It's not just the NFL's biggest star who wants this to happen.
Sometimes, a player that remains a prospect for a long time is indicative of some significant flaw or flaws in their game that ultimately prevent them from big league productivity—Bubba Starling comes to mind—but that’s not always the case. Hype can begin early and burn brightly, and after a while it’s natural to simply move on to the next great prospect sans disappointment. Adalberto Mondesi is perhaps the living embodiment of prospect fatigue.
I’m not sure Lopez was the best defensive second baseman in the American League, but he absolutely was one of the best three. And certainly Danny Mendick who wasn’t even the best defensive second baseman on his team shouldn’t have been there. It turns out there was a tie with Lopez listed as a fourth finalist.