Top 50 Prospects from 2010: Where Are They Now?

Buster Posey, Madison Bumgarner (Photo by Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images)
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19. Jesus Montero

Jesus Montero, C, New York Yankees – Jesus Montero was one of the most hyped minor leaguers in the game for a while. In 2011 the Yankees traded him for Michael Pineda. Montero played in 135 games for the Mariners in 2012 and posted .685 OPS. Things got worse in 2013 as he slashed .208/.264/.327 and finished the season with a 50-game suspension for his participation in the Biogenesis scandal. He would only appear in 42 more major league games with his final appearance coming in 2015. Montero posted a career rWAR of -0.3.

18. Martin Perez

Martin Perez, LHP, Texas Rangers – Martin Perez signed with the Rangers as an undrafted free agent in 2007. Perez has played in parts of eight seasons with a record of 53-56 and a 4.72 ERA. He’s only had one season with an ERA under 4.38 and he has a career WHIP of 1.49. He is currently signed to the Boston Red Sox where he projects to open the season as the third starter.

17. Kyle Drabek

Kyle Drabek, RHP, Toronto Blue Jays – Kyle Drabek was taken in the first round of the 2006 draft with the 19th overall pick by the Phillies. He has played in parts of seven seasons and has been worth a tenth of a point less than a replacement-level player.

16. Brett Wallace

Brett Wallace, 1B, Toronto Blue Jays – The Blue Jays register a second straight player. Brett Wallace added a -0.6 rWAR over six seasons.

15. Dustin Ackley

Dustin Ackley, 2B, Seattle Mariners – Dustin Ackley posted a career slash of .241/.304/.367 in parts of six seasons. He participated in 635 career games and finished with 8.1 rWAR. He had two seasons of more than 140 games.