MLB Top 500 Worldwide Prospects
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by Bobby Sylvester | @bobbyfantasypro | Featured Writer
Jan 11, 2019

Forrest Whitley may be the best pitching prospect in the minors

#1 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (TOR – 3B)
It may seem unfair to compare any teenager to Hall of Famers, but it is frankly ridiculous to compare him to anyone else. In fact, when you put his minor league stats from the same ages and leagues up against the top prospects in the last century, Vlad Jr. blows them all away from Ken Griffey Jr. and Alex Rodriguez to Mike Trout and Bryce Harper. Assuming health, his upside profiles similarly to Miguel Cabrera or Albert Pujols with multiple batting titles, on-base percentages constantly over .400 and over 30 homers each season.

#2 Eloy Jimenez (CWS – OF)
Eloy is a hulk with plus plus power and a fringe plus plus hit tool. Players like that don’t come around often, and while he has a different build that Manny Ramirez, that comparison comes to mind every time I see Jimenez play. The 21-year-old has a legitimate chance at a Triple-Crown someday if he continues progressing toward his ceiling.

 

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