Found March 07, 2013 on Indians Baseball Insider:
The IBI's 2013 Indians Top 60 Prospect countdown continues on with left-handed pitcher Scott Barnes. The Ryan Garko for Barnes trade back in July of 2009 may end up as one of the best trades the Indians have made in the last several years, and whether he ends up as a full time bullpen arm or a starter down the road, the Indians believe they have a solid piece to their big league pitching puzzle for the next several years. He is in the mix for a Major League job this spring, and Tony breaks down all of his pluses and minuses in this detailed scouting report.
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