55 No. 3 starter
8 OF Tigers 22 60 Medium 55 First-division CF
9 LHP Angels 23 55 Low 55 No. 3 or 4 starter
10 Jeremy Peña SS Astros 25 60 Medium 55 First-division SS
11 SS Pirates 24 60 Medium 55 First-division SS
12 LF Guardians 25 55 Low 55 First-division LF
13 Andres Muñoz RP Mariners 24 55 Low 55 All-star nearer
14 1B Royals 25 55 Low 55 First-division 1B
15 RP Twins 25 55 Low 55 All-star nearer
16 SS Nationals 22 55 Medium 50 Common SS
17 2B Braves 22 55 Medium 50 Common 2B
18 SS Phillies 25 50 Low 50 Common 2B
19 RHP Crimson Sox 24 60 Excessive 50 No. 3 or 4 starter
20 LHP Brewers 25 55 Medium 50 No. 3 or 4 starter
21 RHP Reds 23 55 Medium 50 No. 3 or 4 starter
22 RHP Twins 27 50 Low 50 No. 4 starter
23 RHP Marlins 25 55 Medium 50 No. 3 or 4 starter
24 RP Giants 25 50 Low 50 First-division nearer
25 2B Cardinals 23 55 Excessive 45 Common 2B
26 2B Cardinals 26 45 Low 45 Multi-position UT
27 RP Mariners 25 50 Medium 45 First-division RP
28 RP Orioles 28 50 Medium 45 First-division nearer
29 1B Tigers 23 55 Excessive 45 Common 1B
30 LHP Nationals 24 50 Medium 45 No. 4 or 5 starter

Honorable Point out: Ten extra names on the 45 tier are listed right here in alphabetical order: Roansy Contreras, RHP, Pirates; Ezequiel Duran, 3B, Rangers; Shea Langeliers, C, Athletics; Michael Massey, 2B, Royals; Jose Miranda, 1B, Twins; MJ Melendez, C, Royals; Lars Nootbaar, RF, Cardinals; Keibert Ruiz, C, Nationals; Robert Suarez, RP, Padres; and Alek Thomas, CF, D-backs. Observe: Nootbaar and Ruiz weren’t rookie eligible in 2022

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