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2013 Indians 18th round pick: SS Paul Hendrix

2013 Indians 18th round pick: SS Paul Hendrix
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In the 18th round of the 2013 Draft the Cleveland Indians select shortstop Paul Hendrix from Texas Christian University.

Born: 11/18/1991 - Height: 6'2" - Weight: 187 - Bats: Right - Throws: Right

Jeff Ellis: The Indians actually drafted Hendrix last year out of Junior college as he was a 32nd round pick, so he jumped up 14 rounds this year. He had a solid year for TCU playing shortstop and putting up an .800 OPS.  He adjusted to the jump in levels and showed a little bit of pop as well. I am sure if the Indians are redrafting they see him as a player who can stay at shortstop and might have some power for the position. As a fun note the last player the Indians drafted in back to back years is current Indian Cody Allen.

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Connor
June 11, 2013 - 12:15 PM EDT
He just signed for 100K today.

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