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Top 100 Prospects: No. 1 Carlos Santana

The Indians' No. 1 prospect ... Carlos Santana.

After listing more than 150 players and providing player profiles on 99 of them ... what, you're surprised that we ranked Carlos Santana No. 1? The switch-hitting catcher heads the Indians Ink list for 2010. He's just about ready to hit in the majors right now, and working on his catching skills. He's a smaller version of former Indians all-star Victor Martinez, so we call him "Mini Mart."

When Carlos Santana got off to a relatively slow start in 2009, due mainly to the fact many of his line drives were being caught, he looked at Akron Aeros pitching coach Ruben Niebla and said, "Somebody is going to pay." Did they ever! By the time the curtain came down on the 2009 Eastern League season, Santana had not only been selected the league's Most Valuable Player, but also led the... Recommended Stories

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