The latest installment in our 2009 Prospect Power Rankings, these rankings are compiled and updated…
Vitters, Castro Named to Futures Game
Castro, 19, is batting .305 with two home runs, nine doubles and 21 RBI in 63 games for Class High-A Daytona and was named to the 2009 Florida State League All-Star team. He was 4-for-4 with an inside-the-park home run in the All-Star game.
Vitters was the Cubs' first-round draft pick (No. 3 overall) in the 2007 draft from Cypress (Calif.) High School and will represent the U.S. Team. Castro was signed in the Dominican Republic in 2006 and will represent the World Team.
Entering the season, Vitters was ranked as the Cubs' top prospect by Baseball America; Castro was tabbed as the Cubs' seventh-best prospect.
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