Successful Major League Baseball franchises need to "grow
their own" players through astute scouting, analysis, drafting,
and developing their talent through their farm system (unless
you have unlimited cash to waste like the New
The premier source for data on young players is Baseball
America, which supplies abundant material for analysis.
They also publish Top Ten prospect lists and Top
100 lists that are widely discussed among fans, who strive
to see how their favorite teams are progressing in this area--an
arena of dreams and hope for the future.
Other sources for prospect information include Baseball
On Deck Baseball Prospects, Baseball
Prospectus, and Fox Sports.* Click on the team logos for current
and recent top rated prospects by organization. These are the
stars of the future.