Seattle's first-round pick (No. 2 overall) last June is No. 2 on the Mariners' Top 20 list and No. 16 on the overall Top 100. Making his pro debut in the Double-A Southern League, Hultzen won both of his starts this week (Thursday, April 19 through Wednesday, April 2).
The University of Virginia product didn't allow a run in 12 total innings of work. He yielded only four hits for a .103 batting average against while allowing five walks and striking out 10. For the year, spanning four starts, the southpaw has a 2.08 ERA (fifth in the Southern League) and a .122 BAA while compiling 26 strikeouts (fifth in the SL) in 21 2/3 innings.
The Marlins' Jose Fernandez gets an honorable mention. No. 3 on the team's Top 20, the 2011 first-rounder contributed to a no-no in the South Atlantic League with six no-hit innings. He struck out eight and is now second in the SAL with 33 K's and 10th with his 1.57 ERA.