The NL West. Who is the short-term team to beat in 2006? And what about 2007 and beyond?
The Dodgers and Diamondbacks have excellent farm systems. . .Arizona's future lineup looks particularly intimidating. The other teams are further back in the long-term talent hunt, though of course things can change quickly.
What can teams like the Rockies, Giants, and Padres due to remain competitive in '07 and beyond? How do you see the intersection between farm system talent and major league success playing out in this division?