ESPN released their top 100 MLB players and four Red Sox made the cut. Let’s look at where they rank this season while projecting what can be expected.
Earlier this week, ESPN released their top 100 ranking for the upcoming 2020 season and four members of the Boston Red Sox made the list. Two hundred major league players were eligible for consideration, compiled by a group of forty person panel made up of MLB writers, analysts, and league insiders who also voted on the final rankings.
Let’s go through each of them one by one and see where they ranked last year, how they did during the 2019 season, and what we can expect from them heading into the 2020 season (whenever that may end up being given that Major League Baseball cancelled the rest of spring training and suspended the start of the regular season for at least two weeks.
We’ll start in ascending order from lowest to highest.