Stolen Goods: Success and Failure Rates of Top MLB Prospects

Royals Review has a great article up cataloging the success rates of the top 100 prospects from Baseball America from 1990-2003. The whole article is worth a full read and incredibly interesting, but here are the highlights of the results:

Truly great stuff. Always good to reaffirm the notion that the attrition rates on pitchers are much higher (i.e., invest in position players).