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July 29, 2013   (1 comments)
Big homers, Nellie Rodriguez help Scrappers sweep Cross-Cutters
Four straight hits in the fourth inning from the Scrappers would prove to be more than enough to sweep the two-game set with the Williamsport CrossCutters on Monday night by a final score of 5-2.
July 28, 2013   (0 comments)
Rodriguez delivers walkoff knock for Scrappers over Williamsport
Five errors by the Williamsport CrossCutters in the final two innings of Sunday afternoon’s game gave the Scrappers men on first and third with two outs in the bottom of the ninth. With the Scrappers down 6-5, Nellie Rodriguez worked the count full with a chance to deliver... and he did.
July 27, 2013   (1 comments)
Scrappers drop series debut 10-3
Coming off of their sweep of the State College Spikes, the Scrappers spirits were high coming into their battle with the Batavia Muckdogs. Unfortunately, those well-feelings didn’t last long as the Batavia ballclub thrashed the Scrappers by a final score of 10-3 on Friday night.
July 26, 2013   (0 comments)
The Scrapperbook: 7/5/2013 to 7/25/2013
Since the last edition of the Scrapperbook was published, things have been very rocky for the boys of summer in Niles, Ohio. They went on to lose 12 games in a row, but have since battled back to win seven of their last nine games. The IBI's Hayden Grove gets us all caught up on things happening down in The Valley in his latest "Scrapperbook".
July 25, 2013   (0 comments)
Scrappers complete sweep, win 3-1
The Scrappers completed their first sweep of the 2013 season on Thursday night, beating the State College Spikes by a final score of 3-1. After a horrendous and franchise record-breaking 12 game losing streak, the Scrappers have comeback nicely, winning three straight series for the first time since 2011 and securing victories in seven of their last nine games.
July 25, 2013   (0 comments)
Scrappers walk-off twice, sweep Wednesday's doubleheader
After walking off in game one of Wednesday night's doubleheader, the Mahoning Valley Scrappers duplicated the walk-off feat in game two and swept the twin-set with the State College Spikes by the score of 1-0.
July 20, 2013   (0 comments)
Scrappers beat Cyclones 2-1, take first series since June
In beating the Brooklyn Cyclones by a final score of 2-1 on Friday night, the Mahoning Valley Scrappers broke a couple of lengthy streaks and reached some seasonal milestones.
July 18, 2013   (0 comments)
Scrappers even series, win 6-2
After Nellie Rodriguez' career night resulted in a 7-5 loss on Wednesday night, the rest of the Scrappers lineup showed up on Thursday, backing up Rodriguez and beating the Brooklyn Cyclones 6-2.
July 14, 2013   (0 comments)
Scrappers extend historic streak, fall to Vermont 5-1
The Mahoning Valley Scrappers extended their own record-breaking losing streak on Sunday night with a 5-1 loss against the Vermont Lake Monsters.
July 14, 2013   (0 comments)
Scrappers lose franchise record 11th straight game, 6-3
The Mahoning Valley Scrappers made history on Saturday night, as they lost their franchise record eleventh-straight game to the Vermont Lake Monsters by a final score of 6-3. In 2001, the Scrappers went on a ten game losing streak that ended on July 21st of the same year. The 2013 Scrappers bested that with consecutive loss number 11 on Saturday night.
July 13, 2013   (0 comments)
Scrappers Tie Franchise Record with Tenth Straight Loss
The Mahoning Valley Scrappers tied a franchise record on Friday night against the Tri-City Valley Cats, as they lost their tenth consecutive game by a final score of 2-1.
July 11, 2013   (2 comments)
Lugo is establishing his presence in Mahoning Valley
One of the Indians top young pitching prospects left-hander Luis Lugo is pitching for short season Single-A Mahoning Valley and is off to a great start. He has considerable upside as there is so much he can become, and thanks to his calm demeanor and work ethic he has a chance to reach those lofty expectations as a prospect. The IBI's Hayden Grove recently caught up with him....
July 9, 2013   (2 comments)
Scrappers extend losing streak to seven games
The Mahoning Valley Scrappers now own the worst record in the entirety of the New York Penn League, as they fell to the State College Spikes on Tuesday night by a final score of 12-5. Just seven days ago, the Scrappers owned a record of 7-9; a record some would call respectable. Fast forward a week and the Scrappers have yet to win a game and are currently 7-16 with a .304 winning percentage on the season.
July 7, 2013   (0 comments)
Scrappers pitching collapses in 12-3 blowout loss
The Mahoning Valley Scrappers endured their fifth straight loss against the State College Spikes on a rain-soaked night in Happy Valley, 12-3.
July 6, 2013   (0 comments)
Williamsport drops Mahoning Valley 6-2 for sweep
NILES, OH- The Scrappers continued their losing ways on Saturday evening, as they fell to the Williamsport CrossCutters 6-2.
July 6, 2013   (0 comments)
Errors doom Scrappers in 6-3 loss to Crosscutters
A cavalcade of errors doomed the Scrappers, as they lost their second straight game of their three-game set with the Williamsport CrossCutters by a final score of 6-3.
July 5, 2013   (2 comments)
The Scrapperbook: 6/17/2013 to 7/4/2013
Overarching trends have come to define the Mahoning Valley Scrappers in 2013. A few include dominant pitching, below average performances at the plate, and walk-off losses. In his first Mahoning Valley Scrappers notebook of the season, the IBI's Hayden Grove takes a look at how things have gone to date for the Scrappers.
July 1, 2013   (0 comments)
Scrappers fall in walk-off fashion to Jamestown 1-0
Walk-off losses have become a trend for the Mahoning Valley Scrappers this season, and that trend continued on Monday night as the Scrappers fell 1-0 to the Jamestown Jammers; their second consecutive walk off loss.
June 25, 2013   (0 comments)
Scrappers outlast rain to down Doubledays 4-1
NILES, OH- Monsoon-type rains opened up in Mahoning Valley two hours before game time, but the rain delay had little effect on the Scrappers, as they took down the Doubledays 4-1 Tuesday.
June 24, 2013   (1 comments)
Mahoning Valley lose to the Doubledays, 2-1
In what started as a weird night at Eastwood Field, the Mahoning Valley Scrappers fell to the Auburn Doubledays 2-1.Just minutes before game-time, there were two lineup changes that would significantly affect the outcome of the game.

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