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April 22, 2010   (0 comments)
Tonight Paul Cousineau and I are back on the cyberwaves with another edition of "Smoke Signals" from 9:30-10:30 PM EST. As always, we will recap the week that was for the big league Indians as well as what went down in the minor leagues. The Indians rode a hot streak of good starting pitching and Shin-Soo Choo's bat to win four in a row before going to Minnesota and dropping the first two games of...
April 22, 2010   (0 comments)
Clip & Dirty: 4/21/10
The story of the game was the early exit of Carlos Santana with a leg injury, but per Tony's wonderful twitter update (which saved an evening of collective hand-wringing) we can be thankful that it appears to be only a minor injury and should put Carlos on the day-to-day routine. The home crowd certainly had trouble enjoying it to their fullest with Santana's departure, but the Clippers turned in...
April 22, 2010   (0 comments)
Game Recap 4/21: Gomez Back To Old Form
Gomez Leads Clippers To Victory
In his third career Triple-A start, right-hander Jeanmar Gomez showed the potential that has him ranked as one of the Indians top pitching prospects and made them add him to the 40-man roster last offseason. His pitching combined with some timely hitting by the Clippers offense led them to a convincing 6-1 victory on Wednesday afternoon.
After struggling...
April 21, 2010   (0 comments)
Three Up, Three Down: 4/14 - 4/20
Welcome to this week's installment of Three Up, Three Down. On the upside, we will look at a second baseman tearing the cover off the ball for Akron, a Captains OF with a major league name, and a flamethrowing lefty aquired at the trading deadline. On the downside, we have a couple of struggling Aeros and a veteran at AAA who is not making the most of an opportunity. Finally, we'll get an update...
April 21, 2010   (0 comments)
Santana Injured
As I just tweeted, Triple-A catcher Carlos Santana left the game today with an apparent left leg injury. He injured himself in the third inning of today's game against Louisville where in his second at bat of the game he fouled a ball hard off his lower leg, foot area. He immediately collapsed to the ground and was in considerable pain, and had to be helped off the field by teammates as he could...
April 21, 2010   (0 comments)
At this time last year, infielder Jason Donald was playing with the Philadelphia Phillies Triple-A affiliate in Lehigh Valley trying to make every impression possible to somehow crack a Phillies infield situation where he was road-blocked by All-Stars Jimmy Rollins at shortstop and Chase Utley at second base.
Even though the situation in Philadelphia appeared impossible for Donald to fit into,...
April 21, 2010   (0 comments)
Game Recap 4/20: Hagadone Helps Kinston End Slide
K-Tribe Gets 4-0 Win
The K-Tribe snapped a six game skid, shutting out Wilmington 4-0 Tuesday night in Delaware.
Kinston pitching was great again tonight, as starter Nick Hagadone gave up just two hits in 4 2/3 innings. Hagadone struck out three and walked one. Hagadone has not given up an earned run in three starts this season. T.J. McFarland got the win out of the pen, getting Hagadone...
April 20, 2010   (0 comments)
With the Kinston Indians shutting out the Wilmington Blue Rocks 4-0 tonight, I can't help but wax poetic one more time about the pitching staff assembled in Kinston. Tonight, Nick Hagadone and T.J. McFarland combined on the three-hit shutout. Hagadone continues to showcase stud status, and as he builds his pitch count towards the three-digits, should also build a resume that gets him to Akron by...
April 20, 2010   (0 comments)
2010 Columbus Clippers: Starting Rotation
When you get to the AAA level and take a look at each individual player they are generally grouped into one of two categories: quad-A, or legitimate big league prospect-in-waiting. Someone like Trevor Crowe has moved into the quad-A camp, whereas someone like Carlos Santana is obviously a big-league prospect in waiting. The thing we want to look at, is why they are viewed this way? Is it their minor...
April 20, 2010   (0 comments)
Game Recap 4/19: De La Cruz Pitches Six No Hit Innings
De La Cruz Deals, But Kinston Loses Late
Kinston starter Kelvin De La Cruz threw six innings of no hit ball, but it wasn
April 19, 2010   (0 comments)
The Cleveland Indians today announced they have optioned OF MICHAEL BRANTLEY to AAA Columbus.  Brantley opened the season with Cleveland and has hit .156 (5-32) with 1 double, 3RBI and 4 runs scored in 9 games so far this season.
To assume Brantley's place on the 25-man roster the Indians are expected to activate INF RUSSELL BRANYAN from the 15-day disabled list prior to tomorrow...
April 19, 2010   (0 comments)
Akron's Week That Was: 4/8 - 4/18
The defending Eastern League Champions came out of the gates just as we would have expected them to. After taking the first two series from Trenton and Binghamton, the Aeros arrived in Akron to open up Canal Park against the other team in the EL that had gotten off to a hot start, Bowie. The Baysox clobbered the Aeros in the home opener and went on to take three of four from Akron to establish an...
April 19, 2010   (0 comments)
Game Recaps: Goedert Leads Aeros To Win
Goedert, Putnam Help Aeros End Skid
The Akron Aeros stopped their four-game losing skid on Sunday afternoon at Canal Park in front of 2,712 fans. Russell Branyan made his second rehab start at first base where he went 1 for 4 with a run scored on the afternoon. Sunday
April 18, 2010   (0 comments)
The Sunday Drive With the K-Tribe:  A Tale of Two Cities
These are the days that make living in North Carolina special. It's been downright summer-like over the past week, with weather hovering in the 80's and blue sky's in abundance. You'd think that the Kinston Indians' offense would have gotten the message. Unfortunately for the stellar pitching, that offense didn't do much to impress anyone over the past week. The K-Tribe lost five of the six games...

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