Found February 08, 2012 on
Sliding Into Home:
ESPN's Keith Law
came out with his farm system rankings today and surprisingly the Yankees still made the top 10:
10. New York Yankees
I might be jumping the gun here, but I see a lot of star potential on their bottom few affiliates, including new acquisition Jose Campos from Seattle, to go with the two power arms from their Scranton club (Manny Banuelos and Dellin Betances). The flaw in the system is the lack of near-in talent, especially position players, who could either help the big club soon or provide more fodder for trades.
The Padres (1), Rays (2) and Jays (3) top the list. For more, read the entire article here
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Keith Law's Top 100 prospects are out. The Yankees have four players on the list. Those who follow this closely know who Mason Williams is, those who ...