With spring in the air and baseball finally back in our lives again, let’s take a crack at ranking the Cleveland Indians’ Opening Day roster from 25th to 1st.
Without really think about it, I’m pretty sure that you would say that Shin-Soo Choo is better than Jairo Asencio, Carlos Santana is better than Aaron Cunningham, and Vinnie Pestano is better than Jose Lopez. The more interesting questions to me are toss-up questions like Justin Masterson or Jason Kipnis, Ubaldo Jimenez or Travis Hafner, and who the best and worst players on the roster are. Those are the questions I try to answer when I do these rankings.
I’ll be re-ranking the active roster at various points throughout the season, but for now, here is the Indians’ 25-man roster ranked from bottom to top. Read More…
From Indians Prospect Insider, April 9, 2012