After having the likes of Fausto Carmona, C.C. Sabathia, Grady Sizemore and Victor Martinez in the farm system, it has been a bit of a barren period for Cleveland Indians prospects.
Those guys helped get the Tribe to within a game of the World Series in 2007.
After finishing 80-82 last year, the team looks to be turning a corner once again.
The team has produced a couple of good young players in Jason Kipnis and Carlos Santana while some have shown serious promise, like Lonnie Chisenhall.
There is a window, albeit pretty short, for the Indians to compete for a World Series once again.
Some fans and experts think the team has a shot at the playoffs as early as this season. As history has shown, once the playoffs start, anyone has a chance.
Going into the year, the Cleveland roster looks to be pretty set.
However, here are five prospects the Indians should really keep an eye and give a chance to crack the Opening Day roster.