The West Virginia Power have been familiar with breakout seasons from prospects the last few years. Gregory Polanco and Alen Hanson broke out at the level in 2012. Tyler Glasnow had a breakout season in 2013. The 2014 breakout player could be JaCoby Jones.

The Pirates drafted Jones in the third round last year as an outfielder, but gave him some work at shortstop in his first pro season. This year they came into the season with the plan of moving Jones to shortstop full-time. He's athletic enough to play the position, and has some good tools, although the results have been mixed. That's to be expected from a guy learning a position.

The impressive thing about Jones this year has been his power. Through Tuesday's game, he had 14 doubles and 14 homers in 285 at-bats this season, with a...

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