Talking about outstanding San Francisco Giants prospects is a lot like talking about what presents Santa Claus might bring you next Christmas. What it really comes down to is more a question of existence than potential gifts.
MLB.com recently released its annual list of the top 100 prospects in Major League Baseball and, not surprisingly, there were only two San Francisco Giant minor leaguers on the entire list.
It get worse. San Francisco grabbed the #86 spot with pitcher Kyle Crick and the #100 spot with outfielder Gary Brown. Thank god it's not a top 85 list.
I have previously described the rusted out pick-up truck up on blocks sitting in the front yard that has been the San Francisco Giants minor league system. And how it got that way. I prefer to think of San Francisco's farm system now as in the process of being finely detailed, repainted, and about to be fitted with a new V-8 engine from the BMW Corporation.
That's because a major story is developi...