Yesterday, Keith Law ranked the farm systems of all teams for ESPN
15. New York Yankees: For the first time in several years, the Yankees’ system is light on impact talent, with major question marks on each of the top four prospects. The 2008 draft class doesn’t offer much hope — the Yankees’ first pick reversed course on them midsummer and decided to go to college; their third pick had a medical issue and didn’t agree to terms; and the resulting crop of players doesn’t offer much upside.
As much as I want to protest and put the Yankees in the top 10, Law’s making sense here.
Here are Law’s top five farm systems:
2) Tampa Bay
The Red Sox ranked 7th and the Mets were ranked 17th.
Hat Tip to Sliding into Home.