Check in every Saturday for all the minor-league information and prospect rankings that you need for your Fantasy team.
These 2015 prospect rankings will be focused on minor leaguers, and each one I mention should be owned in Fantasy Baseball dynasty leagues.
Each week we’ll update the list with new names and minor-league breakouts in this article. We’ll also let you know when it’s time to pull the trigger on players in non-dynasty leagues.
This article will tip you off on who you should stash on the verge of making the jump to the majors.
We’re also taking the torch from Chris Meyers’ preseason Top 109 MLB Prospects. Chris will be writing a weekly piece on rookies that are essentially already in the majors.
2015 Prospect Rankings for Fantasy Baseball
|Rank||NAME||POS||TEAM||NOTE||CALL UP||ROSTER RIGHT NOW?|
|1||Kris Bryant||3B||CHC||Only thing standing between him and the majors are stupid baseball financial rules.||End of April||Should be rostered in all leagues|
|2||Carlos Rodon||SP||CHW||Throws pure unhittable filth when he's on. Sox won't let him sit for long.||April/May||Should be rostered in all leagues|
|3||Jake Lamb||3B||ARI||Appears to be on the wrong side of Yasmani Tomas. Great hitter.||May/June||NL Only, Deep Mixed|
|4||Noah Syndergaard||SP||NYM||Rough AAA season last year but strike throwers are always useful in our game.||Mid-season||NL Only|
|5||Addison Russell||SS||CHC||Too talented to keep on the farm.||Mid-season||NL Only|
|6||Dylan Bundy||SP||BAL||Coming off Tommy John, but the pedigree is undeniable.||Mid-season||AL Only|
|7||Miguel Sano||3B||MIN||Returning from injury that cost him 2014. Massive power potential.||Mid-season||Dynasty and deep keeper|
|8||Byron Buxton||OF||MIN||Huge talent has been overshadowed by injury bug. I still believe.||Mid-season||AL Only, Deep Mixed|
|9||Archie Bradley||SP||ARI||Elbow issues cut short 2014, but his 2013 was dazzling (1.84 ERA, 162 K)||July/August||NL Only|
|10||Jung Ho Kang||SS||PIT||Impossible to project numbers from Korea, but all signs indicate this guy can hit.||May/June||NL Only, Deep Mixed|
|11||Daniel Norris||RP, SP||TOR||Lefty with plus velocity, led minors in K/9 last year. Could burst on the scene.||June||AL Only, Deep Mixed|
|12||Jose Peraza||2B||ATL||Altuve clone likely not ready yet, but will get some time with majors down the stretch.||September||Dynasty and deep keeper|
|13||Jon Gray||SP||COL||Would be higher on this list if not for him having to pitch at Coors. True fireballer.||May/June||Dynasty only|
|14||Aaron Sanchez||RP, SP||TOR||Possible closer by seasons end for a team that ought to win a fair number of games.||May/June||AL Only, Deep Mixed|
|15||Henry Owens||SP||BOS||Sharp lefty with good mid-90s stuff. Appears ready for the show.||September||Wait for the call up|
|16||Maikel Franco||3B||PHI||Phillies in no rush to bring him up, but once he's ready Cody Asche will give little resistence.||September||Wait for the call up|
|17||Francisco Lindor||SS||CLE||He's a project, but his path to the majors seems clear. Will be better down the road.||June||Dynasty and deep keeper|
|18||Mark Appel||SP||HOU||Last years numbers deceiving: had good second half and excellent fall league.||July/August||Dynasty and deep keeper|
|19||Dilson Herrera||2B||NYM||Useful power/speed combo. Only thing standing in his way is David Murphy…||July/August||Wait for the call up|
|20||D.J Peterson||3B||SEA||Tons of power. Might get him to the show this year although he's blocked by Seager.||September||Dynasty and deep keeper|
Here’s a list of the best players not likely to get the call until next year — but they should still be rostered in all dynasty leagues: Carlos Correa, SS, Houston; Corey Seager, SS, L.A. Dodgers; Joey Gallo, 3B, Texas; Lucas Giolito, SP, Washington; Julio Urias, SP, L.A. Dodgers and Kyle Schwarber, OF, Chicago Cubs.
Miguel Sano Photo Credit: Tom Hagerty
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