CHARLESTON, W.Va -- Calvin Mitchell and Lolo Sanchez entered the 2018 season as two of the names to watch for the West Virginia Power. Six weeks in, and those of us that have been watching see players heading in different directions.

Let's start with the good:

Mitchell, to put it plainly, has been among the best players in the South Atlantic League this season. The 19-year old from Southern California is among the team and league leaders in batting average (.306), slugging percentage (.507), on-base percentage (.362), home runs (4), he doesn't strike out too often and has shown some patience in taking walks -- you get the idea.

When Pirates Prospects caught up with Mitchell last month, he talked about his work to refine his approach at the plate -- being more selective, being able...

To celebrate the upcoming MLB draft, we’re offering a big subscription discount of 18% off from now through the draft , so that you can follow all of our updates and coverage.To get the discount, use the code MLBDRAFT for an Annual subscription, or MLBDRAFT3 for a Top Prospect Plan.

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