We are officially kicking off our Let’s Go Tribe MVP Countdown with Cody Anderson: a player who I did not think would get playing time in 2015, let alone be part of the discussion for best player on the team.
Pitcher Zach McAllister may have found his new home in the Cleveland Indians bullpen after posting a 3.00 ERA in 2015. He made his fair share of mistakes over the season, but statistically this was McAllister’s best season by a longshot.
For a reliever, ERA can be a fickle thing--have one or two bad games and it will look bad for the entire season, no matter how good you were (see: Cody Allen). However, when your name is Jeff Manship and you only allow four runs it can be flattering.
Clint Frazier, 1st round pick of the Cleveland Indians in 2013, started off slowly in High-A this season, but after a few tough weeks he got going in a big way. His numbers were strong and he looks like one of the best hitting prospects in baseball.
Yu-Cheng Chang posted incredible numbers for the Cleveland Indians' Arizona Summer League team in 2014, marking himself as a prospect to watch this year, when he made his full-season debut. His season would be a disappointing one though, and now...