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Keith Law: Top 100 prospects of 2011

1/27/2011 - MLB
Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout has skyrocketed up the Top 100. Kirby Lee/US Presswire

Welcome to the 2011 ESPN.com ranking of the top 100 prospects in baseball.

This is the fourth year I have done these rankings for ESPN. The three previous top-ranked prospects -- Evan Longoria (2008), Matt Wieters (2009) and Jason Heyward (2010) -- have all established themselves in major league starting lineups. The top five players from the 2010 rankings and 10 of the top 15 -- including two who played huge roles in the postseason, San Francisco Giants World Series hero Buster Posey (#4) and Texas closer Neftali Feliz (#13) -- have graduated to the big leagues.

A more detailed explanation of the process in determining these rankings is found at the top of each of the four player capsule pages.

Law's complete top 100: IndexInsider | 1-25Insider | 26-50Insider | 51-75Insider | 76-100Insider