Indians Sign 27 Of 50 Draft Picks
Drew Pomeranz ... No. 1 pick signed by Cleveland.
Drew Pomeranz ... No. 1 pick signed by Cleveland.
Indians Ink
Posted Aug 17, 2010


A whirlwind finish minutes before the signing deadline gave the Indians organization a needed boost of talent. Cleveland signed its top four picks and five of its top eight in the final hours of negotiations, spending millions of dollars. The Indians completed deals with 27 of 50 players drafted, including their top 14 overall. A year ago, they went 28-for-50, including their first 20 choices.

Here's the Indians' 2010 draft list, with their position, school, bats/throws, height, weight, and birthdate. Those in boldface type signed:

1. Drew Pomeranz, LHP, Mississippi
R/L, 6-5, 230, Nov. 12, 1988

2. LeVon Washington, OF, Chipola (Fla.) JC
L/R, 5-11, 170, July 26, 1991

3. Tony Wolters, SS, Rancho Buena Vista (Calif.) HS
L/R, 5-10, 175, June 9, 1992

4. Kyle Blair, RHP, San Diego U.
R/R, 6-3, 230, Aug. 27, 1988

5. Cole Cook, RHP, Pepperdine
R/R, 6-6, 215, Oct. 18, 1988

6. Nick Bartolone, SS, Chabot (Calif.) JC
R/R, 5-11, 165, Oct. 22, 1990

7. Robbie Aviles, RHP, Suffern (N.Y.) HS
L/R, 6-4, 195, Dec. 17, 1991

8. Alex Lavisky, C, Lakewood (O.) St. Edward HS
R/R, 6-1, 205, Jan. 13, 1991

9. Jordan Cooper, RHP, Wichita State
R/R, 6-2, 210, May 10, 1989

10. Tyler Holt, OF, Florida State
R/R, 6-0, 190, March 10, 1989

11. Hunter Jones, OF, Lakewood (Calif.) HS
R/R, 6-2, 190, Aug. 17, 1991

12. Tyler Cannon, INF, Virginia
S/R 6-0, 205, Aug. 30, 1987

13. Michael Goodnight, RHP, Houston
R/R, 6-4, 215, June 10, 1989

14. Diego Seastrunk, C, Rice
S/R 5-9, 180, Jan. 11, 1988

15. Ben Holmes, LHP, Clackamas (Ore.) HS
L/L, 6-1, 185, Sept. 12, 1991

16. Cody Allen, RHP, St. Petersburg (Fla.) JC
R/R, 6-1, 200, Nov. 20, 1988

17. Aaron Siliga, OF, Oceanside (Calif.) HS
L/L, 5-9, 180, Aug. 24, 1992

18. Chase Burnette, 1B, Georgia Tech
L/L, 6-3, 205,May 20, 1988

19. Mark Brown, OF, Detroit (Mich.) Martin Luther King HS
L/L, 5-9, 165, Sept. 11, 1991

20. Burch Smith, RHP, Howard
R/R, 6-4, 190, April 12, 1990

21. Owen Dew, RHP, Central Florida
R/R, 6-2, 180, Sept. 26, 1988

22. Nate Striz, RHP, North Carolina
R/R, 6-2, 245, Nov. 15, 1988

23. Tony Dischler, RHP, Louisiana State-Eunice JC
R/R, 6-3, 198, March 6, 1989

24. Andrew Triggs, RHP, Southern California
R/R, 6-4, 210, March 16, 1989

25. Jay Gause, RHP, Shallotte (N.C.) West Brunswick HS
R/R, 6-3, 230, April 24, 1992

26. Ben Lively, RHP, Gulf Breeze (Fla.) HS
R/R, 6-4, 190, March 5, 1992

27. Jeff Schaus, OF, Clemson
L/R, 6-1, 195, April 7, 1989

28. DeMarcus Tidwell, OF, Yavapai (Ariz.) JC
L/L, 6-2, 185, July 15, 1990

29. Kirby Bellow, LHP, Nederland (Tex.) HS
L/L, 6-1, 190, Nov. 14, 1991

30. Taylor Hill, RHP, Vanderbilt
R/R, 6-3, 185, Feb. 12, 1989

31. David Goforth, RHP, Mississippi
R/R, 5-11, 185, Oct. 11, 1988

32. Mike Palazzone, RHP, Georgia
R/R, 6-2, 197, May 6, 1989

33. Logan Thompson, 2B, Palm Beach (Fla.) CC
R/R, 6-0, 165, June 4, 1989

34. Kyle Petter, LHP, El Camino (Calif.) JC
L/L, 5-11, 190, April 5, 1990

35. Ken Ferrer, RHP, Elon
R/R, 6-1, 220, Dec. 13, 1989

36. Rye Davis, RHP, Western Kentucky
R/R, 6-5, 250, Dec. 11, 1988

37. Trey Griffin, OF, Lithonia (Ga.) Martin Luther King HS
R/R, 6-3, 187 Nov. 21, 1991

38. Tyler Pearson, C, Lubbock (Tex.) Monterey HS
R/R, 6-1, 180, April 15, 1992

39. Robert Wahl, RHP, West Springfield (Va.) HS
R/R, 6-3, 190, March 21, 1992

40. Jordan Casas, OF, Cal State-Long Beach
L/R, 5-11, 190, March 17, 1988

41. Brian Heere, OF, Kansas
L/R, 5-10, 175, Aug. 6, 1987

42. Aaron Fields, 2B, Wright State
R/R, 6-0, 190, June 20, 1988

43. Chris Waylock, SS, Cary-Grove HS (Cary. Ill.)
R/R, 5-10, 185, Aug. 7, 1991

44. Brock Stassi, LHP, Nevada-Reno
L/L, 6-2, 190, Aug. 7, 1989

45. Frank Dejiulio, RHP, Daytona Beach (Fla.) CC
R/R, 6-3, 205, Aug. 22, 1989

46. Justin Haley, RHP, Sierra (Calif.) JC
R/R, 6-5, 230, Jun 16, 1991

47. Lucas Malloy, RHP, San Antonio (Tex.) Alamo Heights HS
R/R, 6-0, 185, Nov. 11, 1991

48. Chris Bedford, LHP, Pace (Fla.) HS
L/L, 5-9, 160, April 12, 1991

49. Marcus Bradley, OF, Central Arizona CC
L/L, 5-10, 160, Aug. 30, 1990

50. Henry Dunn, OF, Binghamton
R/R, 5-8 180, March 26, 1989


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