Shin-Soo Choo Indians outfielder Shin-Soo Choo will begin a minor league rehab assignment tonight with Low-A Lake County. He is expected to play right field, though it is not known for certain if he will play the whole game or if he will be limited to five or seven innings his first time out. He was with the Indians in Boston and took batting practice with them, and then returned to Cleveland over...
Dillon Peters (Photo: Daily Times) Indians 2nd round pick right-handed pitcher Dillon Howard and 20th round pick left-hander Dillon Peters are both teammates playing on the Midland Redskins team participating in the Connie Mack World Series. Both pitched in the opening game of the series on Saturday, and with the win their team earned a second round bye and will play again tomorrow. Peters started...
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 recent road trip to Texas and Boston the Indians just finished up by going 3-4. The Indians played well and should have gone at least 5-2, but because of a struggling bullpen they blew several late...
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.
Adam Abraham-3B, Kinston: 4-for-6, R, 2 RBI, 2 BB
An incredible two games from Adam Abraham in the double-header. He knocked in both runs of the K-Tribe's win and in the loss...
Chad Huffman (Photo: Lianna Holub)Clippers sweep Chiefs to extend winning streak
The winning streak was extended to eight and Columbus completed a perfect home stand with a 6-4 win over the Chiefs to complete the sweep over Syracuse.
It was Syracuse that got on the board first. With two outs in the top of the first, Chris Marrero knocked in Steve Lombardozzi with an RBI double, giving...
Carlos Carrasco (Photo: AP)Some news, notes, and thoughts from my Indians notebook…
Who is #5?
The Indians will go about ten days without a fifth starter. Left-handed pitcher David Huff pitched on Wednesday and then right-handed pitcher Carlos Carrasco pitched on Thursday, but with newly acquired right-handed pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez being added to the rotation on Friday and an off...
"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...
Clippers walk past Chiefs 5-4
The Clippers extended their winning streak to seven straight games as they beat the Syracuse Chiefs 5-4 at Huntington Park.
It was a rough fourth inning for Clippers starting pitcher Jeanmar Gomez. With two outs, Matt Antonelli walked. After a Seth Bynum single and a Jhonaton Solano walk to load the bases, Jeff Frazier singled to left field and drove in...
Where We Stand in Week Seven:
Overall Record: 28-20 (5-2 this week) Second place, 1 game behind Auburn.
Week Seven Games:
30 @ Aberdeen, W 4-1 (WP: D. Rucinski; LP: D. Jones; SV: E. Tejeda)
31 @ Aberdeen, W 1-0 (WP: C. Allen; LP: Z. Petersime)
1 @ Aberdeen, W 14-3 (WP: R. Nixon; LP: M. Hobgood)
2 vs. Staten Island, L 4-7 (WP: F. Lewis; LP: N. Striz; SV:...
17-22 (Overall Record: 44-63)
July 29th - Bowling Green @ Lake County (Win: Dickerson, Save: Ehlert)
July 30th - Lake County @ Lansing (Win: Sterling)
July 31st - Lake County @ Lansing (Loss: Cook)
August 1st - Lake County @ Lansing (Win: Wetmore, Save: Ehlert)
August 2nd - Lake County @ Great Lakes (Loss: Cooper)
T.J. McFarland (Photo: IPI)Aeros power their way to shutout win
Karexon Sanchez and Raul Padron both hit home runs as the Akron Aeros shut out an opponent for the ninth time this season winning game one of a three-game series against the New Britain Rock Cats 6-0 Friday at Canal Park.
With the win, the Aeros (59-54) have won four straight games.
Left-handed pitcher T.J. McFarland...
Jerad Head (Photo: IPI)"Minor Happenings" is a weekly column which recaps the important developments and news in the Indians farm system. While most of the information in this report is from my own research and through interviews I have conducted with organizational personnel, some information in this report is collected and summarized from the various news outlets that cover each team.
Will RobertsAround 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.
Paolo Espino (Photo: Lianna Holub)Aeros run rampant, complete sweep of Thunder
The Akron Aeros stole a season-high five bases as they went on to sweep the Trenton Thunder in a three-game series winning the finale 7-4 Thursday at Waterfront Park.
Akron (58-54) also stole five bases May 11 at Erie. Three of those five bases were stolen by Juan Diaz, which is a 2011 high.
Josh Judy (Photo: Lianna Holub)The Indians have had over a half dozen players make their Major League debuts this year, and for the most part they have all performed well. Right-handed pitcher Alex White, second baseman Jason Kipnis, third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall, second baseman Cord Phelps, right-handed pitcher Zach McAllister, and outfielder Ezequiel Carrera have all made their debuts this season.
Cory Burns (Photo: Lianna Houb)Burns becomes Aeros single-season saves leader
Right-handed pitcher Cory Burns surpassed Randy Newsom as the Akron Aeros single-season saves leader notching his franchise best 30th save of 2011 in the teams 3-2 win over the Trenton Thunder in game two of a three-game set Wednesday at Waterfront Park.
Newsom’s mark of 29 saves stood for three seasons.
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!