The All-Star break isn't really the mid-season point for anything. The Major League season is six months long, so the mid-season point is the end of June. The minor league season is five months long, so the mid-season point is the middle of June, rather than the middle of July. The All-Star break does provide a few days off to reflect on the first half (and then some) of the season, so the mid-season reviews are more out of convenience.

At this point in the year the minor league season is about 70% finished. Calling this a three-quarters review would be more accurate. Our mid-season top 20 prospects is a more accurate mid-season review, but that only looks at the top guys and where they are now, without reviewing the pre-season rankings and what they have done this year. I wanted to go ...

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