What is wrong with the New York Yankees farm system?
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I will get right to the point.
As of today, the state of the Yankees farm system is actually irrelevant.
And here is why.
Fact is it does not house the talent to immediate help the team in 2013.
Too many of the top prospects took a step back last season due to injuries and promotions. Obviously this delays a prospects development, which also calls for re-evaluation across the board.
Unfortunately, the Yankees have no Mike Trout or Bryce Harper waiting to burst onto the scene. That is not to say one or two stars won’t emerge but not anytime soon enough to help the team now.
And do not kid yourself into thinking another ‘Core Four’ is developing because it is not and never will in our lifetime again.
If some of the prospects were ready now that would work because the current Yankees have plenty of veteran stars in the mix to balance things out. In the interim, the Yankees do not want to push these...