2021 Cleveland Indians Top MLB Prospects
By Teddy Cahill
No team prioritizes tools and upside quite like Cleveland's youthful system, which is routinely among the youngest Top 10s across baseball. There's a new No. 1 this winter entering 2021, which you can see below.
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Here's how we project their lineup in 2024, with their 2024 age in parentheses.
Catcher: Bo Naylor (24)
First Base: Josh Naylor (27)
Second Base: Tyler Freeman (25)
Third Base: Jose Ramirez (30)
Shortstop: Gabriel Arias (24)
Left Field: Nolan Jones (26)
Center Field: Oscar Mercado (29)
Right Field: George Valera (23)
Designated Hitter: Franmil Reyes (28)
Listed below are the prospects with the best tools within the organization. To go directly to Cleveland's Top 10, click here.
Best Hitter for Average: Tyler Freeman
Best Power Hitter: Bobby Bradley
Best Strike-Zone Discipline: Ernie Clement
Fastest Baserunner: Quentin Holmes
Best Athlete: Will Benson
Best Fastball: Daniel Espino
Best Curveball: Triston McKenzie
Best Slider: Kyle Nelson
Best Changeup: Logan T. Allen
Best Control: Eli Morgan
Best Defensive Catcher: Bo Naylor
Best Defensive Infielder: Brayan Rocchio
Best Infield Arm: Gabriel Arias
Best Defensive Outfielder: Steven Kwan
Best Outfield Arm: Johnathan Rodriguez