Baseball Prospectus is one of the better sites for evaluating minor league talent, and these guys absolutely love Cleveland Indians top prospect Francisco Mejia.
34 prospect in MLB in their preseason rankings, but with graduation and another half-season under his belt, they’ve pushed him up to elite status, moving up 31 spots overall with their midseason prospect update.
Francisco Mejia, C, Cleveland Indians Also taking a huge leap is 19-year old right-handed pitching prospect Triston McKenzie, who has exceeded all expectations in his first year of full-season baseball at High-A Lynchburg.
Triston McKenzie, RHP, Cleveland Indians Just imagine the potential above-average major league starter he’ll be 30 pounds and three extra mph from now.
Baseball America also updated their list of top 101 prospects and three Indians made it into their top 30.