TONY WOLTERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

2014 IBI Top 50 Prospects: #9 CA Tony Wolters

The IBI's 2014 Indians Top 50 Prospect countdown continues with catcher Tony Wolters. Wolters went through a significant position change last season moving from the middle infield to catcher and earned some rave reviews in the process. In this detailed scouting report, the IBI's Tony Lastoria takes a look at what went into the position change, how quickly he picked up things...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

What to Do With Tony Wolters?

The Indians have a problem in the upper-middle minor league levels that they have yet to fully address. With Jason Kipnis under control through 2017, the Indians have little need for another top level second baseman, but they have a plethora available. From Carolina to Columbus, the Indians have no less than nine Major League quality prospects that could play short stop or second...
Via Burning River Baseball
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

AFL Spotlight: Tony Wolters

2013 was a year of change for Tony Wolters. At the tail end of spring training a little over seven months ago he was pulled into the Indians offices in Goodyear, Arizona and received word that he would be making the switch from the middle of the infield to catcher. This was a move that caught many by surprise, and even Wolters himself. Vice President of Player Development Ross Atkins...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: October 14, 2013

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 and the Caribbean Leagues.  The positions listed below are where the player was playing in the game. Note: There was no action in the Venezuelan Winter...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Wolters hopeful position switch to catcher was right choice

The 2013 baseball season is already now into its fourth week. While players at various levels of the Cleveland Indians farm system are starting to settle in, Tony Wolters is just now beginning his full-time transition from the middle infield to the catching position. Wolters, 20, was drafted in the 3rd round of the 2010 Draft as a high school shortstop, but the Indians approached...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Tony Wolters, Catching Convert

Rarely do players successfully transition to more difficult positions, but the Cleveland Indians believe second base prospect Tony Wolters can be the next infielder to be successful converted into a catcher. It’s common for a player to move to a less valuable position when his abilities fall short of major league competency, but occasionally a player will increase his value by...
Via Fangraphs
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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