One of the biggest strengths in the Cleveland Indians farm system is the depth of talent they have in the outfield.
They have high ceiling big league caliber players such as Nick Weglarz and Michael Brantley, and also have others like Jordan Brown and Trevor Crowe who look to be solid complementary big leaguers in the making. They also have a lot of raw talent lower in the system like Abner...
We are about eight weeks from the start of minor league spring training in early March. By now almost every player in the Indians system is well into their offseason workout programs and has already begun preparations for the 2010 season.
For second baseman Jason Kipnis, it
It's that time of the year when prospect lists abound, and to kick off the 2010 coverage of the Cleveland Indians prospects we have a new feature on the site to unveil today.
Submissions from 15 die-hard prospect fans on the site message boards were compiled where they each person provided their Top 30 Indians prospect listing and all results were averaged to the final ranking you see below....
The Cleveland Indians announced today that they have signed outfielder Austin Kearns to a free agent minor league contract. The contract includes a non-roster invitation to major league spring training camp.
Kearns, 29, owns a Major League career batting average of .256 (737-2879) with 155 doubles, 105 home runs, 422 RBI, 385 walks and a career on-base% of .353 in 542 games with the Cincinnati...
The Cleveland Indians have signed free agent outfielder Shelley Duncan to a minor league contract with an invite to major league spring training camp.
Duncan, 30, is a powerful right-handed bat who is likely being brought in as a depth option at first base and a backup plan there if Matt LaPorta is not ready to start the season following offseason surgeries to his toe and hip. If LaPorta...
Happy New Year everyone and Happy Monday! Everything finally starts to get back to normal this week as we get back to our regular weekly routines with work, school, etc. I know I am glad to be settling in back here in (snowy) Northeast Ohio after spending the better part of the past five weeks out of town or engulfed in holiday activity. It's a new year, and it is nice to get back in the saddle after...
06/06/2009 Fausto Carmona assigned to Kinston Indians from AZL Indians.
06/18/2009 Jose Camargo assigned to AZL Indians from Lake County Captains.
06/21/2009 Elvis Araujo assigned to AZL Indians.
06/21/2009 Jose Campos assigned to AZL Indians.
06/21/2009 Joseph Colon assigned to AZL Indians.
06/21/2009 Dale Dickerson assigned to AZL Indians.
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...
To all the readers of the IPI and faithful followers of the Indians....Happy New Year! With the new year it means a new beginning and also new hope, something Indians fans need a lot of these days.
I hope everyone out there had a safe New Year's Eve celebration last night, and have an enjoyable day today filled with lots of food, spirits, and football!
As for all the young minor leaguers...
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!