Rendon hit his fifth homer of the year this weekend.

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.

ANTHONY RENDON

Rendon had another poor weekend, going 2-for-9 at the plate, but walking six times.  He did have a big day on Friday, going 1-for-3 with a homer and two walks.  The home run was his fifth of the year, and first one since April 23rd.  On the season, Rendon is hitting for a .322/.530/.515 line in 171 at-bats.  He has walked 72 times this year, which is already more than his 65 walks in 2010, which came with 50 more plate appearances.

Rendon's struggles have opened the door for other names to enter the picture.  I discussed a few of those options on Friday in my weekend preview.

GE...

To continue reading the rest of this article, subscribe to Pirates Prospects. Subscribers get access to every article on the site, along with all of our exclusive live coverage of the Pirates' minor league system, all for a very low monthly or yearly rate.

If you're already a member, you can log in below. If you think you're receiving this message in error, please e-mail tim@piratesprospects.com.