The Columbus Clippers had a scheduled day off today.
Aeros rout Fisher Cats
The Aeros dominated New Hampshire throughout the night Wednesday, romping to a 12-0 win in front of 4,110 fans at Canal Park. Nick Weglarz tied a franchise-record by smacking a pair of triples en route to a season-high five RBI, and it was Akron
In the 30th round, the Cleveland Indians select: INF Bryson Smith - Young Harris College (GA), 6'2" 190 lbs, DOB 12/17/1988.
UPDATE (7:07 PM EST): Jeff Ellis
Bryson Smith is an infielder out of Young Harris Community College. He is committed to go to Florida next year. He is one of the more intriguing players the Indians drafted late today. He didn
In the 29th round, the Cleveland Indians select: C Xorge Carrillo - Central Arizona College, 6'1" 205 lbs, DOB 04/12/1989.
UPDATE (7:03 PM EST): Jeff Ellis
The Indians really shocked the world taking another player from Arizona and their second catcher from Arizona in Xorge Carillo. Carrillo is a Juco player who is committed to Arizona State next year. He is ranked the 26th best prospect...
In the 27th round, the Cleveland Indians select: RHP Tyler Sturdevant - New Mexico State University, 6'1" 170 lbs.
UPDATE (6:46 PM EST): Jeff Ellis
Well before I even get in to this pick I feel I must comment on how bad the draft tracker for MLB has been. According to the draft tracker, Oklahoma is a college in Texas and New Mexico St. is in Colorado. Okay, back to the pick. Tyler Sturdevant...
In the 26th round, the Cleveland Indians select: RHP Antwonie Hubbard - University of Oklahoma, 6'3" 205 lbs.
UPDATE (6:38 PM EST): Jeff Ellis
Antwonie Hubbard is a right handed pitcher from Oklahoma. He was previously drafted by the Rays in the 12th round out of high school. Hubbard is a draft eligible sophomore. Hubbard suffered a stress fracture in his leg so he was extremely limited...
In the 25th round, the Cleveland Indians select: RHP Jonathan Hauser - Manchester High School (VA), 6'2", 04/14/1991.
UPDATE (6:11 PM EST): Jeff Ellis
Jonathan Hauser is a right handed prep pitcher from Virginia. He was the top rated prospect by Baseball America in the entire state of Virginia, but it should be noted it was a weak class with zero top 200 prospects. He is committed to...
In the 24th round, the Cleveland Indians select: RHP Michael Hamann - Danbury High School (OH), 6'3, DOB 01/01/1991.
UPDATE (6:05 PM EST): Jeff Ellis
Michael Hamann is a right handed prep pitcher in Ohio. He is ranked the 7th best prospect in Ohio by Baseball America. He is currently committed to attend the University of Toledo. His fastball sits in the 90-92 range but has hit 94 MPH....
In the 23rd round, the Cleveland Indians select: LHP Daniel Jimenez - John A LOgan College (IL), 6'2" 205 lbs, DOB 09/23/1989.
UPDATE (5:55 PM EST): Jeff Ellis
Danny Jiminez is a left handed pitcher out of John A Logan CC. He was rated the 9th best prospect in Illinois by Baseball America. He is a left handed freshman according to his college. This is curious to me as freshmen aren
In the 22nd round, the Cleveland Indians select: RHP Kenneth Kelly - Yavapai College, 6'2" 190 lbs, DOB 10/14/1988.
UPDATE (5:43 PM EST): Jeff Ellis
Kenneth Kelley - he actually goes by Merrill - is a right handed pitcher out of Yavapai college. He is committed to go to Arizona State next year. He was ranked 21st in the state of Arizona by Baseball America. He carved up the players he...
In the 21st round, the Cleveland Indians select: CF Jeff Rowland - Georgia Tech, 5'10" 185 lbs.
UPDATE (5:41 PM EST): Jeff Ellis
Jeff Rowland is a risk pick out of Georgia Tech. He is a draft eligible sophomore, who was rated the 13th best prospect in the state of Georgia. Rowland is a good defender with good range, but lacks a good arm so he is strictly a center fielder. He has good...
In the 20th round, the Cleveland Indians select: RHP Kyle Smith - Kent State Universoty, 6'6".
(Yes, they took two Kyle Smith's today....the earlier one was a shortstop in the 14th round out of Cal Poly)
UPDATE (5:36 PM EST): Jeff Ellis
Kyle Smith is a right handed pitcher from Kent St. He is a big pitcher at 6
In the 19th round, the Cleveland Indians select: LHP Nicholas Kirk - University of Northern Iowa, 6'0" 195 lbs.
UPDATE (5:27 PM EST): Jeff Ellis
Nick Kirk is a very signable left hander from Northern Iowa. He is the rare college senior, and the reason he had to return for his senior year was an injury that affected his pitching his junior year. He was rated the 4th best player in the...
In the 18th round, the Cleveland Indians select: C Dwight Childs - University of Arizona, 6"2" 150 lbs.
UPDATE (5:11 PM EST): Jeff Ellis
Dwight Childs is an excellent defensive catcher from Arizona. Yes, once again the Indians mined the state of Arizona for talent this draft. He was the 34th ranked player in the state of Arizona by Baseball America. He played on the 2005 USA baseball...
In the 17th round, the Cleveland Indians select: CF Casey Frawley - Stetson University, 5"10" 170 lbs.
UPDATE (5:06 PM EST): Jeff Ellis
Casey Frawley was drafted by the Indians as a CF. In college he played SS/2B for Stetson college. He has good bat speed and a line drive stroke. Solid defender both in the OF and IF, where he has displayed a good arm and quick feet. He seems like the...
In the 16th round, the Cleveland Indians select: RHP Joseph Dickerson - Nicholls St..
6"2" 215 lbs.
UPDATE (3:00PM): Jeff Ellis
Joseph Dickerson is a RHP pitcher from Nicholls St. University. He was rated the 30th best prospect in the state of Louisiana by Baseball America. He has been the closer for the Colonel’s the past 2 years. Another pen arm in this draft for the Tribe....
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