2013 Cleveland Indians Consensus Top 34 Prospects

Introduction

I have created a cumulative prospect list for each team based on other (more knowledgeable) peoples’ lists. Each time a prospect appears on a list, he gets a number of points (21 minus his ranking). The prospect with the largest amount of points is ranked first. I will be posting each team once they have been completed by all of my sources. You can find a link to all of the other teams top prospects on the Team Prospects page. Clicking on the links below will take you to the team’s list on each respective site.

Four lists were published much earlier in the offseason before the Indians acquired Trevor Bauer. To account for this, I took his average ranking from the other lists and inserted him into the lists that missed them. All other prospects behind them were bumped down one ranking.

You can also view the 2012 Cleveland Indians prospect list.

Lists

Baseball America

Baseball Instinct

Baseball Prospect Nation

Baseball Prospectus

Bullpen Banter

Fangraphs

Keith Law (ESPN Insider)

Minor League Ball (John Sickels)

Major League Baseball (Jonathan Mayo)

MLB Prospect Portal

Razzball

Prospect 361

The List

The “Change” column describes how the prospect’s status changed from 2012. A positive number means the prospect moved up in the list, while a negative number means he moved down. A prospect’s name is green if he is new to the organization this year.

Rank Player Total Change
1 Francisco Lindor 237 0
2 Trevor Bauer 231 Shin-Soo Choo trade
3 Dorssys Paulino 215 16
4 Tyler Naquin 185 1st Rd Draft
5 Mitch Brown 181 2nd Rd Draft
6 Ronny Rodriguez 177 -2
7 Luigi Rodriguez 144 -1
8 Danny Salazar 125
9 Tony Wolters 113 -6
10 Cody Allen 101
11 Jesus Aguilar 82 5
12 Jose Ramirez 74
13 Kieran Lovegrove 52 3rd Rd Draft
14 Dillon Howard 51 -12
15 Anthony Santander 45 Venezuelan IFA
16 Scott Barnes 31 -5
17 Alex Monsalve 27 8
18 Elvis Araujo 24 -8
19 LeVon Washington 22 -4
20 Jorge Martinez 21 -3
21 Dylan Baker 20 5th Rd Draft
22 Chen Lee 17 -14
23 Luis Lugo 14
24 Austin Adams 10 -10
24 Mike McDade 10 Claimed off waivers
26 Giovanny Urshela 8
26 Chris McGuiness 8 Rule 5 Draft
28 Giovanni Soto 5 3
29 Felix Sterling 3 -20
29 D’vone McClure 3 4th Rd Draft
31 Claudio Bautista 2
32 Chun Chen 1 -20
32 Jordan Smith 1
34 Yan Gomes 0 Mike Aviles trade

Here is a spreadsheet that contains all of the 2013 Cleveland Indians prospect rankings in one place.

2012 Prospects Not on 2013 List

Graduated:
Nick Hagadone, #5
Cord Phelps, #12
Zach McAllister, #20

Dropped Off:
Jake Sisco, #7
Alex Lavisky, #18
Jake Lowery, #21
Bryce Stowell, #22
Robel Garcia, #24
Jason Knapp, #25
Cody Anderson, #27
Matt Packer, #29
Enosil Tejeda, #30

Traded:
Zach Putnam, #23 – to the Rockies for Kevin Slowey

Designated for Assignment:
Nick Weglarz, #28

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