Where the Indians' top 30 prospects are starting the season

Where the Indians' top 30 prospects are starting the season

With the 2015 season officially under way, here's a look at where the Indians' top 30 prospects are starting the season:

1. Francisco Lindor -- Columbus Clippers (AAA)
2. Clint Frazier -- Lynchburg Hillcats (A Adv)
3. Bradley Zimmer -- Lynchburg Hillcats (A Adv)
4. Giovanny Urshela -- Columbus Clippers (AAA) -- DL
5. Tyler Naquin -- Akron Rubber Ducks (AA) -- DL
6. James Ramsey -- Columbus Clippers (AAA)
7. Francisco Mejia -- Lake County Captains (A)
8. Justus Sheffield -- Lake County Captains (A)
9. Mike Papi -- Lynchburg Hillcats (A Adv)
10. Bobby Bradley -- Lake County Captains (A)
11. Erik Gonzalez -- Akron Rubber Ducks (AA)
12. Mitch Brown -- Lynchburg Hillcats (A Adv)
13. Jesus Aguilar -- Columbus Clippers (AAA)
14. Dylan Baker -- Lynchburg Hillcats (A Adv)
15. Yu-Cheng Chang -- Lake County Captains (A)
16. Luis Lugo -- Lynchburg Hillcats (A Adv)
17. Cody Anderson -- Akron Rubber Ducks (AA)
18. Austin Adams -- Cleveland Indians (MLB)
19. Adam Plutko -- Lynchburg Hillcats (A Adv)
20. Ryan Merritt -- Akron Rubber Ducks (AA)
21. Dorssys Paulino -- Lake County Captains (A)
22. Grant Hockin -- Extended spring training
23. Carlos Moncrief -- Columbus Clippers (AAA)
24. Tony Wolters -- Akron Rubber Ducks (AA)
25. Dace Kime -- Lake County Captains (A)
26. Willi Castro -- Extended spring training
27. Nellie Rodriguez -- Lynchburg HIllcats (A Adv)
28. Sean Brady -- Lake County Captains (A)
29. Greg Allen -- Lake County Captains (A)
30. Shawn Armstrong -- Columbus Clippers (AAA)

Team to watch
Class A Advanced Lynchburg will have a star-studded outfield in its first year as an Indians' affiliate. Clint Frazier and Bradley Zimmer, the club's top pick in each of the last two First-Year Player Drafts, will be joined by Mike Papi, the 38th overall pick in 2014. The Hillcats rotation also looks to be strong, with four members (right-handers Mitch Brown, Dylan Baker and Adam Plutko and left-hander Luis Lugo) who rank among the Indians' top 20 prospects.

Teams on MiLB.TV
Columbus Clippers
Akron RubberDucks

Moving on up
The core of the team that won the Arizona League championship last season has been reunited with Class A Lake County. First baseman Bobby Bradley, who won the circuit's Triple Crown while making his professional debut, shortstop Yu-Cheng Chang and left-hander Justus Sheffield are joined by catcher Francisco Mejia, who spent last season with short-season Mahoning Valley.

Teddy Cahill is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @tedcahill. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.