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2012 Indianapolis Indians Season Preview

2012 Indianapolis Indians Season Preview

We've covered the 2012 West Virginia Power, the 2012 Bradenton Marauders, and the 2012 Altoona Curve. Today we wrap up the previews of the full season leagues with a look at the 2012 Indianapolis Indians.

Indianapolis will open the season with the top hitting prospect in the system, Starling Marte. They will also feature a rotation full of prospects. And, as usual, they will provide the depth for the Pirates throughout the year.

Lineup

C - Eric Fryer

1B - Jeff Clement

2B - Jordy Mercer

SS - Chase d'Arnaud

3B - Nick Evans

LF - Gorkys Hernandez

CF - Starling Marte

RF - Brandon Boggs

DH - Jake Fox

The top prospect in this group is Starling Marte. The outfielder had a breakout season in 2011 at the Double-A level, and will make the jump to Triple-A for the f...

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