Jonathan Singleton - Phillies LF/1B DOB: 09/18/91
Singleton continues to put the concerns about his bat to rest. In his past 10 games he is hitting .324/.405/.441. I would still like to see more power out of him since he doesn't have much speed and will need the longball if he is going to be a fantasy stud. Right now he is projecting as a fantasy starter but not a star.
Nestor Molina - Blue Jays SP DOB: 01/09/89
Not enough is being written about the Blue Jays breakout prospect Nestor Molina. Molina hasn't allowed a run in his past 3 starts and in his most recent outing he went 5 no-hit innings. In his past 10 appearances he has a 2.22 ERA and for the season he is at 2.51 with 101 K, 11 BB in 93.1 IP. He is emerging as one of the better starting pitching prospects in High-A after spending his first 3 years as a pro in the bullpen.
Tyler Thornburg – Brewers SP DOB: 09/29/88
Thornburg continues to dominate lower level hitters and should see time in AA before 2011 is done. Opposing FSL hitters are batting a microscopic .160 against Thronburg and he has 32 strikeouts in 27 innings. His cumulative ERA between Low and High-A is 1.60.
Matt Szczur – Cubs OF DOB: 07/20/89
Szczur is extremely athletic and should contribute in all 5 categories when he reaches the major leagues. He won't be a standout in any one category but will do a bit of everything ala Shane Victorino. Between two levels he is hitting .302 with 6 HR and 20 SB.
It's easy to forget that Flores is still a teenager since we've been hearing about him for years now. His power has dropped off from last season when he hit 36 2B and 11 HR. He has 18 and 6 respectively this season which aren't bad numbers at all considering the league and his age. His strike zone judgment is coming along which bodes well for his future growth. I expect as he continues to improve his pitch selection the power numbers will return. Despite the down season he remains an excellent player to have in long term keepers.
Jairo Heredia – Yankees SP DOB: 10/08/89
Heredia has been stuck in the low minors for years now but may be finally earning a spot in the high minors. In 13 appearances in High-A he has a 3.29 ERA and 68 K in 68.1 IP. He shows solid command and keeps getting better. He has a lot to prove before he leaps over some of the other Yankee prospects but he could one day work his way into the back of the Yanks rotation or more likely their bullpen.
Grossman's 2010 was a disappointment to say the least. He hit .245 with just 4 home runs and 15 SB. In his second crack at the FSL he is having a much better time of it. In 98 games he is hitting .290 with 7 HR, 20 SB and 87/82 BB/K. He has the potential to provide 20+ SB and 10+ HR in the majors but will need to cut down the Ks if he doesn't want a bad AVG to drag his value down.
Julio Rodriguez - Phillies SP DOB: 08/29/90
The Phillies have the best rotation in baseball and some of the best pitching prospects in the minors. Rodriguez is having an excellent season with a 3.17 ERA, 12-6 record, and .189 opposing AVG.
Trevor May - Phillies SP DOB: 09/23/89
May has been an absolute strikeout fiend this season. In 112 innings he has struck out an astounding 151 batters. Opposing hitters are batting just .227 against him and their best hope is to reach by walk. May has been a bit wild this year and has issued 49 free passes. He has the frame to pitch deep into games and mixed with his strikeout abilities it makes him one of the best prospects in fantasy. The walks make him a bit risky but the Ks are certainly enticing.