Heading into every season prognosticators and analysts alike produce lists of prospect rankings. Whether it be the top-20, top-50, top-100, or top-300 in some cases the general point is the same, rank the prospects, regardless of organization, amongst each other to let folks know who you believe are the top guys to pay attention to or guys further down the list worth owning for the long haul. Typically I don’t release my rankings, though I do make them, for this report, I will release my mid-season update as a means of showing who’s moved up with nearly a dozen of the pre-season top-100 already graduating from systems and where this year’s top draft picks rank. This week is a good week to view them since seven of the nine minor league All-Star Games happened last week signaling the traditional mid-point of a baseball season. The biggest movers and some newcomers will be the focus of this piece.

System Rankings

This table shows where the teams ranked as a system both...