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A healthy Luis Atilano was having a much easier time in the high Class A Carolina League than he had two years earlier, when he was headed toward Tommy John surgery. The 23-year-old righthander doesn't have the 92-93 mph velocity he had when he was in the Braves organization, but he has shown improved command and made use of a new pitch with Potomac. He was 5-1, 2.05 with 39 hits, 30 strikeouts and 10 walks in 53 innings in the same league in which he allowed 134 hits in 116 innings in 2006.

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