MINORS: Teams to watch at Double-A and Triple-A, 2015

The minor league season is less than two weeks old, but there already have been some important developments. Top prospect Kris Byrant’s stay with the AAA-Iowa Cubs was predictably short. He played in just seven games, hitting a respectable .321/.364/.679 with three home runs in 28 AB. Ordinarily there isn’t a ton of talent at Triple-A, but this year some of the games top prospects start the year just a step away from the majors. For intsance, Cuban import Rusney Castillo of the Red Sox could be in the majors by mid-season.

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