Prospects are important in Major League Baseball. Without a strong farm system, teams will not have the depth needed to compete for a playoff spot. That leads to a downward spiral, and suddenly you've become the Pittsburgh Pirates or Kansas City Royals.
The need for prospects is more important in the American League Central, where a majority of the teams in the division choose to build from within instead of going crazy in free-agent spending.
Between the Minnesota Twins, Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox, Detroit Tigers and the aforementioned Royals, there are 15 prospects listed in Baseball America's Top 100.
That means that the future will be coming soon for the AL Central, and here's a look at what it could look like with an all-prospect team.