Prospect reports from all 30 Spring Training camps

March 24th, 2023

With Opening Day around the corner, MLB Pipeline hit every Spring Training camp across Florida and Arizona to provide reports on all 30 teams' farm systems and top prospects. We talked to farm directors and top prospects -- identifying each club's spring standout, breakout candidate and a prospect who is entering the 2023 season with something to prove.

Below is a snapshot of each dispatch and a link to the complete report.

The reports were compiled by Jim Callis, Sam Dykstra and Jonathan Mayo as the trio divided and visited each camp across the two states.


Blue Jays
The Blue Jays were the benefactors of one of the most impressive breakout performances of the 2022 season. went from being a 2021 third-round pick to the No. 2 left-handed pitching prospect in baseball. More »

is just the tip of the iceberg. A cavalcade of infielders could be following him to Charm City before long. More »

and followed up breakout 2021 seasons with almost equally impressive 2022 campaigns, and now they’re the top two prospects in the Tampa Bay system. More »

Red Sox
You may have noticed that the Red Sox lost a franchise shortstop this offseason. You also may have noticed the club didn’t go after one of the big-name shortstops as a replacement. It’s hard to look at Boston’s situation at the six and not believe the system is leaving space for . More »

The Yankees have a fascinating shortstop decision on their hands. You could say it’s the most interesting one since you-know-who retired in 2014. More »


Cleveland's approach to building an AL Central contender has long revolved around its homegrown talent. Don't expect that to change any time soon, especially on the pitching side. More »

With two picks in the top 50 spots of the 2022 Draft, Kansas City added Virginia Tech outfielder Gavin Cross (the ninth overall pick) and Arkansas third baseman Cayden Wallace (49th). The duo gives the system a significant boost in offensive potential, and both players are solid defenders. More »

Last spring’s Tigers prospect contingent had an obvious focus with Spencer Torkelson and Riley Greene both closing in on their Major League debuts. Both former Top 5 overall prospects have graduated since with varying levels of success in the Majors, and now, the top of the Detroit Top 30 is tilted closer toward pitching. More »

Brooks Lee had a direct line to Minnesota's shortstop job when it appeared Carlos Correa would be signing elsewhere, but with the veteran back in the fold on a long-term deal, Lee may need to be exposed to the hot corner. More »

White Sox
The White Sox have signed and developed just two All-Star pitchers this millennium, Chris Sale in 2010 and Carlos Rodón four years later.But after focusing on mound help with their first three picks in the 2022 Draft, the White Sox hope that their pitching pipeline will begin to flow again. More »


The baseball world, particularly the scouting industry, watched with wonderment as the 2021 Draft wore on. Round after round, the Angels took pitcher after pitcher. After 20 rounds and 20 picks, the Angels had completed a pitcher-only Draft. More »

No team has more outfielders on our organization Top 30 Prospects lists than the Astros. Six of their top nine prospects and 13 overall patrol the outfield, scattered fairly evenly throughout the system. More »

When the lockout ended last spring, the A’s made a series of trades that brought in a bushel of prospects. The Matt Olson and Matt Chapman trades netted eight new members of the A’s Top 30 and nine prospects total, and farm director Ed Sprague and company had to figure out who was who in a hurry. More »

If Justin Toole is overwhelmed by the task at hand, it doesn’t show. While Toole is obviously tasked with knowing the entire system, he does have a hitting background. And as much as the Mariners have gotten in a good groove of developing young pitching talent, there are some very exciting position players at and near the top of their new Top 30 list. More »

Texas has been a big spender on the free agent market over the last two offseasons but has not been aggressive about signing outfielders. Why? The trio of Evan Carter, Dustin Harris and Aaron Zavala is, potentially, a very good answer. More »


Last spring, was slated to head to Double-A Mississippi, and was debatably a reliever. The two Braves youngsters went on to sweep the top two spots in the National League Rookie of the Year voting. The Braves' system has a much different theme for the spring of 2023, one focused on much younger up-and-coming pitching. More »

During the last four full big league seasons, the Marlins have finished last, last, next-to-last and last again in the National League in scoring. In search of more offense, they have targeted hitters known for their bat-to-ball skills. More »

The Mets haven't had a Draft that has delivered multiple impact players since 2011, when they grabbed Brandon Nimmo and Michael Fulmer with their first two selections and also uncovered Seth Lugo in the 34th round. Armed with extra picks last July, they may have had their best Draft in more than a decade. More »

Just four years ago, a homegrown trio of star position players helped lead the Nationals to the only World Series title in franchise history. Now as they try to rebuild, they hope history will repeat itself. More »

It’s no secret that the Phillies have a three-headed pitching monster at the top of their prospect rankings in right-handers Andrew Painter, Mick Abel and Griff McGarry. More »


If you’re looking for good young outfield talent, you might want to give Milwaukee a call. The top four players on the new Brewers’ Top 30 all roam around the grass. More »

St. Louis' first four picks in the 2020 Draft have become four of their five best prospects, all ranked on MLB Pipeline's Top 100: outfielder Jordan Walker (first round), shortstop Masyn Winn (second), right-hander Tink Hence (supplemental second) and outfielder Alec Burleson (supplemental second). More »

Since Chicago's 2016 World Series victory, the Cubs have struggled to develop homegrown pitching depth. Keegan Thompson and Justin Steele began to turn that trend around with breakouts at the big league level in 2022, and this year's spring camp is brimming with promising young arms. More »

The Pirates could have a good problem on their hands. This one, in particular, comes at the catching position. Pittsburgh claims two backstops among MLB Pipeline’s Top 100 Prospects in No. 55 and No. 57 . More »

The Reds' farm system could very well be called “The Greatest Show on Dirt” these days. Eight of the system’s Top 10 prospects -- including all four on the Top 100 Prospects list -- are infielders. More »


Over the past few years, the D-backs have built up one of the stronger farm systems in baseball, and during that time they’ve gotten good at two things they would prefer to not have to do in the future: Pick early in the Draft and help top prospects recover from shoulder injuries. More »

As consistently as Los Angeles has fielded winners in the Majors, the club has continued to develop elite-level talent through the Minor League system. The Dodgers enter 2023 with seven players on the Top 100 Prospects list -- three right-handers, an outfielder, two versatile sluggers and a catcher. More »

The top of the Giants system, lefty Kyle Harrison as the exception, is very hitter-heavy. After Harrison, in fact, there are six straight bats leading their Top 30. The 2022 Draft class could change the balance of power to the mound. More »

It won’t be public-facing for a while, but the Ethan Salas era has begun. And as much excitement as there is in big league camp with what the Padres hope to be a very successful 2023 season in the NL West, there’s a comparable, perhaps more private, buzz about their No. 3 prospect. More »

If it feels like the Rockies' pitching development has been a forever kind of problem, you’re not wrong. But there are signs of life in camp this year, some if it having to do with some names starting to establish themselves, some coming from live arms coming back from injury and some having to do with the vast amount of pitchers brought to Salt River Fields just to stir the pot and make it clear that jobs are not guaranteed. More »