Ranking pitching the pitching prospects in this system is an incredibly hard thing to do. Neal Huntington has done an amazing job adding depth to what was previously a ridiculously bad pitching system, but as a result I've listed six 2009 draftees, plus three guys who were acquired at some point in 2009, plus two 2008 draftees, two 2008 trade acquisitions, and two guys with almost no experience in the US.

That makes a literal ranking of these pitchers near impossible. I'm positive Dan McCutchen will be a Major League pitcher, even if his upside isn't very high. So how do you reconcile him on a list of talented 2009 draftees with little to no professional experience? The ceiling for guys like Cain, Van Rosenberg, and Stevenson is very high, but they have miles to go before we really know...

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