It’s been a busy week preparing for Prospect Week 2016. There’s wild stuff going on behind the scenes that you guys don’t even know about. I’m talking serious spreadsheet action. The festivities kick off on Monday and there will be some more details on the whole schedule for the week coming later, but to get the prospect juices flowing I thought I’d touch on some of the trends I’ve noticed as we’ve worked on the list and some of the individual players I’m higher on and lower on than most. It’s like a free look into the Brad Vietrogoski IIATMS Top 30 war room.
– The first thing that stands out to me after putting together this year’s list is how much upper-level talent the Yankees have right now. It feels like they’ve got more legit future potential MLB guys in Triple-A and Double-A than they’ve had in a long time, and that’s without Eric Jagielo, Rookie Davis, and Jake Cave, who all would have been top 20 guys in our rankings. … Click here to read the rest