LOS ANGELES -- Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager found himself at the top of yet another top prospect list, ranked as the No. 1 prospect in baseball by MLB.com heading into 2016. In addition to Seager, pitcher Julio Urias was ranked the No. 4 prospect in baseball by MLB.com, in a list revealed Friday night on MLB Network.
Seager and Urias headline a list of five Dodgers in the top 100, as rated by Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo under the MLB Pipeline banner at MLB.com. A trio of righthanded pitchers round out the Dodgers in the top 100, with Jose De Leon at No. 24, Grant Holmes ranked 62nd and Frankie Montas at No. 95.
Seager, who also ranked No. 1 in the Baseball Prospectus top 101 list earlier this week, was rated by MLB.com as the top shortstop prospect in the game, with Urias the top left-handed pitching prospect. De Leon was rated as the fifth-best right-handed pitching prospect in baseball.
The only pitching prospect rated higher than Urias was Nationals right-hander Lucas Giolito.
De Leon, now 23, had a 2.99 ERA in 23 starts in 2015, including 16 starts for Double-A Tulsa, and led all Dodgers minor leaguers with 163 strikeouts in his 114⅓ innings. He was ranked No. 28 by Baseball Prospectus.
Holmes checked in at No. 40 on the Baseball Prospectus list. Montas did not crack the BP top 101.
Mayo also noted that first baseman Cody Bellinger "just missed" the top 100. Earlier this week, Bellinger was rated by MLB.com the sixth-best first base prospect in baseball.