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July 3, 2008   (0 comments)
Minor Happenings: A Lot Of Crowe-ing In Akron
"Minor Happenings" covers 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.
In case anyone missed it, earlier in the week I did...
July 3, 2008   (0 comments)
Round drafted (overall draft slot): 5th (171st)
Signing status: Still in negotiations through advisor at SSX Sports. He will be coming to Cleveland on July 10th to see a game and talk to Tribe officials. Said the round he was drafted in will have no effect on whether he signs and that, although he won't share his desired bonus, says that it is significantly above the slot for 5th rounders (around...
July 3, 2008   (0 comments)
LHP Rich Rundles has been selected as the lone Bison representing the club for the 2008 Triple-A All-Star game in Louisville, KY on July 16. This season, Rundles has a 5-4 record with a 3.58ERA. The game will be televised on ESPN2 as the International League takes on the best from the Pacific Coast League at Louisville Slugger Field.
Akron will send four players to this year’s All-Star Game...
July 2, 2008   (0 comments)
RHP Randy Newsom (finally) has been called up to Buffalo. No word yet on any corresponding moves and who he may replace in Buffalo...but if I were to speculate it is possible that Jeff Stevens or Brian Slocum are on their way to Cleveland.
Forgot to mention this yesterday, but lefty Tony Sipp has been moved up to Kinston to continue his rehab. He pitched one scoreless inning on Monday with...
July 1, 2008   (0 comments)
Realini Leads The Captains
One look around the Lake County clubhouse, and most of what you see are a bunch of young 19 and 20 year olds experiencing life as a professional on their own for the first time. Most of these players are not far removed from high school or even college, and while baseball is a sport that most of us played for fun as kids, for these guys it is a job that requires a lot of skill, discipline, patience,...
July 1, 2008   (0 comments)
Some quick updates on things that have happened in the last three days:
- C Yamid Haad has been activated by Buffalo, and C Armando Camacaro was placed on the disabled list on Friday.
- On Friday, Kinston starting pitcher Hector Rondon was selected to the World Team for the 2008 Futures Game.
- On Sunday, Buffalo activated right-hander Juan Rincon and placed first baseman Ryan...

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