We’re now well over halfway through the minor league season, and countless prospects continue to open eyes with their performances at each of the four full-season levels. And with the rookie and short-season leagues now underway, we have even more prospects to break down each week. However, we’ll only be looking at just the hottest players from those two levels due to the small sample of games.
With teams having played over 80 games since Opening Day on April 3—most starting pitchers have made anywhere from 15 to 20 starts, while everyday players have amassed 350-plus plate appearances—we no longer have to worry about misleading small sample sizes.
As we did in the series’ previous installments, this week’s list of players once again combines reports on both hitters and pitchers in the same article.
Here are the hottest and coldest players at every minor league level, save for Rookie and Short-Season due to the smaller sample size and developmental nature of those leagues.