Top 50 Prospects from 2010: Where Are They Now?

Buster Posey, Madison Bumgarner (Photo by Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images)
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11. Carlos Santana

Carlos Santana, C, Cleveland Indians – Carlos Santana is still rolling strong. He’s 30.5 rWAR is the seventh most WAR accumulated by any player on this list. He is one of six players to earn more than 30 wins above replacement. He is one of five players from this list to average more than three WAR per major-league season. He’s entering his age-34 season and coming off of his first All-Star appearance. He is notorious for his power and patience. He has walked 944 times in his career, exceeding the century mark on four occasions. The only season he had less than 88 walks was his first year in 2010, when he played in only 46 games. Santana has a career OBP of .367 with a 121 OPS+. He signed as a free agent with the Phillies prior to the 2017 season and was traded back to the Indians after the season. He still plays with the Indians.

10. Madison Bumgarner

Madison Bumgarner is one of the best pitchers of the past decade. That goes for regular and postseason. He has accumulated 32.5 rWAR in his career and just signed a lucrative contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks. He had a run of four straight All-Star appearances between 2013-2016. In workhorse fashion, he has exceeded 200 innings in a season on seven different occasions and he’s only just about to begin his age-30 season. He has a career ERA of 3.13 over 11 seasons. He’s all-time great and still counting.

Bumgarner has a prolific postseason resume with 102.1 innings pitched he sports a cool 2.11 ERA. In 36 World Series innings he has allowed exactly one run. MadBum is a three-time World Series champ, a two-time silver slugger, NLCS MVP, and World Series MVP. The former tenth overall pick of the 2007 draft played his entire career with the Giants to this point. He’s about to begin the first of a five-year pact with the Diamondbacks. Not a bad way to round out the final spot of the top ten prospects for the 2010 season.