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Inside the 2016 top-100 MLB prospects list

On Tuesday, released its top-100 MLB prospects for the 2016 season. We go inside the top-100 to see how it broke down by team, position, etc.

Scout’s top-100: By the Numbers

**Full top-100 ranking**

Video of top prospect Corey Seager

Team with most prospects on the list:

Tied with 7: Colorado Rockies, Pittsburgh Pirates

6: Cincinnati Reds

Tied with 5: Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs, Houston Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers, Minnesota Twins, Philadelphia Phillies, Tampa Bay Rays, Texas Rangers

Video of number two prospect J.P. Crawford

By Position:

35 Pitchers: (11 LHP, 24 RHP)

4 Catchers

6 First basemen

5 Second basemen

19 Shortstops

8 Third basemen

23 Outfielders

Video of top 1B prospect A.J. Reed

Breakdown of the top-10 by position:

4 Shortstops


1 Second baseman


1 Outfielder

Video of 2015 number one draft pick Dansby Swanson

Top prospect by position:

RHP: Lucas Giolito, Washington Nationals

LHP: Julio Urias, Los Angeles Dodgers

Catcher: Willson Contreras, Chicago Cubs

First base: A.J. Reed, Houston Astros

Second base: Yoan Moncada, Boston Red Sox

Shortstop: Corey Seager, Los Angeles Dodgers (also the top overall prospect)

Third base: Joey Gallo, Texas Rangers

Outfield: Byron Buxton, Minnesota Twins

Youngest top-100 prospect:

Position Player: Cornelius Randolph, OF, Philadelphia Phillies (Born: June 2, 1997)

Pitcher: Anderson Espinoza, RHP, Boston Red Sox (Born: March 9, 1998)


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