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MLB Organization Reports: Midseason Studs, Risers From All 30 Teams



Baseball America correspondents take stock of all 30 organizations at the midway point of the 2018 season. Listed below are both the best performers from the first half in each system and a player from each organization who took the biggest leap forward this year. 

2018 MIDSEASON PROSPECT REPORTS
AL East BEST PLAYER BIGGEST RISER
Orioles  Ryan McKenna Michael Baumann
Red Sox   Jalen Beeks Santiago Espinal
Yankees   Clint Frazier Jonathan Loaisiga 
Rays   Jesus Sanchez Nathaniel Lowe
Blue Jays   Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Cavan Biggio 
AL CENTRAL    
White Sox   Eloy Jimenez Jordan Stephens
Indians   Shane Bieber Eli Morgan
Tigers Christin Stewart Cole Peterson 
Royals Khalil Lee  Seuly Matias
Twins   Alex Kirilloff Zander Wiel 
AL WEST    
Astros  Kyle Tucker Taylor Jones 
Angels  Jo Adell Jose Suarez
Athletics  Sean Murphy Richie Martin
Mariners  Bryson Brigman Darren McCaughan 
Rangers  Jonathan Hernandez  Charles Leblanc
NL EAST    
Braves Drew Waters Touki Toussaint
Marlins  Sandy Alcantara Pablo Lopez
Mets  Andres Gimenez Jeff McNeil
Phillies  Enyel de los Santos  Cole Irvin
Nationals Juan Soto Jefry Rodriguez
NL CENTRAL    
Cubs  Miguel Amaya  Trent Giambrone 
Reds Nick Senzel Keury Mella 
Brewers Keston Hiura    Zack Brown
Pirates  Mitch Keller  Oneil Cruz
Cardinals Dakota Hudson Andrew Knizner
NL WEST    
Diamondbacks  Daulton Varsho Emilio Vargas 
Rockies  Peter Lambert Rico Garcia
Dodgers Alex Verdugo   Caleb Ferguson
Padres   Fernando Tatis Jr.  Buddy Reed
Giants Steven Duggar  Jason Bahr
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