Rendon had a huge week at the plate, going 9-for-18 with six walks.

Here is a recap of how each of the top 2011 draft prospects did this past week.  Click on their names to go to their tracker pages.



Rendon had a big week this past week, combining to go 9-for-18 with six walks.  He hit for a .500/.654/.944 line during this time span, with his third home run coming on Sunday.  MK Bower of Fox Sports Houston described the homer on Twitter:
@pirateprospects And it was a smooth, easy swing, yet the ball traveled rows deep into the Crawford Boxes. And on another 2-strike count.
On Friday I asked whether Gerrit Cole's recent success puts him above Rendon for the first overall pick in the 2011 draft.  76.57% of voters still would take Rendon over Cole, despite ...

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