Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday’s performances by Indians prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday’s game.
Joey Wendle: DH, Carolina Mudcats: 2-for-3, 2 R, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 1 K:
Mr. Wendle’s big offensive question marks are both his power potential and his ability to continue to hit as he starts to advance through the upper levels of the system to face off against the best pitching the minors has to offer. The Carolina league has certainly held that type of prestige in the past, so this really could bode well for what I would consider a bit of an early draft-pick surprise in the middle infielder (and apparently, a 3B too).
Tyler Holt: CF, Akron Aeros: 2-for-3, 3 R, 2 BB, 1 K:
This is the Tyler Holt that the Indians were hoping for when they drafted him a few years back. When he’s at the top of the order and getting on base, he can create utter havoc. When you add the fact that Jose Ramirez, Chun Che...