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.
Eric Haase (C, Lake County): 3-for-4, 2 R, 2 2B, 1 RBI, 1 SO
Cleveland may not have top-end catching prospects that project to be the next Buster Posey, but they are loaded with some intriguing names to watch. One of those is Haase, who is finishing his first year in a full season league. Haase still has holes in his approach (that 117:39 SO:BB still needs work), but the 20-year-old’s power is what makes him special. With 21 doubles and 14 home runs in 102 games, Haase is adding value with his bat while doing well in his first taste of Low-A. The catcher needs to continue this while likely moving up to Carolina in 2014, but as of right now, Haase has only helped himself in 2013. Read More…
From Indians Baseball Insider, August 30, 2013