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Willmar native and Cleveland Indians prospect Jordan Smith practices Feb. 8 at the Kennedy Elementary gym in Willmar. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton

Willmar's Jordan Smith assigned to Class-A Lake County


WILLMAR -- Jordan Smith is moving his way up the ladder.

The Cleveland Indians prospect and Willmar native finished up his first spring training this weekend and was assigned to the Lake County Captains on Tuesday.

The Captains, based in the Cleveland suburb of Eastlake, Ohio, are in the low Class-A Midwest League, the lowest class of the minors that plays a full season.

The Captains' season opener will be Thursday at Fort Wayne (Ind.).

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Ben Brewster

Ben Brewster covers the Willmar Stingers and other area sports, as well as laying out the daily sports section cover for the West Central Tribune. Follow him on Twitter @benbrewster.

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