Jed Hoyer Rebuilds The Padres System and Other Lies
You may have heard, but the Padres have a pretty good minor league system. In all seriousness, the Padres minor league system is one of the best, and most certainly one of the deepest, in all of baseball. Usually, in the same articles praising the Padres current organizational success, recently-departed Jed Hoyer is credited with building strong a system and almost as frequently the Sandy Alderson regime is reviled for leaving the system so bereft of talent.
The problem with blaming Alderson, Towers, and company and crediting Hoyer is that it isn