The Salem-Keizer Volcanoes (Class-A Short Season) will take the field for game No. 1 of their 2013 campaign tonight, which means it’s offically the prime of minor league baseball. When the Arizona League Giants kick off next week, there will be SEVEN San Francisco affiliated teams in season.
That being said, baseball is awesome.
Four of those seven teams have been playing for more than three months now. Augusta and San Jose have the two lowest team ERAs in the organization, so it’s no coincidence that both teams have arguably the best pitching prospects in the farm.
Here’s a nice list of them, beginning with right-handed starters: