Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday’s performances by Indians prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday’s game.
Note that Carolina was off.
Eric Haase (C, Lake County): 3-for-5, 3 R, 2 HR, 3 RBI
With two more home runs Thursday, Haase continued to show the power that makes him standout as a prospect. He was advertised as having plus power potential and Haase has done nothing to discredit that in 2013, hitting nine home runs and 13 doubles in 54 games with a .225 ISO. Being a 20-year-old in Low-A is not a bad thing — it is normal on the age curve — and Haase is showing the ability to succeed at this level. He will need to continue refining his receiving as he moves up the ladder and probably could use some more balance in his strikeouts and walks (64:14 SO:BB), but that largely does not matter now. What does matter is that Haase is hitting very well and is improving his stock every time he goes out on the field. Read More…
From Indians Baseball Insider, June 21, 2013