I've often been asked by the diehards whatever happened to right-hander Gregorio Rosario, the pitcher the Indians acquired from the Seattle Mariners for Jason Davis in 2007. Rosario was just 18 years old when he was acquired and was picked off the Mariners Dominican Summer League team, so there was some intrigue with him due to his long projection and why the Indians would even be interested in him...
Just a quick note that our radio show "Smoke Signals" is off for the All-Star break this week. We had some things going on to where we could not air it on Thursday this week and were going to air it tonight, but with nothing really new to talk about and me in Mahoning Valley tonight we decided to cancel it and pick it up again next week. I leave for a near two week trip to Kinston and Myrtle Beach...
I got an e-mail this morning from Jay over at LGT asking if Lonnie Chisenhall's consecutive errorless streak was still alive. In all honesty, I was not aware of the errorless streak though was aware he is still in the midst of a 14-game hitting streak. So, my curiosity was more than piqued.
After researching it Chisenhall in fact is in the midst of a 27-game errorless streak at High-A Kinston....
olumbus: Off day
Akron: Off day
Kinston: Alexander Perez at Frederick @ 7:00 pm
Lake County: Chris Jones vs. Ashville @ 7:00 pm
Mahoning Valley: Kyle Smith vs. Staten Island @ 7:05 pm
AZL Indians: Off da
Columbus and Akron were off for the All Star break.
Chisenhall Homers, Kinston Falls 7-5
Lonnie Chisenhall provided the early pop in the top of the first inning for his second homer in as many days, but Frederick would comeback to win a see-saw affair 7-5 to even up the series at one apiece.
Chisenhall (2-for-5) extended his season long hitting streak to 14 games with his team-leading...
The Eastern League All Star Game will be carried live on the Akron Aeros’ flagship station, Fox Sports 1350 AM. The broadcast begins at 6:35 p.m. with the pre-game show, and first pitch for the game is slated for 7:05 p.m. Trenton Thunder broadcasters Steve Rudenstein and Jared Smith will call the action from Waterfront Park in Trenton. Fans out of radio range can listen online at www.sportsradio1350.com...
Short-season Single-A Mahoning Valley Scrappers right-handed pitcher Marty Popham was named the New York Penn League's Pitcher of the Week for his performance against Auburn last week. Popham pitched a career high seven innings, gave up no hits, while striking out a career high nine batters and walking one. On the season, Popham is 2-0 with a 1.57 ERA, and has pitched 23 innings, surrendering 13...
strong>Columbus: All-Star Break
Akron: All-Star Break
Kinston: Eric Berger at Frederick @ 7:00 pm
Lake County: Trey Haley vs. Ashville @ 7:00 pm
Mahoning Valley: Marty Popham vs. Staten Island @ 5:05 pm
AZL Indians: Joseph Colon at Rangers @ 7:00 pm MS
Columbus is off for the All Star break and Mahoning Valley had a scheduled off day.
Aeros Falter Again, Lose 7-5
The Erie SeaWolves took three of four games from the Aeros in the final series before the All-Star Break. Monday’s 7-5 loss was a season-high 5th straight loss for Akron. The Aeros head to the break with a 56-35 record.
The Aeros got right to work and put two runs...
When you go mining for talent in Latin America, you are dipping into a realm where scouting is put to the ultimate test.
International scouting, particularly the scouting of Latin countries involves applying the longest projection any organization has to make on a potential signee. Since most of the major Latin American signings occur when the players are 16-years old, teams are lining up to...
Lake County was off on Sunday.
Louisville sweeps Clippers into All-Star break
Louisville completed a three-game sweep of Columbus 8-4 in the final game before the All-Star break.
Things looked good early for the Clippers as starter Kenny Ray retired the side in order in the first two innings. The Clippers produced back-to-back third inning doubles from Tony Graffanino and Jordan...
strong>Columbus: Ken Ray at Louisville @ 1:05 pm
Akron: Michael Tejera at Erie @ 1:05 pm
Kinston: Michael McGuire vs. Potomac @ 2:00 pm
Lake County: Off day
Mahoning Valley: Preston Guilmet at Batavia @ 5:05 pm
AZL Indians: Mike Rayl vs. Padres @ 7:00 pm MS
Clippers fall just short
Louisville beat the Clippers 7-6 in ten innings to ensure a fourth series victory over Columbus this season. Clippers starter Zach Jackson couldn't keep the Bats off of the board, allowing single runs in the first two innings and Wes Bankston hit a two-run homer in the third. It was Bankston's second homer of the game. A Craig Tatum blast off Jackson in the fourth made...
Triple-A Columbus outfielder Jordan Brown extended his hitting streak to 11 games in the Clippers 5-4 loss in Louisville. Brown went 2-for-5 with a 2B and RBI and is 19-for-49 with 4 2B, HR, 7 RBI and 12 R during the run.
Right-hander Fausto Carmona made his second appearance this season with Columbus, going seven innings and giving up five runs on eight hits (2 BB, 2 K, 106/71 strikes).
strong>Columbus: Zach Jackson at Louisville @ 6:05 pm
Akron: Ryan Edell at Erie @ 7:05 pm
Kinston: Jonathan Holt vs. Potomac @ 7:00 pm
Lake County: T.J. House at Hickory @ 7:00 pm
Mahoning Valley: Brett Brach at Batavia @ 7:05 pm
AZL Indians: Alexander Morales vs. Rangers @ 7:00 pm MS
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!