The Pacific Coast League leader in home runs, slugging percentage, batting average, and on base percentage has had as good a two-week span to open the season as anyone in history.
2) Daryl Jones – 1B/DH – Fort Wayne
He is on the Midwest League leaderboard in nearly every major offensive category and is out to prove 2005 was a fluke. So far, so good.
3) Jose Oyervidez – SP - Mobile
The right-hander has yet to allow an earned run this year but has a 1-1 record to show for it. Oh, and he is averaging three hits per start.
4) Jared Wells – SP - Mobile
Wells has two of the five Mobile wins this year and has limited the opposition to a .162 average against. Pitcher of the Year defense is on.
5) Colt Morton – C – Lake Elsinore
The catcher has tore up the California League since his arrival last year and has even turned it up a notch with a .475 on base percentage.
6) Neil Jamison – CL – Fort Wayne
Has three saves in three chances and has struck out nine through his first four outings, including the side twice. Just one hit allowed.
7) Bobby Hill – 2B - Portland
Rests atop the PCL leaderboard in doubles with six – more extra base hits then singles. He has reached base in ten straight to open the year.
8) Brandon Higelin – RP – Fort Wayne
The lefty has limited the opposition to .063 average against with one hit allowed in five frames. "Nuff said.
9) Peter Ciofrone – LF – Lake Elsinore
He may be learning a new position, but his hitting hasn't suffered. It is just getting better – 5-for-14 with RISP helps.
10)Kyle Blanks – 1B/DH – Fort Wayne
Seven of his eight hits have gone for extra bases and he has whiffed just twice in seven games.
On the bubble:
Dale Thayer (Mobile closer) has danced with some fire but has yet to allow an earned run in six appearances.
Evan Meek (LE Starter) has struck out 13 through two starts.
Jon Adkins (Portland closer) has given up three hits in five innings for Portland.
Josh Howard (LE OF) may be a rotational outfielder for now but he continues to reach base.
This list is compiled on a weekly basis through the year and while special weight is given to the week that passed it also represents how good the whole year has been.