Kansas City Royals uber-prospect Eric Hosmer has just completed his first week in the big leagues, and the early results have been encouraging.
Hosmer has shown himself to be a plus defender at first base and appears major league ready offensively. In his first road series, he slammed two home runs against the New York Yankees.
So it begs the question: If Hosmer is so ready, how far away are the rest of the Royals' lauded farm system?
The answer is not very. Here is a list of the of the next five most MLB-ready prospects of the Kansas City Royals.