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Old 09-11-2009, 11:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Lip Man 1 View Post
Four teams make the post season...that's good. Odd though that none are above Class A. When was the last time the Sox had four make it at any level? And how much of this is Buddy Bell turning around the God-awful system?

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Originally Posted by DirtySox View Post
None above class A? Huh?

Birmingham is in the playoffs. This year was one of the best they've ever had.
The Birmingham correction aside, it stands to reason that any improvement in the talent within the minor league system would start at the lower levels. That's where newly drafted players would typically start out, and the talent would spread to the higher levels as they advanced in their careers.
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