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May 5, 2012   (3 comments)
Corner of Carnegie and Ontario: The Cinco de Mayo edition
Johnny Damon and Jason Kipnis have righted the Tribe line-up, while Jeanmar Gomez and Chris Perez have done the same with the rotation and the bullpen. The schedule seems friendly, but Ubaldo may need to Go-Away-O. Find out the details as Jim Pete brings his inaugural weekly column to the table this fine Cinco de Mayo...
 
May 5, 2012   (4 comments)
Second Thoughts: Game #24 – Indians 6, Rangers 3
The Indians first real test came on Friday night, as the mighty Texas Rangers rolled into Cleveland for a battle of first place teams. Texas is heralded as the best team in baseball right now, while the Indians, well, are not. I guess every dog has it's day, right? Jim Berdysz rolls out his Second Thoughts on Friday Night's 6-3 Indians win.
 
May 5, 2012   (0 comments)
Captains slay the Dragons, 5-0
Joe Colon (2-3) got the win for Lake County on Friday night. Colon pitched seven shutout innings allowing just three base hits and struck out five. Francisco Valera finished off the ballgame by pitching two scoreless innings himself and the Captains swept the Dragons 5-0. This is the first time this season Lake County has won three straight ballgames.
 
May 5, 2012   (10 comments)
Around the Farm: May 4, 2012
Columbus was rained out last night, but three other teams were in action. The Indians' two shortstop prospects Ronny Rodriguez and Francisco Lindor at their two lower level affiliates both put on a show. Tony chimes in on how those two did last night and how things are progressing with them, and also touches on several other players in the system.
 
May 5, 2012   (0 comments)
Aeros fall to Baysox for second loss in a row
The Akron Aeros fell to the Bowie Baysox, 7-5, Friday for their second straight loss. Making his fifth start of the season left-handed pitcher Eric Berger manned the mound for the first five innings of the game. He faced 22 batters and allowed three runs, struck out two and walked one. Jared Goedert got the Aeros going in the first inning with a line drive single up the middle. Chun Chen followed up with a big home run to left field putting Akron up to a quick 2-0 lead.
 
May 5, 2012   (0 comments)
Big night from Rodriguez lifts Mudcats past Keys
Coming off an eight game road trip the Carolina Mudcats (13-13) returned home and beat the Frederick Keys (9-15) on Friday night 10-4. Three run innings in the second, fifth and seventh gave the Mudcats pitchers all the run support they would need. The offense was led by shortstop Ronny Rodriguez who entered the game hitting only .188, but after a 4-for-4 night it bumped up to .225. He also had two doubles, drove in two runs, and scored three runs.
 
May 5, 2012   (2 comments)
The 2012 Transaction Rundown:  April 28-May 4
This week's edition of Transaction Rundown comes on Cinco de Mayo, as Arthur celebrates the first Cleveland Indians' transaction figured in his weekly piece. Welcome to the club, Johnny Damon! At the same time Lonnie Chisenhall has some bad news this week at Columbus, as does Giovanny Urshela. It's not a good week to be a third baseman, unless you are Super Jack Hannahan.
 
May 4, 2012   (0 comments)
Cannon looks to make good on opportunity
No one ever said playing in the minor leagues was easy. Sometimes players have to sit and wait for an opportunity, and then when that opportunity comes they have to seize it. High-A Carolina utility player Tyler Cannon may be getting that opportunity and chance right now.
 
May 4, 2012   (3 comments)
Indians trade Spilborghs to Rangers
Today the Indians have announced that they have traded Triple-A Columbus outfielder Ryan Spilborghs to the Texas Rangers for cash considerations. He has been assigned to their Triple-A Round Rock affiliate. Spilborghs, 32, was hitting .250 with 1 HR, 13 RBI and a .675 OPS in 21 games with Columbus this season. In seven Major League seasons he is a career .272 hitter with 42 HR, 218 RBI, and .768 OPS in 619 games.
 
May 4, 2012   (11 comments)
The future of first base
Who’s on first? The 2012 MLB season is just 23 games old, and it seems as if Indians fans would love to answer that question with anyone other than Casey Kotchman. While Kotchman looks like he is locked into the position at least for another few weeks, Steve Orbanek says it is time to look at possible short term and long term options from within the organization.
 
May 4, 2012   (3 comments)
Around the Farm: May 3, 2012
Lots of action again last night in the Indians' farm system, and as always some good and bad things to note. Tony takes over the reigns of Around the Farm and talks about Big Daddy Aguilar and his big game for the Mudcats yesterday, the excellent outing by Mudcats' starter Mike Rayl, and a whole bunch more.
 
May 4, 2012   (0 comments)
Smith's late homer leads Captains to another win
A trio of home runs lifted the Lake County Captains over the Dayton Dragons in a 5-4 victory on Thursday night. After taking the first game of the series on Wednesday, the Captains turned to Elvis Araujo (0-4, 2.61), who was still seeking his first win of the season. The Captains earned Araujo some early run support in their half of the first inning as center fielder Luigi Rodriguez led the game off with a walk. Shortstop Francisco Lindor laid down a sacrifice bunt to push Rodriguez to second, and Lindor reached base on a throwing error by Dayton pitcher Radhames Quezada (0-3, 2.61).
 
May 4, 2012   (5 comments)
Second Thoughts: Game #23 - Indians 7, White Sox 5
The Indians won another road series - their fourth in a row to open the season - with a 7-5 win in Chi-Town on Thursday night. Jason Kipnis was the star of the show with a triple and three-run homer and it helped propel the team to another victory and maintain their hold on first place as they head home on Friday to face the tough Rangers team. Jason Ruggiero provides his "second thoughts" on the game.
 
May 3, 2012   (0 comments)
Columbus pounds out 12-8 win
Timely hitting and a few errant throws propelled the Columbus Clippers to their second win in a row Thursday night. The Clippers (15-12) topped the Gwinnett Braves, 12-8, in front of 7,708 fans at Huntington Park. Gwinnett made four errors—three of which were throwing—and Columbus went 8-for-13 with runners in scoring position on way to victory.
 

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