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Indians Prospect Insider

January 15, 2009   (0 comments)
Paul and I are pleased to announce that legendary Cleveland sports writer Terry Pluto will be joining our show tonight, Thursday January 15th from 9:30-10:30pm:
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/TheClevelandFan/2009/01/16/Smoke-Signals
Paul and I will talk about the recent Pavano signing, and Pluto is scheduled to call in sometime between 9:30-9:45 and be on for a bit to talk Tribe. One...
January 15, 2009   (0 comments)
The Cleveland Indians today invited eight (8) players to Major League camp from their player development system, bringing the total number of non-roster spring invitees to 16 for the 2009 spring:
PITCHERS
EDELL, Ryan LHP
Was 8th round pick by the Indians in 2005 First-Year Player Draft....Spent the 2008 season at AA Akron where he made 26 starts and finished 6th in the organization...
January 15, 2009   (0 comments)
Indians Top 100 Prospects: #90 Cirilo Cumberbatch
90. Cirilo Cumberbatch - Outfielder
Born: 07/11/1986 - Height: 6'0" - Weight: 205 - Bats: Right - Throws: Right
YearAgeTeamLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBBAOBPSLGOPS200417BurlingtonR37126153341177351.262.304.333.637200518Mahoning VyA-4514621382032113415.260.329.336.665200619Mahoning VyA-8320510010130.156.156.188.344 19Lake CountyA5518223394031520425.214.302.286.588200720Lake CountyA82290468713264334505.300.388.421.809...
January 15, 2009   (0 comments)
Indians Top 100 Prospects: #91 Shawn Nottingham
91. Shawn Nottingham - Left-handed Pitcher
Born: 01/22/1985 - Height: 6'1" - Weight: 190 - Bats: Left - Throws: Left
YearAgeTeamLvlWLERAGGSSVIPHERHRBBKBB/9K/9WHIP200318AZ MarinersR103.72120019.117828173.77.91.29200419EverettA-833.151514088.27431829872.98.81.1619TacomaAAA0013.503002.04303213.59.03.50200520AZ MarinersR002.253304.0310060.013.50.7520WisconsinA019.5333011.1151207105.67.91.9420Inland...
January 14, 2009   (0 comments)
Indians Top 100 Prospects: #92 Dustin Realini
92. Dustin Realini - First Baseman
Born: 05/14/1984 Height: 6'2" Weight: 200 Bats: Right Throws: Right
Year
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AB
R
H
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3B
HR
RBI
BB
SO
SB
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OBP
SLG
OPS
200622Mahoning VyA-63222265313153718481.239.294.374.668200723Mahoning VyA-15441910064121.205.294.227.531...
January 14, 2009   (0 comments)
Indians Top 100 Prospects: #93 Ryan Blair
93. Ryan Blair - Outfielder
Born: 04/06/1986 Height: 6'2" Weight: 185 Bats: Left Throws: Right
Year
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G
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R
H
2B
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200822Cal St SacC572305276163533201615.330.385.491.876200822Mahoning VyA-6624734588122225625.235.310.300.610History:...
January 14, 2009   (0 comments)
Indians Top 100 Prospects: #94 Brock Simpson
94. Brock Simpson - First Baseman/Outfielder
Born: 11/15/1985 Height: 6'3" Weight: 210 Bats: Right Throws: Right
YearAgeTeamLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBBAOBPSLGOPS200822Mahoning VyA-60218326411222428240.294.373,390.763 Career 60218326411222428240.294.373.390.763
History: Simpson was a 46th round pick in the 2007 Draft out of the University of Kansas. He did not play professionally...
January 13, 2009   (0 comments)
Indians Top 100 Prospects: #95 Jerad Head
95. Jerad Head - Infielder/Outfielder
Born: 11/15/1982 Height: 6'1" Weight: 205 Bats: Right Throws: Right
Year
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H
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RBI
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OPS
200623BurlingtonR592404459125105216417.246.308.463.771 23Lake CountyA14100000010.000.000.000.000200724KinstonA+83252396717353229567.266.378.417.795200825KinstonA+9230753731741146255814.238.318.427.745...
January 13, 2009   (0 comments)
Indians Top 100 Prospects: #96 Adam White
96. Adam White - Outfielder
Born: 04/21/1985 Height: 5'10" Weight: 195 Bats: Switch Throws: Right
Year
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G
AB
R
H
2B
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RBI
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200722Mahoning VyA-57219395795110264522.260.362.361.723200823Lake CountyA12945578981444406211632.215.312.290.602...
January 13, 2009   (0 comments)
Indians Top 100 Prospects: #97 Adam Davis
97. Adam Davis - Catcher/Infielder
Born: 10/15/1984 Height: 5'9" Weight: 190 Bats: Switch Throws: Right
Year
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Team
Lvl
G
AB
R
H
2B
3B
HR
RBI
BB
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SLG
OPS
200621Mahoning VyA-6625437549511521499.213.274.299.573200722Lake CountyA127500951332386417411322.266.367.380.747200823KinstonA+5714822305141615265.203.283.331.614...
January 12, 2009   (0 comments)
Indians Top 100 Prospects: #98 Mark Thompson
98. Mark Thompson - Shortstop
Born: 11/26/1984 Height: 5'9" Weight: 165 Bats: Right Throws: Right
YearAgeTeamLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBBAOBPSLGOPS200722Mahoning VyA-71250356092024256011.240.346.292.638200823Lake CountyA1214166398203546377719.236.321.334.655Career192666981582955706213730.237.330.318.648
History: Thompson was an 8th round pick in the 2007 Draft out of Lewis-Clark State...
January 12, 2009   (0 comments)
interrupt the start of the prospect ranking to announce that first baseman Michael Aubrey cleared waivers and has been outrighted by the Indians today to Triple-A Columbus. He has been invited to Major League camp as a non-roster player. Aubrey was designated for assignment on January 6th when Carl Pavano was added to the 40-man roster
January 12, 2009   (0 comments)
Indians Top 100 Prospects: #99 Brad Hinkle
99. Brad Hinkle - Right-handed Pitcher
Born: 10/13/1984 Height: 6'10" Weight: 220 Bats: Right Throws: Right
YearAgeTeamLvlWLERAGGSSVIPHERHRBBKBB/9K/9WHIP200823Mahoning VyA-11##196248.14519614562.610.41.22Career11##196248.14519614562.610.41.22
History: Hinkle is an undrafted free agent signing by the Indians after the 2007 Draft, and was signed out of Spring Arbor University (MI).
January 12, 2009   (0 comments)
Indians Top 100 Prospects: #100 Brian Juhl
100. Brian Juhl - Catcher
Born: 09/22/1985 Height: 6'0" Weight: 205 Bats: Right Throws: Right
YearAgeTeamLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBBAOBPSLGOPS200721Lake CountyA21681016201713201.235.372.309.681200822KinstonA+4112118295132119360.240.366.372.738 Career 6218928457142832561.238.368.349.717
History: Juhl was a 35th round pick in the 2007 Draft out of Stanford University. He did not sign...
January 11, 2009   (0 comments)
It is a new year, and with that hope springs eternal for Cleveland Indians fans that maybe this will be the year they can finally go all the way and win a World Series.
While things on the big league side for the Indians are starting to take shape and it looks like they will be a strong contender in the division and possible World Series contender, the farm system looks to be as strong as ever....
January 10, 2009   (0 comments)
Here is another rundown of the week that was in the Indians minor league system....pitchers and catchers report five weeks from today (wow)!
*** No official roster yet, but here are some of the unofficial names who will be in the Winter Development Program which starts up this week at Progressive Field: Matt LaPorta, Beau Mills, David Huff, Michael Brantley, Adam Miller, Wes Hodges, Frank Herrmann,...
January 9, 2009   (0 comments)
The Lake County Captains will host its seventh annual Hot Stove Dinner on Monday January 19 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Classic Park. The event will feature a silent auction, a buffet dinner and opportunity for fans to meet top prospects from the Cleveland Indians organization.
The event coincides with the Indians Winter Development Program, which brings the Indians top prospects to Cleveland...
January 8, 2009   (0 comments)
Boy do we have a busy show on tap tonight on Smoke Signals. Paul Cousineau and I get back to the grind after some time off for the holidays as we slide back to our normal Thursday night slot tonight. The show will be extended a half hour and run from 9:30-11:00pm. Call in number is 646-716-8012.
Since we were last on, the Indians have made some moves signing Carl Pavano and trading for infielder...
January 8, 2009   (0 comments)
Programming Note: Tony and Paul Cousineau will have all three of the players the Indians traded to the Cubs for Mark DeRosa on their show Smoke Signals tonight from 9:30-11:00pm. Jeff Stevens, Chris Archer, and John Gaub are all scheduled to appear on the show.
The Indians put their primary focus this offseason on significantly upgrading their bullpen (which they have done) and finding a good...
January 7, 2009   (0 comments)
Note: This Q&A was originally conducted in July 2006, and is the final of four Kline Q&As I wanted to post to this site. Another reminder, the Top 100 Indians Prospect countdown starts on this site with #100 and #99 this Sunday January 11th.
A special thanks to Chris Kline (pictured to the left) for chiming in again and giving a mid-season update on some of the prospects in the system....

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