Smoke Signals - Farm Report 2.2: 2017 Season Preview

With the 2017 minor league campaign about to get underway, Jake and Corey return to the airwaves for a special extended edition of the Farm Report podcast to go through each affiliate and preview the top prospects at each level.

"Farm Report" is a weekly prospect analysis podcast hosted by Jake Dungan and Corey Crisan as they discuss all the latest news and notes regarding the Indians' farm system.

Spring training is over and as big league teams and players begin their chase for the elusive World Series title, hundreds of minor league players disperse across the country to begin the next stage of their journey to the majors. For the Indians, the talent is abundant and spread out nicely throughout their farm system from top to bottom in 2017 and Jake and Corey are here to give you the low-down on all the Tribe's full season affiliates and which prospects to keep an eye on as the season gets going.

Topics discussed:

Affiliate previews (general overview, top three prospects at each level and the most underrated prospect on each roster).

  • Lake County Captains
  • Lynchburg Hillcats
  • Akron RubberDucks
  • Columbus Clippers

-  Our picks for Indians Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Year for 2017.

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