Villar, one of the few lefthanders on the pitching staff, will be a major contributor on the mound in 2018. Villar’s strengths include a quality fastball and change-up, and his breaking stuff improvement will only add to his strike-throwing ability. Villar is a confident pitcher due to his determination and dedication, and his development with additional strength and size will only add to his success. Villar can also play first base with style, and his offensive game will improve with additional conditioning and strength. Villar will be a major factor in the Indians’ success in 2018.