While pitching and defense are important, you can’t win baseball games without scoring any runs. Hitting, therefore, is just as important.
Though most teams tend to stockpile good pitching prospects if they can, hitting prospects are often overlooked until they enjoy a breakout season.
Each team hopes that its young hitting prospects can pan out in order to provide some pop to the parent team’s lineup or serve as trade bait in acquiring other areas of need.
Here is a power ranking of each team’s farm system based on hitting depth.
Note: Analyzing prospects based on minor league numbers is an arduous task, so some of the rankings are interchangeable. However, the top rankings show the teams that have the luxury of good offensive depth on the farm.