Indians' Top Prospects: No. 57

For each of the past 15 years, Indians Ink Magazine has ranked the top prospects in the Cleveland farm system. It began as a top 10 list and turned into a top 50 early this decade. This is our third year ranking the top 100 Tribe minor-leaguers. It factors a player's potential, accomplishments, how he's moved in the system, and projects it to what he could bring to the major-league team.

No. 57 -- Jeanmar Gomez

The Jeanmar Gomez File
Born:
Feb. 10, 1988 in Caracas, VZ
Position: Starting Pitcher
B/T: R/R
HT/WT: 6-4/178
Acquired: Signed as a non-drafted free agent, April 4, 2005
Strengths: Has good command of three-pitch mix (fastball, curve and changeup). The organization likes his mound presence, durability, and believes he will begin to fill out his big body and become a more powerful pitcher.
Weaknesses: Stalled at Kinston (5-9, 4.55 ERA) in '08 and needs to get better sink on fastball, sharpen his curve, and work on repeating his delivery.
2009 Projections: Likely to return to rotation at Kinston.

2008 & MINOR-LEAGUE CAREER

Team W L ERA G GS IP H BB SO
Kinston 5 9 4.55 27 27 138.3 154 46 110
Minor Totals 25 22 3.86 78 73 394.3 403 113 284

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