Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus polls MLB executives, asking how Cuban prospect Yoenis Cespedes compares to current big leaguers B.J. Upton, Drew Stubbs, Chris Young, Adam Jones and Colby Rasmus.
The Baltimore Orioles, Seattle Mariners and Houston Astros are currently bringing up the rear in terms of their respective situations, not just because the teams are struggling, but because there's not much help in their systems.
Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus projects the best MLB players from 2010 through 2019 (the next decade of stars). His tops include Hanley Ramirez, Justin Upton, Joe Mauer and Tim Lincecum; the list goes to 20, though, with surprises.