Based on recent signings by major league organizations, it would appear the biggest talent pool in Independent Baseball in 2008 was pitching, mostly right-handed. Only three of the highly-sought lefthanders have been among 16 pitchers we can identify who have been signed. (These figures do not include former Independent players already in major league organizations who have re-signed for next year.)
Among position players, one catcher has been signed along with two first basemen, two other infielders and five outfielders.
Another 80 or so Indy players were picked off by the 30 major league organizations during the season, making it another huge talent pool overall.
A complete list of the post-2008 signings can be found by going to the right-hand column of this blog, pushing the October tab and tracking to October 28. The list will be update periodically.