Tommy John surgery hasn't derailed Fernando Romero's career. The 21-year-old righty still touches 100 mph with his fastball, and he is 4-2 with a 2.11 ERA in 10 starts for Fort Myers.
Daytona's Shed Long has Hall of Famer Barry Larkin to thank for his crash course at second base and credits former Cincinnati Reds star Eric Davis for helping polish his approach at the plate.
After a slow start at the University of Maryland, outfielder LaMonte Wade played a starring role late in his college career and has continued to build on that success with Fort Myers.
Former Cy Young winner Roy Halladay and former league MVPs Joe Mauer and Ryan Howard highlight a group of nine that make up the Florida State League Hall of Fame Class of 2016.
Tommy John surgery looks like just a temporary setback now for Dillon Peters, who is dominating at Jupiter two years after the elbow procedure threatened to derail his career.
Clearwater's Mitch Walding is on pace to set career highs across the board, building on a strong finish to 2015. He credits fall adjustments with improving his ability to hit inside pitches.