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Which prospects would be untouchable in a Zack Greinke trade? How did Angels outfielder Mike Trout last 25 picks in the 2009 draft? How does a mutual option affect possible free-agent compensation?

Minors | #2010#Ask BA

Sanchez Gets Back To Work

Bill Mitchell -Premium Content

Mesa Solar Sox catcher Tony Sanchez can be forgiven if he experienced any nasty flashbacks when taking the field on the Arizona Fall League's opening day. It was the Pirates farmhand's first time on the field since a late June game in which he took a Brad Holt fastball to the jaw while batting for the Bradenton Marauders of the Florida State League against the St. Lucie Mets.

Minors | #2010#Arizona Fall League#Winter Baseball

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Jim Callis -

Who's the best hitting prospect left in the minors? Why isn't Padres outfielder Donavan Tate playing winter ball to make up for lost at-bats? Which 2011 first-round picks are protected from free-agent compensation?

Minors | #2010#Ask BA

Posey, Trout Rank As Best Of The Best

Jim Callis -Premium Content

If you love prospect rankings, you've come to the right place. We list the top 20 prospects for each of the 16 minor leagues. To put all of those players in a little more context—and to give a bit of a sneak preview for our Top 100 Prospects list, which is still four months away—let's see how all of the No. 1 prospects stack up against each other.

Minors | #2010#Column