ESPN's Keith Law updated his top 10 prospect rankings a few days ago, and with the 2015 MLB Draft behind us, there is a new face in his top 10. By virtue of the recent promotions of Astros shortstop Carlos Correa and Twins outfielder Byron Buxton, Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager is his new #1 prospect. He is followed by another shortstop, Phillies prospect J.P Crawford.
I won't give away all of his top 10 rankings, but here are a few:
1. Corey Seager, Dodgers
2. J.P. Crawford, Phillies
7. Yoan Moncada, Red Sox
10. Brendan Rogers, Rockies
Rogers was the Rockies first round pick and Law's #1 prospect overall in the recent 2015 MLB Draft. Here is what Law wrote about Rogers:
My No. 1 player in the 2015 draft class and the third overall pick, Rodgers turns 19 in August, and he should be the Rockies' long-term replacement for Troy Tulowitzki at shortstop. Colorado doesn't run a complex-league team, so Rodgers will go right to Grand Junction in the Pioneer League, a good hitter's environment but an advanced assignment for a player right out of high school.
Fake Teams writer Brian Creagh recently wrote this Way Too Early 2016 Dynasty Rookie Draft ranking Rogers as his #1 dynasty league pick. Here is an excerpt:
- Brendan Rogers, COL — SS: Has the best pop of any of the top three SS selections (Rogers, Swanson, Bregman) and resides in Colorado to boot. He's also the only high school bat of the three giving him a little more of a ceiling and a more leeway in development.