This article is part of our Farm Futures series.
For the third year in a row, I will be going division by division, providing analysis on every fantasy-relevant prospect in baseball while also ranking those prospects in their respective systems. This means there will be 20-plus prospects ranked in certain systems and less than 10 prospects ranked in others. There is no point in listing an irrelevant prospect just to reach an arbitrary total of 10, 20 or 30. Similarly, it is unfortunate to not include information on highly relevant prospects just because that prospect was not one of his team's 10 or 20 best.
The second installment takes us to the 117 prospects you need to know in the American League Central.
I wrote the outlooks for most of the guys in the top 250 or so of the top 400 prospect rankings, so if you want more in depth analysis on someone, check out their player profile. Feel free to ask me any prospect-related questions in the comments section or on Twitter.
This system is once again very top heavy. The White Sox have had no problem acquiring high-end prospects, but they have had very little success turning under-the-radar players into significant assets – of course, that would have been the story with Fernando Tatis Jr. if they hadn't given him away for James Shields. Eloy Jimenez is the clear jewel of this system, but prospects 2-5 could be ranked in varying orders by reasonable minds. The same could be said of the