When Clint Frazier was selected by the Cleveland Indians with the fifth overall pick in this year's MLB Draft, there was a lot of talk about his quick bat, power and red hair! Frazier, who officially signed with the Indians this weekend, was able to show off those talents yesterday when he was invited to take part in BP at Progressive Field.
Our guys had a special welcome for #1 draft pick Clint Frazier as he joined the Tribe organization yesterday. pic.twitter.com/d9OgCNrGNC— Mark Shapiro (@MarkShapiro) June 16, 2013
While it was exciting to see Frazier hit some balls over the fence at just 18 years old, the best part about his visit was how he was greeted by his potentially future teammates. Members of the Indians wore bright red wigs to mark the occasion and make him feel at home.
A fantastic prank. Welcome to the show, kid.
Terry Francona insists that his new red Afro is out of respect for ESPN's Jon Sciambi and NOT Clint Frazier pic.twitter.com/zIvhgl8mvB— JIM BOWDEN (@JimBowdenESPNxm) June 16, 2013
Indians greet 1st round pick Clint Frazier with red Afro hair pic.twitter.com/RLbMendyJ8— JIM BOWDEN (@JimBowdenESPNxm) June 15, 2013