Friday, July 8, 2016

Baseball America: Yoan Moncada Is Top Prospect In MLB

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Yesterday, we learned that Yoan Moncada was the #2 ranked overall prospect by Baseball Prospectus. Today's news is even better. Baseball America says Moncada is the #1 prospect in all of baseball at the mid-point of the 2016 season. Phillies shortstop J.P. Crawford—who was ranked just ahead of Moncada by Baseball Prospectus—is ranked third in this listing. The number two spot is held by Cardinals RHP Alex Reyes. Sox OF Andrew Benintendi is ranked #9 by Baseball America, while RHP Anderson Espinoza is ranked #15. Third-base prospect Rafael Devers is listed in the #41 spot, while RHP Michael Kopech comes in at #93. The highest-ranked prospect for The Evil Ones is SS Jorge Mateo at #19.