Around the Farm (ATF) takes a quick look at some of the daily performances by Indians prospects. This is a special fall and winter ball version of ATF that recaps all the offseason action by Indians players in the Arizona Fall League (AFL) and the Caribbean Leagues. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in the game.
Here is the rundown of what Indians players in fall and winter ball did yesterday. As a reminder, the Arizona Fall League was off as they do not play games on Sunday.
Australian Baseball League
Andrew Campbell (DH, Brisbane Bandits): 1-for-3, 2B. The Australian Baseball League kicked off play a week ago and the Indians have one player in their farm system playing out there….Andrew Campbell. The 19-year old infielder is not a well known prospect as he has been in the Indians organization for almost 3 years since being signed in December of 2008, but he finally got a chance to play stateside this year at rookie level Arizona and played in 29 games and hit .265/.363/.306.
Dominican Winter League
Jerad Head (RF, Tigres del Licey): 2-for-4, 2 R, 3B, RBI. The Indians have a lot of outfield depth at the big league and Triple-A level, so even though there is mutual respect between player and team it would be a surprise if Head – who is a minor league free agent - resigns with the Indians this offseason.
Venezuelan Winter League
Ezequiel Carrera (CF, Navegantes del Magallanes): 0-for-3. Carrera is still having a solid fall so far in Venezuela, but his 3-for-20 stretch his last 4 games is leveling out some hot numbers he had at the outset.
Luis Valbuena (2B, Cardenales de Lara): 0-for-2, BB, K. Valbuena is hitting just .242 (8-for-33) in his last 10 games, but thanks to 8 walks in those 10 games he has a very good .390 on-base percentage.
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