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Indians' Top Prospects: No. 30

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. 30 -- Matt McBride The Matt McBride File Born: May 23, 1985 in Bethlehem, PA Position: Catcher B/T: R/R HT/WT: 6-2/215 Acquired: Sandwich draft pick (75th overall) in 2005 from Lehigh. Strengths: When healthy is a blue-chip prospect with outstanding catching skills and also a very solid bat. Takes great pride in handling a pitching staff. Has tremendous leadership skills. Has... Recommended Stories

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