January 23, 2017
San Diego Padres Top 10 Prospects
The State of the System: They tore it down and built it back up and we are back where we started with a very good and very deep system.
The Top Ten
The Big Question: Is This 2012 All Over Again?
In 2012, the San Diego Padres had one of the top farm systems in all of baseball. BP’s former prospect ace Kevin Goldstein gave the Friars top billing in his annual farm system review, as did ESPN’s Keith Law. While the Padres lacked a headlining prospect, San Diego had built an unusually deep system. Goldstein gave nine Padres prospects four-star ratings, and argued that the top seven names in the system were essentially interchangeable.