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March 4, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #16 Felix Sterling
Felix Sterling - Right-handed Pitcher
Born: 03/15/1993 – Height: 6’3” – Weight: 200 – Bats: Right – Throws: Right
History: The Indians signed Sterling as an undrafted free agent out of the Dominican Republic in the spring of 2010. He finished 8th in the rookie level Arizona Summer League in ERA (3.16), 10th in strikeouts (57), and 8th in WHIP (1.17).
March 3, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #17 Alex Lavisky
Alex Lavisky – Catcher
Born: 01/13/1991 – Height: 6’1” – Weight: 205 – Bats: Right – Throws: Right
(Photo: Tony Lastoria)History: The Indians selected Lavisky in the 8th round of the 2010 Draft out of St. Edward High School (OH). At St. Ed’s he hit .450 (36-80) with nine doubles, 13 home runs and 40 RBIs while scoring 33 runs for the OHSAA...
March 2, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #18 Chen-Chang Lee
Chen-Chang Lee - Right-handed Pitcher
Born: 10/21/1986 – Height: 5’11” – Weight: 175 – Bats: Right – Throws: Right
History: Lee was signed by the Indians as an international free agent in September of 2008 out of Taiwan for a reported $400,000. He attended Taipei Physical Education College and pitched for the Taiwanese National team in the 2006 and...
March 1, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #19 Kelvin De La Cruz
Kelvin De La Cruz – Left-handed Pitcher
Born: 08/01/1988 – Height: 6’5” – Weight: 187 – Bats: Left – Throws: Left
(Photo: Tony Lastoria)History: De La Cruz was signed by the Indians as a non-drafted free agent out of the Dominican Republic in December of 2004. He is often referred to as "Carmona Left" because of his close resemblance to current...
February 28, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #20 Chun-Hsiu Chen
Chun-Hsiu Chen - Catcher
Born: 11/01/1988 – Height: 6’1” – Weight: 200 – Bats: Right – Throws: Right
History: Chen was signed by the Indians as an undrafted minor league free agent in September of 2007 out of Taiwan. He was a third baseman and pitcher in Taiwan, but was converted to a catcher when he joined the organization. The Indians planned to have...
February 26, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #21 Zach Putnam
Zach Putnam - Right-handed Pitcher
Born: 07/03/1987 – Height: 6’2” – Weight: 225 – Bats: Right – Throws: Right
History: Putnam was selected by the Indians in the 5th round of the 2008 Draft out of the University of Michigan. He played some third base and was a very good college hitter who actually projected well professionally as an outfielder with...
February 25, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #22 Abner Abreu
Abner Abreu – Outfielder
Born: 10/24/1989 – Height: 6’3” – Weight: 170 – Bats: Right – Throws: Right
(Photo: Tony Lastoria)History: Abreu was signed by the Indians as an undrafted free agent in October 2006 out of the Dominican Republic for $75,000. As a 17-year old in the Dominican Summer League in 2007 he piled up 24 extra base hits in 228...
February 24, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #23 Giovanny Urshela
Giovanny Urshela – Third Baseman
Born: 10/11/1991 – Height: 6’0” – Weight: 185 – Bats: Right – Throws: Right
(Photo: Tony Lastoria)History: Urshela was signed by the Indians as an undrafted minor league free agent in July of 2008 out of Columbia. He struggled in the first half last year at short-season Single-A Mahoning Valley hitting just .248/.285/.274...
February 23, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #24 Matt Packer
Matt Packer - Left-handed Pitcher
Born: 08/28/1987 - Height: 6'0" - Weight: 200 - Bats: Left - Throws: Left
(Photo: Ken Carr)History: Packer was selected by the Indians in the 32nd round of the 2009 Draft out of the University of Virginia. His sophomore season in 2008 he led all of college baseball in ERA (1.14), but had velocity issues and a disappointing 2009 year which saw his draft...
February 22, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #25 Josh Judy
Josh Judy - Right-handed Pitcher
Born: 02/09/1986 – Height: 6’4” – Weight: 200 – Bats: Right – Throws: Right
History: Judy was selected by the Indians in the 34th round of the 2007 Draft out of the Indiana Institute of Technology. He has pitched well in offseason leagues, going 2-2 with a 1.59 ERA in 11 games (17.0 IP, 13 H, 8 BB, 20 K) out in the Arizona...
February 21, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #26 Jordan Henry
Jordan Henry - Outfielder
Born: 06/13/1988 – Height: 6’3” – Weight: 175 – Bats: Left – Throws: Right
History: Henry was selected by the Indians in the 7th round of the 2009 Draft out of the University of Mississippi. After his sophomore season in college in 2008 he played out in the Cape Cod League in the summer and hit .335 with 0 HR and 16 RBI, and...
February 19, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #27 Rob Bryson
Rob Bryson – Right-handed Pitcher
Born: 12/11/1987 – Height: 6’1” – Weight: 200 – Bats: Right – Throws: Right
(Photo: Ken Carr)History: Bryson was selected by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 31st round of the 2006 Draft out of William Penn High School (DE). In the last year of its existence due to changes in the CBA, he was one of the biggest draft-and-follow...
February 18, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #28 Tyler Holt
Tyler Holt - Outfielder
Born: 03/10/1989 – Height: 6’0” – Weight: 190 – Bats: Right – Throws: Right
History: The Indians selected Holt in the 10th round of the 2010 Draft out of Florida State University. He was signed a few days before the August 16th signing deadline for a well overslot $500,000 signing bonus. He played for Team USA in 2009 hitting...
February 17, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #29 Corey Kluber
Corey Kluber – Right-handed Pitcher
Born: 04/10/1986 – Height: 6’4” – Weight: 215 – Bats: Right – Throws: Right
(Photo: Kluber)History: Kluber was selected in the 4th round of the 2007 Draft by the San Diego Padres out of Stetson University (FL). The Indians acquired Kluber on July 31, 2010 from the Padres as part of a three team trade that...
February 16, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #30 Scott Barnes
Scott Barnes - Left-handed Pitcher
Born: 09/05/1987 – Height: 6’4” – Weight: 185 – Bats: Left – Throws: Left
History: Barnes was an 8th round pick in the 2008 Draft out of St. John’s University by the San Francisco Giants. The Indians acquired him from the Giants in a trade for Ryan Garko in July of 2009. He ranked 7th in the Eastern League in...
February 15, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #31 Zach McAllister
Zach McAllister – Right-handed Pitcher
Born: 12/08/1987 – Height: 6’5” Weight: 230 – Bats: Right – Throws: Right
(Photo: Tony Lastoria)History: McAllister was selected by the New York Yankees in the 3rd round of the 2006 Draft out of Illinois Valley Central High School (IL). He was committed to attend the University of Nebraska, but was signed by...
February 11, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #32 Austin Adams
Austin Adams – Right-handed Pitcher
Born: 08/19/1986 – Height: 5’11” – Weight: 185 – Bats: Right – Throws: Right
(Photo: Tony Lastoria)History: The Indians selected Adams in the 5th round of the 2009 Draft out of Faulkner University (AL). He was originally drafted as a shortstop in the 27th round of the 2008 Draft by the Milwaukee Brewers, but...
February 10, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #33 Giovanni Soto
Giovanni Soto – Left-handed Pitcher
Born: 05/18/1991 – Height: 6’3” – Weight: 155 – Bats: Left – Throws: Left
(Photo: Tony Lastoria)History: Soto was selected by the Detroit Tigers in the 21st round of the 2009 Draft out of Carolina, Puerto Rico. The Indians acquired him in a trade with the Tigers in July of 2009 for shortstop Jhonny Peralta....
February 9, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #34 Clayton Cook
Clayton Cook - Right-handed Pitcher
Born: 07/23/1990 – Height: 6’3” – Weight: 175 – Bats: Right – Throws: Right
(Photo: Tony Lastoria)History: Cook was selected by the Indians in the 9th round of the 2008 Draft out of Amarillo High School (TX). He had committed to playing at Oklahoma, but he signed with the Indians quickly and agreed to a signing...
February 8, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #35 Kyle Bellows
Kyle Bellows – Third Baseman
Born: 08/19/1988 – Height: 6’3” – Weight: 210 – Bats: Right – Throws: Right
(Photo: Tony Lastoria)History: Bellows was selected by the Indians in the 4th round of the 2009 Draft out of San Jose State. The summer after his freshman season at San Jose he played in the New England Collegiate League and was rated as...

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