Matt Packer (Photo: Lianna Holub) Five-run first leads Packer, Aeros to win
The Akron Aeros brought nine men to the plate and scored five runs in the bottom of the first inning to erase a three-run deficit as they went on to win game one of a four-game series against the Reading Phillies 6-4 Monday at Canal Park.
Left-handed pitcher Matt Packer recorded the win for Akron tossing eight...
Sailing with the Clippers is a weekly Monday morning (evening this week, and this week only) installment that explores the week that was for Triple-A Columbus.
Pitching was the name of the game this week for the Clippers. From Tuesday on, there was nothing but great starts from the rotation. It resulted in a number of close games, including four straight one-run affairs. The offense...
(Photo: MiLB)Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday's performances by Indians prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday's game.
Jerad Head - LF, Cleveland: 1-for-3.
The stat line for Head is hardly noteworthy, but what is very noteworthy is that he got the much deserved call up to Cleveland...
Paul Cousineau and I are back on the cyberwaves tonight for some Cleveland Indians baseball talk with another edition of "Smoke Signals" from 11:00 - 11:30 p.m. EST.
Paul and I will talk about the return of Jim Thome and what it means to the Indians chances this year, our thoughts on his departure nine years ago, and what kind of impact he may have beyond the win-loss column. We will also...
Zach McAllister Clippers ground Bats, 8-5
The Clippers beat the Louisville Bats 8-5 on a gorgeous Sunday afternoon at Huntington Park, thanks to a six-run 2nd inning.
The Clippers would grab an early lead in the bottom of the second. Chad Huffman led off the inning with a double to left center. After a Beau Mills ground out allowed Huffman to advance to third, Luke Carlin knocked...
Jim Thome looks on as he receives a standing
ovation in his first at bat Friday. (Photo: AP)
Some news, notes, and thoughts from my Indians notebook…
The return of a legend
The Indians made one of their more popular moves in a long time when on Thursday night they completed a trade with the Minnesota Twins to acquire designated hitter Jim Thome.
When the Twins...
Clippers)Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday's performances by Indians prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday's game.
For those prospect watchers this weekend, the Indians #1 draft pick, Francisco Lindor, will be making his professional debut today for the Mahoning...
"Indians Minor League Magazine" is a half hour program on the Cleveland Indians cable network SportsTime Ohio (STO) which airs weekly on Tuesday nights from 6:00-6:30 PM EST. The show recaps all of the highlights from the week that was in the Cleveland Indians farm system with lots of video, interviews, and in-studio guests.
The show recaps the week that was in the system and also features...
Beau Mills (Photo: IPI) Clippers bounce Indians 4-3
In front of a packed house of 10,232 at Huntington Park, the Clippers beat the Indianapolis Indians 4-3 on a walk-off sacrifice fly by Beau Mills.
The Indians had a chance to get on the board first when Gorkys Hernandez lined a triple into the right centerfield gap with two outs. Luckily for Columbus, Paulo Espino struck out Pedro...
Where We Stand in Week Ten:
Overall Record: 35-31 (2-5 this week) Third Place, 6 games behind Auburn.
Week Ten Games:
20 @ Batavia, L 4-5 (WP: E. Cole; LP: H. Guerrero; SV: D. Miranda)
21 @ Batavia, Postponed: Rain
22 @ Batavia, L 2-3 (WP: R. Martinez; LP: W. Krasne)
22 @ Batavia, W 11-3 (WP: D. Jimenez; LP: J. Cornelius)
23 vs. Auburn, W 7-6...
Akron Aeros)Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday's performances by Indians prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday's game.
Cory Burns: Closer, Akron: S (33), 1 2/3 IP, 1 BB, 3 K:
It has been a big lead for Akron closer, Cory Burns. Burns was named to the Eastern League's...
21-37 (Overall Record: 49-79)
August 19th - Lake County @ South Bend (Loss: Goodnight)
August 20th - Fort Wayne @ Lake County (Loss: Mahalic)
August 21st - Fort Wayne @ Lake County (Win: Reichenbach, Save: Dickerson)
August 22nd - Fort Wayne @ Lake County (Loss: Wetmore)
August 23rd - Fort Wayne @ Lake County (Loss: Cooper)
Steven Wright (Photo: Lianna Holub) Five-run first leads Aeros to win
The Akron Aeros scored five runs in the bottom of the first inning and added two in the fourth to win game two of a four-game series against the Richmond Flying Squirrels 7-5 Friday at Canal Park.
Left-handed pitcher David Quinowski gave up all five runs in the first inning and suffered the loss for Richmond retiring...
The emergence of Asdrubal Cabrera gives
hope for next year and beyond. (Photo: AP)
The disappointing conclusion to the Mariners series allows the tealeaves for the Cleveland Indians’ season to be read much more clearly.
Whatever way you want to say it, buzzards are circling, the bugler is preparing to play taps, and the writing is on the wall. There is no mistaking that the...
Cory Burns Double-A Akron right-handed reliever Cory Burns has been named to the Eastern League postseason All Star team. This is the second postseason All Star selection is his career as he was also selected to the Carolina League postseason All Star team last season while with High-A Kinston.
Burns currently leads the Eastern League in saves with 32 and has compiled a 2.25 ERA on the season....
Felix Sterling (Photo: IPI) Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday's performances by Indians prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday's game.
Felix Sterling - SP, Lake County: 6 IP, 4 H, BB, 7 K.
Arguably Sterling's best professional start to date, Sterling did a fine job overpowering hitters and possessing...
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!