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FutureBacks Power Rankings: Week 3

Cesar Nicolas: Hot at the hot corner(Chip English)

A busy week for the Arizona Diamondbacks organization. One prospect had eight hits in eight at bats, another has an active 16-game hit streak, and an obscure shortstop who skipped a level is still batting over .400. Oh, and there was some excitement regarding a guy named Max Scherzer, as well.

The Tucson Sidewinders went just 4-19 before Max Scherzer - he of the 1.17 ERA and 38 strikeouts through four starts - got called up to the major leagues. So what do the Scherzerless Sidewinders have to be excited about?  Well, Trot Nixon has knocked in 11 runs over his past six starts, but he's hardly a prospect.  How about Jaime D'Antona, the offensive stud whose still toying with learning...

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