February 27, 2021

Keith Law’s Top 100 prospects for 2020 (The Athletic)

Welcome to this year’s ranking of the top 100 prospects in baseball. I’ve been compiling and writing such rankings for 13 years now, and those of you who’ve read them before will find the format here similar to those from the recent past. Today kicks off the prospect package with that top 100, and it will be followed by some notes on players who just missed the list, organization rankings, farm reports covering at least 20 prospects in each team’s system, and notes on prospects who might appear in the majors this year or who might be breakout prospects for the 2021 rankings.

I see as many players as I can in person each year, but these lists are the product of conversations I’ve had both this offseason and over the course of the past 12 months with individual scouts and executives from all 30 teams. I speak at length to the latter sources about their own prospects, and to the former about prospects they’ve seen over the year, comparing notes…

Read “Keith Law’s Top 100 prospects for 2020” at The Athletic