This is John Sickels' final Down on the Farm column for ESPN.com.
You can continue to read John's coverage of minor league baseball through the following:
The Baseball Prospect Book 2005 is now available and can be ordered at Johnsickels.com.
A daily weblog called MinorLeagueBall.com will be operational in about two weeks. The free site will feature daily updates along with news and analysis about minor league players from Sickels.
The John Sickels Baseball Newsletter starts up again on Feb. 20. This is a subscription e-mail product, and can be ordered at Johnsickels.com.