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Twins ranked as third best system in baseball by Keith Law

Minnesota drops just one spot from Law's 2015 rankings.

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This time last year, we were discussing how Keith Law ranked the Minnesota Twins as the second-best organization in baseball in terms of prospects. Some people thought the Twins should be ranked first, but considering it was the Chicago Cubs who topped his list it wasn't really a point of contention. We're all well aware of Chicago's young talent.

Graduating quality prospects like Miguel Sano, Eddie Rosario, Trevor May, and Tyler Duffey would be enough to deal a major blow to a club's rankings. As it turns out, the Law still considers the Twins to be the third-best system in the game.

Law himself voices that very idea, stating that before he'd compiled his research he may have pre-listed the Twins "10 spots too low." With starters, relievers and position players with high value prospects, it's only the catcher position where Minnesota's cupboard is a little bare. Adding John Ryan Murphy will stem the tide there for the time being, but outside of Stuart Turner - whose bat is a significant question mark - there isn't a prospect in sight in the next three years.

The Twins will feature seven players on Keith Law's Top 100 prospects for 2016. We'll get into those players later this morning, but I'll ask you: if you haven't seen the list yet, who do you think makes it? Byron Buxton, Jose Berrios, Max Kepler, and Nick Gordon seem to be locks, so I'm curious to see who you think make up the other three.