Photo: St. Puis HSIn the 40th round of the 2011 Draft the Indians select shortstop Matt Eureste out of St. Puis X High School (TX).
Bats: Left, Throws: Right, Height: 6'1", Weight: 175, Date of Birth: 07/29/1993
Note: Eureste is a "polished middle infielder with speed and good overall baseball skills. Blue-collared type player. Plays the game hard. Great hands and footwork on the defensive...
Photo: Virginia AthleticsIn the 39th round of the 2011 Draft the Indians select outfielder John Barr out of the University of Virginia.
Bats: Right, Throws: Right, Height: 6'2", Weight: 200, Date of Birth: 06/17/1988
Notes: Barr has a .293 average, with 46 runs and 33 RBI in 59 games.
Virginia player page
Jeff Ellis: John Barr is our 3rd player...
Photo: Southeastern AthleticsIn the 38th round of the 2011 Draft the Indians select shortstop Yhoxian Medina out of Southeastern Community College (IA).
Bats: Right, Throws: Right, Height: 5'10", Weight: 170, Date of Birth: 05/11/1990
Note: Medina hit .420 this year, with 5 HR, 47 RBI, 63 R, 34 BB, and only 11 K's. He stole 45 bases, and was caught only once.
Jeff Ellis: On...
Photo: OSU AthleticsIn the 37th round of the 2011 Draft the Indians select right-handed pitcher Taylor Starr out of Oregon State.
Bats: Right, Throws: Right, Height: 6'3", Weight: 210, Date of Birth: 05/31/1989
Note: Starr has had injury problems for the past two seasons.
OSU player page
Jeff Ellis: Taylor Starr is a right handed pitcher from Oregon...
Photo: Galveston AthleticsIn the 36th round of the 2011 Draft the Indians select left-handed pitcher Abel Guerrero out of Galveston College (TX).
Bats: Left, Throws: Left, Height: 6'1", Weight: 182, Date of Birth: 12/28/1991
Note: Guerrero went 2-5 with a 4.71 ERA. He struck out 52 and walked 24.
Jeff Ellis: Abel Guerrero is a lefty from Galveston College. He is our first junior...
Photo: Cal Poly AthleticsIn the 35th round of the 2011 Draft the Indians select right-handed pitcher Mason Radeke out of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.
Bats: Right, Throws: Right, Height: 6'1", Weight: 175, Date of Birth: 06/13/1990
Note: Radeke went 8-4 with a 3.07 ERA. He led the Big West with strikeouts looking with 41 and was 2nd overall with 95 K's.
Photo: Georgia AthleticsIn the 34th round of the 2011 Draft the Indians select right-handed pitcher Tyler Maloof out of the University of Georgia.
Bats: Left, Throws: Right, Height: 6'1", Weight: 190, Date of Birth: 04/27/1990
Note: Maloof is a redshirt sophomore who made 28 appearances and had a bloated 7.16 ERA this year. He was their closer, and had 18 saves. He walked 18 and struck...
Photo: FGCU AthleticsIn the 33rd round of the 2011 Draft the Indians select right-handed pitcher Jack Wagoner out of Florida Gulf Coast University.
Bats: Right, Throws: Right, Height: 6'1", Weight: 203, Date of Birth: 06/20/1989
Notes: Wagoner was 5-3 with a 4.34 ERA. In 58 IP he gave up 62 hits and 28 ER. He walked 21 and K'd 53.
Florida Gulf Coast player...
Photo: Colquitt HSIn the 32nd round of the 2011 Draft the Indians select right-handed pitcher Cole Pitts out of Colquitt County Senior High School (GA).
Bats: Right, Throws: Right, Height: 6'5", Weight: 215, Date of Birth: 09/03/1992
Note: Pitts signed to go to school with Georgia Tech. He is raw and according to reports has no idea how to spin a ball. That's easy to fix, and he has...
Photo: Gamecocks AthleticsIn the 31st round of the 2011 Draft the Indians select left-handed pitcher Michael Roth out of the University of South Carolina.
Bats: Left, Throws: Left, Height: 6'1", Weight: 190, Date of Birth: 02/15/1990
Note: Roth was 12-3 with a 1.10 ERA this year for the Gamecocks. He made 17 appearances, 16 of them starts. In 114 2/3 innings he gave up 89 hits, 14 ER...
Jake Lowery (Photo: JMU Athletics)
Another crazy Day 2 of the draft has come and gone. The Indians made 29 picks in what was an eight hour marathon yesterday.
Like last year, the Indians are really being aggressive this year going after a lot of prep players as they drafted ten high school players in the first 30 picks (same as last year). While they have selected 20 college players,...
Cord Phelps (Photo: Tony Lastoria)The organization has answered the call of the fans, as Cord Phelps was promoted to Cleveland. Can Phelps answer the distress call coming from the Indians' offense?
The once magical Indians lineup has taken a turn for the worst in recent weeks, and while the skid has been almost top to bottom (with the exceptions of Asdrubal Cabrera and Michael Brantley), there...
Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday's performances by Indians prospects throughout the system.
With the frenzy of yesterday's draft, I almost forgot that there were ballgames to be played. Here's a quick look at yesterday's top performers, who are about to get pushed by a solid group of draftees.
Ronny Rodriguez (Photo: Lianna Holub)Captains Tame Rattlers 9-0
Ronny Rodriguez drove in a career high three RBI in Lake County’s 9-0 win over Wisconsin on Tuesday night. Rodriguez went 3-for-4, with a triple and a homerun, finishing a double shy of the cycle.
The Captains took a 1-0 lead in the fourth when Rodriguez hit his third homerun of the season, a solo shot to leftfield.
The 2013 Cleveland Indians Baseball Insider book featuring the Indians' Top 100 Prospects and more is now available. Also, previous editions from 2008-2012 are also available at a discounted rate. Just click on the book image for more information. Thanks again for all the support!