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Montgomery Dominating Early On

Mark Montgomery didn't last long in Staten Island, but in a good way. This year's 11th round pick dominated opposing batters in such a way that he wasn't being challenged at all, thanks in large part to his devastating slider, and that led to his promotion to Charleston on Wednesday.

Sometimes it's hard to tell who's excelling at the lower levels of the minors, especially when a team has only played 10 games. A mix of returning and newly drafted names only adds to the confusion as players are still getting their first cuts at the plate and innings on the mound. This jumble of stats and premieres works its way out over time, but every so often a player stands out from the...