Kevin Goldstein looks at the four factors behind a prospect's timetable to rise towards the major leagues, applying those lessons to some of the top players and performers currently in the minor leagues.
Players of note mentioned in Kevin Goldstein's wrap up of minor league action on Tuesday, May 11, 2010: Jose Iglesias (Red Sox), Devin Mesoraco (Reds), Max Stassi (A's), Alexi Ogando (Rangers) and Austin Hyatt (Phillies).
A.J. Pierzynski isn't exactly loved by Ozzie Guillen, right? And his bat hasn't been epic this year. So -- is it time for Tyler Flowers? It may be. Plus news on the systems of the Mets, Cubs, and Marlins.