Luis Oviedo Dominates Older Competition
Oviedo excelled against older competition in the New York-Penn League as he emerged as one of the organization's finest pitching prospects.
Tyler Freeman Just Keeps Hitting
Drafted out of high school last year, Tyler Freeman adapted quickly to pro ball by acing an assignment to the New York-Penn League.
Richie Palacios Zooms To Fast Start
The 2018 third-rounder zoomed to low Class A, thanks in part to strong instincts embellished by his baseball bloodlines.
Indians See A Lot To Like About Shane Bieber
Impeccable control allows Bieber to carve up minor league batters and earn the system's Best Player honors in our midseason update.
Erik Gonzalez Emerges As Utility Infielder
A pair of out-of-options combatants vied for the Indians' utility job, with Gonzalez outlasting the more experienced Gio Urshela.
Francisco Mejia Expands His Defensive Horizons
With two outstanding defensive catchers in Cleveland, the Indians have tried Mejia at secondary positions.
Hitting Machine Yandy Diaz Is Odd Man Out
Diaz returns to Triple-A to round out his game and prepare for an inevitable callup to Cleveland.
Power Will Be Key To Nolan Jones' Development
Nolan Jones already shows a disciplined hitting approach; adding power will be the next step.
Control Artist Shane Bieber Strives For Consistency
Shane Bieber combines fine control, work ethic and improving stuff.
Hall of Fame Flashback: Tribe's Thome Goes On Warpath
This article originally appeared in the Dec. 25, 1990 issue of BA.