It's no secret that the St. Louis Cardinals boast one of, if not the best, farm systems in all of baseball. Year in and year out, the Cardinals take in young prospects and develop them into superstars. (See: Trevor Rosenthal, Michael Wacha, Matt Adams, Kolten Wong, etc...)
This season is no different. The Cardinals' top 10 prospects are enjoying a fruitful 2014 season. Some are exceeding expectations, while others are even-keeled. A few of these young players are struggling to adapt and find a consistent rhythm in the minor leagues.
Reaching the majors is a long, grueling process. Sometimes, it takes years to accomplish. Some players never do, while others are fast-tracked and have stellar careers.
A number of the Cardinals' top 10 prospects are on their way to the show.
Here's how they fared during Week 17 (July 13-20) of the 2014 season.