With Spring Training well underway The MLB Pipeline has released the top 30 prospect lists.

To make the list a player must have rookie eligibility, meaning they have not exceeded 130 at bats, 50 innings, or 30 pitching appearances in the major leagues. The lists are created by Jim Callis, Sam Dykstra, and Johnathon Mayo, who receive input various industry sources, such as scouts and front-office executives. 

Read below for all the 2023 prospect rankings and scouting reports. 

National League East 


This year’s Braves’ Top 30 does not have a single player on MLB Pipeline’s Top 100 list, the only time other than 2008 (when it was a Top 50) that the organization was shut out. Read More:

Here’s a look at the Braves’ top prospects:
1. Jared Shuster, LHP
2. Owen Murphy, RHP
3. JR Ritchie, RHP
4. AJ Smith-Shawver, RHP
5. Cole Phillips, RHP
Complete Top 30 list »



The Marlins began 2021 with plenty of optimism, coming off a postseason berth in the COVID-ravaged 2020 season and possessing a farm system ranked as the third-best in baseball by MLB Pipeline. But they’ve graduated most of their top prospects from two years ago and have 188 losses and a pair of fourth-place finishes in the last two seasons to show for it. Read more:

Here’s a look at the Marlins’ top prospects:
1. Eury Pérez, RHP (MLB No. 13)
2. Jacob Berry, 3B (MLB No. 61)
3. Max Meyer, RHP (MLB No. 67)
4. Dax Fulton, LHP
5. Jake Eder, LHP
Complete Top 30 list »



The Mets were one of the most aggressive clubs of the offseason, adding big names like Justin Verlander and Kodai Senga while retaining Brandon Nimmo, but outside of a few minor trades, most of their work came on the free-agent market. Read more:

Here’s a look at the Mets’ top prospects:
1. Francisco Álvarez, C (MLB No. 3)
2. Brett Baty, 3B/OF (MLB No. 21)
3. Kevin Parada, C (MLB No. 36)
4. Alex Ramirez, OF (MLB No. 96)
5. Jett Williams, SS
Complete Top 30 list »



The organization that traded superstar Juan Soto at last year’s Trade Deadline better have a farm system worth boasting about (and worth pulling a blockbuster off for), and the rebuilding Nationals are on their way there.

Here’s a look at the Nationals’ top prospects:
1. James Wood, OF (MLB No. 17)
2. Robert Hassell III, OF (MLB No. 35)
3. Elijah Green, OF (MLB No. 46)
4. Cade Cavalli, RHP (MLB No. 58)
5. Brady House, 3B/SS
Complete Top 30 list »



Last year at this time, the Phillies were coming off a solid 2021, one that saw them finish over .500 for the first time in a decade. Obviously, they built off of that, playing their way to the World Series in 2022.

Here’s a look at the Phillies’ top prospects:
1. Andrew Painter, RHP (MLB No. 6)
2. Mick Abel, RHP (MLB No. 48)
3. Griff McGarry, RHP
4. Justin Crawford, OF
5. Hao-Yu Lee, 2B
Complete Top 30 list »


National League Central



There’s playing to your strengths, and there’s what the Brewers did in the first game of Cactus League play this year. Read more:

Here’s a look at the Brewers’ top prospects:
1. Jackson Chourio, OF (MLB No. 8)
2. Sal Frelick, OF (MLB No. 30)
3. Joey Wiemer, OF (MLB No. 90)
4. Garrett Mitchell, OF
5. Brice Turang, SS/2B/OF
Complete Top 30 list »



If anyone ever doubted the Cardinals’ ability to draft, then they should check out MLB Pipeline’s updated 2023 ranking, where 20 of St. Louis’ Top 30 talents came through the amateur ranks. Read more:

Here’s a look at the Cardinals’ top prospects:
1. Jordan Walker, OF/3B (MLB No. 4)
2. Masyn Winn, SS (MLB No. 50)
3. Tink Hence, RHP (MLB No. 77)
4. Gordon Graceffo, RHP (MLB No. 79)
5. Alec Burleson, OF (MLB No. 91)
Complete Top 30 list »



The Cubs farm system is stronger than it has been since it ranked as the best in the game in 2015 and was funneling players to Chicago who would snap a 108-year World Series championship drought the next season. It’s not as deep as it was eight years ago, but there’s plenty of prospect talent on hand to return the Cubs to contention in the near future. Read more:

Here’s a look at the Cubs’ top prospects:
1. Pete Crow-Armstrong, OF (MLB No. 28)
2. Kevin Alcantara, OF (MLB No. 87)
3. Brennen Davis, OF (MLB No. 92)
4. Cade Horton, RHP
5. Hayden Wesneski, RHP
Complete Top 30 list »



Major League teams never want to be picking at or near the top of the Draft. After all, that means things didn’t go well at the big league level the year prior. Read more:

Here’s a look at the Pirates’ top prospects:
1. Termarr Johnson, 2B (MLB No. 26)
2. Endy Rodriguez, C/2B/OF (MLB No. 55)
3. Henry Davis, C (MLB No. 57)
4. Quinn Priester, RHP (MLB No. 60)
5. Nick Gonzales, 2B/SS
Complete Top 30 list »



When your top two prospects graduate to the big leagues, it has to be a nice feeling to have an elite-level guy to take over that top spot. Read more:

Here’s a look at the Reds’ top prospects:
1. Elly De La Cruz, 3B/SS (MLB No. 10)
2. Noelvi Marte, SS/3B (MLB No. 29)
3. Edwin Arroyo, SS (MLB No. 44)
4. Cam Collier, 3B (MLB No. 69)
5. Spencer Steer, INF
Complete Top 30 list »


National League West



The D-backs have four of MLB Pipeline’s Top 100 prospects, tied for sixth-most in the game with seven other systems, but it isn’t just about quantity. Read more:

Here’s a look at the D-backs’ top prospects:
1. Corbin Carroll, OF (MLB No. 2)
2. Jordan Lawlar, SS (MLB No. 11)
3. Druw Jones, OF (MLB No. 15)
4. Brandon Pfaadt, RHP (MLB No. 59)
5. Deyvison De Los Santos, 3B/1B
Complete Top 30 list »


If the Rockies’ system appears like there’s a big up arrow next to it, you aren’t wrong. Read more:

Here’s a look at the Rockies’ top prospects:
1. Ezequiel Tovar, SS (MLB No. 25)
2. Zac Veen, OF (MLB No. 27)
3. Adael Amador, SS (MLB No. 68)
4. Drew Romo, C (MLB No. 84)
5. Benny Montgomery, OF
Complete Top 30 list »


Reminiscent of the Braves of the 1990s and the early 2000s, the Dodgers continue to set the standard for winning in the Majors while also developing talent in the Minors. Read more:

Here’s a look at the Dodgers’ top prospects:
1. Diego Cartaya, C (MLB No. 14)
2. Bobby Miller, RHP (MLB No. 24)
3. Miguel Vargas, 3B/OF/1B (MLB No. 37)
4. Michael Busch, 2B/OF (MLB No. 54)
5. Gavin Stone, RHP (MLB No. 56)
Complete Top 30 list 


The Padres pulled off one of the biggest blockbusters in Trade Deadline history last August, acquiring Juan Soto for a haul that included Top 100 prospects James Wood and Robert Hassell III and fireballing youngster Jarlin Susana. Read more:

Here’s a look at the Padres top prospects:
1. Jackson Merrill, SS (MLB No. 19)
2. Dylan Lesko, RHP (MLB No. 100)
3. Ethan Salas, C
4. Samuel Zavala, OF
5. Robby Snelling, LHP
Complete Top 30 list »



The Giants might have had the most volatile farm system in 2022: Several prospects had breakout years, but several others had disappointing seasons. Read more:

Here’s a look at the Giants’ top prospects:
1. Kyle Harrison, LHP (MLB No. 18)
2. Marco Luciano, SS (MLB No. 22)
3. Grant McCray, OF
4. Casey Schmitt, 3B/SS
5. Vaun Brown, OF
Complete Top 30 list »


American League East



The rebuild in Baltimore is over. Gone are the days when the Orioles’ system gradually improved year to year, while the big league team floundered waiting for reinforcements to arrive. Read more:

Here’s a look at the Orioles’ top prospects:
1. Gunnar Henderson, 3B/SS (MLB No. 1)
2. Grayson Rodriguez, RHP (MLB No. 7)
3. Jackson Holliday, SS (MLB No. 12)
4. Colton Cowser, OF (MLB No. 40)
5. Jordan Westburg (MLB No. 74)
Complete Top 30 list »

Red Sox

Baseball’s most volatile team, the Red Sox have won two World Series and four American League East titles while plunging into last place five times in the past 11 seasons. Read more:

Here’s a look at the top Red Sox prospects:
1. Marcelo Mayer, SS (MLB No. 9)
2. Triston Casas, 1B (MLB No. 23)
3. Ceddanne Rafaela, OF/SS (MLB No. 86)
4. Miguel Bleis, OF (MLB No. 93)
5. Mikey Romero, SS/2B
Complete Top 30 list »


The Yankees have finished better than .500 in each of the past 30 seasons and made the playoffs in six straight. But for a franchise that measures itself by championships, they haven’t won or even played in a World Series since 2009. Read more:

Here’s a look at the Yankees’ top prospects:
1. Anthony Volpe, SS (MLB No. 5)
2. Jasson Domínguez, OF (MLB No. 47)
3. Oswald Peraza, SS/2B (MLB No. 52)
4. Austin Wells, C
5. Spencer Jones, OF
Complete Top 30 list »



Two things that set the Rays apart at the Major League level could also be considered the defining traits of their Minor League system: They win a lot, and they have a ton of depth. Read more:

Here’s a look at the Rays’ top prospects:
1. Taj Bradley, RHP (MLB No. 20)
2. Curtis Mead, 3B/2B (MLB No. 33)
3. Carson Williams, SS (MLB No. 72)
4. Kyle Manzardo, 1B (MLB No. 73)
5. Junior Caminero, 3B
Complete Top 30 list »

Blue Jays

There was a time when Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Bo Bichette were the dominant forces pushing their way through the Blue Jays’ Minor League ranks. Now, it’s the arms’ turn to take the spotlight. Read more:

Here’s a look at the Blue Jays’ top prospects:
1. Ricky Tiedemann, LHP (MLB No. 32)
2. Brandon Barriera, LHP
3. Yosver Zulueta, RHP
4. Orelvis Martinez, SS/3B
5. Tucker Toman, SS/3B
Complete Top 30 list »


American League Central

White Sox

The White Sox finished in the Top 10 of MLB Pipeline’s biannual organizational talent ratings in seven out of eight tries from 2017-20, supplying players who helped the franchise reach the postseason in consecutive seasons for the first time. As those prospects graduated to Guaranteed Rate Field, the farm system thinned out and ranked last in mid-2021 and pre-2022. Read more:

Here’s a look at the White Sox top prospects:
1. Colson Montgomery, SS (MLB No. 38)
2. Oscar Colas, OF (MLB No. 85)
3. Bryan Ramos, 3B
4. Noah Schultz, LHP
5. Sean Burke, RHP
Complete Top 30 list »


After the Guardians’ streak of eight consecutive winning seasons came to an end with an 80-82 finish in 2021, they wasted no time starting another. Read more:

Here’s a look at the Guardians’ top prospects:
1. Daniel Espino, RHP (MLB No. 16)
2. Gavin Williams, RHP (MLB No. 42)
3. George Valera, OF (MLB No. 51)
4. Bo Naylor, C (MLB No. 64)
5. Tanner Bibee, RHP (MLB No. 65)
Complete Top 30 list »


It was a great run for the Tigers that created buzz about their rebuild, but it also overshadowed the issue of a top-heavy system. Now that many big names have graduated and are in Detroit, the system has flipped somewhat.  Read more:

Here’s a look at the Tigers’ top prospects:
1. Jackson Jobe, RHP (MLB No. 63)
2. Jace Jung, 2B (MLB No. 83)
3. Wilmer Flores, RHP (MLB No. 95)
4. Colt Keith, 3B
5. Ty Madden, RHP
Complete Top 30 list »



The Royals’ youth movement made its way to Kansas City last year, with 21 rookies appearing in a game and 13 players who made their Major League debuts in 2022. Read more:

 Here’s a look at the Royals’ top prospects:
1. Gavin Cross, OF (MLB No. 62)
2. Ben Kudrna, RHP
3. Maikel Garcia, SS
4. Nick Loftin, UTIL
5. Cayden Wallace, 3B
Complete Top 30 list »



For the first time since 2017, there’s a new sheriff in town. Read more:

Here’s a look at the Twins’ top prospects:
1. Brooks Lee, SS (MLB No. 31)
2. Royce Lewis, SS (MLB No. 45)
3. Emmanuel Rodriguez, OF (MLB No. 88)
4. Edouard Julien, 2B
5. Connor Prielipp, LHP
Complete Top 30 list »


American League West


The Astros haven’t ranked higher than 28th since we extended our biannual farm-system rankings to include all 30 organizations at the start of 2020. Read more:

Here’s a look at the Astros’ top prospects:
1. Hunter Brown, RHP (MLB No. 43)
2. Yainer Diaz, C/1B
3. Drew Gilbert, OF
4. Jacob Melton, OF
5. Colin Barber, OF
Complete Top 30 list »


You know that whole adage about never having enough pitching? The Angels are putting that to the test. Read more:

Here’s a look at the Angels top prospects:
1. Reid Detmers, LHP (MLB No. 21)
2. Sam Bachman, RHP
3. Arol Vera, SS
4. Kyren Paris, SS
5. Ky Bush, LHP
Complete Top 30 list »



The A’s are hopeful that 2023 will see them take a big step forward in their current rebuild. Part of that optimism stems from a core of young players developing in the organization that is close to Major League-ready and expected to help form the club’s next wave of winning baseball. Read more:

Here’s a look at the A’s top prospects:
1. Tyler Soderstrom, 1B/C (MLB No. 39)
2. Ken Waldichuk, LHP (MLB No. 76)
3. Zack Gelof, 3B
4. Mason Miller, RHP
5. Kyle Muller, LHP
Complete Top 30 list »


The Mariners have spent the past three off seasons cultivating and developing young talent, transforming a once-bleak farm system into one of the Majors’ best. Read more:

Here’s a look at the Mariners top prospects:
1. Julio Rodríguez, OF (MLB No. 3)
2. Noelvi Marte, SS (MLB No. 11)
3. George Kirby, RHP (MLB No. 32)
4. Emerson Hancock, RHP (MLB No. 82)
5. Harry Ford, C (MLB No. 93)
Complete Top 30 list »


After making the playoffs five times in the previous seven years, the Rangers are riding a streak of four consecutive losing seasons and coming off an American League-worst .367 winning percentage, their worst since 1985. Read more:

Here’s a look at the Rangers’ top prospects:
1. Josh Jung, 3B (MLB No. 63)
2. Sam Huff, C (No. 78)
3. Dane Dunning, RHP (No. 91)
4. Leody Taveras, OF
5. Cole Winn, RHP
Complete Top 30 list »