A look at MLB.com's top 30 Blue Jays prospects (2023 pre-season rankings)
MLB.com recently released their top 100 prospects leaderboard throughout Major League Baseball. With that, came the individual team rankings and their respective top 30 prospects.
A familiar face is at the top of the Toronto Blue Jays rankings, while a promising infielder made a significant jump and a pitching prospect dropped 15 spots from last year's list.
Before we dive into the list, here's a list of the best tools provided by MLB.com. Players are graded on a 20-80 scouting scale. 20-30 is considered well below average, 40 is below average, 50 is average, 60 is above average and 70-80 is well above average.
Note, players in parentheses have the same grade.
Hit: 55 – Otto Lopez (Tucker Toman, Gabriel Martinez, Spencer Horwitz)
Power: 60 – Orelvis Martinez (Rainer Nunez)
Run: 80 – Dasan Brown
Arm: 65 – Alex De Jesus (Addison Barger)
Defense: 65 -- Dasan Brown
Fastball: 70 – Yosver Zulueta
Curveball: 55 – Adam Macko (Yosver Zulueta, Sem Robberse)
Slider: 65 – Dahian Santos
Changeup: 70 – Ricky Tiedemann
Control: 55 – Brandon Barriera