Photo: Lianna HolubThe Cleveland Indians have a plethora of bullpen options in their farm system that could help the big league team at some point this coming season. Those alternatives have shrunk somewhat after the recent trade of right-hander Cory Burns to the San Diego Padres and losing right-hander Josh Judy to the Cincinnati Reds on waivers, but the bullpen options remain aplenty for the Indians.
Around the Farm (ATF) takes a quick look at some of the daily performances by Indians prospects. This is a special winter ball version of ATF that recaps all the offseason action by Indians players in the Caribbean Leagues. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in the game.
Here is the rundown of what Indians players in winter ball did yesterday.
Robinson TejedaThe Indians have announced that they have signed free agent right-handed pitcher Robinson Tejeda to a minor league contract with a non-roster invitation to Major League spring training camp.
Tejeda, 29, has pitched in seven Major League seasons with Philadelphia, Texas and Kansas City. Since debuting in 2005 he owns a career Major League record of 23-27 with a 4.42 ERA in 186...
Some news, notes, and thoughts from my Indians notebook…
The “developmental” label
About this time last year amid contract extension talks between the Indians and his client Shin-Soo Choo, super-agent Scott Boras made what was perceived as a slight when he called the Indians a “developmental team”. His belief was that a team in a rebuilding stage was less...
Here is the final listing of the players in the Cleveland Indians minor league system that were released over the course of the 2011 calendar year.
Note: This is from info I have received throughout the year from the Indians and their affiliates. Not all releases are made public or are mentioned, but close to all (if not all) are included below.
Last updated: December 31, 2011
Happy New Year to all the fans, players, and staff of the Cleveland Indians!
The Indians definitely made some headway with a great, exciting start to their 2011 season before fading later in the year, but have set a good foundation to build upon for possible success in 2012 and beyond.
With the flip of the calendar to a new year the Indians have a blank canvas to work from this coming...
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!