How do 2022 MLB preseason prospect rankings differ?

The future is bright for the Yankees and Mets.

Over the past months, the top-ranked prospects for the Yankees and Mets have appeared on the updated Top 100 rankings for various scouting outlets.

While the top ten overall prospects include many of the same names from one outlet to another, where they rank is different. That is definitely the case for the top prospects in the two New York organizations as well.

We’ve taken the time to share where MLB Pipeline, Baseball America, Baseball Prospectus, FanGraphs and Keith Law at The Athletic rank the best prospects in our two teams’ pipelines.

Here’s how the top ten overall look for five major outlets:

  1. Bobby Witt Jr., SS, Royals
  2. Adley Rutschman, C, Orioles
  3. Julio Rodriguez, OF, Mariners
  4. Spencer Torkelson, 1B/3B, Tigers
  5. Riley Greene, OF, Tigers
  6. Grayson Rodriguez, RHP, Orioles
  7. Gabriel Moreno, C, Blue Jays
  8. Anthony Volpe, SS, Yankees
  9. CJ Abrams, SS, Padres
  10. Francisco Álvarez, C, Mets

Yankees in MLB Pipeline’s Top 100

Mets in MLB Pipeline’s Top 100

  1. Bobby Witt Jr., SS, Royals
  2. Adley Rutschman, C, Orioles
  3. Julio Rodriguez, OF, Mariners
  4. Spencer Torkelson, 3B, Tigers
  5. Grayson Rodriguez, RHP, Orioles
  6. Riley Greene, OF, Tigers
  7. Jordan Walker, 3B, Cardinals
  8. Shane Baz, RHP, Rays
  9. Marco Luciano, SS, Giants
  10. Francisco Álvarez, C, Mets
    Highest Ranked Yankee: Anthony Volpe, SS (14)

Yankees in Baseball Prospectus‘ Top 100

Mets in Baseball Prospectus‘ Top 100

  1. Adley Rutschman, C, Orioles
  2. Julio Rodriguez, OF, Mariners
  3. Bobby Witt Jr., SS, Royals
  4. Riley Greene, OF, Tigers
  5. Spencer Torkelson, 3B, Tigers
  6. Grayson Rodriguez, RHP, Orioles
  7. Gabriel Moreno, C, Blue Jays
  8. Shane Baz, RHP, Rays
  9. CJ Abrams, SS, Padres
  10. Anthony Volpe, SS, Yankees
    Highest Ranked Met: Francisco Álvarez, C (13)

Yankees in Baseball America‘s Top 100

Mets in Baseball America‘s Top 100

  1. Adley Rutschman, C, Orioles
  2. Bobby Witt Jr., SS, Royals
  3. Grayson Rodriguez, RHP, Orioles
  4. Julio Rodriguez, OF, Mariners
  5. Spencer Torkelson, 3B, Tigers
  6. Riley Greene, OF, Tigers
  7. Francisco Álvarez, C, Mets
  8. Oneil Cruz, SS, Pirates
  9. Josh Jung, 3B, Rangers
  10. Gabriel Moreno, C, Blue Jays
    Highest Ranked Yankee: Anthony Volpe, SS (12)

Yankees in FanGraphs’ Top 100

Mets in FanGraphs’ Top 100

  1. Adley Rutschman, C, Orioles
  2. Bobby Witt Jr., SS, Royals
  3. Riley Greene, OF, Tigers
  4. Spencer Torkelson, 3B, Tigers
  5. CJ Abrams, SS, Padres
  6. Gabriel Moreno, C, Blue Jays
  7. Shane Baz, RHP, Rays
  8. Francisco Álvarez, C, Mets
  9. Julio Rodriguez, OF, Mariners
  10. Anthony Volpe, SS, Yankees

Yankees on Keith Law’s Top 100

Mets on Keith Law’s Top 100

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