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FutureBacks Power Rankings: Week 8

FutureBacks Power Rankings: Week 8

Minor league relievers aren't often considered top prospects, because it can signify that the organization isn't that concerned with giving them innings. So many relievers are performing well in the Diamondbacks system that some may convert into starters.

Thomas Layne was a starter in Missoula, then began 2008 as a reliever, and now works as a swingman for South Bend.  He is succeeding in both roles.  Evan Scribner was a phenomenal starter at Central Connecticut.  He has performed so well as a reliever that the organization may consider moving him back to the rotation, particularly with his offspeed stuff being so filthy. All three closers at... Recommended Stories

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