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2012 MLB Draft: Thoughts on Naquin and more

The Indians selected Texas A&M outfielder Tyler Naquin with their first pick last night, a pick that came as a bit of a surprise to a lot of people since many had the Indians taking a college arm with their first pick. He does not have all the glitz, glamor, and sex appeal of a first round pick as people always love the power bats and power pitchers, but as you read through you will see he is a guy the Indians were on for a while.

Director’s Cuts

Brad Grant, the Indians Director of Amateur Scouting, discussed Naquin in a conference call with reporters last night.

On Tyler Naquin: “With his tools, his speed, his instincts, and his arm, we feel he has the ability to pay center...

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