RHP Bryce Stowell assigned from Lake County Captains
RHP Mason Radeke assigned
IF Jordan Smith assigned
C Moises Montero assigned to Lake County Captains
RHP Bryce Stowell assigned to Lake County Captains
C Ryan Battaglia assigned from Arizona League Indians
RHP Will Krasne assigned
Aaron CunninghamThe Indians have completed a trade today sending Double-A Akron right-handed reliever Cory Burns to the San Diego Padres in exchange for outfielder Aaron Cunningham.
Cunningham, 25, split the 2011 season between Triple-A Tucson and the San Diego Major League club. At Tucson he hit .329 (112-for-340) with 34 doubles, 4 triples, 9 HR and 63 RBI in 87 games (.398 OBP, .532 SLG,...
RHP Matt Curtis assigned
C Ryan Battaglia assigned to Mahoning Valley Scrappers
RHP Drew Rucinski assigned from Mahoning Valley Scrappers
RHP Trey Haley received on Minor League Rehab Assignment
C Patrick Tolentino assigned
RHP Robert Aviles activated from 7-day DL
Felix PieAccording to a report in the Baltimore Sun on Sunday, the Indians have agreed to terms with Felix Pie on a minor league contract with an invite to Major League spring training. The Indians have yet to formally announce the signing, likely because final terms of the deal are still being completed and he has to pass a physical. An official announcement should come soon if no hang ups occur with...
Hector RondonToday the Cleveland Indians have announced that they have designated right-handed pitcher Hector Rondon for assignment to create an opening on the 40-man roster for outfielder Grady Sizemore who was signed on November 23rd. The 40-man roster is once again full at 40.
Rondon, 23, underwent right elbow surgery on November 15th in Gulf Breeze, FL by Dr. James Andrews to repair a fracture...
Matt PagnozziToday the Cleveland Indians announced that they have signed free agent catcher Matt Pagnozzi to a minor league contract with an invite to Major League spring training.
Pagnozzi, 29, is a journeyman catcher with nine years of pro experience and spent most of the 2011 season at Triple-A Colorado Springs in the Rockies organization where he hit .275 (49-for-178) with 13 doubles, 2...
Below is a listing of all the 2011 transactions involving the Cleveland Indians farm system. This listing is updated daily. Transactions are listed first in an "Overall" heading that includes all transaction activity within the organization and then in the appropriate team-specific heading(s). Mahoning Valley Scrappers and Arizona League Indians headings will not be added until each team's Opening...
Here is a listing of the players released over the course of the 2010 calendar year.
Note: This listing will be housed in the reference section on the right panel. Also, this is from info I have received throughout the year from the Indians and their affiliates. Not all releases are made public or are mentioned, but close to all (if not all) are included below.
2010 Released Players
(Photo: Columbus Clippers)April 8
LF Jordan Brown placed on 7-day DL retroactive to April 5
SS Niuman Romero placed on 7-day DL retroactive to April 5
RHP Adam Miller placed on 7-day DL
RHP Yohan Pino transferred to Mahoning Valley Scrappers
LHP Jeremy Sowers transferred from Mahoning Valley Scrappers
1B Russell Branyan...
(Photo: Akron Aeros)April 8
LHP Eric Berger placed on 7-day DL
1B Russell Branyan received on Major League Rehab assignment
1B Russell Branyan recalled from Major League Rehab assignment
OF Jeard Head transferred to 7-day DL from Columbus Clippers 7-day DL
RHP Justin Germano assigned from Extended...
(Photo: Kinston Indians)April 14
LHP T.J. McFarland assigned
RHP Alexander Perez placed on 7-day DL
3B Adam Davis assigned from Extended Spring Training
CF Jordan Henry placed on 7-day DL
RHP Brett Brach assigned from Mahoning Valley Scrappers
RHP Santo Frias placed on 7-day DL
RHP Alexander Perez...
(Photo: Lake County Captains)April 12
OF Jason Smit placed on 7-day DL
OF Chris Kersten assigned from Arizona League Indians
OF Jason Smit activated from 7-day DL
OF Chris Kersten assigned to Mahoning Valley Scrappers
RHP Joseph Gardner assigned to Kinston Indians
OF Chris Kersten assigned from Mahoning Valley Scrappers
(Photo: MiLB)June 22
LHP Nick Kirk assigned from Lake County Captains
RHP James Ehlert assigned from Arizona League Indians
C Juan Aponte assigned to Arizona League Indians
RHP Trey Haley assigned to Lake County Captains
RHP Nick Hagadone assigned from Akron Aeros
RHP Nick Hagadone assigned to Akron Aeros
RHP Enriquez Pacheco placed on 7-day DL
LHP Elvis Araujo placed on 7-day DL
RHP James Ehlert assigned to Mahoning Valley Scrappers
C Juan Aponte assigned from Mahoning Valley Scrappers
OF Aaron Siliga assigned
IF Nate Recknagel received on Minor League Rehab assignment
C Dwight Childs assigned...
With 2009 officially over, here is a quick refresher of all the players that were released or who retired over the course of the 2009 season. I posted a listing back at the end of September, but there have been 8-12 releases since then, so this is just a quick refresher as we get set to begin the prospect coverage for 2010. A lot of these guys were never true "prospects" and more organizational players,...
06/06/2009 Fausto Carmona assigned to Kinston Indians from AZL Indians.
06/18/2009 Jose Camargo assigned to AZL Indians from Lake County Captains.
06/21/2009 Elvis Araujo assigned to AZL Indians.
06/21/2009 Jose Campos assigned to AZL Indians.
06/21/2009 Joseph Colon assigned to AZL Indians.
06/21/2009 Dale Dickerson assigned to AZL Indians.
The 2013 Cleveland Indians Baseball Insider book featuring the Indians' Top 100 Prospects and more is now available. Also, previous editions from 2008-2012 are also available at a discounted rate. Just click on the book image for more information. Thanks again for all the support!