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 winter ball did yesterday:
Puerto Rican Winter League
Giovanni Soto (SP, Gigantes de Carolina): W (1-0), 6.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 3 BB, 7 SO. Though his team offered little in the way of run support — only scoring one run — Soto had his A-game going in this outing, leading Gigantes to victory. The left-hander has mowed down the opposition this offseason, and while winter ball success does not always translate back to affiliated ball, it is hard not to be excited about what Soto could do in 2015. Read More…
From Indians Baseball Insider, January 8, 2015