Top 30 Prospects: 2018 Trade Deadline

Francisco Mejia, C, Indians, Indians Prospects
Francisco Mejia - Cleveland Indians 2017 spring training

Featured Photo: Francisco Mejia, C, San Diego Padres

Below is our ranking of the top 30 prospects traded at the deadline. As always, a combination of a player’s best-case ceiling, the probability he reaches that ceiling, and his proximity from the big leagues all factor into the final ranking. Click the hyperlinks for each player’s pro-style report, spotlight, or video for more information. Thanks for reading! -Adam McInturff

Rank Name POS From To Role Risk ETA Report Spotlight Video
1 Francisco Mejia C CLE SDP 60 High 2018 Video
2 Yusniel Diaz OF LAD BAL 55 Moderate 2019 Spotlight  Video
3 Taylor Hearn LHP PIT TEX 55 High 2019 Report Video
4 Franklyn Kilome RHP PHI NYM 55 High 2019 Spotlight
5 Hector Perez RHP HOU TOR 55 High 2020 Report Video
6 Oscar Mercado OF STL CLE 50 Low 2018 Video
7 Jalen Beeks LHP BOS TAM 50 Low 2018 Spotlight
8 Dillon Tate RHP NYY BAL 50 Moderate 2018 Report
9 Zach Pop RHP LAD BAL 50 Moderate 2019 Spotlight
10 Ty Buttrey RHP BOS LAA 50 Moderate 2018
11 Jhoan Duran RHP ARI MIN 55 Extreme 2021 Report
12 Luis Ortiz RHP MIL BAL 50 High 2020 Report Video
13 Rollie Lacy RHP CHC TEX 50 High 2019 Report
14 Willi Castro SS CLE DET 50 High 2020 Report Video
15 Patrick Sandoval LHP HOU LAA 50 High 2020 Video
16 Gilberto Celestino OF HOU MIN 50 High 2022 Spotlight Video
17 Billy McKinney OF NYY TOR 50 High 2018 Video
18 Justin Williams OF TAM STL 50 High 2019 Video
19 Conner Capel OF CLE STL 50 High 2020 Report Video
20 Chad Spanberger 1B COL TOR 50 High 2020 Spotlight Video
21 Michael Perez C ARI TAM 45 Low 2018
22 Bobby Wahl RHP OAK NYM 45 Low 2018 Spotlight
23 Cody Carroll RHP NYY BAL 45 Low 2018
24 Evan Phillips RHP ATL BAL 45 Low 2018 Report
25 Tommy Eveld RHP ARI MIA 45 Low 2018 Report Video
26 Dean Kremer RHP LAD BAL 45 Moderate 2019 Video
27 J.C. Encarnacion 3B ATL BAL 50 Extreme 2021 Report Video
28 Brett Cumberland C ATL BAL 45 High 2020 Report Spotlight Video
29 Luis Rijo RHP NYY MIN 50 Extreme 2022 Spotlight
30 Forrest Wall OF COL TOR 40 Moderate 2020 Spotlight Video

 

Other Prospects Traded (ordered by last name):

Name POS From To Report Spotlight Video
Rylan Bannon 3B LAD BAL  Video
Bryson Brigman 2B SEA MIA Report Video
Genesis Cabrera LHP TAM STL Report Spotlight Video
Jean Carmona SS MIL BAL Spotlight Video
Jacob Condra-Bogan RHP KAN WAS Spotlight Video
Kyle Dowdy RHP DET CLE Report  Video
Wei-Chieh Huang RHP ARI TEX Report
Kodi Medeiros LHP MIL CHW Spotlight Video
Will Toffey 3B NYM NYM Spotlight Video
Jhon Torres OF CLE STL Spotlight
Breyvic Valera UTIL LAD BAL
Bruce Zimmermann LHP ATL BAL Video