Keith Law rates Taillon as the number 30 prospect in the majors.
Keith Law has released his top 100 prospects in baseball, along with his organizational top 10 prospects, both on ESPN Insider.
In the top 100, Law ranks Jameson Taillon 30th, and Tony Sanchez 63rd. He also lists Luis Heredia in his ten prospects who just missed the top 100, mentioning that Heredia's lack of experience, and questions about how good his off-speed stuff is, kept him off the list.
The number 30 ranking is probably the lowest we'll see Taillon this off-season. MLB.com had him at #18, and considering Baseball America rated him as one of the top 20 draft prospects in the last 20 years, I'd say he will end up higher than 18 on their list. That might not be a surprise for Law. He rated Pedro Alvarez in t...
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