Smoke Signals - Farm Report 2.4: Small Sample Sizes

Who is making strong first impressions at their new affiliates? Who is off more of a slower start? There have only been a handful of games played, but some developmental storylines are already starting to form and Jake and Corey are back to discuss them all.

"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.

The minor league season is nearly a week old, which means that Jake and Corey now have some actual highlights and top performances to recap and discuss in their first in-season edition of the Farm Report podcast of 2017. While Mike Clevinger and Thomas Pannone are firing bullets on the mound, Yu Chang and Todd Isaacs are swinging hot bats to start the year. Join the guys as they analyze all the top performances from the Indians farm system this past week.

Topics discussed:

Bradley Zimmer, Richie Shaffer and Nellie Rodriguez leading the charge offensively in Columbus.

-  Mike Clevinger and Nick Goody pitching lights-out ball for the Clippers.

-  Akron's young, talented position players living up to the hype.

  • Yu Chang
  • Greg Allen
  • Francisco Mejia
  • Tyler Krieger

-  Cold bats in Lynchburg; Pannone/McKenzie flirt with no-hit bids.

-  Captains bullpen taking shape.

-  Reveal Player of the Week.

-  Make predictions for next week's Player of the Week.

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