April 17, 2013 (3 comments)
Today, Jerrud Sabourin was named the Cleveland Indians' minor league player of the week. You have to wonder what meant more to the Muddies' first baseman, that award, or his daily appearances here at ATF. Sabourin wasn't in the marquee tonight because of an outstanding appearance by T.J. House of the Akron Aeros. Can House take the next step in his development? Joind Andrew Zajac with another edition of ATF.
April 11, 2013 (0 comments)
The Inside Pitch is back for 2013. The on-line radio show is hosted by Andrew Zajac and Jeff Ellis, who are two contributing members of IndiansBaseballInsider.com. The show debuted in April of 2012 and has a heavy focus on fantasy baseball, though depending on the time of the year the show also focuses on other subjects like the Cleveland Indians, the Major League Baseball Draft, trade and free agent rumors, and lots more.
April 5, 2013 (5 comments)
Minor league baseball is back! All of Cleveland's full season affiliates (except Carolina) were back in action Thursday, thus allowing Around The Farm to return to your life. IBI's Andrew Zajac took a look around Thursday night's games and saw an impressive debut from Jose Ramirez, a shutdown outing for Nick Hagadone, and much more. Join Andrew for Around The Farm, after the jump...
March 21, 2013 (5 comments)
We are running a competition here on the IBI in conjunction with March Madness and giving away some prizes. With that in mind, site contributor Andrew Zajac analyzes the 2013 Division 1 tournament. Who's primed to be upset? What Cinderella could make a run? And who will be crowned National Champion? Check out his thoughts and be sure to sign up for the IBI Bracket Challenge!
September 7, 2012 (4 comments)
The Mahoning Valley Scrappers season has come to a close and site columnist Andrew Zajac recaps the season that was. He hands out some hardware for hitter, starter, and reliever of the year, looks at the stats, and projects the top prospects of this team going forward.
August 31, 2012 (0 comments)
As the season winds down for the Mahoning Valley Scrappers, site columnist Andrew Zajac recaps the week that was, including notes on Luis DeJesus, Dorssys Paulino, Joe Wendle, Aaron Siliga, Jake Sisco, and more.
August 17, 2012 (7 comments)
The Mahoning Valley Scrappers are fresh out of the All Star break and looking to finish the season on a high note. Site columnist Andrew Zajac chimes in with his weekly notebook "The Scrapperbook" and recaps the week that was and gives out some mid-season awards.
August 10, 2012 (0 comments)
The Mahoning Valley Scrappers went through a tough week and they're closing in on the All Star break. Site columnist Andrew Zajac recaps the week that was, hands out some monthly awards, and previews the 2012 NYPL All Star Game.
August 3, 2012 (0 comments)
The short season Single-A Mahoning Valley Scrappers went 3-3 this week, dropping one game in the standings, now five games behind Auburn. As the Scrappers battle to stay consistent and competitive,site columnist Andrew Zajac recaps the week that was, as well as looking at the team stat leaders in his weekly notebook "The Scrapperbook".
July 29, 2012 (0 comments)
After taking two of three from Detroit, it appeared the Indians were about to surge. After their weekend series with Minnesota, the team may need to be re-evaluated. With the trade deadline looming, what will be the Indians next move? Andrew Zajac and Jeff Ellis discuss everything you need to know about the past week, as well as any potential trades.
July 27, 2012 (0 comments)
The short season Single-A Mahoning Valley Scrappers went 4-3 this week, keeping pace in the standings, still four games behind Auburn. Site columnist Andrew Zajacrecaps the week that was, as well as looking at some prospect values in his weekly notebook "The Scrapperbook".
July 20, 2012 (2 comments)
The short season Single-A Mahoning Valley Scrappers went 3-3 this week, staying right at .500 as the season rages on. The offense has picked up, the starters have looked solid, so what's the problem? Site columnist Andrew Zajac has the answer and recaps the week that was in his weekly notebook "The Scrapperbook".
July 13, 2012 (2 comments)
The short season Single-A Mahoning Valley Scrappers won just two games this past week to slip .500 and an even 12-12 going into Friday night's game. Some inconsistent offense along with some poor pitching out of the bullpen have been the biggest contributors to their recent slide. Andrew Zajac recaps the week that was in his weekly notebook "The Scrapperbook".
July 6, 2012 (0 comments)
The Indians short season affiliate the Mahoning Valley Scrappers wrapped up their third full week of baseball on a roll. They swept two series' on the road and returned home this week to Eastwood Field for a long homestand. Site columnist Andrew Zajac analyzes the week that was for the Scrappers, recapping the good and bad in his "Scrapperbook".
June 29, 2012 (4 comments)
The Indians short season affiliate the Mahoning Valley Scrappers are in full swing and just completed their second week of the season. Site columnist Andrew Zajac recaps the week that was by looking at the good, bad, and okay, as well as recapping recent transactions.
June 22, 2012 (3 comments)
The Indians short season Single-A affiliate the Mahoning Valley Scrappers have officially kicked off their 2012 season. Their season is only four games old, but "Scrapperbook" author Andrew Zajac touches on his first impressions of first round pick Tyler Naquin, some of the other notable Scrapper players, and more!
March 29, 2012 (8 comments)
The Indians have not been happy with their left field situation all spring, and on Thursday it appears the Indians took a step at trying to help remedy the problem as they are in deep talks to acquire Bobby Abreu from the Angels.
February 21, 2012 (0 comments)
According to MLB.com's Jordan Bastian, the Cleveland Indians are nearing a minor league deal with SS Cristian Guzman with an invite to major league camp. The deal will likely become official on Wednesday.
Guzman stated he will play all over the infield, creating more versitility for the Tribe this season. This also marks a reunitement between Cristian Guzman and Manny Acta, who Acta managed...
February 14, 2012 (6 comments)
Could A.J. Burnett be on the Tribe's radar? Could Travis Hafner's time in Cleveland be coming to an end? CBS Sports' Jon Heyman says the Indians and Yankees have discussed a deal.
July 1, 2010 (0 comments)
It's never easy for a player to switch positions, but to this point, Double-A second baseman Jason Kipnis has made it look easy transitioning from the outfield to second in the off-season.
"It's going well so far, but it's still a work in progress," Kipnis remarked in a recent interview for the IPI. "It's going to be an everyday thing and something I am going to keep having to put the time in...