Stud shortstop prospect
Other notable prospects sent down were outfielders
"He’s not that different than what we drafted," Indians vice president of player development Ross Atkins told MLB.com. "We’re more encouraged based on his open-mindedness. He came to us wanting to put himself in a more powerful position, then did it in-season. This is a guy who had success, and we didn’t ask him to do it. He can be more consistent in that position.
"It’s less about the adjustment but more about his mindset and his perseverance that’s most encouraging. He was open, willing and did it in season is the skill we’re more encouraged by."
The remaining players receiving invites were catcher Jake Lowery, catcher
Naquin went 8-for-20, including a double, seven RBI and two runs. He also managed to steal two bases in five games. Naquin now leads the league with 21 hits. He was the team's first round pick in 2012.
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