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Cleveland Indians preliminary prospect grade breakdown

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A first look at Indians prospect grades

MLB: Cleveland Indians at Los Angeles Angels
Greg Allen
Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports

I am working on the Cleveland Indians Top 20 prospects for 2018 list. The first run through the grades last night gave the following results:

Grade A: Zero
Grade A-: One
Grade B+: Three
Grade B: Two
Grade B-: Five
Grade C+: 21
Grade C: A bunch

Reviewing these this morning, this feels a bit lighter than I expected. Maybe I was in a bad mood yesterday and for certain there are a lot of mushiness/borderline grades here. The names:

Brady Aiken, LHP
Greg Allen, OF
Will Benson, OF
Jesse Berardi, SS
Shane Bieber, RHP
Aaron Bracho, SS
Sean Brady, LHP
Bobby Bradley, 1B
Andrew Calica, OF
Ulysses Cantu, 1B
Conner Capel, OF
Jodd Carter, OF
Willi Castro, SS
Yu-Cheng Chang, SS
Li-Jen Chu, C
Aaron Civale, RHP
Ernie Clement, 2B
Gavin Collins, 3B
Tommy DeJuneas, RHP
Matt Esparza, RHP
Luke Eubank, RHP
Tyler Freeman, SS
Marcos Gonzalez, SS
Oscar Gonzalez, OF
Eric Haase, C
Sam Hentges, LHP
Cameron Hill, RHP
Juan Hillman, LHP
Quentin Holmes, OF
Logan Ice, C
Nolan Jones, 3B
Rob Kaminsky, LHP
James Karinchak, RHP
Tyler Krieger, 2B
Leandro Linares, RHP
Mitch Longo, OF
Sicnarf Loopstok, 1B
Mark Mathias, 2B
Kirk McCarty, LHP
Triston McKenzie, RHP
Francisco Mejia, C
Jean Carlos Mejia, RHP
Ryan Merritt, LHP
Julian Merryweather, RHP
Elijah Morgan, RHP
Shawn Morimando, LHP
Kyle Nelson, LHP
Mike Papi, OF
Dorssys Paulino, OF
Francisco Perez, LHP
Zach Plesac, RHP
Adam Plutko, RHP
Mike Rivera, C
Johnathan Rodriguez, OF
Nellie Rodriguez, 1B
Dalbert Siri, RHP
Eric Stamets, SS
Emmanuel Tapia, 1B
Felix Tati, RHP
Jonathan Teaney, RHP
Ka’ai Tom, OF
Tanner Tully, LHP
Matt Turner, LHP
George Valera, OF
Gregori Vasquez, RHP
Jose Vicente, 1B-C
Austen Wade, OF
Luke Wakamatsu, INF
Matt Whitehouse, LHP