The Kansas City Royals' farm system has received more press of late than the actual Major League club itself.
Given the task of saving a once proud franchise, the exciting prospects can't hide behind the curtain of potential and the minor leagues for much longer.
Their time has come.
In 2012, we will get the first real glimpse of the Royals' future.
How much success can we expect this season? Here are 10 bold predictions for the upcoming campaign.