McKenzie shut down by Indians

No. 41 overall prospect out indefinitely with upper back strain

Triston McKenzie has held opponents to a .194 batting average during his Minor League career. (Terrance Williams/MiLB.com)

By Chris Bumbaca | March 9, 2019 7:18 PM ET

Top Indians prospect Triston McKenzie has been shut down from throwing and is out indefinitely after he was diagnosed with an upper back strain on Saturday.

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Farm System Rankings: Overall (20-11)

Angels, Cardinals, A's organizations fall just short of top 10

Jo Adell climbed from Class A Burlington to Double-A Mobile in his first full season in 2018. (Mobile BayBears)

By Sam Dykstra | March 5, 2019 10:09 AM ET

The Angels, Cardinals and A's highlight the list of organizations that just missed the top 10 in MiLB.com's Farm System Rankings for overall talent.

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Farm system rankings: Pitchers (20-11)

Keller ready to make impact with Bucs; Jays more than big bats

Mitch Keller struck out 57 over 52 1/3 innings in the International League to end last season. (Joe Santry/MiLB.com)

By Rob Terranova | February 19, 2019 11:03 AM ET

With Opening Day just around the corner, MiLB.com takes a look at the state of all 30 farm systems. Here are organizations 20-11, based on pitching talent and depth.

Rob Terranova is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter, @RobTnova24. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Farm system rankings: Position players 30-21

Royals feature strong lefty bats; Mariners make promising moves

Khalil Lee notched a .402 on-base percentage in 71 games with Class A Advanced Wilmington. (Patrick Cavey/MiLB.com)

By Kelsie Heneghan | February 11, 2019 10:04 AM ET

With Opening Day of the 2019 season just around the corner, MiLB.com takes a look at the state of all 30 farm systems. Here are organizations 30-21 based on strength of position players.

Kelsie Heneghan is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow her on Twitter @Kelsie_Heneghan. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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The Show Before the Show: Episode 192

Tribe's Bradley discusses 40-man spot, MLB opportunities

January 17, 2019 11:17 AM ET

Indians No. 7 prospect Bobby Bradley joins the show to talk about his 40-man roster spot, Tyler and Sam discuss the Kyler Murray saga and Ben has details on Minor League team stalwarts.

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2019 Prospect Projections: AL Central rookies

Jimenez ready to bash as White Sox make turn toward contention

Eloy Jimenez has hit 65 home runs over five seasons in the Minor Leagues. (Laura Wolff/Charlotte Knights)

By Sam Dykstra | January 15, 2019 10:01 AM ET

Eloy Jimenez is ready to take his special bat to the Major Leagues, and that could be a big reason why the White Sox are trying to make moves toward contention this offseason.

Sam Dykstra is a reporter for MiLB.com. Follow and interact with him on Twitter, @SamDykstraMiLB. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Chang rediscovering power stroke in AFL

Indians No. 6 prospect hits fourth Fall League homer, plates two

Yu Chang compiled a .741 OPS with Triple-A Columbus during the regular season. (Freek Bouw/Phrake Photography)

November 10, 2018 6:34 PM ET

Indians No. 6 prospect Yu Chang cracked his fourth Arizona Fall League homer, drove in two runs and scored twice Saturday in Glendale's 5-3 loss to Scottsdale.

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New age of Indians led by Jones, Bradley

Slugging duo paving way for tomorrow's stars in Cleveland

Nolan Jones hit 19 homers and posted an .871 OPS across two levels during his first full-season campaign. (Ken Inness/MiLB.com)

By Michael Avallone | October 22, 2018 10:00 AM ET

The Cleveland Indians' success at the Major League level can be largely attributed to their Minor League affiliates, which were dotted by All-Star-worthy prospects this season.

Michael Avallone is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @MavalloneMiLB. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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RubberDucks advance behind Brady's gem

Indians prospect scatters seven hits over seven shutout frames

Sean Brady went 2-0 and allowed three earned runs in his final three starts of the regular season. (David Monseur/MiLB.com)

By Chris Bumbaca | September 8, 2018 10:03 PM ET

Indians prospect Sean Brady scattered seven hits over seven innings on Satuday as Akron beat Altoona, 9-0, to advance to the Eastern League Championship Series.

Chris Bumbaca is a contributor for MiLB.com based in New York. Follow him on Twitter @BOOMbaca. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Tribe's Benson finishes strong, earns award

No. 22 Indians prospect homers four times in season's final week

Will Benson was one of three Midwest League players with at least 20 homers and 10 steals this season. (Alicia Falorio)

By Sam Dykstra | September 4, 2018 3:38 PM ET

Indians No. 22 prospect Will Benson finished out a testing season with Lake County by hitting four homers in seven games en route to being named Midwest League Offensive Player of the Week.

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