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February 28, 2011   (0 comments)
Paul Cousineau and I are back on the cyberwaves tonight for some Cleveland Indians baseball talk in another edition of "Smoke Signals" from 11:00 - 11:30 p.m. EST. Tonight we will discuss some of the happenings from the past week with Chad Durbin being signing, Trevor Crowe and Anthony Reyes suffering setbacks, and the start of spring games on Sunday.
Feel free to call us at 1-949-203-4752...
 
February 28, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #20 Chun-Hsiu Chen
Chun-Hsiu Chen - Catcher
Born: 11/01/1988 – Height: 6’1” – Weight: 200 – Bats: Right – Throws: Right
History: Chen was signed by the Indians as an undrafted minor league free agent in September of 2007 out of Taiwan. He was a third baseman and pitcher in Taiwan, but was converted to a catcher when he joined the organization. The Indians planned to have...
 
February 27, 2011   (0 comments)
Jason Donald is in the mix at third base
(Photo: AP)
Some news, notes, and thoughts from my Tribe notebook
 
February 26, 2011   (0 comments)
(Photo: Paramount Pictures)The Cleveland Indians are the talk of the national media. It seems the buzz is there and a comeback is at hand. Our lovable losers are about to shed the failures of the past several years and return to prominence.
OK, so the buzz is actually about another sequel to the 1989 movie Major League. But considering the turnaround the real Indians experienced just a few...
 
February 26, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #21 Zach Putnam
Zach Putnam - Right-handed Pitcher
Born: 07/03/1987 – Height: 6’2” – Weight: 225 – Bats: Right – Throws: Right
History: Putnam was selected by the Indians in the 5th round of the 2008 Draft out of the University of Michigan. He played some third base and was a very good college hitter who actually projected well professionally as an outfielder with...
 
February 25, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #22 Abner Abreu
Abner Abreu – Outfielder
Born: 10/24/1989 – Height: 6’3” – Weight: 170 – Bats: Right – Throws: Right
(Photo: Tony Lastoria)History: Abreu was signed by the Indians as an undrafted free agent in October 2006 out of the Dominican Republic for $75,000. As a 17-year old in the Dominican Summer League in 2007 he piled up 24 extra base hits in 228...
 
February 24, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #23 Giovanny Urshela
Giovanny Urshela – Third Baseman
Born: 10/11/1991 – Height: 6’0” – Weight: 185 – Bats: Right – Throws: Right
(Photo: Tony Lastoria)History: Urshela was signed by the Indians as an undrafted minor league free agent in July of 2008 out of Columbia. He struggled in the first half last year at short-season Single-A Mahoning Valley hitting just .248/.285/.274...
 
February 23, 2011   (0 comments)
Here is the spring training schedule for the minor leaguers this spring. There are only a total of ten spring games against other teams, though there will be a few inter-squad scrimmages leading up to the start of the spring games. As I have in the past, I plan to post the spring game box scores for each game (or whatever games I am able to acquire).
Early camp for the minor leagues opens on...
 
February 23, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #24 Matt Packer
Matt Packer - Left-handed Pitcher
Born: 08/28/1987 - Height: 6'0" - Weight: 200 - Bats: Left - Throws: Left
(Photo: Ken Carr)History: Packer was selected by the Indians in the 32nd round of the 2009 Draft out of the University of Virginia. His sophomore season in 2008 he led all of college baseball in ERA (1.14), but had velocity issues and a disappointing 2009 year which saw his draft...
 
February 22, 2011   (0 comments)
The 2011 Cleveland Indians Top 100 Prospects and More book is now available. I received my first rush shipment over the weekend, and pre-orders have started to go out today.
The book came out very well this year with a much improved layout and look on the interior and a nice sleek cover. Those who have purchased this book in the past will immediately notice the improved overall quality of...
 
February 22, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #25 Josh Judy
Josh Judy - Right-handed Pitcher
Born: 02/09/1986 – Height: 6’4” – Weight: 200 – Bats: Right – Throws: Right
History: Judy was selected by the Indians in the 34th round of the 2007 Draft out of the Indiana Institute of Technology. He has pitched well in offseason leagues, going 2-2 with a 1.59 ERA in 11 games (17.0 IP, 13 H, 8 BB, 20 K) out in the Arizona...
 
February 21, 2011   (0 comments)
Paul Cousineau and I are back on the cyberwaves tonight for some Cleveland Indians baseball talk in another edition of "Smoke Signals" from 11:00 - 11:30 p.m. EST. Tonight we will begin to talk about the position battles this spring that exist in the outfield, infield, bench, bullpen and starting rotation and who we like to win those position battles.
Feel free to call us at 1-949-203-4752...
 
February 21, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #26 Jordan Henry
Jordan Henry - Outfielder
Born: 06/13/1988 – Height: 6’3” – Weight: 175 – Bats: Left – Throws: Right
History: Henry was selected by the Indians in the 7th round of the 2009 Draft out of the University of Mississippi. After his sophomore season in college in 2008 he played out in the Cape Cod League in the summer and hit .335 with 0 HR and 16 RBI, and...
 
February 20, 2011   (0 comments)
Tribe Happenings: Miller's future still unknown
Miller's 2011 will likely be his last chance to
make the big leagues (Photo: Ken Carr)
Some news, notes, and thoughts from my Tribe notebook
 

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