With minor league baseball heating up across the country, the St. Louis Cardinals' 10 best prospects are already back to working their way up the organizational depth charts.
For this look into the early-season progress of the organization’s top prospects, I chose the top 10 by adhering to a specific, yet simple, standard.
I did not include any prospect that has already made the jump to the majors. While some lists still include Kolten Wong or Carlos Martinez, for the purpose of this slideshow we’ll leave them out of the equation.
The goal is to look at the next wave of incoming talent, not the players who have already arrived.
Following is a look at the most recent performance of each of those players and an analysis of their stock within the organization.