Rendon and other summer standouts

Updated: July 19, 2010, 4:05 PM ET
By Jason A. Churchill

The Race for Anthony Rendon continues -- and the Orioles, Pirates and Diamondbacks continue their lead -- but there is certainly more to the 2011 Draft class than one player.

"The early signs say it's a pretty good class," said one regional scouting supervisor. "It's probably both better than the past two years and certainly the talent -- when we're talking about legitimate prospects to pitch at the top (of the rotation) or hit in the top five of the lineup -- it's a class with a lot more depth, too."