CLEVELAND: A Progressive Field hot dog vendor has as good a shot as anyone predicting the Indians’ first-round draft pick.
With the Indians forced to wait until the 15th overall pick in the 2012 MLB draft that begins tonight, it’s anyone’s guess which prospect will fall to them.
Tribe amateur scouting director Brad Grant considers this year’s draft as “average” in overall talent, making it less obvious who the top players are and who will fall to the middle of the round.
“Last year [the draft] was very deep,” said Grant, who is in his fifth year heading the Tribe’s draft. “The strength this year is high school players and college pitching. Where it falls short, though, are college position