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How the Cleveland Indians acquired their lower level minor league players in 2016

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On Thursday, we reviewed how the major league franchise had been acquired. And yesterday we covered the upper minors. Today we look at the Lake County Captains, Mahoning Valley Scrappers and Arizona and Dominican Rookie Leagues.

Notes: I have included compensation draft picks as being more than one degree as the Indians obtained that pick based on a player they formally held rights to. Also, when I have identified a free agent year, it is the year they signed for (i.e. December 05 would be 2006). Additionally, whenever I could not find confirmation of an amateur free agent signing, the year defaults to their first appearance. [aFA = amateur free agent, mFA = minor league free agent]

All data is through Tuesday September 6.

Lake County Captains (A - Midwest League)

Players on the roster

One Degree (drafted or signed by the Indians)

aFA 2010: Luis Morel; Juan De La Cruz

aFA 2011: Martin Cervenka

Draft 2012: Kieran Lovegrove (3)

aFA 2012: Shao-Ching Chiang; Yoiber Marquina; (international)

Draft 2013: Casey Shane (6); Kenny Mathews (7); Cortland Cox (32)

aFA 2013: Erick Algarin; Erlin Cerda

Draft 2014: Sam Hentges (4); Micah Miniard (8); Bobby Ison (21); David Armendariz (23); Jodd Carter (24)

aFA 2014: Li-Jen Chu; Jose Medina

Draft 2015: Tristan McKenzie (1); Ka'ai Tom (5); Devon Stewart (9); Anthony Miller (18); Sam Haggerty (24); Christian Meister (29)

Draft 2016: Ben Krauth (6); Andrew Calica (11)

mFA 2016: Jon Fitzsimmons (originally aFA by Royals in 2013); Trevor Foss (originally drafted 22 by Angels in 2023); Angel Miguel (originally Cuba)

Players who have moved on

One Degree (drafted or signed by the Indians)

Draft 2012: Caleb Hamrick (8)

Draft 2013: Grant Fink (23) [Independent -€” Frontier League]

Draft 2014: Steven Patterson (10) [Independent -€” Frontier League]; Austin Fisher (13)

Mahoning Valley Scrappers (A- - New York-Penn League)

Players on the roster

One Degree (drafted or signed by the Indians)

aFA 2011: Jose Zapata

Draft 2013: Silento Sayles (14)

aFA 2013: Ping-Hseuh Chen; Luis Jimenez; Jorma Rodriguez; Emmanuel Tapia

Draft 2014: Simeon Lucas (7); Alex Pantoja (9); Gian Paul Gonzalez (20); Nathan Winfrey (28)

aFA 2014: Domingo Jimenez; Henry Martinez; Randy Valladares; Miguel Eladio; Oscar Gonzalez (international); Gabriel Mejia

Draft 2015: Brady Aiken (1); Juan Hillman (2); Ryan Perez (12); Todd Isaacs (19); Luke Watkamatsu (20); Jack Goihl (28); Ryan Colgate (36)

aFA 2015: Dalbert Siri

Draft 2016: Logan Ice (2); Aaron Civale (3); Shane Bieber (4); Michael Tinsley (7); Gavin Collins (13); Mitch Longo (14); Michael Letkewicz (23); Jonathan Laureano (25); Tanner Tully (26)

aFA 2016: Alsis Herrera

Players who have moved on

One Degree (drafted or signed by the Indians)

Draft 2012: D'vone McClure (4); James Stokes (22) [Independent -€” Canadian AA League]

aFA 2012: Grofi Cruz (international)

Draft 2014: Jordan Carter (22); Juan Gomes (37)

AZL Indians (Rk - Arizona League)

Players on the roster

One Degree (drafted or signed by the Indians)

aFA 2011: Ronny Rodriguez

Draft 2012: Nick Pasquale (20)

Draft 2013: Dace Kime (3); Paul Hendrix (18)

aFA 2013: Junior Soto (international)

Draft 2014: Grant Hockin (2)

aFA 2014: Felix Tati; Cesar Ventura; Jason Rodriguez; Jose Vicente

Draft 2015: Jonas Wyatt (6); Justin Garza (8)

aFA 2015: Randy Marte; Francisco Perez; Luis Santos; Gregori Vasquez; Kevin Bradley; Elvis Perez

Draft 2016: Will Benson (1); Nolan Jones (2); Conner Capel (5); Ulysses Cantu (6); Andrew Lantrip (8); Hosea Nelson (9); Samad Taylor (10); Trenton Brooks (17); Dakody Clemmer (19); Skylar Arias (24); Jamal Rutledge (28); Ryder Ryan (30)

aFA 2016: Cameron Mingo

Players who have moved on

One Degree (drafted or signed by the Indians)

aFA 2011: Edward Estrella

aFA 2012: Johan Puello [Independent -€” Pecos League]

Draft 2013: Mike Giuffre (36)

aFA 2013: Francsico Lopez; Jose Rodriguez; Hector Caro (international)

Draft 2014: Jordan Dunatov (12)

aFA 2014: Juan Garcia

aFA 2015: Jhonleider Salinas [2016 trade for Brandon Guyer; TB-Rk-Gulf]

DSL Indians (Rk -€” Dominican Summer League)

Players on the roster

One Degree (drafted or signed by the Indians)

aFA 2013: Luis Araujo

aFA 2014: Orlando Cedeno (international); Alejandro Izaguirre; Jean Carlos Mejia; Ramon Tineo; Henderson De Oleo (international); Julio Cabrera (international); Christopher Cespedes (international)

aFA 2015: Juan Mota; Kenny Nunez; Luis Oviedo (international); Juan Paredes; Leomar Pereda; Eric Perez; Christopher Santana; Luis Valdez; Christopher DeJesus; Felix Fernandez; Jose Fermin (international); Jean Montero; Henry Pujols (international); Wilbis Santiago; Luis De La Rosa; Ronny Dominguez; Pablo Jimenez; Franklin Mateo; Carlos Ventura

aFA 2016: Jhonneyver Gutierrez; Maiker Manzanillo; Wuilson Meza; Jose Oca; Jahir Varela; Yeffersson Yannuzzi; Miguel Jerez; Jonathan Lopez; Henry Rodriguez; Jhan Rodriguez

Players who have moved on

One Degree (drafted or signed by the Indians)

aFA 2014: Rainer Florez; Gabriel Vizcaino

aFA 2015: Hector Figueroa