Asheville's Peter Lambert turned 19 in April, but his performance as a pro has been akin to that of a grizzled veteran instead of a youngster one year removed from pitching in high school.
A 26th-round pick in 2013, Jake McCasland was less than stellar during his first three pro seasons but has put together a turnaround campaign in his return to the GreenJackets.
Eric Jenkins was discovered in a small North Carolina town by scouts, beginning a journey that has seen him go from rural life to being one of the best base-stealers in the Minor Leagues.
The son of a Major League manager, Tate Matheny has been around baseball his entire life. But it was his college experience that gave him the tools to bounce back from a rough 2015.
After struggling with his consistency during his full-season debut in 2015, lefty Brian Gonzalez is making the most of his added maturity and experience in his second stint in Delmarva.