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02-17

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Draft Ten Pack: February 17, 2015
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Nick J. Faleris and BP Prospect Staff

02-17

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2015 Prospects: 2015 Organizational Rankings
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Mark Anderson, Jeff Moore and BP Prospect Staff

02-09

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2015 Prospects: Top 101 Prospects of 2015
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Nick J. Faleris, Chris Mellen and BP Prospect Staff

02-06

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2015 Prospects: Los Angeles Angels Top 10 Prospects
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Nick J. Faleris and BP Prospect Staff

02-04

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2015 Prospects: Houston Astros Top 10 Prospects
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Nick J. Faleris and BP Prospect Staff

02-02

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2015 Prospects: Oakland Athletics Top 10 Prospects
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Tucker Blair and BP Prospect Staff

01-30

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2015 Prospects: Seattle Mariners Top 10 Prospects
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Jordan Gorosh and BP Prospect Staff

01-28

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2015 Prospects: Texas Rangers Top 10 Prospects
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Nick J. Faleris and BP Prospect Staff

01-26

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2015 Prospects: Kansas City Royals Top 10 Prospects
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Nick J. Faleris and BP Prospect Staff

01-21

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2015 Prospects: Detroit Tigers Top 10 Prospects
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Chris Mellen and BP Prospect Staff

01-14

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2015 Prospects: Cleveland Indians Top 10 Prospects
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Chris Mellen and BP Prospect Staff

01-12

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2015 Prospects: Chicago White Sox Top 10 Prospects
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Chris Mellen and BP Prospect Staff

01-09

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31

2015 Prospects: Minnesota Twins Top 10 Prospects
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Chris Mellen and BP Prospect Staff

01-08

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2015 Prospects: Los Angeles Dodgers Top 10 Prospects
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Nick J. Faleris and BP Prospect Staff

01-05

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2015 Prospects: San Francisco Giants Top 10 Prospects
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Nick J. Faleris and BP Prospect Staff

12-24

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2015 Prospects: San Diego Padres Top 10 Prospects
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Nick J. Faleris and BP Prospect Staff

12-22

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2015 Prospects: Colorado Rockies Top 10 Prospects
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Nick J. Faleris and BP Prospect Staff

12-12

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2015 Prospects: Arizona Diamondbacks Top 10 Prospects
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Nick J. Faleris and BP Prospect Staff

12-10

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2015 Prospects: Baltimore Orioles Top 10 Prospects
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Chris Mellen and BP Prospect Staff

12-08

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2015 Prospects: New York Yankees Top 10 Prospects
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Chris Mellen and BP Prospect Staff

12-05

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2015 Prospects: Toronto Blue Jays Top 10 Prospects
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Chris Mellen and BP Prospect Staff

12-03

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2015 Prospects: Tampa Bay Rays Top 10 Prospects
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Chris Mellen and BP Prospect Staff

12-01

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2015 Prospects: Boston Red Sox Top 10 Prospects
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Chris Mellen and BP Prospect Staff

11-24

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2015 Prospects: St. Louis Cardinals Top 10 Prospects
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Nick J. Faleris and BP Prospect Staff

11-21

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2015 Prospects: Cincinnati Reds Top 10 Prospects
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Nick J. Faleris and BP Prospect Staff

11-19

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2015 Prospects: Pittsburgh Pirates Top 10 Prospects
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Chris Mellen and BP Prospect Staff

11-17

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2015 Prospects: Milwaukee Brewers Top 10 Prospects
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Nick J. Faleris and BP Prospect Staff

11-14

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2015 Prospects: Chicago Cubs Top 10 Prospects
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Nick J. Faleris and BP Prospect Staff

11-12

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2015 Prospects: Washington Nationals Top 10 Prospects
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Chris Mellen and BP Prospect Staff

11-10

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2015 Prospects: New York Mets Top 10 Prospects
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Chris Mellen and BP Prospect Staff

11-07

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2015 Prospects: Atlanta Braves Top 10 Prospects
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Chris Mellen and BP Prospect Staff

11-07

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Minor League Update: Surprises and Disappointments: AFL Pitchers
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BP Prospect Staff

11-06

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Minor League Update: Surprises and Disappointments: AFL Hitters
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BP Prospect Staff

11-05

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2015 Prospects: Miami Marlins Top 10 Prospects
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Chris Mellen and BP Prospect Staff

11-04

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Minor League Update: Games of Friday, October 31st
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BP Prospect Staff

11-03

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2015 Prospects: Philadelphia Phillies Top 10 Prospects
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Chris Mellen and BP Prospect Staff

11-03

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Minor League Update: Fall Stars Game Recap
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BP Prospect Staff

10-31

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Minor League Update: AFL Recap for Games of October 30th
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BP Prospect Staff

10-30

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Minor League Update: AFL Recap for Games of October 29th
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10-21

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The BP Wayback Machine: Fourteen Years of Brian Roberts
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BP Prospect Staff

10-06

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Monday Morning Ten Pack: Prospects to Watch in the AFL
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BP Prospect Staff

09-29

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Monday Morning Ten Pack: Breakout Candidates for 2015
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BP Prospect Staff

09-22

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Monday Morning Ten Pack: The Season's Most Disappointing Prospects
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BP Prospect Staff

09-17

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Eyewitness Accounts: September 17, 2014
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BP Prospect Staff

09-15

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Monday Morning Ten Pack: September 15, 2014
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BP Prospect Staff

09-09

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Eyewitness Accounts: September 9, 2014
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09-08

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Monday Morning Ten Pack: September 8, 2014
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09-02

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Monday Morning Ten Pack: September 2, 2014
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08-28

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Eyewitness Accounts: August 28, 2014
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February 17, 2015 6:00 am

Draft Ten Pack: February 17, 2015

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Nick J. Faleris and BP Prospect Staff

Updates on Kyle Funkhouser, Brendan Rodgers, Dansby Swanson, and other potential draft targets.

This past weekend kicked-off the start of the Division I college baseball season, and so too does Baseball Prospectus’ prospect team kick-off our coverage of the 2015 draft with the first installment of our Draft Ten Pack series. Each week we will bring you updates on some of the top names and rising talents across the amateur landscape, beginning this week with updates from college baseball’s opening weekend and some prep notes from the Sunshine State and an early-season Midwest showcase.

Kyle Funkhouser, RHP, Louisville

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Every farm system in baseball, ordered from best to worst.

1. Chicago Cubs
Farm System Ranking in 2014: 2
2015 Top Ten Prospects: Link
Top Prospect: Addison Russell (2)
Prospects on the BP 101: 7
State of the System: Despite graduating infielders Arismendy Alcantara and Javier Baez, and mildly uninspiring years from former Top 10 prospects like C.J. Edwards and Christian Villanueva, the Cubs are the proud owner of the game’s top system. With the 2014 arrival of shortstop Addison Russell via trade, the explosive emergence of third baseman Kris Bryant, and the selection of a hit-first prospect like Kyle Schwarber, the Cubs remain absolutely loaded with impact talent. The arrival and emergence of those players doesn’t even begin to touch on the continued presence of outfielders Jorge Soler and Albert Almora, as well as quality depth of high ceiling players like Gleyber Torres, Eloy Jimenez, Carson Sands, and Mark Zagunis. The Cubs’ system is loaded to the gills with talent that could help their roster continue to improve internally, or via trade.
Must-See Affiliate: Triple-A Iowa
Prospects to See There: Kris Bryant, Addison Russell, Pierce Johnson








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The Twins' Byron Buxton is, for the second year in a row, the best prospect in baseball.

Previous Rankings: 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007

Chat with Nick J. Faleris and Chris Mellen About the Top 101 (8:00 PM ET) | Read the list with full commentary in Baseball Prospectus 2015

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February 6, 2015 6:00 am

2015 Prospects: Los Angeles Angels Top 10 Prospects

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Nick J. Faleris and BP Prospect Staff

Even with a recent solid addition at the top of the list, this continues to be a very weak system.

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February 4, 2015 6:00 am

2015 Prospects: Houston Astros Top 10 Prospects

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Nick J. Faleris and BP Prospect Staff

Still a strong system despite some recent trades and high-profile graduates.

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February 2, 2015 6:00 am

2015 Prospects: Oakland Athletics Top 10 Prospects

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Tucker Blair and BP Prospect Staff

Oakland's system lacks depth and lost plenty of talent after a busy offseason filled with trades.

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January 30, 2015 6:00 am

2015 Prospects: Seattle Mariners Top 10 Prospects

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Jordan Gorosh and BP Prospect Staff

Investing in international free agency and some right-handed pop has the Mariners system healthy.

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January 28, 2015 6:00 am

2015 Prospects: Texas Rangers Top 10 Prospects

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Nick J. Faleris and BP Prospect Staff

The Rangers system continues to be stocked with high-end talent oozing with potential.

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January 26, 2015 6:00 am

2015 Prospects: Kansas City Royals Top 10 Prospects

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Nick J. Faleris and BP Prospect Staff

Strong drafts and international acquisitions keeps the Royals system strong despite development hiccups for some higher profile names.

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January 21, 2015 6:00 am

2015 Prospects: Detroit Tigers Top 10 Prospects

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Chris Mellen and BP Prospect Staff

The trend stays the same: the Tigers win at the highest level, but their system remains rather weak.

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January 14, 2015 6:00 am

2015 Prospects: Cleveland Indians Top 10 Prospects

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Chris Mellen and BP Prospect Staff

The system is starting to create some depth, but the highlight still remains the elite talent at the very top.

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January 12, 2015 6:00 am

2015 Prospects: Chicago White Sox Top 10 Prospects

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Chris Mellen and BP Prospect Staff

A system on the rise with elite talent at the top and some future contributors sprinkled in.

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