Prospect Heat Rankings | April 20

As the season continues, some hot starts have cooled, and some cold players have warmed up. But the class of the system remains that top pick of last year, to no one's surprise.

Name (Previous Rank)
1 Tim Lincecum (1) What, you expected someone else here?
2 Brian Wilson (2) Control problems plague him, but he's been effective in a hitter's league.
3 Adam Cowart (5) 'Crouching Tiger' is the winningest starter in Augusta right now.
4 Kevin Frandsen (NR) Frandsen came back to the minors and instantly started hitting like he hadn't had a week off.
5 Dan Ortmeier (4) Ortmeier has stayed hot in Fresno, and now has five stolen bases without being caught.
6 Antoan Richardson (NR) Richardson gets a pop for coming on strong this was week, with three multi-hit games.
7 Brian Horwitz (NR) Horwitz has simply kept hitting, even in Connecticut. Is he an outfield version of Bill Mueller?
8 Nate Schierholtz (2) Nate missed some time, then continued slumping. He has always been streaky.
9 Ben Snyder (10) Snyder has continued to pitch well quietly in the Augusta rotation.
10 Pat Misch (6) Misch had been doing well, but took a beating in relief earlier this week.

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