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June 27, 2009   (0 comments)
Clippers fall
Rochester beat the Clippers 6-1 in the finale of an eight-game road swing. Both starters, Chuck Lofgren and Brian Deunsing, were on top of their game. The Wings scored two runs in the third, assisted by a defensive miscue, to take an early lead. The Clippers scored their only run in the fourth. Tony Graffanino smashed his second of three doubles, and Andy Marte scored him with...
June 26, 2009   (0 comments)
When Jose Veras reports to Cleveland tomorrow, RHP Jensen Lewis will be sent down to Columbus.
This move was confirmed by Eric Wedge at his post game press conference.
June 26, 2009   (0 comments)
This week's installment of Three Up, Three Down was pushed to Friday to allow for Mahoning Valley to get a few more games in. The Scrappers have raced out to a 6-1 start to their season, and we'll talk a little bit about two of the players that are fueling that start. Additionally, we'll touch on my favorite Indians minor leaguer, a bump in the road for a top prospect, and starting pitching issues...
June 26, 2009   (0 comments)
strong>Columbus: Chuck Lofgren at Rochester @ 6:05 pm
Akron: Hector Rondon vs. Binghamton @ 7:05 pm
Kinston: Bryce Stowell vs. Salem @ 7:00 pm
Lake County: T.J. House vs. Hagerstown @ 7:00 pm
Mahoning Valley: Brett Brach at Williamsport @ 7:05 pm
AZL Indians: Francisco Jimenez vs. Dodgers @ 7:00 pm MS
June 26, 2009   (0 comments)
Rochester rallies to beat Clippers 8-7
The Rochester Red Wings rallied last and beat the Clippers 8-7 on Thursday.
The Clippers scored four times off of Triple-A rookie Jeff Manship in the opening frame. Doubles by Matt LaPorta, Tony Graffanino, Andy Marte and a single by Damaso Espino made it a 4-0 lead for Columbus. The wide margin would not last as Kirk Saarloos served up a three-run...
June 25, 2009   (0 comments)
Just a quick note that Paul Cousineau and I will be in the cyber waves again tonight talking Tribe on our weekly radio show Smoke Signals from 9:30-10:30 PM EST.
With the Indians season all but over, we will talk about where it all went wrong and where we go from here. We'll also talk about all the recent news and developments with the big league team and in the minor league system.
Around...
June 25, 2009   (0 comments)
Double-A Akron outfielder Nick Weglarz and catcher Carlos Santana have been selected to participate in the XM All-Star Futures Game set for Sunday, July 12th at 2:00 PM
ET.
Weglarz, who has hit two home runs and has seven RBI in his last two games, is hitting .261 (55-for-211) with 13 2B, 10 HR and 50 RBI in 66 games (.870OPS). He is tied for second in the Eastern League with 50 RBI...
June 25, 2009   (0 comments)
Back in 2002 when Indians Owner Larry Dolan and General Manager Mark Shapiro implemented "The Plan", the idea was to build from within with a focus on pitching that would "come in waves".
Seven years later those waves have been reduced to barely a ripple in what has been a sea of disappointment that has been "The Plan". The fact that the Indians have very little on the current pitching staff...
June 25, 2009   (0 comments)
strong>Columbus: Kirk Saarloos at Rochester @ 1:35 pm
Akron: Ryan Edell vs. Trenton @ 12:05 pm
Kinston: Ryan Morris vs. Salem @ 7:00 pm
Lake County: Chris Jones vs. Hagerstown @ 7:00 pm
Mahoning Valley: Clayton Cook at Williamsport @ 7:05 pm
AZL Indians: Off da
June 25, 2009   (0 comments)
Kinston and Lake County had the day off.
Clippers beat Rochester
Columbus scored early and often earning a 9-5 win over the Rochester Red Wings. Rochester scored first, but the Clippers got on the board in the second inning. Ground outs from Wyatt Toregas and Andy Cannizaro plated a pair of runs. With the game knotted 2-2 in the fourth, the Clippers opened up offensively, plating four...
June 24, 2009   (0 comments)
The Indians have announced they have acquired RHP Jose Veras from the Yankees for cash considerations. Veras is expected to join the Tribe later this week, most likely on Friday when the Indians return to Cleveland to face the Reds. It is unclear who the Indians will move from the active roster to make room for Veras. This year, the 28-year old Veras made 25 appearances with the Yankees, going 3-1...
June 24, 2009   (0 comments)
Today, the Indians traded first baseman Michael Aubrey to the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for a player to be named later. At Triple-A Columbus, Aubrey was hitting .292 (62-for-212) with 27 runs scored, 16 doubles, a triple, 5 HR and 29 RBI in 57 games. With Matt LaPorta and Jordan Brown, as well as the soon to be returning Stephen Head all vying for time at first base, this move was necessary....
June 24, 2009   (0 comments)
High-A Kinston third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall won the home run derby last night that occurred before the Carolina League California League All Star Game. He beat out five other players, and is the first Kinston player to win the home run derby since Chris Gimenez did it two years ago in 2007. More on this and the other all star game results later this week in Minor Happenings.
June 24, 2009   (0 comments)
strong>Columbus: Ken Ray at Rochester @ 7:05 pm
Akron: Jeanmar Gomez vs. Trenton @ 7:05 pm
Kinston: All-Star break (Next game is Thursday vs. Salem @ 7:00 pm)
Lake County: All-Star break (Next game is Thursday vs. Hagerstown @ 7:00 pm)
Mahoning Valley: Ryan Anthony vs. State College @ 7:05 pm
AZL Indians: Kirk Wetmore vs. AZL Mariners @ 7:00 pm MS
June 24, 2009   (0 comments)
Okay, in trying to keep current, you can now get updates as they are reported through the Indians Prospect Insider page on Twitter. To follow, go to this link:
http://twitter.com/tlastoria
I noted the medical concern with left-hander Elvis Araujo in a "tweet" last night and will continue to drop quick notes in that fashion until Minor Happenings posts each week to recap everything and...
June 24, 2009   (0 comments)
Kinston and Lake County were both off for the All-Star break.
Clippers snap losing streak
The Clippers beat Rochester 8-7 in ten innings in the first of a four-game series. The Clippers scored a run in the first inning, but after that early success, it looked like it was going to be a re-run of the last six games. Red Wings starter Anthony Swarzak shut out Columbus for the next six...
June 23, 2009   (0 comments)
COLUMBUS CLIPPERS (AAA)
Yesterday: The Clippers were held to three hits in the 3-0 shutout by Syracuse…Columbus led off the night with a single from SS ANDY CANNIZARO, but Chiefs’ righty Garrett Mock retired the next 21 batters en route to a complete game…Cannizaro, LF JORDAN BROWN and 3B NIUMAN ROMERO had the only Columbus hits…RHP JACK CASSEL allowed three runs (2ER) on nine hits...
June 23, 2009   (0 comments)
The Indians today announced they have activated OF Grady Sizemore from the 15-day disabled list and recalled LHP Tony Sipp from AAA Columbus. To make room on the 25-man roster for Sizemore & Sipp, they optioned out OF Trevor Crowe to Columbus and designated RHP Luis Vizcaino for assignment. Sizemore had been on the disabled list since May 31 with left elbow synovitis (inflammation).
June 23, 2009   (0 comments)
UPDATE (06/23/2009 1:09 pm EST):
Folgia has in fact signed with the Indians, and should report to Mahoning Valley or the Arizona League team soon. He is listed as a shortstop by the Indians. The actual signing amount was $100K and not the $150K rumored in the linked article. An official press release from the Indians should be coming soon on the signing.
Update (06/23/2009 11:00 am ST):
June 23, 2009   (0 comments)
strong>Columbus: Zach Jackson at Syracuse @ 7:05 pm
Akron: Aaron Laffey vs. Trenton @ 7:05 pm
Kinston: All-Star break (Next game is Thursday vs. Salem @ 7:00 pm)
Lake County: All-Star break (Next game is Thursday vs. Hagerstown @ 7:00 pm)
Mahoning Valley: Marty Popham vs. State College @ 7:05 pm
AZL Indians: Francisco Jimenez at AZL Royals @ 7:00 pm MS

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