2016 Preseason Position Player Prospects

After writing up each of the top 20 players on the position players side of Out of the Vines, I am providing you with a final list of those top 20 players in order. First, here are how each of the minor league organizations stacks up:

Top 20 Position Players by Team

Rookie AZL Cubs: 2

A- Eugene Emeralds: 2

A South Bend Cubs: 2

A+ Myrtle Beach Pelicans: 5

AA Tennessee Smokies: 7

AAA Iowa Cubs: 2

  1. Billy McKinney

Position: Outfield

Age: 21

Hits/Throws: L/L

Highest Level: AA Tennessee

 

2. Willson Contreras

Position: Catcher

Age: 23

Hits/Throws: R/R

Highest Level: AA Tennessee

3. Jeimer Candelario

Position: Third Base

Age: 22

Hits/Throws: S/R

Highest Level: AA Tennessee

4. Gleyber Torres

Position: Shortstop

Age: 19

Hits/Throws: R/R

Highest Level: A+ Myrtle Beach

5. Albert Almora Jr

Position: Outfield

Age: 21

Hits/Throws: R/R

Highest Level: AA Tennessee

6. Ian Happ

Position: Second Base, Outfield

Age: 21

Hits/Throws: S/R

Highest Level: A South Bend

7. Christian Villanueva

Position: Third Base

Age: 24

Hits/Throws: R/R

Highest Level: AAA Iowa

8. Eloy Jimenez

Position: Outfield

Age: 19

Hits/Throws: R/R

Highest Level: A- Eugene

9. Dan Vogelbach

Position: First Base

Age: 23

Hits/Throws: L/L

Highest Level: AA Tennessee

10. Mark Zagunis

Position: Outfield

Age: 22

Hits/Throws: R/R

Highest Level: A+ Myrtle Beach

11. Chesny Young

Position: Infield/Outfield

Age: 23

Hits/Throws:R/R

Highest Level: A+ Myrtle Beach

12. Jeffrey Baez

Position: Outfield

Age: 22

Hits/Throws: R/R

Highest Level: A+ Myrtle Beach

13. Donnie Dewees

Position: Outfield

Age: 22

Hits/Throws: L/L

Highest Level: A- Eugene

14. Darryl Wilson

Position: Outfield

Age: 19

Hits/Throws: L/L

Highest Level: Rookie AZL Cubs

15. Victor Caratini

Position: Catcher

Age: 22

Hits/Throws: S/R

Highest Level: A+ Myrtle Beach

16. Bijan Rademacher

Position: Outfield

Age: 24

Hits/Throws: L/L

Highest Level: AA Tennessee

17. Charcer Burks

Position: Outfield

Age: 20

Hits/Throws: R/R

Highest Level: A South Bend

18. Wladimir Galindo

Position: Third Base

Age: 19

Hits/Throws: R/R

Highest Level: Rookie AZL Cubs

19. Jacob Hannemann

Position: Outfield

Age: 24

Hits/Throws: L/L

Highest Level: AA Tennessee

20. Cael Brockmeyer

Position: Catcher/First Base

Age: 24

Hits/Throws: R/R

Highest Level: AAA Iowa


Read the write-ups on each prospect here:
#1-5
#6-10
#11-15
#16-20

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