June 5, 2012 (2 comments)
With their 9th round pick in the 2012 MLB Draft the Cleveland Indians selected RHP Jacob Lee, righthanded pitcher from Arkansas State University.
June 5, 2012 (4 comments)
With their 8th round pick in the 2012 MLB Draft the Cleveland Indians selected right-handed pitcher Caleb Hamrick out of Cedar Hill High School (TX).
June 5, 2012 (1 comments)
With their 7th round pick in the 2012 MLB Draft the Cleveland Indians selected outfielder Josh McAdams out of Calhoun High School (GA).
June 5, 2012 (0 comments)
With their 6th round pick in the 2012 MLB Draft the Cleveland Indians selected second baseman Joseph Wendle out of West Chester University (PA).
June 5, 2012 (3 comments)
With their 5th round pick in the 2012 MLB Draft the Cleveland Indians selected right-handed pitcher Dylan Baker out of Western Nevada Community College (NV).
June 5, 2012 (7 comments)
With their 4th round pick in the 2012 MLB Draft the Cleveland Indians select outfielder D’vone McClure out of Jacksonville Senior High School (AR).
June 5, 2012 (3 comments)
With their 3rd round pick in the 2012 MLB Draft the Cleveland Indians select right-handed pitcher Kieran Lovegrove out of Mission Viejo High School (CA).
June 5, 2012 (11 comments)
With their 2nd round pick in the 2012 MLB Draft the Cleveland Indians select right-handed pitcher Mitchell Brown out of Rochester Century High School (MN).
June 4, 2012 (30 comments)
The Indians selected Texas A&M outfielder Tyler Naquin in the 1st round, 15th overall, of the 2012 MLB Draft. The pick came as somewhat of a surprise as the Indians were supposedly on a college arm and Naquin was not a Top 20 ranked guy by just about every draft source. The IPI staff chimes in on the pick...
June 2, 2012 (0 comments)
With injuries to Jack Hannahan and Travis Hafner along with a need for a right-handed bat, infielder Jose Lopez has stepped up and been a solid contributor for the Indians this season. In his latest, Adam McGavin talks about Lopez's renaissance this season and how much he can help the Indians this year.
June 1, 2012 (0 comments)
Bo Greenwell had a tough 2011 where he suffered a severe finger and knee injury which cost him most of last season and has already cost him the first two months of this season. He is in Arizona working his way back and hopes to return to game action soon, and Tony has the update on how his progress is going.
May 18, 2012 (2 comments)
In today's Q&A session, Tony sits down and talks with Triple-A Columbus pitching coach Ruben Niebla about an assortment of pitchers on the current roster and some that have already been promoted to Cleveland. They discuss some of the adjustments they are making this season, what they need to do to become big league options later this season, and more.
May 16, 2012 (8 comments)
Double-A Akron outfielder Jared Goedert is tearing up the Eastern League as he leads the league in almost every offensive category. Steve Orbanek shares the latest details on how Goedert is performing, how the move to the outfield is going, and what kind of future he may have with the Indians.
May 4, 2012 (0 comments)
No one ever said playing in the minor leagues was easy. Sometimes players have to sit and wait for an opportunity, and then when that opportunity comes they have to seize it. High-A Carolina utility player Tyler Cannon may be getting that opportunity and chance right now.
April 28, 2012 (6 comments)
Right-handed pitcher Bryce Stowell has been lights out so far this season for Double-A Akron. After a mysterious season last year where he missed a few months at the beginning of the season, Tony recently sat down with him and talked about what happened last year and how he feels this season.
April 20, 2012 (6 comments)
Steve Orbanek makes his IPI debut with a look into Double-A Akron catcher turned first baseman Chun Chen. After a breakthrough 2010 campaign a lot of people were excited about his potential with the bat at a premium position, but with his recent change to first base, Steve wonders what kind of Major League future Chen has.
April 16, 2012 (10 comments)
Pros & Cons is a new IPI feature that will break down the value of some prospects in the Cleveland Indians' farm system and to kick things off we take a look at right-hander Jason Knapp. As noted in Minor Happenings on Friday, he is not pitching anywhere currently and Tony has the details on what he is up to and what is wrong. He also breaks down his value as a prospect going forward.
April 14, 2012 (5 comments)
After making his major league debut last season, Columbus Clippers’ right-handed starting pitcher Zach McAllister is ready to get back to the big leagues, and stay there when he does. After two strong outings for Columbus to start the season he is off to a good start to his season, and Andrew Holleran recently sat down with him to discuss how things are going.
April 14, 2012 (2 comments)
In the first of an as-of-now infinite part series, Jim interviews Akron Aeros' center fielder Tim Fedroff, asking him about his approach at the plate, in the field, and how he feels about starting the season back in Akron for the third straight year.
April 12, 2012 (4 comments)
The Cleveland Indians have apparently signed free agent Johnny Damon to a one-year contract as a stop-gap measure to a struggling offense. While many see this as a reactionary deal, the road to signing Johnny Damon actually began last July, when the Indians first tried to address their offensive issues. Here's a look at the path to Johnny Damon.