With their immediate future no longer wholly in doubt, the Nationals can focus on fielding a competitive ballclub. Anacostia, we have a problem.
Drafting the young arm with the best pure stuff in the 2006 draft was a good start. Add an intriguing sign out of the Dominican Republic, and the Giants have the makings of a farm system.
A system without much upside got some help in the 2006 draft, but it’s still a long way away from making an impact on the big league club.
As the hangover after a triumphant World Series win fades into the Missouri winter…put your galoshes on and run after it, because this system is weak.
Interesting arms give the Pirates hope that they’ll contend at some point.
Having young infielders who hit for power at the big league level masks the Phillies’ thin farm system. Kevin tells you the names you need to know.
The Mets have the ability to turn top prospects into starting pitching if they wish. Kevin details a top-heavy farm system with one impact prospect who’s not a household name–yet.
After a quiet offseason, some of the young arms and bats coming in this organization ease the pain of being a Brewers fan.
Kevin checks out who grabbed who in what turned out to be a surprisingly active Rule 5 draft.
Kevin’s trained eye surveys Cal Ripken Jr., a possible trade between the Phillies and the Brewers, and a sports astrologer.
Having a nine-RBI game at the major league level doesn’t even make you one of the top three prospects in a stacked farm system.
Hunter Pence received a lot of attention for his performance in the Arizona Fall League. Did he do enough to impress Kevin?
The Florida Marlins organization may have deployed tons of talent already, but do they have even more on the way?
The Rockies’ humidor may have led the league in VORH, but there are some actual pitching prospects ascending to altitude, along with a special shortstop at No. 1.
With the Arizona Fall League now over, Kevin looks back at some performances from a few notable youngsters.