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A top 100 list is of course the backbone of prospect evaluation, but it has its deficiencies. It's sterile. It's siloed. It ranks players in the abstract, which may come into conflict with the facts on the ground.

What if your dynasty league addresses the farm system independently from the active roster, keeping prospects on ice for their own separate draft? It may help to see how others behave when the theoretical meets the practical.

That's the idea behind this mock draft, where only prospects were eligible to be drafted.

We drafted with a particular scoring format in mind, too: 5x5 categories, which would include standard Rotisserie leagues. (If you're more of the points-league persuasion, we have you covered as well.) It's the format that most devalues pitchers, especially when the current crop is as lacking as it is now. It's also the format that most rewards speed, encouraging people to take bigger swings for the most premium athletes. Examples include Hedbert Perez in Round 4, Benny Montgomery in Round 5, Joey Wiemer in Round 7, James Triantos in Round 8 and 17-year-old Roderick Arias, a recent international signee, in Round 10.

I tend to play it safer, emphasizing prospects on the verge of making their major-league debut, like Josh Jung, Jose Miranda and Dustin Harris. I enjoy an upside pick as much as the next guy, though, and particularly liked the value of Cristian Hernandez in Round 6.

Here's who all took part in this draft:

1) Chris Blessing, Baseball HQ (@C_Blessing)
2) Rhys White, Prospects Live (@RhysBWhite)    
3) Jesse Roche, Baseball Prospectus (@jaroche6)  
4) Nick Mimikos, Stack Attack podcast (@NMimi
5) Chris Towers, CBS Sports (@CTowersCBS
6) Jake Wiener, Prospects1500 (@GatorSosa)   
7) Corey Pieper, The Heater Podcast (@copieps)      
8) Tim Kanak, Fantasy Aceball (@fantasyaceball)
9) R.J. White, CBS Sports (@rjwhite1)  
10) Scott White, CBS Sports (@CBSScottWhite)
11) Geoff Pontes, Baseball America (@GeoffPontesBA)
12) Frank Stampfl, CBS Sports (@Roto_Frank)

Round By Round
Round 1
Pos Team Player
1 Chris Blessing B. Witt SS KC
2 Rhys White
3 Jesse Roche S. Torkelson 1B DET
4 Nick Mimikos A. Rutschman C BAL
5 Chris Towers R. Greene CF DET
6 Jake Wiener C. Abrams SS SD
7 Corey Pieper B. Davis CF CHC
8 Tim Kanak C. Carroll CF ARI
9 R.J. White N. Marte SS SEA
10 Scott White A. Volpe SS NYY
11 Geoff Pontes M. Luciano SS SF
12 Frank Stampfl R. Hassell CF SD
Round 2
Pos Team Player
13 Frank Stampfl Z. Veen RF COL
14 Geoff Pontes G. Rodriguez SP BAL
15 Scott White J. Jung 3B TEX
16 R.J. White S. Baz SP TB
17 Tim Kanak M. Meyer SP MIA
18 Corey Pieper T. Casas 1B BOS
19 Jake Wiener L. Matos CF SF
20 Chris Towers A. Thomas CF ARI
21 Nick Mimikos O. Cruz SS PIT
22 Jesse Roche J. Walker 3B STL
23 Rhys White F. Alvarez C NYM
24 Chris Blessing M. Mayer SS BOS
Round 3
Pos Team Player
25 Chris Blessing G. Kirby SP SEA
26 Rhys White N. Gorman 2B STL
27 Jesse Roche N. Gonzales 2B PIT
28 Nick Mimikos J. Leiter SP TEX
29 Chris Towers V. Brujan 2B TB
30 Jake Wiener D. Espino SP CLE
31 Corey Pieper C. Cavalli SP WAS
32 Tim Kanak G. Moreno C TOR
33 R.J. White J. Lawlar SS ARI
34 Scott White N. Yorke 2B BOS
35 Geoff Pontes K. Watson SS MIA
36 Frank Stampfl T. Soderstrom C OAK
Round 4
Pos Team Player
37 Frank Stampfl H. Perez CF MIL
38 Geoff Pontes J. Dominguez CF NYY
39 Scott White H. Greene SP CIN
40 R.J. White O. Peraza SS NYY
41 Tim Kanak O. Martinez SS TOR
42 Corey Pieper A. Martin CF MIN
43 Jake Wiener J. Lowe RF TB
44 Chris Towers G. Valera RF CLE
45 Nick Mimikos N. Pratto 1B KC
46 Jesse Roche B. Baty 3B NYM
47 Rhys White C. Mayo 3B BAL
48 Chris Blessing M. Harris CF ATL
Round 5
Pos Team Player
49 Chris Blessing B. Rocchio SS CLE
50 Rhys White C. Cowser CF BAL
51 Jesse Roche A. Ashby RP MIL
52 Nick Mimikos R. Detmers SP LAA
53 Chris Towers M. Vargas 3B LAD
54 Jake Wiener B. House SS WAS
55 Corey Pieper B. Stott SS PHI
56 Tim Kanak B. Montgomery CF COL
57 R.J. White H. Davis C PIT
58 Scott White J. Miranda 3B MIN
59 Geoff Pontes A. Pages RF LAD
60 Frank Stampfl J. Noel 3B CLE
Round 6
Pos Team Player
61 Frank Stampfl N. Lodolo SP CIN
62 Geoff Pontes M. Melendez C KC
63 Scott White C. Hernandez SS CHC
64 R.J. White S. Sanchez SP MIA
65 Tim Kanak R. Lewis SS MIN
66 Corey Pieper R. Preciado SS CHC
67 Jake Wiener E. Perez SP MIA
68 Chris Towers J. Groshans SS TOR
69 Nick Mimikos G. Mitchell CF MIL
70 Jesse Roche G. Henderson SS BAL
71 Rhys White P. Crow-Armstrong CF CHC
72 Chris Blessing R. Contreras SP PIT
Round 7
Pos Team Player
73 Chris Blessing J. Duran CF BOS
74 Rhys White K. Ruiz C WAS
75 Jesse Roche L. Peguero SS PIT
76 Nick Mimikos M. Busch 2B LAD
77 Chris Towers E. Cabrera SP MIA
78 Jake Wiener J. Wiemer RF MIL
79 Corey Pieper E. Hancock SP SEA
80 Tim Kanak M. Brash SP SEA
81 R.J. White M. Abel SP PHI
82 Scott White D. Harris 1B TEX
83 Geoff Pontes J. Pena SS HOU
84 Frank Stampfl T. Sweeney SS NYY
Round 8
Pos Team Player
85 Frank Stampfl J. Jobe SP DET
86 Geoff Pontes C. Mead 3B TB
87 Scott White B. Miller SP LAD
88 R.J. White J. Bart C SF
89 Tim Kanak J. Ryan SP MIN
90 Corey Pieper V. Pasquantino 1B KC
91 Jake Wiener H. Ford C SEA
92 Chris Towers N. Pearson RP TOR
93 Nick Mimikos S. Beer 1B ARI
94 Jesse Roche P. Leon SS HOU
95 Rhys White J. Foscue 2B TEX
96 Chris Blessing J. Triantos 2B CHC
Round 9
Pos Team Player
97 Chris Blessing R. Mauricio SS NYM
98 Rhys White M. Gore SP SD
99 Jesse Roche O. Caissie RF CHC
100 Nick Mimikos M. Vientos 3B NYM
101 Chris Towers Q. Priester SP PIT
102 Jake Wiener E. De La Cruz 3B CIN
103 Corey Pieper B. Jordan 3B BOS
104 Tim Kanak K. Robinson CF ARI
105 R.J. White H. Ramos CF SF
106 Scott White D. Cartaya C LAD
107 Geoff Pontes C. Winn SP TEX
108 Frank Stampfl E. Pereira CF NYY
Round 10
Pos Team Player
109 Frank Stampfl J. Bleday RF MIA
110 Geoff Pontes S. Frelick CF MIL
111 Scott White T. Bradley SP TB
112 R.J. White M. Liberatore SP STL
113 Tim Kanak D. Hall SP BAL
114 Corey Pieper Roderick Arias SS NYY
115 Jake Wiener G. Williams SP CLE
116 Chris Towers D. Jameson SP ARI
117 Nick Mimikos S. Strider RP ATL
118 Jesse Roche M. McLain SS CIN
119 Rhys White L. Campusano C SD
120 Chris Blessing K. Harrison SP SF
Team by Team
Chris Blessing
Rd Pk Player
1 1 B. Witt SS KC
2 24 M. Mayer SS BOS
3 25 G. Kirby SP SEA
4 48 M. Harris CF ATL
5 49 B. Rocchio SS CLE
6 72 R. Contreras SP PIT
7 73 J. Duran CF BOS
8 96 J. Triantos 2B CHC
9 97 R. Mauricio SS NYM
10 120 K. Harrison SP SF
Rhys White
Rd Pk Player
1 2
2 23 F. Alvarez C NYM
3 26 N. Gorman 2B STL
4 47 C. Mayo 3B BAL
5 50 C. Cowser CF BAL
6 71 P. Crow-Armstrong CF CHC
7 74 K. Ruiz C WAS
8 95 J. Foscue 2B TEX
9 98 M. Gore SP SD
10 119 L. Campusano C SD
Jesse Roche
Rd Pk Player
1 3 S. Torkelson 1B DET
2 22 J. Walker 3B STL
3 27 N. Gonzales 2B PIT
4 46 B. Baty 3B NYM
5 51 A. Ashby RP MIL
6 70 G. Henderson SS BAL
7 75 L. Peguero SS PIT
8 94 P. Leon SS HOU
9 99 O. Caissie RF CHC
10 118 M. McLain SS CIN
Nick Mimikos
Rd Pk Player
1 4 A. Rutschman C BAL
2 21 O. Cruz SS PIT
3 28 J. Leiter SP TEX
4 45 N. Pratto 1B KC
5 52 R. Detmers SP LAA
6 69 G. Mitchell CF MIL
7 76 M. Busch 2B LAD
8 93 S. Beer 1B ARI
9 100 M. Vientos 3B NYM
10 117 S. Strider RP ATL
Chris Towers
Rd Pk Player
1 5 R. Greene CF DET
2 20 A. Thomas CF ARI
3 29 V. Brujan 2B TB
4 44 G. Valera RF CLE
5 53 M. Vargas 3B LAD
6 68 J. Groshans SS TOR
7 77 E. Cabrera SP MIA
8 92 N. Pearson RP TOR
9 101 Q. Priester SP PIT
10 116 D. Jameson SP ARI
Jake Wiener
Rd Pk Player
1 6 C. Abrams SS SD
2 19 L. Matos CF SF
3 30 D. Espino SP CLE
4 43 J. Lowe RF TB
5 54 B. House SS WAS
6 67 E. Perez SP MIA
7 78 J. Wiemer RF MIL
8 91 H. Ford C SEA
9 102 E. De La Cruz 3B CIN
10 115 G. Williams SP CLE
Corey Pieper
Rd Pk Player
1 7 B. Davis CF CHC
2 18 T. Casas 1B BOS
3 31 C. Cavalli SP WAS
4 42 A. Martin CF MIN
5 55 B. Stott SS PHI
6 66 R. Preciado SS CHC
7 79 E. Hancock SP SEA
8 90 V. Pasquantino 1B KC
9 103 B. Jordan 3B BOS
10 114 Roderick Arias SS NYY
Tim Kanak
Rd Pk Player
1 8 C. Carroll CF ARI
2 17 M. Meyer SP MIA
3 32 G. Moreno C TOR
4 41 O. Martinez SS TOR
5 56 B. Montgomery CF COL
6 65 R. Lewis SS MIN
7 80 M. Brash SP SEA
8 89 J. Ryan SP MIN
9 104 K. Robinson CF ARI
10 113 D. Hall SP BAL
R.J. White
Rd Pk Player
1 9 N. Marte SS SEA
2 16 S. Baz SP TB
3 33 J. Lawlar SS ARI
4 40 O. Peraza SS NYY
5 57 H. Davis C PIT
6 64 S. Sanchez SP MIA
7 81 M. Abel SP PHI
8 88 J. Bart C SF
9 105 H. Ramos CF SF
10 112 M. Liberatore SP STL
Scott White
Rd Pk Player
1 10 A. Volpe SS NYY
2 15 J. Jung 3B TEX
3 34 N. Yorke 2B BOS
4 39 H. Greene SP CIN
5 58 J. Miranda 3B MIN
6 63 C. Hernandez SS CHC
7 82 D. Harris 1B TEX
8 87 B. Miller SP LAD
9 106 D. Cartaya C LAD
10 111 T. Bradley SP TB
Geoff Pontes
Rd Pk Player
1 11 M. Luciano SS SF
2 14 G. Rodriguez SP BAL
3 35 K. Watson SS MIA
4 38 J. Dominguez CF NYY
5 59 A. Pages RF LAD
6 62 M. Melendez C KC
7 83 J. Pena SS HOU
8 86 C. Mead 3B TB
9 107 C. Winn SP TEX
10 110 S. Frelick CF MIL
Frank Stampfl
Rd Pk Player
1 12 R. Hassell CF SD
2 13 Z. Veen RF COL
3 36 T. Soderstrom C OAK
4 37 H. Perez CF MIL
5 60 J. Noel 3B CLE
6 61 N. Lodolo SP CIN
7 84 T. Sweeney SS NYY
8 85 J. Jobe SP DET
9 108 E. Pereira CF NYY
10 109 J. Bleday RF MIA