The Atlanta Braves have always prided themselves in having a great minor league system.
Unlike the Yankees and Red Sox, who just go out and buy other teams' players, the Braves consistently develop their young talent through their minor league teams.
Braves such as Jason Heyward, Brian McCann and Tommy Hanson are all examples of the quality training that players receive in cities such as Lawrenceville and Rome.
The 2011 prospects for the Atlanta Braves, as usual, have plenty of potential. Some of the top prospects in the entire league are hoping to crack the Atlanta Opening Day roster.
Some of these prospects are fresh faces, while others have had short stints in the majors.
Here are the Atlanta Braves’ top 10 prospects heading into the 2011 season.