I don't know how often I will have these updates until I get to Arizona for the final week and a half of spring training, but here is some info from today's intrasquad game:
The final score was 8-6, and here are some of the highlights:
Trevor Crowe 2-3, HR, RBI
Josh Barfield 1-3, HR, 3RBI
Kelly Shoppach 2-2, 2RS, 2B, HR, 3RBI
Beau Mills 2-3, 2RS, 3B, RBI
23. Zach Putnam - Right-handed Pitcher
Born: 07/03/1987 - Height: 6'2" - Weight: 225 - Bats: Right - Throws: Right
YearAgeTeamLvlWLERAGGSSVIPHERHRBBKBB/9K/9WHIP200821U of MichiganC902.581212076.26222423722.214.171.12400821Mahoning VyA-013.723309.27405126.96.36.199
History: Putnam was a 5th round pick in the 2008 Draft out of the University of Michigan. Coming into his final year...
Here is the press release that came in from the Indians regarding Cervenka shortly after I posted yesterday's piece:
The Cleveland Indians today signed amateur CA MARTIN CERVENKA to a non-drafted free agent minor league contract. Cervenka, 16, is a right-handed hitting catcher from Prague, Czech Republic and was signed by Peter Gahan, the club
It is time for another weekend rundown of the happenings from the past week in the Indians farm system. Spring training is already underway for the big league players, but minor league camp has yet to start, although the start of camp is creeping up fast. Some players will report to early camp which starts this Wednesday February 25th, but most of the players will report on Thursday March 5th (pitchers)...
26. Cord Phelps - Second Baseman
Born: 01/23/1987 - Height: 6'2" - Weight: 200 - Bats: Switch - Throws: Right
YearAgeTeamLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBBAOBPSLGOPS200821Stanford UC632597691163135841386.351.445.5871.032200821GCL IndiansR13000001020.000.000.000.000200821Mahoning VyA-35141244410222115224.312.376.454.830
History: Phelps was a 3rd round pick in the 2008 Draft out of Stanford...
In a suprise move today, the Indians traded away 20-year old infielder Isaias Velasquez to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays for 30-year old right-handed reliever Juan Salas.
Velasquez was signed almost four years ago by the Indians at 16 years of age out of Panama, and just this past season played at short-season Single-A Mahoning Valley where he hit .281 with 1 HR, 18 RBI and a .711 OPS in 64 games....
Paul and I are back on the cyberwaves tonight Thursday February 19th from 9:30-10:30pm for another edition of Smoke Signals. We'll be talking Tribe and discussing some of the events from the past week since the start of spring training (which is basically a whole lot of nothing!). We will also have outfield prospect Nick Weglarz on around 10pm for our weekly on-air interview for the second half of...
27. Alexander Perez - Right-handed Pitcher
Born: 07/24/1989 - Height: 6'2" - Weight: 156 - Bats: Right - Throws: Right
YearAgeTeamLvlWLERAGGSSVIPHERHRBBKBB/9K/9WHIP200718DSL IndiansR122.901310049.24116313642.411.61.09200819GCL IndiansR244.26109050.23724516492.88.71.05Career363.5923190100.178408291132.610.11.07
History: Perez was signed as an undrafted free agent in May 2007 out...
28. Eric Berger - Left-handed Pitcher
Born: 04/22/1986 - Height: 6'2" - Weight: 205 - Bats: Left - Throws: Left
YearAgeTeamLvlWLERAGGSSVIPHERHRBBKBB/9K/9WHIP200822U of ArizonaC844.341813074.270364346188.8.131.52200822Mahoning VyA-202.1288034.026829412.410.91.03200822Lake CountyA002.082104.1310244.28.31.15
History: Berger was an 8th round pick in the 2008 Draft out of the University...
30. Tim Fedroff - Outfielder
Born: 02/04/1987 - Height: 5'11" - Weight: 220 - Bats: Left - Throws: Right
YearAgeTeamLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBBAOBPSLGOPS200821North CarolinaC67285781152251271353414.404.468.6421.110200821Mahoning VyA-239112296101210201.319.382.407.789
History: Fedroff was a 7th round pick in the 2008 Draft out of the University of North Carolina. He is another draft...
33. Trey Haley - Right-handed Pitcher
Born: 06/21/1990 - Height: 6'4" - Weight: 190 - Bats: Right - Throws: Right
YearAgeTeamLvlWLERAGGSSVIPHERHRBBKBB/9K/9WHIP200818GCL IndiansR000.001101.0000119.09.01.00200818Mahoning VyA-0154.002101.14806184.108.40.206 Career 0130.863202.14807230.08.65.24
History: Haley was a 2nd round pick in the 2008 Draft out of Central Height High School...
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!