As expected, the Indians made made several roster moves today throughout their minor league system. With the start of the second half for the full season Single-A teams and the start of short season leagues, this is usually a time where there is a lot of movement. Tony recaps the flurry of roster moves....after the jump...
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!
It was a picture perfect night for baseball as the Scrappers looked to take the final game of their opening home-and-home series against the Jamestown Jammers Thursday. Unfortunately, the weather wasn’t a sign of good things to come for the Scrappers, as they fell to the Jammers 6-2.
After a long winter and, for many guys, an extended stay in Arizona, the Mahoning Valley Scrappers finally got to experience their own opening day majesty as they won an exciting extra inning affair 2-1 over the Jamestown Jammers. Toeing the rubber for the Scrappers was Luis Dejesus, recently assigned to Mahoning Valley after a short stint in Lake County.
Juan Romero continued his dominant streak amid a heartbreaking loss for the Mahoning Valley Scrappers on Tuesday night. The Scrappers faced off with the Jamestown Jammers in their second game of the season, but the outcome was not what the Scrappers expected as they struggled to gain offensive momentum and get on base, losing 3-1.
The Clevelvand Indians Single-A farm team, the Mahoning Valley Scrappers, opened their season on Monday night against the Jamestown Jammers. Excitement surrounded the Scrappers' season opener as they signed their number one draft pick outfielder Tyler Naquin on Friday. Overwhelmed with positive emotions, Mahoning Valley started off the season the way they wanted to with an 8-5 victory over the Miami Marlins' single-A farm team, the Jamestown Jammers.
The Mahoning Valley Scrappers get their season underway tonight as they open up on the road in Jamestown at 7:05 PM ET. The Cleveland Indians' short-season Single-A affiliate is loaded up with several first, second and third year players, and Matt Miller previews 2012 edition of the Scrappers, complete with quotes from Tyler Naquin, Joe Wendle and others.
Right-handed pitcher Jacob Lee, the Indians 9th round pick in this year's draft, is one of the newest members of their farm system. The draft was an emotional high for him, especially after such a big low last season when he was not drafted. Tony talked to Lee a couple of days ago and welcomes him to the Indians' family.
The Radar Report is a premium site feature which posts two to three times a month and provides radar readings for the fastball and secondary offerings for several Indians prospects. This week's report includes information on Cody Anderson, Joseph Colon, Cole Cook, Kyle Landis, Kyle Petter, Mason Radeke, Grant Sides, and Giovanni Soto.
A new feature to (finally) debut on the IPI today, "The Radar Report". This is a self-explanatory report that will provide low, high, and average fastball velocities on a weekly basis for several prospects in the Indians' system. This week's report has radar information on close to two dozen players.
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
(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
06/13/2009 Brian Grening assigned to Mahoning Valley Scrappers from Akron Aeros.
06/18/2009 Mahoning Valley Scrappers reassigned LHP Kelvin De La Cruz to the minor leagues.
06/18/2009 Mahoning Valley Scrappers reassigned RHP Daniel Morales to the minor leagues.
06/18/2009 Mahoning Valley Scrappers reassigned RHP Jorge Riera to the minor leagues.
06/18/2009 Mahoning Valley...
June 19 RHP Brian Grening added to roster
June 23 INF Jansey Infante transferred to Lake County
June 27 LHP Eric Burger added to the roster
June 27 INF Jason Rodriguez retires
June 28 RHP Matt Langwell added to roster
June 28 INF Walter Diaz promoted from GCL Indians
July 2 P Guido Fonseca transferred to GCL Indians
July 12 P Travis Turek transferred...
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!