Quote to note

"Very worth it right now. A lot of fun to watch those two out here and to have the impact that they've had on the team already. I think it's well worth sacrificing those two picks, for sure."
-- Indians director of scouting Brad Grant, referring to the two picks Cleveland forfeited to sign Nick Swisher and Michael Bourn in the offseason

Mark Emery is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.