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December 8, 2011   (0 comments)
Donnie Webb 2011 Scouting Report
Here is the scouting report written around this time last year in advance of the 2011 season for outfielder Donnie Webb. The Indians lost him today to the Miami Marlins in the Triple-A phase of the Rule 5 Draft. This report has only been available in my 2011 Prospect Book and not available on-line until now. (Note: the video included below is new and would have been for his 2012 scouting report.)
 
December 8, 2011   (0 comments)
Marty Popham 2011 Scouting Report
Here is the scouting report written around this time last year in advance of the 2011 season for right-handed pitcher Marty Popham. The Indians lost him today to the Minnesota Twins in the Triple-A phase of the Rule 5 Draft. This report has only been available in my 2011 Prospect Book and not available on-line until now. (Note: the video included below is new and would have been for his 2012 scouting...
 
November 30, 2011   (0 comments)
Rob Bryson (Photo: Lianna Holub)The Rule 5 Draft is just over a week away, and one player the Indians left unprotected who should get some interest is right-handed relief pitcher Rob Bryson.
Bryson, who turns 24 in two weeks, is coming off a tough season where he missed the first two months of the season because of a broken foot that he suffered just before the start of spring training. He...
 
June 7, 2011   (0 comments)
Photo: Cal Poly AthleticsIn the 10th round of the 2011 Draft the Indians select right-handed pitcher Jeffrey Johnson out of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (CA).
Bats: Right, Throws: Right, Height: 6'0", Weight: 200, Date of Birth: 02/09/1990
Notable links:
Cal Poly profile page
Linked to Indians pre-draft
Jeff Ellis: Jeffrey Johnson is this year’s ghost man. He...
 
June 7, 2011   (0 comments)
Photo: St. Cloud State AthleticsIn the 9th round of the 2011 Draft the Indians select third baseman Jordan Smith out of St. Cloud State (MN).
Bats: Left, Throws: Right, Height: 6'4", Weight: 205, Date of Birth: 07/05/1990
Notable links:
St. Cloud player page
Jeff Ellis: Jordan Smith is a sophomore third baseman from Divison II St. Cloud State. He is a solid hitter who...
 
June 7, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians 8th Round Pick: LHP Stephen Tarpley
Photo: Area Code GamesIn the 8th round of the 2011 Draft the Indians select left-handed pitcher Stephen Tarpley out of Gilbert High School (AZ).
Bats: Right, Throws: Left, Height: 6'1", Weight: 180, Date of Birth: 02/17/1993
Ranks:
Perfect Game: 259
Jeff Ellis: Stephen Tarpley is a left handed pitcher from the prep ranks in Arizona. He is maybe the best prep arm from...
 
June 7, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians 6th Round Pick: OF Bryson Myles
Photo: SFA AthleticsIn the 6th round the Indians select outfielder Bryson Myles from Stephen F. Austin College (TX).
Bats: Right, Throws: Right, Height: 5'11", Weight: 230, Date of Birth: 09/18/1989
Notes: From Baseball America's Jim Callis, "Draws Kirby Puckett comps for his 6', 235 lb build...put up big numbers after transferring including an NCAA Division I-leading 53 steals. Profiles...
 
June 7, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians 5th Round Pick: RHP Will Roberts
Photo: U. of Virginia AthleticsWith their 5th round pick the Indians select right-handed pitcher William Roberts out of the University of Virginia.
Bats: Left, Throws: Right, Height: 6'4", Weight: 205, Date of Birth: 08/17/1990
Notable links:
U. of Virginia profile page
Throws perfect game in March 2011
Jeff Ellis: William Roberts is a junior pitcher from the University...
 
June 7, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians 4th Round Pick: C Jake Lowery
Photo: James Madison AthleticsWith their 4th round pick the Indians select catcher Mark Lowery out of James Madison University.
Bats: Left, Throws: Right, Height: 6'0", Weight: 200, Date of Birth: 07/21/1990
Quick take: Baseball America tweet from Jim Callis after pick said "Indians pick Jake Lowery is another guy with Qs about D but no one has reservations about the bat. At least big...
 
June 7, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians 3rd Round Pick: RHP Jake Sisco
Photo: Merced JCWith their 3rd round pick the Indians select right-handed pitcher Jake Sisco out of the Merced Junior College (CA).
Bats: Right, Throws: Right, Height: 6'3", Weight: 200, Date of Birth: 12/09/1991
Note: Sisco was the Central Valley Conference Pitcher of the Year and 1st Team All-CVC (11-1, 1.66 ERA, 108 IP/124 K).
Ranks:
Baseball America: 176
Perfect...
 
June 7, 2011   (0 comments)
Photo: PerfectGame.orgWith their 2nd round pick the Indians select right-handed pitcher Dillon Howard out of Searcy High School in Arkansas.
Bats: Right, Throws: Right, Height: 6'4", Weight: 210, Date of Birth: 07/01/1992
Note: Howard is a Scott Boras client. Also, Baseball America's Jim Callis tweeted "First-round arm but high-priced so slipped here, inconsistent but has a 92-94 mph...
 
June 6, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians 1st Round Pick: SS Francisco Lindor
With their first round pick the Cleveland Indians select high school shortstop Francisco Lindor.
Ranks:
Keith Law: 13th
Baseball America: 7th
Perfect Game: 7th
Jeff Ellis: Lindor was the guy I had the Indians in on my first mock draft. A lot of teams love him and he was in the conversation as high as #2. He has the ability to be a gold glove SS, and should be...
 
March 20, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #1 Lonnie Chisenhall
Lonnie Chisenhall – Third Baseman
Born: 10/04/1988 – Height: 6’1” – Weight: 200 – Bats: Left – Throws: Right
(Photo: Ken Carr)History: Chisenhall was selected by the Indians in the 1st round of the 2008 Draft out of Pitt Junior College. He signed quickly after the draft by agreeing to a $1.1 million bonus. He played his freshman season in 2007...
 
March 19, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #2 Jason Kipnis
Jason Kipnis – Second Baseman
Born: 04/03/1987 – Height: 5’10” – Weight: 175 – Bats: Left – Throws: Right
(Photo: Tony Lastoria)History: Kipnis was selected by the Indians in the 2nd round of the 2009 Draft out of Arizona State University. He won PAC-10 Player of the Year honors in 2008 and was a first team All-American. He originally enrolled...
 

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