A day after drafting OF Tyler Naquin from Texas A&M with their first round pick, The Indians have gone for a pitcher. In the second round, #79 overall, the Tribe has selected Right-handed starter Mitchell Brown from Rochester, Minnesota. The hard-throwing high school senior was “widely regarded as the top prep player in the state” according to the Indians Twitter account.
Brown was a consensus top 50 player who fell to the Indians at #79. A great value pick in the second round. Their next pick will be #110 (third round).