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IBI Scoreboard for April 22, 2014
MLB
KC 8 Recap
CLE 2 Box
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GWI 1 Recap
COL 11 Box
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AKR 3 Recap
TRE 4 Box
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LC 1 Recap
LAN 6 Box
November 29, 2013   (1 comments)
Tribe Madness: First Energy Region Round 2 results
The IBI Tribe Madness tournament pitting the 128 greatest Indians players of all time against one another in an NCAA basketball-like tournament continues with the results from the matchups in round two of the First Energy Region. With four matchups involving eight players, four will move into the Region Semi-finals and four will go home. Some of the remaining names in this region include Tribe favorites such as Albert Belle, Tito Francona, Joe Sewell, Al Rosen and others.
 
November 29, 2013   (3 comments)
Coach's Corner '13: Ruben Niebla Part 2
On Wednesday the IBI's Tony Lastoria posted part one of his extensive interview with Indians minor league pitching coordinator Ruben Niebla. In that piece we discussed a lot of the strides made and some struggled encountered by a great many pitchers at the full season affiliates. In today's second part, he provides Niebla’s thoughts on a bevy of young arms at the short season levels, gets into several of the philosophical and mechanical changes the Indians implemented in 2013 with how they develop pitchers, and discussed a ton of velocity jumps made by a litany of pitchers this season.
 
November 29, 2013   (9 comments)
Around the Farm: November 28, 2013
It may have been Thanksgiving on Thursday in the United States, but for most of the rest of the world it was just like any other day. The winter ball action continued in Australia and the Venezuela and the highlight of the night came from lefty Elvis Araujo who put forth his best outing of his winter campaign so far.
 
November 28, 2013   (0 comments)
Tribe Madness: Quicken Loans Region Round 2 results
The IBI Tribe Madness tournament pitting the 128 greatest Indians players of all time against one another in an NCAA basketball-like tournament continues with the results from the matchups in round two of the Quicken Loans Region. With four matchups involving eight players, four will move into the Region Semi-finals and four will go home. Some of the remaining names in this region include Tribe favorites such as Joe Gordon, Herb Score, CC Sabathia, Addie Joss, Stan Coveleski and others.
 
November 28, 2013   (7 comments)
A quick note of thanks on Thanksgiving
From all of us here at Indians Baseball Insider, we wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving! Thanks to all of our loyal readers for your support and for reading!
 
November 28, 2013   (0 comments)
Around the Farm: November 27, 2013
Both Carlos Moncrief and Jesus Aguilar extended their hitting streaks on Wednesday, but their lack of stringing together multiple hits as of late continues to be a mild concern this off-season. In the Dominican, Erik Gonzalez appears to be coming back to earth after swinging a hot bat for most of the off-season thus far. And meanwhile, Roberto Perez is still looking for his first winter ball hit. Join the IBI's Michael Goodman as he takes a trip around the farm.
 
November 27, 2013   (8 comments)
Giving thanks at the Corner of Carnegie and Ontario
Every year, Jim Pete sits down on his stoop at the Corner of Carnegie and Ontario and gives thanks to a bountiful year. Okay, so some years are more bountiful than others, but this year is a bit different than most. Find out who or what he's giving thanks to this year, and don't be afraid to share your thanks as well...in the comments below. HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!
 
November 27, 2013   (7 comments)
Coach's Corner '13: Ruben Niebla Part 1
The IBI's Tony Lastoria recently had a chance to sit down with Indians minor league pitching coordinator Ruben Niebla and discussed the strides and sometimes the struggles for a great many pitchers at the full season affiliates this year. They talked about how Dylan Baker and Cody Anderson have separated themselves as prospects, the development of Shawn Morimando and Joe Colon, the rise of Will Roberts and Matt Packer, the work being done with Trevor Bauer, the resurgence of Bryan Price, and lots more.
 
November 27, 2013   (12 comments)
MLB News and Rumors: Cano, Yankees still far apart
Not every day of the hot stove season is full of big signings and significant trades, but the rumors never take a day off. In this MLB News and Rumors segment, the IBI's Andy Nichols will be giving occasional reports on the latest news throughout the MLB. Today's piece gives a wide range of notes from throughout the league, from a somewhat uneventful winter day.
 
November 27, 2013   (0 comments)
Around the Farm: November 26, 2013
Jesus Aguilar was back in the lineup on Tuesday night and made his presence known with his 11th home run of the winter ball season. Carlos Moncrief continues to struggle at the plate, Erik Gonzalez's numbers are starting to level out, and more. The IBI's Arthur Kinney takes us for a stroll Around the Farm in winter ball.
 
November 26, 2013   (25 comments)
Swinging for the Fences: David Murphy and lineup balance
One of the greatest Christmas gifts many Tribe fans ever received was a baseball team to be excited about back during the winter of 2012-2013 where Terry Francona took the reins of the ballclub and took them to the next level as a playoff contender. This offseason, the Tribe made their first big free-agent signing in the form of veteran outfielder David Murphy. It may not a particularly exciting move, but the IBI's Jake Dungan explains why adding him could be essential to the team as far as lineup balance.
 
November 26, 2013   (9 comments)
Murphy deal official, veteran looks to bounce back in Cleveland
Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks, to give back and to come together with those around you. Or apparently, speak up and declare what side you're on. On Monday, the Indians finally made the signing of outfielder David Murphy official. IBI Tribe beat reporter Jim Berdysz took part in a conference call with Murphy and GM Chris Antonetti and shares what both had to say.
 
November 26, 2013   (27 comments)
MLB News and Rumors: Wilson nearing deal with Detroit?
The offseason is full of breaking news and rumors. In this MLB News and Notes segment, the IBI's Andy Nichols will be giving occasional reports on the latest news and rumors throughout the MLB. Today's piece focuses on the potential of Brian Wilson closing for the Tigers as well as other news throughout the league.
 
November 26, 2013   (13 comments)
Around the Farm: November 25, 2013
Injuries have forced Indians prospects Jose Ramirez and Jesus Aguilar out of the lineup, but the big news is that Carlos Santana is working out at the Indians complex in the Dominican Republic and getting himself prepared to play some third base this winter. The IBI's Michael Hattery also touches on the performances throughout the system on Monday night.
 

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