Where the Rays' top 30 prospects are starting the season

Where the Rays' top 30 prospects are starting the season

With the 2015 season officially under way, here's a look at where the Rays' top 30 prospects are starting the season:

1. Justin O'Conner -- Montgomery Biscuits (AA)
2. Daniel Robertson -- Montgomery Biscuits (AA)
3. Willy Adames -- Charlotte Stone Crabs (A Adv)
4. Steven Souza -- Tampa Bay Rays (MLB)
5. Adrian Rondon -- Extended spring training
6. Casey Gillaspie -- Bowling Green Hot Rods (A)
7. Brent Honeywell -- Bowling Green Hot Rods (A)
8. Taylor Guerrieri -- Extended spring training (DL)
9. Ryan Brett -- Durham Bulls (AAA)
10. Alex Colome -- Tampa Bay Rays (MLB) -- DL
11. Nathan Karns -- Tampa Bay Rays (MLB)
12. Blake Snell -- Charlotte Stone Crabs (A Adv)
13. Nick Ciuffo -- Bowling Green Hot Rods (A)
14. Mikie Mahtook -- Durham Bulls (AAA)
15. Enny Romero -- Durham Bulls (AAA) -- DL
16. Hak-Ju Lee -- Durham Bulls (AAA)
17. Andrew Velazquez -- Charlotte Stone Crabs (A Adv)
18. Cameron Varga -- Extended spring training
19. Boog Powell -- Montgomery Biscuits (AA)
20. Justin Williams -- Bowling Green Hot Rods (A)
21. Ryne Stanek -- Charlotte Stone Crabs (A Adv)
22. Richie Shaffer -- Montgomery Biscuits (AA)
23. Tyler Goeddel -- Montgomery Biscuits (AA)
24. Jake Bauers -- Charlotte Stone Crabs (A Adv)
25. Jose Dominguez -- Durham Bulls (AAA)
26. Jake Hager -- Montgomery Biscuits (AA) -- DL
27. Tim Beckham -- Tampa Bay Rays (MLB)
28. German Marquez -- Charlotte Stone Crabs (A Adv)
29. Patrick Leonard -- Montgomery Biscuits (AA)
30. Kean Wong -- Charlotte Stone Crabs (A Adv)

Team to watch
Double-A Montgomery will feature catcher Justin O'Conner and shortstop Daniel Robertson, the Rays' top two prospects. O'Conner reached Montgomery late last season, while Robertson will be making his organizational debut with the Biscuits after coming to the Rays as a part of the trade that sent Yunel Escobar and Ben Zobrist to the A's during the offseason.

Teams on MiLB.TV
Durham Bulls
Montgomery Biscuits

On the mend
Right-hander Taylor Guerrieri, the Rays' top pick in the 2011 First-Year Player Draft, is one of a few pitchers in the organization who will begin the season recovering from injuries. Guerrieri is still working his way back following Tommy John surgery in 2013. Right-hander Alex Colome began the year on the disabled list in the Major Leagues following a bout of pneumonia that kept him out for a few weeks of Spring Training. Left-hander Enny Romero is expected to miss the first few weeks of the season at Triple-A Durham due to a back strain he suffered last month.

Teddy Cahill is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @tedcahill. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.