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Top 100 Prospects: Nos. 36-40

Adam Miller

Ranking the Top 100 minor-leaguers has been a fun project for more than 15 years at Indians Ink. Our current issue available at newsstands or by ordering online from this site, takes a look at players headed towards helping the Indians in Cleveland in the future. We'll share them here in the coming weeks, five at a time. This group includes three pitchers and two outfielders with big-league hopes.

36 Paolo Espino Born: Jan. 10, 1987, in Panama City, Panama Position: Pitcher B/T: R/R HT/WT: 5-10/190 Acquired: 10th-round pick in 2006 Draft from The Pendleton School (FL). Strengths: Curveball is best pitch, regarded as major league quality. Added a slider to his low 90s fastball and changeup. Pounds the strike zone and pitches to contact. Needs good fielders behind him. When in sync, he's a... Recommended Stories

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