Prospects with excellent hit tools are my favorite type of prospect. A player who is able to consistently put the bat on the ball allows themselves space to tinker with other aspects of their game (and sometimes their swing) without risking playing time or production. I often keep close tabs
Noelvi Marte has rocketed up the rankings list the past three years, and while there are some concerns about him succeeding at an elite level in the majors, his track record has many believing (myself included) he will be a fixture in the majors soon, and for a long time.
In 2019 the Cincinnati Reds used their second round selection on Hinds (#49 overall) as a high school prep bat out of the well known IMG Academy; signing him for over-slot value to forgo his commitment to Louisiana State University. At 6’4″ and 215 lbs, Hinds stands out for his
According to Baseball America, the Baltimore Orioles have the best farm system in all of baseball. Not only do they have one of the top hitting prospects in all baseball in Adley Rutschman, but the top pitching prospect as well, Grayson Rodriguez. There are several other players worth mentioning, but
With the turn of the calendar to 2022, so begins the MLB International signing period. Just in time, I’m happy to share my updated rankings, and add some of the prospects expected to sign in the next couple of days. You’ll see two of the international free agents high on
Background A left-handed hitter out of Toronto, Ontario; Black measures in at 6’2” and 190 lbs. A three-year starter at Wright State, Tyler put up an NCAA career triple slash of .353/.468/.612 prompting Milwaukee to take him with the 33rd overall pick of the 2021 first-year player draft. Prior to
Otto Lopez, Second Baseman, 23 Toronto Blue Jays On October 1st 1998, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, a right handed 2nd Base super-stud was born. Otto Ariel Lopez was his given name but I like to call him the most slept on 2nd Base prospect. Nay, the most slept
Background A 6’1″ 210lb left-handed hitter who attended Washington State, Kyle was fortunate to play nearly every day since his freshman season. He impressed in the shortened 2020 season and again in 2021, enticing the Rays to select Kyle in the second round (63rd overall) of the first-year player draft.
The Kansas City Royals do not have the best track record with first base only prospects. They have had players that showed the ability to hit for power and average in the minors but never had MLB success. Kila Ka’aihue, Clint Robinson and Frank Schwindel are a few examples. Robinson
Welcome to our Prospect Spotlight series at The Dynasty Guru. We’ll be taking an in-depth look at multiple prospects at each position, today digging in deep on Marlins prospect Joe Mack. Background A first-round compensatory pick of the Miami Marlins in the 2021 FYPD out of Williamsville East Highschool, but