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Tracking Where Every Top 100 Prospect Will Start The 2021 Minor League Season

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After a year off due to the pandemic, minor league baseball returns on May 4. Spring training camps are breaking in Florida and Arizona, and rosters are being announced publicly.

Here, we'll keep track of the Opening Day assignments for players on the most recent iteration of our Top 100 Prospects list.

We have removed the names of Top 100 Prospects who are already in the big leagues.

Top 100 Ranking Team Player Opening Day Assignment
1 TB Wander Franco Triple-A Durham
2 BAL Adley Rutschman Double-A Bowie
3 SEA Julio Rodriguez High-A Everett
4 SEA Jarred Kelenic Triple-A Tacoma
5 DET Spencer Torkelson High-A West Michigan
8 SD MacKenzie Gore Triple-A El Paso
9 SD CJ Abrams Double-A San Antonio
10 SF Marco Luciano Low-A San Jose
11 LAA Jo Adell Triple-A Salt Lake
12 PIT Ke'Bryan Hayes On MLB IL
13 KC Bobby Witt Jr. Double-A Northwest Arkansas
15 TOR Austin Martin Double-A New Hampshire
16 TOR Nate Pearson Triple-A Buffalo
18 BAL Grayson Rodriguez High-A Aberdeen
22 PHI Spencer Howard Triple-A Lehigh Valley
25 DET Matt Manning Triple-A Toledo
26 DET Riley Greene Double-A Erie
27 ATL Drew Waters Triple-A Gwinnett
28 NYY Jasson Dominguez Extended spring training
29 TOR Jordan Groshans Double-A New Hampshire
30 SEA Logan Gilbert Triple-A Tacoma
31 SD Luis Campusano Triple-A El Paso
32 KC Asa Lacy High-A Quad Cities
33 LAA Brandon Marsh Did not break camp
34 MIN Trevor Larnach Triple-A St. Paul
35 SF Joey Bart  
36 ARI Corbin Carroll High-A Hillsboro
37 MIA JJ Bleday Double-A Pensacola
38 MIA Max Meyer Double-A Pensacola
39 CLE Nolan Jones Triple-A Columbus
40 STL Matthew Liberatore Triple-A Memphis
41 BOS Triston Casas Double-A Portland
42 NYM Francisco Alvarez Low-A St. Lucie
43 TEX Josh Jung On MiLB IL
44 PIT Oneil Cruz Double-A Altoona
45 MIN Royce Lewis Injured; out for season
46 PIT Nick Gonzales High-A Greensboro
47 CHC Brailyn Marquez Rehab
48 LAD Keibert Ruiz  
49 STL Nolan Gorman Double-A Springfield
50 NYY Deivi Garcia Triple-A Scranton/W-B
51 TB Vidal Brujan Triple-A Durham
52 SEA Emerson Hancock High-A Everett
53 PIT Quinn Priester High-A Greensboro
54 BAL D.L. Hall Double-A Bowie
56 COL Brendan Rodgers On MLB IL
57 BAL Heston Kjerstad Rehab
58 NYY Clarke Schmidt Rehab
59 NYM Ronny Mauricio High-A Brooklyn
61 LAD Josiah Gray  
62 TOR Simeon Woods Richardson Double-A New Hampshire
64 BOS Jeter Downs Triple-A Worcester
65 CHC Brennen Davis Rehab
66 SEA Noelvi Marte Low-A Modesto
68 ARI Geraldo Perdomo Double-A Amarillo
69 SD Adrian Morejon On MLB IL
72 CIN Jose Garcia Double-A Chattanooga
73 MIA Edward Cabrera Rehab
74 CLE Tyler Freeman Double-A Akron
75 SF Heliot Ramos Double-A Richmond
77 SD Robert Hassell Low-A Lake Elsinore
78 COL Zac Veen Low-A Fresno
79 LAD Michael Busch Double-A Tulsa
80 MIL Brice Turang Double-A Biloxi
81 MIL Garrett Mitchell High-A Wisconsin
82 OAK Tyler Soderstrom Low-A Stockton
83 ARI Kristian Robinson Did not break camp
84 ARI Alek Thomas Double-A Amarillo
85 KC Jackson Kowar Triple-A Omaha
86 TOR Orelvis Martinez Low-A Dunedin
87 CIN Austin Hendrick Low-A Daytona
88 NYM Matt Allan High-A Brooklyn
89 PHI Mick Abel Low-A Clearwater
91 WAS Cade Cavalli High-A Wilmington
94 SF Luis Matos Low-A San Jose
95 SEA George Kirby High-A Everett
96 STL Ivan Herrera Double-A Springfield
97 BOS Jarren Duran Triple-A Worcester
98 TOR Alek Manoah Triple-A Buffalo
99 BAL Gunnar Henderson Low-A Delmarva
100 CHC Cristian Hernandez  
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