Originally written on Indians Baseball Insider  |  Last updated 10/29/14
The players the Indians might draft appears to be narrowing, which is of course natural as we are just a week from the draft. Here are the guys I think are on the Indians' draft radar for the fifth pick this year. There is a ton of debate about this pick, so I thought I would show the reasons why each pick would be good  and why each of the players would not be a good pick. Also, I am assuming that the following four players will not be there Kris Bryant, Kohl Stewart, Jonathan Gray, and Mark Appel. Colin Moran, 3B, UNC Why you draft him: He is the best pure hitter in the draft. Most people think he is a future .300 hitter and that his hit tool could be near a 70. He has an excellent eye and approach at the plate taking walks and rarely striking out. He was undrafted out of high school and worked his way to the player he is, and you don't have to worry about his work ethic at all. He should be quick to the majors as well. He could be another Joe Mauer bat-wise. Why you pass:...
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