This is part five of a nine piece installment ranking the Indians top prospects. Here is a listing of the previous four installments:
Intro & Prospects Who Just Missed
Top 2007 Draft & Dominican Summer League Prospects
Top Prospects #41-50
Top Prospects #31-40
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This is part four of a nine installment piece profiling the top prospects in the Indians farm system. Part three yesterday profiled the #41-50 ranked players in the Indians farm system.
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This is part three of a nine piece installment ranking the Indians top prospects. Part one provided a listing of prospects who just missed this list, and part two profiled the 2007 Draft picks and Dominican Summer League players.
All photos in this installment, except Perdomo, are courtesy of Carl Kline. To get in touch with Carl Kline for photo assistance, please e-mail me at email@example.com...
Adam Miller - Right-handed Pitcher
Age: 23 Height: 6'4" Weight: 200 Bats: Right Throws: Right
WLERAGGSSVIPHERHRBBKBB9K9WHIP2007 Buffalo544.821911065.36835421682.899.371.36Career32243.6198880461431185281374552.678.881.23History: Miller was drafted out of high school (TX) in the 1st round of the 2003 Draft, and had a commitment to play for the University of Arizona before signing with...
Jordan Brown - First Baseman
Age: 24 Height: 6'0" Weight: 205 Bats: Left Throws: Left
AVGGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBOBPSLGOPS2007 Akron.333127483851613621176635611.421.484.906Career.307271103117131763102917111712217.385.472.858History: Before last season, Brown got a lot less pub than his former University of Arizona Wildcat teammate Trevor Crowe. While Crowe was drafted in the 1st round...
Wes Hodges - Third Baseman
Age: 23 Height: 6'2" Weight: 180 Bats: Right Throws: Right
AVGGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBOBPSLGOPS2007 Kinston.28810439360113223157144900.367.473.840Career.28810439360113223157144900.367.473.840History: Hodges was drafted in the 2nd round of the 2006 Draft out of Georgia Tech, but did not play in 2006 with the Indians since he was still mending from a stress fracture...
Jensen Lewis - Right-handed Pitcher
Age: 23 Height: 6'3" Weight: 195 Bats: Right Throws: Right
WLERAGGSSVIPHERHRBBKBB9K9WHIP2007 Akr/Buf/Cle411.88600281.35817427952.9910.521.05Career15103.3475382258.72419624692582.408.981.20History: Lewis was picked in the 3rd round of the 2005 Draft out of Vanderbilt University. Lewis was a mid-season NY-Penn League All Star in 2005 while at short-season...
Chuck Lofgren - Left-handed Pitcher
Age: 22 Height: 6'4" Weight: 215 Bats: Left Throws: Left
WLERAGGSSVIPHERHRBBKBB9K9WHIP2007 Akron/Buffalo1284.5826260151.31607715711304.227.731.53Career34183.4879790406.3365157301813674.018.131.34History: Lofgren was projected to go much higher in the 2004 Draft, but fell due to signability concerns, and the Indians eventually selected him in the...
Nick Weglarz - Outfielder
Age: 20 Height: 6'3" Weight: 215 Bats: Left Throws: Left
AVGGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBOBPSLGOPS2007 Lake/Kinston.274127446761222802483831311.393.498.891Career.2621695959815639026961001753.373.459.832History: The Indians selected Weglarz in the 3rd round of the 2005 Draft out of high school (Ontario, Canada). In his pro debut in 2005 at rookie level Burlington,...
Aaron Laffey- Left-handed Pitcher
Age: 22 Height: 6'0" Weight: 185 Bats: Left Throws: Left
WLERAGGSSVIPHERHRBBKBB9K9WHIP2007 Akr/Buf/Cle1763.3431300180.7172679421242.096.181.18Career42243.38113953583.0547219281924022.966.211.27History: The Indians drafted Laffey in the 16th round of the 2003 Draft out of high school (Cumberland, MD), and he had committed to playing college baseball...
Josh Rodriguez - Shortstop
Age: 23 Height: 6'0" Weight: 185 Bats: Right Throws: Right
AVGGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBOBPSLGOPS2007 Kinston.262133493841292092082689521.351.460.811Career.2631786501101713113241068212823.348.462.810History: The Indians took Rodriguez with their second of four picks in the 2nd round of the 2006 Draft out of Rice University. He finished last season with nine triples,...
Tony Sipp - Left-hander Pitcher
Age: 24 Height: 6'0" Weight: 190 Bats: Left Throws: Left
WLERAGGSSVIPHERHRBBKBB9K9WHIP2007 Did not play---------------Career1362.7574315219.31596716762843.1211.661.07History: The Indians selected Sipp in the 45th round of the 2004 Draft out of Clemson University. The pick was a gamble by the Indians, as Sipp had only pitched in 22 career college games...
Beau Mills - Third Baseman
Age: 21 Height: 6'3" Weight: 220 Bats: Left Throws: Right
History: The Indians drafted Mills in the 1st round of the 2007 Draft out of Lewis-Clark State (ID). As a freshman at Fresno State, Mills hit 22 HR which was a school...
Ben Francisco - Outfielder
Age: 26 Height: 6'1" Weight: 190 Bats: Right Throws: Right
AVGGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBOBPSLGOPS2007 Buffalo.31895377601202721251366622.382.496.878Career.29458722523736611521965301209364121.359.464.823History: The Indians selected Francisco in the 5th round of the 2002 Draft out of UCLA. In 2002, he was named the Topps Minor League Player of the Year in the NY-Penn...
Trevor Crowe - Outfielder
Age: 24 Height: 6'0" Weight: 190 Bats: Switch Throws: Right
AVGGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBOBPSLGOPS2007 Akron.25913351887134264550627128.341.353.694Career.266293113418730258111112315417684.356.366.722History: The Indians selected Crowe in the 1st round of the 2005 draft out of the University of Arizona. His junior year in college, Crowe hit .403 with 83 rund scored,...
Jared Goedert - Second Base
Age: 22 Height: 6'1" Weight: 180 Bats: Right Throws: Right
AVGGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBOBPSLGOPS2007 Lake/Kinston.317812906792190207458541.431.5901.020Career.295144528981563322310077822.387.496.883History: The Indians originally drafted Goedert out of high school in the 36th round of the 2003 Draft, but he chose to go to college and the Indians took him again...
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