RSS Twitter Facebook YouTube
Expand Menu
IBI Scoreboard for August 19, 2014
Triple-A
TOL 9
COL 1
Double-A
ALT 7
AKR 2
High-A
FRE 2
CAR 6
Low-A
LC 3
BG 0
DSL
IND 3
DOD 1

Indians Prospect Insider

July 30, 2014   (49 comments)
Why I like the Justin Masterson trade
The Indians made their first deadline move and it was a big one. They sent right-handed starting pitcher Justin Masterson to the Cardinals for minor league outfielder James Ramsey in a one for one deal. Initial reaction was very mixed for both Indians and Cardinals fans, but the IBI's Jeff Ellis is happy with the Indians return and here is why....
July 30, 2014   (0 comments)
Mudcats Notebook: Peoples finding consistency as a starter
It was a rough week for the Mudcats as the team went just 1-4, but saw a six-game losing streak come to an end. With the losing streak, the team is now tied with first-half division winner Myrtle Beach for the division lead, just one-half game ahead of Winston Salem. The IBI's Zachary Francis chimes in with his weekly notebook and provides the news and notes from the week that was for the Mudcats and also talked with pitcher Michael Peoples about his role this season.
July 30, 2014   (16 comments)
The Cleveland Indians and St. Louis Cardinals completed a deal today sending right-handed pitcher Justin Masterson to the Cardinals in exchange for minor league outfielder James Ramsey.
July 30, 2014   (5 comments)
Second Thoughts Game #106: Mariners 5, Indians 2
The Cleveland Indians lost to the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night by a score of 5-2. The offense continued its inconsistent ways and Trevor Bauer lost his string of four consecutive quality starts and gave up more earned runs (five) than he had in any start in his reassuring 2014 campaign. The IBI's Charlie Adams provides his second thoughts on the game...
July 30, 2014   (10 comments)
Around the Farm: July 29, 2014
It has been an up and down season for Adam Plutko this year, but on Tuesday night he was certainly at his best as he put forth one of his best outings of the season for Carolina. The IBI's Arthur Kinney talks about the outing as well as Bradley Zimmer and Francisco Mejia's big nights, and the rest of the Indians players Around the Farm....
July 30, 2014   (2 comments)
Storylines: Lester continues to be object of affection for teams
We are now less than 48 hours until the trade deadline. Things appear to heating up on the Jon Lester front as he has been scratched from his Wednesday start and it appears he may be dealt. The Indians are still quiet, but that is the league in general as not too much is available for trade without paying a significant price. The IBI's Jay Frierson chimes in with his storylines piece recappig all of the news from Tuesday.
July 30, 2014   (1 comments)
Bauer struggles lead to Mariners 5-2 win over Indians
It's always good to take advantage of what's in front of you. Seattle and third baseman Kyle Seager did just that against an Indians team which continues its search for consistency. Back at Progressive Field Tuesday for the first time in over two weeks, the Mariners took down the Tribe, 5-2, in what became Trevor Bauer's worst start of the season. Join IBI Indians beat reporter Jim Berdysz as he recaps the frustrating loss from the ballpark.
July 30, 2014   (0 comments)
Akron RubberDucks loe to Bowie Baysox, 5-1
A three-run seventh inning and the starting pitching of righthander Zach Davies propelled the Bowie Baysox to a 5-1 win over the Akron RubberDucks Tuesday evening at Canal Park. Already leading 2-1, Bowie extended their advantage in the seventh with an RBI double by David Freitas off Akron reliever Jordan Cooper, sending Glynn Davis home. The Baysox would tack on two more runs in the inning, taking a comfortable 5-1 lead.
July 30, 2014   (0 comments)
Plutko, Carolina Mudcats cruise to 5-1 win against Salem
The Carolina Mudcats and Adam Plutko cruised to a decisive 5-1 victory over the Salem Red Sox on Tuesday night. A deadly combination of quality pitching and hitting paved the way for the Mudcats as they snapped their six game losing streak. Carolina starter Adam Plutko (3-5, 4.38) was dominant on his way to the win.
July 30, 2014   (0 comments)
Lake County Captains lose to Whitecaps, 7-2
Javier Betancourt laced a double to left field that plated two which capped a four run fourth inning and the Whitecaps beat the Captains 7-2 on Tuesday. In the bottom of the fourth, West Michigan sent eight hitters to the plated and scored five times to take a 5-2 lead. The Whitecaps used five hits and a hit batter in the inning to score the five runs.
July 29, 2014   (0 comments)
RubberDucks Notebook: Gonzalez brings "energy" to Akron
The RubberDucks (59-51) were swept by at Richmond in a battle of the Eastern League Western division that gave the Flying Squirrels some breathing room at the top. Akron continued their road trip by splitting a four-game set with the Reading Fightin Phils, and the team began a series with the Bowie Baysox on Monday night with a loss, 12-4. The IBI's Spencer Davies talked to Erik Gonzalez in his latest notebook....
July 29, 2014   (7 comments)
A father and son's view on the Indians at the trade deadline
The Indians had an off day on Monday, but that did not stop all the talk about the upcoming trade deadline on Thursday. With the trade deadline rapidly approaching, there are many opinions and thoughts about what the Indians should do, or not do. The IBI's Michael Goodman offers up a unique take on this with a conversation with his father.
July 29, 2014   (1 comments)
After an offseason of change, Cloyd finally feels comfort
Through his first eight appearances of the season, Triple-A Columbus starting pitcher Tyler Cloyd struggled to a 1-3 record with a 6.38 ERA. He led the league with eight home runs given up and opponents were hitting .330 off of him. Since then he has turned things around and the IBI's Michael Rich recently had a chance to catch up with him to see what has changed...
July 29, 2014   (10 comments)
Around the Farm: July 28, 2014
The Indians were off on Monday, but the farm system was busy with several good performances all around. Dorssys Paulino capped off a dramatic come-from-behind Captains win with a walkoff homer, Brian Ruiz continues to hit, and Bobby Bradley continued his assault on the Arizona League. The IBI's Tony Lastoria recaps those performances and more as he goes Around the Farm...
July 29, 2014   (0 comments)
Storylines: Is Jon Lester headed out of Boston?
The trading deadline is getting closer and there's a ton of buzz. In this MLB News and Notes segment, the IBI's Andrew Zajac will be giving occasional reports on the latest news and rumors throughout the MLB. Today's piece focuses on the latest buzz surrounding Jon Lester, the latest on a pair of Indians that could be on the trading block, a few teams that could make sense for Troy Tulowitzki, and more.
July 28, 2014   (0 comments)
Mahoning Valley Scrappers come back to beat State College
The Mahoning Valley Scrappers saved their best for last on their way to a 3-2 come-from-behind victory against the State College Spikes. The Scrappers totaled just five hits, but managed a run in the sixth and two in the eighth to come back from a 2-0 deficit achieved in the third inning. Luis DeJesus got the win while Luke Eubank picked up the save.
July 28, 2014   (0 comments)
Lake County Captains split doubleheader with Beloit Snappers
The Lake County Captains split a double header with the Beloit Snappers, aided by a furious comeback in game one. The Captains were down, 4-1, going into the bottom of the sixth inning in a seven-inning game when they scored four runs. Beloit answered with a four spot of its own before the Captains added another four runs in the final frame to take the win. Beloit won the second game 6-3.
July 28, 2014   (0 comments)
Akron RubberDucks give up 20 hits in 12-4 loss to Bowie Baysox
The Akron RubberDucks started hot with three runs in the first inning, but fell off from there on their way to a 12-4 loss at the hands of the Bowie Baysox. Bowie tallied 20 hits in the game and scored 10 of 12 runs in a four-inning stretch, including five runs in the fourth. Shawn Morimando gave up seven hits in three innings while Adam Miller gave up six knocks in one frame of work.
July 28, 2014   (0 comments)
Columbus Cippers lose late lead to Norfolk Tides, fall 6-5
The Columbus Clippers took a 5-4 lead into the eighth inning, but went on to lose to the Norfolk Tides after giving up runs in each of the final two frames. Norfolk tallied once in the eighth before a Christian Walker home run put the Tides ahead for good in the top of the ninth inning. Austin Adams took the loss while Robert Coello got the win for Norfolk.
July 28, 2014   (1 comments)
Clippers Notebook: Lindor keeps things simple
It’s lonely at the top. Triple-A Columbus opened up last week by taking three of four in Louisville and found themselves alone in first for the first time since May 10. The IBI's Michael Rich recaps the week that was, provides all the news and notes from the team and recently sat down with Francisco Lindor to get his take on his promotion.

IBI Videos

Available IBI Books

The 2014 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!

 

RSS Twitter Facebook YouTube
News   |   Teams   |   Players   |   Reference   |   Rankings   |   Depth Chart   |   Payroll   |   Boards   |   Privacy
Admin Login
All Rights Reserved 2014, Indians Baseball Insider   |   Affordable web design by Ohio Connect