Barnes and Springer gain momentum

Updated: May 25, 2011, 12:17 PM ET
By Jason A. Churchill

Sometimes momentum takes control. Even in baseball, a sport that requires patience, rhythm and discipline as much as athletic skill, momentum often gets its way. The same is true with the draft, to an extent, as it matters not what prospects did in February if they are showing another side in May.

Let's take a glance at those who have built said momentum as the draft draws near, and a few who need to recreate some buzz.

Gaining momentum