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Harrison Central's Bradley named to Indians' Top 10 list

Former Harrison Central standout Bobby Bradley made an immediate impact in the minors after being drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the third round of the 2014 MLB Draft -- so much so that Baseball America ranked him ninth in the team's farm system.

In 39 games with the Arizona League Indians, Bradley hit .361 with eight home runs and 50 RBIs. He also had a .652 slugging percentage and a 1.078 OPS.

For his efforts, Bradley was named the Arizona League's Most Valuable Player.

"I didn't expect to have success early," Bradley told the Sun Herald's James Jones in September. "I expected to find things I needed to work on in Arizona."

Bradley told Jones at the time that he didn't expect to always have success like in his first taste of professional ball.

"As I move up, I expect to encounter failure," he said. "All of this success will go away."

Prior to being drafted, Bradley made a name for himself showing prolific power for the Red Rebels.

Below is a Perfect Game evaluation from 2013:

"Large frame, strong physical build. Big raw power, very strong at contact, ball jumps off his bat when he squares it up. Spread stance, uppercut swing path, deep hand load, uses strong lower half well, very aggressive swings and approach. Long loose arm action with present arm strength."

Ahead of Bradley on BA's list are SS Francisco Lindor, OF Bradley Zimmer, OF Clint Frazier, LHP Justus Sheffield, OF/1B Mike Papi, OF Tyler Naquin, C Francisco Mejia and SS Erik Gonzalez.

Baseball America is in the midst of unveiling each team's top 10 list.

Earlier this week, the publication released its Milwaukee Brewers list, which features plenty of possible Biloxi Shuckers.

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