Prospects predicting improvement
A look at a team's average number of wins in the five years before and after being ranked in the Top 5 in Prospect Points (# = number of Top 50/100 prospects).
YEAR TEAM # PP PRE POST DIFF
2015 Cubs 6 424 69.2 100.0 30.8
2016 Cubs 6 201 73.6 103.0 29.4
2008 Rays 5 428 65.4 91.6 26.2
2007 Rays 3 257 63.2 86.8 23.6
2014 Cubs 7 362 71.2 91.0 19.8
2009 Rays 4 311 72.2 90.6 18.4
2014 Astros 7 362 62.4 80.0 17.6
2005 Brewers 4 320 66.4 81.8 15.4
2014 Pirates 6 232 72.8 88.0 15.2
2012 Royals 4 290 69.4 84.6 15.2
2011 Royals 6 490 67.6 82.6 15.0
2010 Rays 4 341 75.0 89.2 14.2
2004 Angels 4 306 80.6 94.0 13.4
2010 Royals 4 255 65.4 77.0 11.6
2004 Brewers 3 259 67.8 79.2 11.4
2005 Rays 3 253 63.8 75.0 11.2
2010 Giants 2 188 76.4 87.2 10.8
2009 Giants 3 230 77.0 87.2 10.2
2015 Pirates 7 354 78.0 88.0 10.0
2008 Reds 3 259 74.0 83.8 9.8
2004 Cubs 4 239 75.0 83.2 8.2
2016 Rangers 5 353 87.0 95.0 8.0
2006 Angels 3 239 87.6 95.0 7.4
2010 Rangers 4 331 80.0 87.4 7.4
2009 Braves 3 238 84.2 91.2 7.0
2016 Rockies 6 325 69.0 75.0 6.0
2005 Rockies 3 269 74.0 79.8 5.8
2013 Cardinals 6 340 88.2 93.8 5.6
2007 Royals 3 258 64.2 69.4 5.2
2011 Rays 4 317 80.8 86.0 5.2
2015 Dodgers 4 281 86.8 91.5 4.7
2012 A's 6 179 79.0 83.0 4.0
2009 Orioles 4 330 71.8 75.4 3.6
2007 D-backs 3 256 77.2 80.2 3.0
2009 Brewers 3 228 79.2 82.0 2.8
2011 Braves 3 255 82.4 85.0 2.6
2008 Dodgers 3 230 83.8 85.4 1.6
2006 Indians 4 269 81.2 82.6 1.4
2007 Angels 3 247 90.4 91.4 1.0
2011 Mariners 3 247 74.6 75.2 .6
2015 Rockies 4 234 72.0 71.5 -.5
2015 Twins 6 464 71.8 71.0 -.8
2007 Dodgers 5 351 85.8 84.6 -1.2
2006 D-backs 6 480 80.4 79.0 -1.4
2006 Dodgers 6 415 85.4 84.0 -1.4
2004 Dodgers 4 312 85.2 83.6 -1.6
2008 Yankees 3 223 97.6 95.8 -1.8
2006 Marlins 3 233 82.4 80.6 -1.8
2013 Red Sox 6 255 87.6 84.8 -2.8
2012 Padres 6 237 77.6 74.2 -3.4
2013 Rangers 6 229 89.0 85.3 -3.8
2008 Cubs 3 198 81.4 77.4 -4.0
2005 Dodgers 3 245 88.4 84.0 -4.4
2014 Twins 5 263 75.2 70.7 -4.5
2012 Rays 6 198 86.8 81.4 -5.4
2011 Yankees 3 227 95.6 89.6 -6.0
2013 Marlins 6 281 78.4 72.3 -6.2
2014 Red Sox 9 400 88.0 80.7 -7.3
2016 Phillies 7 234 78.4 71.0 -7.4
2012 Yankees 5 313 95.6 87.0 -8.6
2013 Twins 6 295 79.6 69.5 -10.1
2010 Red Sox 3 203 93.4 83.2 -10.2
2016 Twins 6 293 69.6 59.0 -10.6
2005 A's 4 275 96.6 81.4 -15.2
2004 Mariners 5 337 94.4 71.8 -22.6

 

# = Number of players on Top 50/100 list
PP - Prospect Points
PRE - Average number of wins in the previous five seasons
POST - Average number of wins in the subsequent five seasons*
DIFF - Difference in average wins per year PRE and POST

* For teams from 2013-16 that have not played five subsequent seasons, this number is the average of all subsequent seasons played.