The Top 150 Prospect Pitcher List

Brennen Gorman and Adam Garland chart the top 150 pitching prospects in baseball to consider scooping up in your dynasty baseball league.

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Today marks the unveiling of Pitcherlist’s Prospect Pitcher List, it is designed to help get you all caught up and informed on MLB prospects for your fantasy baseball leagues. We do apologize for the delay between our positional rankings and the top 150 lists – we encountered some technical difficulties along the way. Although this table is static, we are working toward crafting a fluid Hitter/Pitcher Lists as our leader Nick uses in his Pitcher List. Our goal is now to have that ready by August to demonstrate the shift in rankings month-to-month.

Without further ado, my colleague Adam Garland and I have released our rankings for each position and now present our mid-season top 150 pitchers. The rankings are geared toward fantasy baseball. If you notice, we also made a slight departure from traditional rankings and kept our rankings separated by hitters and pitchers. We feel that such general comparisons between hitters and pitchers are, at the end of the day, impossible to create comparative values – particularly in the minor leagues. So, to mirror our MLB lists – we have opted to keep the general comparisons between respective positions. What did we get right? What did we get wrong? If you have a specific valuation you’d like advice on – drop us a line, after all, we’re here for your dynasty. Cheers!

Top 30 Catchers
Top 30 1st Basemen
Top 30 2nd Basemen
Top 30 3rd Basemen
Top 30 Shortstops
Top 25 Outfielders
Top 50 Outfielders
Top 150 Overall Hitters
Top 150 Overall Pitchers
Adam’s Disagreements – July 23rd
Brennen’s Disagreements – July 24th

1.Forrest WhitleyHouston AstrosAA20
2.Mitch KellerPittsburgh PiratesAAA22
3.Brent HoneywellTampa Bay RaysAAA (DL)23
4.Jesus LuzardoOakland AthleticsAA20
5.MacKenzie GoreSan Diego PadresA19
6.Michael SorokaAtlanta BravesMLB/AAA20
7.Sixto SanchezPhiladelphia PhilliesA+19
8.Michael KopechChicago White SoxAAA22
9.Triston McKenzieCleveland IndiansAA20
10.Hunter GreeneCincinnati RedsA18
11.Casey MizeDetroit Tigers21
12.Chris PaddackSan Diego PadresAA22
13.A.J. PukOakland AthleticsAA23
14.Brendan McKayTampa Bay RaysA+22
15.Kyle WrightAtlanta BravesAA22
16.Justus SheffieldNew York YankeesAAA22
17.Brusdar GraterolMinnesota TwinsA+19
18.Shane BieberCleveland IndiansMLB/AAA23
19.Jalen BeeksBoston Red SoxAAA/MLB24
20.Michel BaezSan Diego PadresA+22
21.Touki ToussaintAtlanta BravesAAA22
22.Kolby AllardAtlanta BravesAAA20
23.Ian AndersonAtlanta BravesA+20
24.Nate PearsonToronto Blue JaysA+21
25.Enyel De Los SantosPhiladelphia PhilliesAAA22
26.Jon DuplantierArizona DiamondbacksAA24
27.Dane DunningChicago White SoxAA23
28.Adrian MorejonSan Diego PadresA+19
29.Dylan CeaseChicago White SoxAA22
30.Luiz GoharaAtlanta BravesAAA/MLB21
31.Taylor WidenerArizona DiamondbacksAA23
32.Stephen GonsalvesMinnesota TwinsAAA24
33.Joey WentzAtlanta BravesA+20
34.Matt ManningDetroit TigersA+20
35.Franklin PerezDetroit TigersA+20
36.Alex FaedoDetroit TigersAA22
37.Yusei Kikuchi27
38.Alec HansenChicago White SoxAA23
39.Dennis SantanaLos Angeles DodgersAAA/MLB22
40.Eric PardinhoToronto Blue JaysR17
41.Corbin BurnesMilwaukee BrewersAAA23
42.Jonathan LoaisigaNew York YankeesMLB/AAA23
43.Brady SingerKansas City Royals21
44.Shane BazPittsburgh PiratesR19
45.Josh JamesHouston AstrosAAA25
46.Adonis MedinaPhiladelphia PhilliesA+21
47.Matt LiberatoreTampa Bay RaysR18
48.Zack BurdiChicago White SoxAAA23
49.Sean Reid-FoleyToronto Blue JaysAAA23
50.Griffin CanningLos Angeles AngelsAAA22
51.Mitchell WhiteLos Angeles DodgersAA23
52.Bryse WilsonAtlanta BravesAA20
53.Dustin MayLos Angeles DodgersA+20
54.Ryan BoruckiToronto Blue JaysMLB/AAA24
55.Peter LambertColorado RockiesAAA21
56.Ryan WeathersSan Diego Padres18
57.Yadier AlvarezLos Angeles DodgersAA22
58.Jay GroomeBoston Red SoxA19
59.Corbin MartinHouston AstrosAA23
60.Zac LowtherBaltimore OriolesA+22
61.Cole WinnTexas Rangers18
62.Jose SuarezLos Angeles AngelsAAA20
63.Logan AllenSan Diego PadresAA21
64.Austin VothWashington NationalsAAA/MLB26
65.Cole RagansTexas RangersA-20
66.Justin DunnNew York MetsAA22
67.Logan GilbertSeattle MarinersA-21
68.Dakota HudsonSan Francisco GiantsAAA23
69.Grayson RodriguezBaltimore Orioles18
70.Yonny ChirinosTampa Bay RaysMLB/AAA24
71.Mason DenaburgWashington Nationals18
72.Taylor HearnPittsburgh PiratesAA23
73.J.B. BukauskasHouston AstrosA-21
74.Jorge GuzmanMiami MarlinsA+24
75.Jackson KowarKansas City Royals21
76.T.J. ZeuchToronto Blue JaysAA22
77.Ramon RossoPhiladelphia PhilliesA+22
78.Cionel PerezHouston AstrosMLB/AAA22
79.Max FriedAtlanta BravesMLB/AAA24
80.Beau BurrowsDetroit TigersAA21
81.Braxton GarrettMiami MarlinsA20
82.James KaprielianOakland AthleticsA+24
83.Hans CrouseTexas RangersA-19
84.Shane McClanahanTampa Bay Rays21
85.Garrett WhitlockNew York YankeesA+22
86.Eli MorganCleveland IndiansA+22
87.Cristian JavierHouston AstrosA+21
88.Luis PatinoSan Diego PadresA18
89.Sandy AlcantaraMiami MarlinsMLB/AAA22
90.Jordan YamamotoMiami MarlinsAA22
91.Rogelio ArmenterosHouston AstrosA-21
92.DL HallBaltimore OriolesA19
93.Ethan HankinsCleveland Indians18
94.Daniel LynchKansas City RoyalsR21
95.Kyle FunkhouserDetroit TigersAAA24
96.Nick NeidertMiami MarlinsAA21
97.Adbert AlzolayChicago CubsAAA23
98.Thomas SzapuckiNew York MetsA22
99.Colin Poche (RP)Tampa Bay RaysAAA24
100.Kyle MullerAtlanta BravesA+20
101.Cal QuantrillSan Diego PadresAA23
102.Edgar ArredondoTexas RangersAA21
103.Sam CarlsonSeattle MarinersR19
104.Eric LauerSan Diego PadresAAA/MLB23
105.Bruce ZimmermannAtlanta BravesAA23
106.Ryan HelsleySt. Louis CardinalsAAA23
107.JoJo RomeroPhiladelphia PhilliesAA21
108.Alex LangeChicago CubsA+22
109.Seth RomeroWashington NationalsA22
110.Erik SwansonNew York YankeesAAA24
111.Lineras Torres Jr.Cleveland Indians17
112.Trevor RogersMiami MarlinsA20
113.Zack BrownMilwaukee BrewersAA23
114.Albert AbreuNew York YankeesA+22
115.Clarke SchmidtNew York YankeesR22
116.Daulton JeffriesOakland AthleticsA+22
117.Hunter HarveyBaltimore OriolesAA23
118.Anderson EspinozaSan Diego PadresA+20
119.Riley PintColorado RockiesA19
120.Ryan RolisonColorado RockiesR21
121.Chance AdamsNew York YankeesAAA23
122.Jorge AlcalaHouston AstrosAAA22
123.Kyle CodyTexas RangersR23
124.Kris BubicKansas City Royals20
125.David PetersonNew York MetsA+22
126.Deivi GarciaNew York YankeesA+19
127.Hector PerezHouston AstrosA+22
128.Tanner HouckBoston Red SoxA+22
129.Jacob NixSan Diego PadresAA22
130.Ranger SuarezPhiladelphia PhilliesAAA22
131.Jairo SolisHouston AstrosR18
132.Cole IrvinPhiladelphia PhilliesAAA24
133.Aaron CivaleCleveland IndiansAA23
134.Richard GallardoChicago Cubs16
135.Garrett WilliamsSan Francisco GiantsAA23
136.Pablo LopezMiami MarlinsMLB/AAA22
137.Genesis CabreraTampa Bay RaysAA21
138.Luis MedinaNew York YankeesR19
139.Marcus DiplanMilwaukee BrewersAA21
140.Tony SantillanCincinnati RedsAA21
141.Emilio VargasArizona DiamondbacksA+21
142.Gregory SantosSan Francisco GiantsA-18
143.Josh RogersNew York YankeesAAA24
144.Starlyn CastilloPhiladelphia Phillies16
145.Franklyn KilomePhiladelphia PhilliesAA23
146.Dean KremerBaltimore OriolesAA22
147.Rico GarciaColorado RockiesAA24
148.Shaun AndersonSan Francisco GiantsAA23
149.Thomas PannoneToronto Blue JaysAAA24
150.Jason BahrTexas RangersA+23

Missed the Cut:
Gregory Soto, Sean Hjelle, Denyi Reyes (SP/RP), Phil Bickford, Osiel Rodriguez, Tony Gonsolin, Francisco Morales, Freddy Tarnok, Jimmie Sherfy, Yefry Ramirez, Luis Oviedo, Wyatt Marks, Sam McWilliams, Tyler Phillips.

Brennen Gorman

A lifetime Tigers fan (oh boy) getting ready to watch some good minor league baseball for the next few years. Liquor lawyer by trade, consumed by baseball statistics for pleasure? Yep. Seems about right.

  • Avatar Jon says:

    Isn’t Chris Paddack a part of the Padres organization? And isn’t there some worry that his curveball hasn’t developed a ton just yet? I almost took him in an FYPD, but went with Graterol over him because I worry that Paddack will end up as a 2 pitch pitcher.

    • Avatar Brennen Gorman says:

      His fastball and changeup are definitely what has gotten Paddack by thus far, but his changeup is starting to look above average. If his changeup sticks – he’ll be a solid 3 pitch pitcher. I think its reasonable to draft Graterol over Paddack – I think Graterol could have a higher ceiling, but Paddack’s floor is much higher.

  • Avatar Mike Harrington says:

    Awesome job with the prospect lists!!!! Just wondering why no Alex Reyes? I believe he’s still a prospect.
    Keep up the great work and I always look forward to my morning read on your site.

  • Avatar ABones says:

    Sean Doolittle & Ryan Madson for Blake Treinen, Jesus Luzardo & Sheldon Neuse….wow did Oakland do well on this trade!
    Luzardo has to be up next year right? The guy is showing Ace type of stuff this year and made the Angels starting lineup look silly this spring.

    • Avatar Brennen Gorman says:

      I’m thinking so, yeah. Maybe even a taste of September this year then a mid-April call-up in 2019. Then again, it is Oakland – so perhaps 2020 is more of a realistic projection.

  • Avatar Joe says:

    What are your thoughts about Domingo Acevedo? I would think he’d be a top 150 pitching spec.

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