The Super Two deadline apparently has passed, which explains why several big-time prospects have been promoted (Gerrit Cole and Mike Zunino) or will be soon (Wil Myers and Zach Wheeler). All four phenoms could crack the Rookie Watch in the coming months. In the meantime, here's our weekly look at the majors' top five rookies of the moment (all stats through Monday).
1. Shelby Miller, RHP, Cardinals8-4, 2.08 ERA, 96 K. 0.96 WHIP
After waiting out a two-hour rain delay, Miller pitched five scoreless innings Monday night before leaving the game due to a cramp in his right leg.
"It was just cramping up as I pushed of the mound towards the end," Miller said. "I kind of just battled through the last couple of outs, but its alright."
That's the sixth time this season he's departed a game without giving up a run. Miller allowed just two hits and two walks while striking out five and picked up his eighth win.
In his previous start, Miller struck out 10, though he allowed four earned runs -- ...