Hint: it’s not cause for optimism.
In a few weeks, we’ll deem one organization’s minor-league talent the best in baseball. What will that portend for the team?
Ben and Sam answer listener emails about how much steroids help, the best farm systems in baseball, and how they’d try to negotiate a hypothetical trade.
Ben and Sam discuss Kenny Williams’ contention that the poorly rated White Sox farm system is just misunderstood, then consider whether the Cubs should be concerned about Starlin Castro’s makeup.
Who are the prospects that the BP staff most enjoys rooting for?
Introducing the Top 101 and Top 11 Prospects stats pages.
Will the Red Sox be sporting a bevvy of top prospects next year, or will they be derailed by beer and fried chicken?
After a miserable 2011 at the major-league level, will Minnesota at least see some happiness on the farm?