In the 12th round of the 2010 Draft, the Indians have selected 3B Tyler Cannon out of the University of Virginia.
Height: 6'1" Weight: 185 DOB: 08/30/1987 Bats: Switch Throws: Right
Jeff Ellis: Tyler Cannon is the first senior taken by the Tribe this year. Last year he was a 41st round selection, so he might be the rare senior where going back to school helped him out. Seniors are...
In the 11th round of the 2010 Draft, the Indians select SS Hunter Jones out of Lakewood High School (CA).
Height: 6'2" Weight: 185 DOB: 08/17/1991 Bats: Right Throws: Right
Jeff Ellis: Last year it was Arizona, this year it's California. Every year the Tribe seems to pick one state and keeping going back to it, and they did it again by selecting Hunter Jones. Hunter Jones is the son...
In the 10th round of the 2010 Draft, the Indians select OF Tyler Holt out of Florida State University.
Height: 5'11 Weight: 190 DOB: 03/10/1989 Bats: Right Throws: Right
Baseball America: 124
Jeff Ellis: Tyler Holt is yet another name player selected by the Indians this year. Thus far 9 out of 10 selections have been considered top...
In the 9th round of the 2010 Draft, the Indians have selected RHP Jordan Cooper out of Wichita State.
Height: 6'2" Weight: 215 DOB: 05/10/1989 Bats: Right Throws: Right
Signing Update (June 13): Cooper has officially signed with the Indians. He will likely report to Mahoning Valley.
Baseball America: 122
Scout's Take: "He is...
In the 8th round of the 2010 Draft, the Indians select catcher Alex Lavisky out of St. Edward High School (OH).
Height: 6'1 Weight: Unknown DOB: 01/13/1991 Bats: Right Throws: Right
Signing Update (6/11): The Indians have hinted that there could be several late summer signings this year while they work through the signing process with a lot of high profile draft picks and see them...
In the 7th round of the 2010 Draft, the Indians select RHP Robbie Aviles out of Suffern High School (NY).
Height: 6'4" Weight: 190 DOB: 12/17/1991 Bats: Left Throws: Right
Signing Update (June 11): The Indians were excited to get right-hander Robbie Aviles (7th round, Suffern HS) as late in the draft as they did, but a lot of this had to do with him sliding because of a partial tear...
In the 6th round of the 2010 Draft, the Indians select SS Nick Bartolone out of Chabot College (CA).
Height: 5'11" Weight: 170 DOB: 10/22/1990 Bats: Right Throws: Right
Quick Hit: He hit .369 (58-for-157) with 5 HR and 35 RBI in 36 games this year for Chabot.
Jeff Ellis: Nick Bartolone is a ghost man. He is not listed anywhere on any of the top sites and the only reference to...
In the 5th round of the 2010 Draft, the Indians select RHP Cole Cook out of Pepperdine University.
Height: 6'6 Weight: 210 DOB: 10/18/1988 Bats: Right Throws: Right
Signing Update (June 12): Cook has told me he will be signing with the Indians. He will be away for about two weeks for personal reasons, but upon returning is expected to quickly sign his contract. His signing should...
In the 4th round of the 2010 Draft, the Indians select RHP Kyle Blair out of the University of San Diego.
Height: 6'3" Weight: 205 DOB: 09/27/1988 Bats: Right Throws: Right
Baseball America: 84
Quick hit: Baseball America tweet right after the pick: "Indians get major value, for me, in RHP Kyle Blair, USD ace in the 4th round with big-time...
In the 3rd round of the 2010 Draft, the Indians have selected shortstop Tony Wolters out of Rancho Buena Vista High School (CA).
Height: 5'10" Weight: 165 DOB: 06/09/1992 Bats: Left Throws: Right
Signing Update (June 11): According to University of San Diego head coach Jay Johnson, he doesn
With their 2nd round pick in the 2010 Draft, the Indians have selected outfielder LeVon Washington out of Chipola JC (FL).
Height: 5'11 Weight: 170 lbs DOB: 07/26/1991 Bats: Left Throws: Right
Signing Update (June 11): Contrary to reports, Washington is not close to signing with the Indians. In fact, the Indians have not even spoken to him or anybody associated with him. The reports...
The Cleveland Indians today announced the club has purchased the contract of infielder Anderson Hernandez from AAA Columbus. To allow room for Hernandez on the Major League and 40-man rosters the Indians designated infielder Mark Grudzielanek for assignment.
Hernandez, 27, was originally claimed off waivers from the New York Mets on March 17th. He was outrighted to AAA Columbus on April 8th...
Last night the Indians selected University of Mississippi junior left-handed pitcher Drew Pomeranz with their first round pick (5th overall). Here are some quick thoughts on the pick and some quick thoughts on what could unfold today on Day 2:
Here are some quotes from last night's press conference with Cleveland Indians Director of Amateur Scouting Brad Grant:
On Drew Pomeranz: "Drew brings a power fastball 90-95 MPH with a plus late breaking swing-and-miss curveball, a changeup, and an ability to start. On the mound he is an extreme competitor as he is very mature and very focused. Nothing wavers him at all and he looks much...
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If the Aeros go on to make a incredible run in attempt to get back to the Eastern League playoffs yet again, you will most likely point to this week when trying to identify where it all started. The Aeros finished off a four-game set with Binghamton by splitting the series, then went on to sweep both Erie and Harrisburg to cap off an undefeated week. The Aeros are finally rolling and it has everything...
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