We've been doing this a long time.
Pirates Prospects has been ranking players in this farm system since the 2010 season. Our rankings have matured over the years, adjusted, altered tendencies, and what I've learned from doing the rankings this year is that this whole process becomes really easy with a system this loaded.
You can take a random selection of the top 60 prospects in the system to make up spots 21-30, and that's a good thing. Most of those guys are either low-level, high-upside guys who you can dream on adding a key tool, or overcoming some kind of odds against them. Or, you've got the upper level guys who might be able to start in the majors, but are good enough to at least reach the big leagues and very possibly provide bench and bullpen depth.
That's what ...
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