Around the Farm (ATF) takes a quick look at some of yesterday’s performances by Indians prospects throughout the system. This is a special fall and winter ball version of ATF that recaps all the offseason action by Indians players in the Arizona Fall League (AFL) and the Caribbean Leagues. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday’s game.
Here is the rundown of what Cleveland players in fall and winter ball did yesterday:
Puerto Rican Winter League
- Roberto Perez (C, Indios de Mayaguez): 2-for-4, 2 R, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 1 SO. A day after showing off the skill that has always made him an intriguing offensive player — drawing four walks in one game — Perez shows off his newfound power here. In time, we will find out how much of this power spike is fluky and a part of the ebbs and flows of baseball, but as of right now, it appears Cleveland has found yet another strong defensive catcher with real pop in his bat. The combination of Yan Gomes and Perez should lock down the catching position for Cleveland for years to come. Read More…
From Indians Baseball Insider, November 14, 2014