MLB's 5 Deepest Farm Systems That You Rarely Hear Any Buzz About

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MLB's 5 Deepest Farm Systems That You Rarely Hear Any Buzz About
H. Darr Beiser-USA TODAY
SS Xander Bogaerts (Red Sox)

In Prospect Pipeline’s Midseason Top 50 Prospect Update, it was pretty clear which organizations possess the strongest farm system: The Pirates led the way with four prospects in the Top 50, while the Diamondbacks, Rangers, Mariners, Blue Jays, Cardinals and Royals each placed three players.

However, just because a team has a large quantity of prospects does not necessarily mean they boast a strong, overall farm system. Regardless, it's organizations rich in prospects that garner all the attention.

So it’s time to show some love to five overlooked and under-appreciated farm systems: Boston Red Sox, Houston Astros, Miami Marlins, Minnesota Twins and Los Angeles Dodgers.

I’ve even included an updated ranking of each organization’s top-10 prospects; however, they are not my official, end-of-the-season rankings. Players that were featured in my midseason update appear in bold.

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