The road to Major League Baseball might just be the longest and rockiest path in professional sports.

For young players signing with a franchise, there's no guarantee they'll ever reach the top level. While other codes may have a top team and a reserve team, in American professional baseball it's a little more congested.

Every team has affiliates in the minor leagues, with prospects hoping to work their way up from rookie ball to class A to double A and finally to triple A before cracking the big leagues.

Kiwi Philadelphia Phillies pitching prospect Kyle Glogoski knows firsthand that it's