Originally written on Angelswin  |  Last updated 12/3/12
Intro by David Saltzer - AngelsWin.com Senior Writer By now most Angels fans have heard that the Angels farm system is “thin” on talent. And, in many ways, that is correct. However, such a description truly does not give an accurate reflection on the overall state of the farm. While we, at AngelsWin.com are not such homers as to deny the obvious, we also believe that simply stating that the farm is “thin” is a misnomer. It does not explain how or why the system got that way. And, it implies that the overall system is void of talent, when in fact, there are several bright spots. Understanding how the system got thinned out will help fans understand where the bright spots are in the system. Succinctly, the Angels organization has suffered from 5 key deficiencies. First, the biggest reason why the Angels are short on talent relates directly to the success of the parent club. With the draft order in June being inversely related to the success of the Major League club, ...
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