While we wait with baited breath for the Indians to finalize their free-agent deal with veteran Russell Branyan (as a 40-man add, someone else has to be taken off - the hold up according to our Tribe beat writer Sheldon Ocker), let's switch our attention to where the Tribe's future really lies.
The following Indians farm hands were selected as a Top 100 prospect in all of minor league baseball by Baseball America.
No. 10 Catcher Carlos Santana
No. 31 Third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall
No. 44 Left-handed pitcher Nick Hagadone
No. 64 Right-handed pitcher Jason Knapp
No. 65 Right-handed picther Alex White
* It's worth noting that the Tampa Bay rays led all clubs with seven ranked players and the Indians and Chicago Cubs tied for second with five each.
Any thoughts, dear blog readers?