There are numerous resources available for Top-100 prospects. Baseball Prospectus, Baseball America, Fangraphs, and MLB Pipeline, to name just four, but the Deep League Roto prospects list is a little different.
Deep League Roto Tip: Don’t draft pitching prospects
The old adage of TINSTAAPP (there is no such thing as a pitching prospect) has been widely dismissed but is possibly more relevant today than ever before.
The Top 25 MLB prospects in 2018 contained Sixto Sanchez, Brendan McKay, Triston McKenzie, Hunter Greene, MacKenzie Gore, Alex Reyes, Mitch Keller, Walker Buehler, Brent Honeywell, and Forrest Whitley.
By comparison, the hitters included Ronald Acuña Jr., Fernando Tatis Jr., Kyle Tucker, Eloy Jimenez, Bo Bichette… the list goes on.
Deep League Roto Top 12 Prospects
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More to follow in due course.
The data comes from the consensus prospect lists published by the major evaluators and is then re-evaluated for fantasy baseball purposes based on proximity to the majors, risk, and floor.
Featured image photo by Dustin Bradford