Top 10 Prospects of Each AL East Team

We’re beginning our Top 10 coverage of each team, listing out each team by division. We are considering defense in these lists, so it’s not just purely plate production. The AL East is stacked, led by the Tampa Bay Rays who have an embarrassment of riches. Let us know what you think in the comments!

Tampa Bay Rays

One Sentence Summary: The Rays have always been superb at maximizing rosters at the major league level, and in the next two years they’re going to inherit a core so good that they could become perennial AL East champions.

  1. Wander Franco, SS

  2. Nate Lowe, 1B

  3. Vidal Brujan, 2B

  4. Brandan McKay, LHP/DH

  5. Matthew Liberatore, LHP

  6. Brent Honeywell, RHP

  7. Jesus Sanchez, OF

  8. Shane Baz, RHP

  9. Greg Jones, SS

  10. Josh Lowe, OF

Toronto Blue Jays UPDATED

One Sentence Summary: Even without Vlad Jr or Cavan Biggio, the Jays still have elite talent at the top and sneaky, upside-laden depth.

  1. Bo Bichette, SS

  2. Jordan Groshans, SS

  3. Nate Pearson, RHP

  4. Simeon Woods-Richardson, RHP

  5. Eric Pardinho, RHP

  6. Alek Manoah, RHP

  7. Anthony Kay, LHP

  8. Miguel Hiraldo, 2B/SS

  9. Alejandro Kirk, C

  10. Orelvis Martinez, SS

New York Yankees

One Sentence Summary: There’s been a recent dearth of upper minors talent, but the Yankees are masters of developing teenagers so don’t sweat it, it’s coming soon.

  1. Deivi Garcia, RHP

  2. Jasson Dominguez, OF

  3. Estevan Florial, OF

  4. Jonathan Loaisiga, RHP

  5. Everson Pereira, OF

  6. Luis Gil, RHP

  7. Antonio Cabello, OF

  8. Anthony Volpe, SS

  9. Oswald Peraza, SS

  10. Clarke Schmidt, RHP

Boston Red Sox

One Sentence Summary: The pessimist looks at the lack of impact players, while the optimist appreciates the improvements to overall depth in the last 12 months.

  1. Triston Casas, 1B

  2. Darwinzon Hernandez, LHP

  3. Bobby Dalbec, 3B

  4. Bryan Mata, RHP

  5. Gilberto Jimenez, OF

  6. Antoni Flores, SS

  7. Jarren Duran, 2B/OF

  8. Matthew Lugo, SS

  9. Jay Groome, LHP

  10. Noah Song, RHP

Baltimore Orioles

One Sentence Summary: One of the more underrated systems in baseball, the Orioles have done a terrific job of building for the long term in a short period of time.

  1. Adley Rutschman, C

  2. Grayson Rodriguez, RHP

  3. DL Hall, LHP

  4. Ryan Mountcastle, 1B/OF

  5. Yusniel Diaz, OF

  6. Zac Lowther, LHP

  7. Dean Kremer, RHP

  8. Adam Hall, 2B/SS

  9. Michael Baumann, RHP

  10. Jean Carmona, 2B/SS/3B