Spring training is less than a month away, which means we are in the middle of prospect season. In the coming days and weeks the various scouting publications will release all their relevant prospect rankings. It's a fun time of year. Baseball America, the foremost authority in all things prospects, published their annual top 100 prospects list on Monday. Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna sits in the top spot. Here are the top 10 and how they were acquired: OF Ronald Acuna, Braves (international free agent signed July 2014) RHP/DH Shohei Ohtani, Angels (international free agent signed December 2017) 3B Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Blue Jays (international free agent signed July 2015) OF Eloy Jimenez, White Sox (Jose Quintana trade with Cubs) OF Victor Robles, Nationals (international free agent signed July 2013) SS Gleyber Torres, Yankees (Aroldis Chapman trade with Cubs) 3B Nick Senzel, Reds (2nd overall pick in 2016 draft) SS Bo Bichette, Blue Jays (66th overall pick in 2016 draft) SS Fernando Tatis Jr., Padres (James Shields trade with White Sox) RHP Forrest Whitley, Astros (17th overall pick in 2016) Lots of sons of former ballplayers! There's Vlad Jr. and Tatis Jr., and Bichette is Dante Bichette's son.
Braves' Ronald Acuna claims top spot on Baseball America's top 100 prospects list
CBS Sports | Jan 23