Every week we have live reports from all over the system, while I provided additional views of the minors via MiLB.tv, which included Altoona and Morgantown 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.
HITTERS
Johan De Jesus, INF, Bristol - The Pirates liked De Jesus enough as a young shortstop to give him a $200,000 bonus on his 16th birthday. His first two seasons in the DSL were a bust, as he showed no signs of being a prospect or making progress. Things got worse though, as he was suspended the entire 2015 season due to PEDs. When De J...

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