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Here are the updated stats for all the Cleveland Indians players who are playing in fall/winter ball. Stats are updated as of 12/24/2010.
BattersLGEGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOAVGOBPSLGAbraham, AdamAFL103678110398.222.378.306Apodaca, JuanVWL226161540010416.246.292.311Cabrera, AsdrubalVWL24931826401151315.280.370.355Carlin, LukeDWL132311000087.043.290.043Carrera, EzequielVWL411422637700122017.261.371.310Diaz,...
(Photo: MiLB)Here is a quick recap of how the players in the Cleveland Indians' system did in fall/winter league action on Thursday December 23rd:
Luis Valbuena - 2B, Cardenales de Lara: 0-for-2, 4 R, 3 BB. Maybe it is a bit over-stated, but it is hard not to like what Valbuena is doing out in Venezuela from an on-base perspective. Yes, he is only hitting .222 in 51 games, but he also has a...
(Photo: MLB)Today the Indians outrighted right-handed pitcher Justin Germano to Triple-A Columbus. With the move it creates a spot on the 40-man roster to add recently signed outfielder Austin Kearns who on Monday signed a one year deal for $1.3 million. Kearns has not officially been added to the 40-man roster as the approval of his contract has been delayed by Major League Baseball and the Major...
(Photo: Lake County Captains)April 12
OF Jason Smit placed on 7-day DL
OF Chris Kersten assigned from Arizona League Indians
OF Jason Smit activated from 7-day DL
OF Chris Kersten assigned to Mahoning Valley Scrappers
RHP Joseph Gardner assigned to Kinston Indians
OF Chris Kersten assigned from Mahoning Valley Scrappers
(Photo: MiLB)Here is a quick recap of how the players in the Cleveland Indians' system did in fall/winter league action on Wednesday December 22nd:
Yohan Pino - RP, Tigres de Aragua: 1.2 IP, 3 H, 2 R/ER, 2 BB, 2 K. Pino struggled in his fifth outing out in Venezuela, easily his worst outing to date. Even with his small sample size, he has been solid overall as he has allowed 7 hits, 3 runs,...
Dischler is focused on his future
(Photo: Lianna Holub)Right-handed pitcher Anthony Dischler used a big year in college in 2010 to help drive up his draft stock, which eventually led to him being drafted and signed by the Indians.
Dischler, 21, was selected by the Indians in the 23rd round of the 2010 Draft out of Louisiana State University-Eunice Junior College. As a draft eligible...
(Photo: MiLB)Here is a quick recap of how the players in the Cleveland Indians' system did in fall/winter league action on Tuesday December 21st:
Jerad Head - RF, Gigantes de Carolina: 1-for-5, K. Head is stumbling to the finish line of the Puerto Rico Winter League. With the league regular season wrapping up next week his performance has been up and down of late. He recently had an 0-for-10...
(Photo: MLB)The Cleveland Indians on Tuesday announced they have signed outfielder Travis Buck to a minor league contract with a non-roster invitation to Major League spring training camp.
Buck, who turned 27 in November, has spent his entire professional career to date with the Oakland Athletics where he compiled a 4-year Major League career on-base percentage of .330 to go along with a .250...
(Photo: MiLB)June 22
LHP Nick Kirk assigned from Lake County Captains
RHP James Ehlert assigned from Arizona League Indians
C Juan Aponte assigned to Arizona League Indians
RHP Trey Haley assigned to Lake County Captains
RHP Nick Hagadone assigned from Akron Aeros
RHP Nick Hagadone assigned to Akron Aeros
(Photo: MiLB)Here is a quick recap of how the players in the Cleveland Indians' system did in fall/winter league action on Monday December 20th:
Jayson Nix - 3B, Senadores de San Juan: 2-for-3, 2B, 2 RBI, BB, K. Nix's second game back after a 10 day absence due to a minor injury from being hit from a pitch, and he finally comes through with his first nice night at the plate. He came into the...
(Photo: MLB)The Cleveland Indians today announced the club has signed outfielder Austin Kearns to a one year $1.3 million incentive laden major league contract for the 2011 season.
Kearns, 30, returns to the Indians where he spent the first four months of the 2010 season before being traded to the New York Yankees on July 30th in exchange for right-handed pitcher Zach McAllister. While with...
Murata pitched in the minors in
Japan (Photo: AP)
The Indians signed Japanese free agent right-handed pitcher Toru Murata over the weekend to a minor league contract. The 25-year old stands in at 6'0" 176 pounds and throws a fastball that tops out at 92 MPH. He throws two different fastballs, a cutter and forkball, and complements the two fastballs with a slider, curveball, and changeup.
RHP Enriquez Pacheco placed on 7-day DL
LHP Elvis Araujo placed on 7-day DL
RHP James Ehlert assigned to Mahoning Valley Scrappers
C Juan Aponte assigned from Mahoning Valley Scrappers
OF Aaron Siliga assigned
IF Nate Recknagel received on Minor League Rehab assignment
C Dwight Childs assigned...
(Photo: MiLB)Here is a quick recap of how the players in the Cleveland Indians' system did in fall/winter league action on Saturday December 19th:
Ezequiel Carrera - CF, Navegantes del Magallanes: 2-for-2, 2 R, 2 BB. Good things come in twos, well, at least for Carrera on Sunday as he had 2 hits, 2 runs scored, and 2 walks. By reaching base in all four plate appearances, his hitting line in...
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!