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Best of #Top100Prospects Twitter chat

Jim Callis, Jonathan Mayo and Mike Rosenbaum answer questions from fans
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After revealing the top 10 prospects at each position over the course of two weeks, MLBPipeline.com unveiled its Top 100 Prospects list on Friday.

On Monday, the authors of those lists -- Jim Callis, Jonathan Mayo and Mike Rosenbaum -- answered questions on Twitter during an hour-long Q&A.

After revealing the top 10 prospects at each position over the course of two weeks, MLBPipeline.com unveiled its Top 100 Prospects list on Friday.

On Monday, the authors of those lists -- Jim Callis, Jonathan Mayo and Mike Rosenbaum -- answered questions on Twitter during an hour-long Q&A.

Below are some of the highlights from the chat. The complete compilation of questions and answers can be found by searching the hashtag #Top100Prospects on Twitter.

Callis' Crush

Tweet from @drocthekid: Does Underwood or Cease have TOR potential or are both 3/4s @jimcallisMLB #Cubs

Tweet from @jimcallisMLB: Both Underwood & Cease have that upside. Look for Cease on #Top100Prospects list in future, maybe by midseason @Cubs https://t.co/jfzRCJ8xeI

Tweet from @BornOnThirdCubs: Jonathan, who likes Cease better? @jimcallisMLB or Dylan's own family? @JonathanMayo #Cubs, I'm going with Jim.

Tweet from @JonathanMayo: Think the family sent Jim a Cease-and-desist order. I'll be here all week #Top100Prospects https://t.co/ELzrNUX6m4

Prospects from the 2015 Draft

Tweet from @HeirGotze: Why is every prospect taken in the 2015 Draft so high you clowns @jimcallisMLB #Top100Prospects

Tweet from @JonathanMayo: That's a clown question, bro (@Bharper3407 hope you don't mind me borrowing). #Top100Prospects https://t.co/yC66EhY8df

Tweet from @sirotogenius: @jimcallisMLB @JonathanMayo What player do you see outside the Top 20 that would have a good shot to catapult his way into the 10 next year?

Tweet from @jimcallisMLB: Andrew Benintendi is first guy who comes to mind for me. @RedSox #Top100Prospects https://t.co/VAtgAu63AH

Tweet from @AbootmanSteven: @JonathanMayo @jimcallisMLB What % chance do you give Ian Happ of sticking at 2B? #Top100Prospects

Tweet from @jimcallisMLB: Athletic but not INF for me. Maybe 10%? Happ & Schwarber are OFs, can hit enough for there. @Cubs #Top100Prospects https://t.co/2EcjY7bwJD

Tweet from @JonathanMayo: I say 10-15 pct. #Top100Prospects https://t.co/QU6GBOuCs1

Just Missed

Tweet from @leprekhan: @MLBPipeline @jimcallisMLB @JonathanMayo @GoldenSombrero Which Braves prospects could make the jump soon in to the top 100? #Top100Prospects Tweet from @JonathanMayo: Riley, Touki next up. #Top100Prospects https://t.co/qDZXDA63NQ

Tweet from @JohnDreker: @MLBPipeline @jimcallisMLB @JonathanMayo @GoldenSombrero Were any other Pirates considered for, or just missed the top 100? #Top100Prospects

Tweet from @JonathanMayo: Harold Ramirez and Ke'Bryan Hayes are close. #Top100Prospects https://t.co/YnILIyFS6Q

Tweet from @OneBrightBlue1: @MLBPipeline @jimcallisMLB @JonathanMayo @GoldenSombrero How far off your list was Reynaldo Lopez? #Top100Prospects

Tweet from @GoldenSombrero: He wasn't far off. Received a vote for the #Top100Prospects. https://t.co/3Tia4ypVVD

Looking ahead

Tweet from @michaelmcd8393: @JonathanMayo How close do you believe Braden Shipley is to contributing to the #Dbacks rotation? #Top100Prospects

Tweet from @JonathanMayo: 2nd half of 2016 if he carries over his 2nd half of '15 to this year. #Top100Prospects https://t.co/GFjgD6kxm1

Tweet from @StephenJosiah13: #Top100Prospects Which of Alex Jackson, Nick Gordon or Tyler Kolek ranks highest on this list a year from now?

Tweet from @GoldenSombrero: Gordon. Playing a premium position gives him considerable advantage in rankings. #Top100Prospects https://t.co/KBFSME6tad

Tweet from @hj_potrzeba: @jimcallisMLB @JonathanMayo @GoldenSombrero #Top100Propsects How close is Bubba starling from being a top 100 prospect? Can he pan out?

Tweet from @jimcallisMLB: Not close, but Starling made strides in 2015. I think he winds up a good fourth OF. @Royals #Top100Prospects https://t.co/h64c4ykvdx

Tweet from @jgaepi: @JonathanMayo For #Padres, who is just on the outside of the #Top100Prospects and looking in? Thanks!

Tweet from @GoldenSombrero: Wasn't close to cracking #Top100Prospects, but Ruddy Giron is a dude to watch in that system. https://t.co/pB9NV2f4rs

Tweet from @SteveRuder71: @JonathanMayo @MLBPipeline #Top100Prospects Honeywell....I really like this kid. Number 2 potential? Does he get a call for 2017?

Tweet from @GoldenSombrero: A lot to like, but, realistically, he's prob more of a 3/4. ETA depends on dev. in high minors. #Top100Prospects https://t.co/Wxi8BBWt1N

Tweet from @robwarendorf: @MLBPipeline #Top100Prospects what is stephenson's role going to be this year with the reds?

Tweet from @GoldenSombrero: Really depends on his FB command. If that improves, he could succeed in either SP/RP role. #Top100Prospects https://t.co/CKOmwEsBEj

Tweet from @jackM1491: @JonathanMayo will Dominic Smith ever hit for power or are we looking at a James Loney type of player ? #Top100Prospects

Tweet from @GoldenSombrero: I think there will be more power. If not, a Loney-like floor is still quite good, and valuable. #Top100Prospects https://t.co/3Tkz5KLXub

Tweet from @OTWstats: @JonathanMayo @jimcallisMLB @MLBPipeline #Top100Prospects Do you think Winker is ready for regular playing time in the Reds outfield?

Tweet from @JonathanMayo: I'd give him 2 months in Triple-A. He'll hit his way up there. #Top100Prospects https://t.co/2A3vuMlGGG

Floor/Ceiling Inquiries

Tweet from @tentwistle9: @jimcallisMLB Mazaro, Brinson, Alex Reyes - who was highest floor and highest ceiling?

Tweet from @jimcallisMLB: Brinson best ceiling, Mazara best floor, Reyes second in both categories. @Rangers @Cardinals #Top100Prospects https://t.co/t7uP3GW6Ww

Tweet from @NYYBaseball2: @jimcallisMLB @JonathanMayo @GoldenSombrero what type of ceiling does Victor Robles have? Could he be a top 10 prospect in a year or two?

Tweet from @jimcallisMLB: Huge, huge ceiling. Wishing we had ranked Robles higher. Yes, future top 10 is possible @Nationals #Top100Prospects https://t.co/Qli06cfJeg

Matt Castello is an editorial producer for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @Matt_Castello.