MLB Network’s Top 100 Players Right Now Entering 2019

The Brewer Nation
Feb 12 · 4 min read

As I did , , , , , , , I’ll be keeping a running list of the Top 100 Players Right Now as they are revealed on MLB Network, eventually compiling the entire list.

They will have revealed all 100 by the end of Friday, February 16th. I’ll update this same space as they reveal the remaining entries.

The criteria for the list remains the same:

  • Emphasized stats from the last three (3) seasons, weighting 2018
  • Projected 2019 performance
  • Defensive position
  • Accolades
  • Intangibles

Here now are the Top 100–1 Players as listed by MLB Network:

100. David Price - SP - Boston Red Sox

99. Madison Bumgarner - SP - San Francisco Giants

98. Jon Lester - SP - Chicago Cubs

97. Stephen Piscotty - RF - Oakland Athletics

96. YASMANI GRANDAL - C - MILWAUKEE BREWERS

95. Andrew McCutchen - RF - Philadelphia Phillies

94. TRAVIS SHAW - 3B - MILWAUKEE BREWERS

93. Gary Sánchez - C - New York Yankees

92. Buster Posey - C - San Francisco Giants

91. Miguel Andújar - 3B - New York Yankees

90. Yasiel Puig - RF - Cincinnati Reds

89. Sean Doolittle - CL - Washington Nationals

88. Kenley Jansen - CL - Los Angeles Dodgers

87. Nicholas Castellanos - OF - Detroit Tigers

86. David Peralta - OF - Arizona Diamondbacks

85. Ozzie Albies - 2B - Atlanta Braves

84. Trea Turner - SS - Washington Nationals

83. Jean Segura - SS - Philadelphia Phillies

82. Mike Clevinger - SP - Cleveland Indians

81. Shohei Ohtani - SP - Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

80. Stephen Strasburg - SP - Washington Nationals

79. Noah Syndergaard - SP - New York Mets

78. Patrick Corbin - SP - Washington Nationals

77. José Abreu - 1B - Chicago White Sox

76. Marcell Ozuna - LF - St. Louis Cardinals

75. Michael Brantley - LF - Houston Astros

74. Nelson Cruz - DH - Minnesota Twins

73. Aroldis Chapman - CL - New York Yankees

72. Blake Treinen - CL - Oakland Athletics

71. Zack Greinke - SP - Arizona Diamondbacks

70. Scooter Gennett - 2B - Cincinnati Reds

69. Gleyber Torres - 2B - New York Yankees

68. Aaron Hicks - CF - New York Yankees

67. Justin Upton - LF - Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

66. Carlos Carrasco - SP - Cleveland Indians

65. Walker Buehler - SP - Los Angeles Dodgers

64. Kyle Freeland - SP - Colorado Rockies

63. Max Muncy - INF - Los Angeles Dodgers

62. JESÚS AGUILAR - 1B - MILWAUKEE BREWERS

61. Josh Donaldson - 3B - Atlanta Braves

60. Michael Conforto - CF - New York Mets

59. Rhys Hoskins - 1B - Philadelphia Phillies

58. Matt Olson - 1B - Oakland Athletics

57. Khris Davis - DH - Oakland Athletics

56. Andrew Benintendi - LF - Boston Red Sox

55. Brandon Nimmo - LF - New York Mets

54. Robinson Canó - 2B - New York Mets

53. Craig Kimbrel - CL - FREE AGENT

52. Edwin Díaz - CL - New York Mets

51. JOSH HADER - RP - MILWAUKEE BREWERS

50. Eugenio Suárez - 3B - Cincinnati Reds

49. Whit Merrifield - 2B - Kansas City Royals

48. Corey Seager - SS - Los Angeles Dodgers

47. Andrelton Simmons - SS - Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

46. Xander Bogaerts - SS - Boston Red Sox

45. Tommy Pham - LF - Tampa Bay Rays

44. Cody Bellinger - 1B - Los Angeles Dodgers

43. Luis Severino - SP - New York Yankees

42. Gerrit Cole - SP - Houston Astros

41. Trevor Bauer - SP - Cleveland Indians

40. J.T. Realmuto - C - Philadelphia Phillies

39. Mitch Haniger - RF - Seattle Mariners

38. Charlie Blackmon - CF - Colorado Rockies

37. George Springer - CF - Houston Astros

36. Juan Soto - LF - Washington Nationals

35. Ronald Acuña, Jr. - LF - Atlanta Braves

34. Anthony Rizzo - 1B - Chicago Cubs

33. Matt Carpenter - 3B - St. Louis Cardinals

32. Kris Bryant - 3B - Chicago Cubs

31. Carlos Correa - SS - Houston Astros

30. Trevor Story - SS - Colorado Rockies

29. Javier Báez - SS - Chicago Cubs

28. LORENZO CAIN - CF - MILWAUKEE BREWERS

27. Matt Chapman - 3B - Oakland Athletics

26. Blake Snell - SP - Tampa Bay Rays

25. Clayton Kershaw - SP - Los Angeles Dodgers

24. Aaron Nola - SP - Philadelphia Phillies

23. Corey Kluber - SP - Cleveland Indians

22. Justin Turner - 3B - Los Angeles Dodgers

21. Anthony Rendon - 3B - Washington Nationals

20. Justin Verlander - SP - Houston Astros

19. Giancarlo Stanton - LF - New York Yankees

18. Joey Votto - 1B - Cincinnati Reds

17. Freddie Freeman - 1B - Atlanta Braves

16. Paul Goldschmidt - 1B - St. Louis Cardinals

15. Bryce Harper - OF - FREE AGENT

14. Manny Machado - SS/3B - FREE AGENT

13. Chris Sale - SP - Boston Red Sox

12. Aaron Judge - RF - New York Yankees

11. J.D. Martinez - DH - Boston Red Sox

10. Jacob deGrom - SP - New York Mets

9. José Ramírez - 3B - Cleveland Indians

8. CHRISTIAN YELICH - RF - MILWAUKEE BREWERS

7. Alex Bregman - 3B - Houston Astros

6. José Altuve - 2B - Houston Astros

5. Max Scherzer - SP - Washington Nationals

4. Francisco Lindor - SS - Cleveland Indians

3. Nolan Arenado - 3B - Colorado Rockies

2. Mookie Betts - RF - Boston Red Sox

  1. Mike Trout — CF — Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

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