Top Performers

The Twenty: Luis Escobar, Taylor Hearn, and Kevin Kramer Off to Great Starts

Taylor Hearn has shown good control in his first two starts. Photo Credit: Tim Williams
The Twenty: Luis Escobar, Taylor Hearn, and Kevin Kramer Off to Great Starts

Every week we have live reports from all over the system, while John Dreker provides additional views of the minors via MiLB.tv, which included Indianapolis, Altoona and West Virginia this week. We also had live coverage of Indianapolis, Altoona and West Virginia in the past week. All of these reports are combined and used each week to highlight the top performers during that time span. We go with the top ten hitters and pitchers, giving you the 20 best players from last week. This article also includes the first four days of the season from the previous week.
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Trae Arbet, 2B, West Virginia - Drafted out of high school in 2013 and given a $425,000 bonus, Arbet is just making it to full-season ball in his fifth season in the pros. He put up a solid average and showed some pop at Br...

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