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Author: Joseph Coblitz

Brayan Rocchio: The Next Big Thing

By: Joseph Coblitz | January 16, 2019 On January 13th, Brayan Rocchio turned 18, but he has already made huge strides on his way to stardom. Signed as an international free agent out of Venezuela in 2017, he started the 2018 season in the Dominican Summer League, but played only 25 games before being promoted to Arizona, still only 17 years old. While he was considered the third biggest name of the Indians 2017 international free agent class, injuries to Aaron Bracho and George Valera pushed him into the spot light and his performance as a starter for AZL...

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Tracking the Indians Minor Leaguers Lost this Off-Season

By: Joseph Coblitz | January 10, 2019 While the primary focus during the off-season is on the MLB squad, there are always many more moves made within the minor league system through releases, trades and free agency. The following players are those who played in the Indians farm system in some capacity during 2018, but will not be doing so in 2019. To start off the list, one Indians minor leaguer has officially retired after missing almost all of 2018 with a torn ACL and meniscus. Mike Napoli was up for a coaching job with the Cubs, but decided...

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