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How the Detroit Tigers Farm System Stacks Up

First rounder Derek Hill headlines the farm system

With the trade deadline now passed and the mid-season prospect lists published, it is now time to take a look around and see how the Tigers minor league system stacks up to the rest of the league. Check inside to see the hard truth.

While some in the mainstream media attempt to peddle a story that paints the Tigers farm system as having a glutton of future Major League regulars, and even a few stars, the reality is in stark contrast to that storyline. The Tigers system is sorely lacking in impact talent and even lacks marginal depth at many positions. At the top of the Tigers list rests a first-round pick, Derek Hill, and...

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