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April 9, 2010   (0 comments)
The Clip and Dirty: 4/8/10
As often as I can, I will post a quick, couple paragraph summary with spotty statistics, coarse analysis and wild innuendo about your 2010 Columbus Clippers. I’d like to introduce: The Clip and Dirty.
Team Stats: 17 Runs, 19 hits, 9XBH, Team OPS: 1.418
Happy Birthday Carlos Santana! We will be running out of superlatives to describe his play very soon. Jason Heyward… who? Please,...
April 9, 2010   (0 comments)
Game Recap 4/8: Santana Impresses in AAA Debut
Columbus Pounds Indianapolis 17-4
Well, as far as debuts go, that was pretty special.
Thursday night in the season opener for the Columbus Clippers at their home ballpark, catcher Carlos Santana put on a memorable display in his Triple-A debut going 4-for-5 at the plate with 2 runs scored, a double, 2 home runs, and 4 RBI. It was also his 24th birthday, so he celebrated in style....
April 9, 2010   (0 comments)
On Thursday night, the Lake County Captains made history, as they played their first game in the Midwest League.
The team announced the switch from the South Atlantic League at the end of the 2008 season. The team had wanted to make the move for several years, but needed a partner, and when the Columbus Catfish moved to Bowling Green, KY and became the Bowling Green Hot Rods, the Captains...
April 8, 2010   (0 comments)
Last Minute Roster Updates
Here are some last minute roster notes before the start of opening night in a few hours:
- Left-hander Erik Berger is opening the season on the Double-A Akron disabled list for an unknown injury at this time. It may just be a temporary thing and more to keep him inactive since the roster these next two weeks at Akron and Triple-A Columbus will likely be in constant flux. If I hear anything...
April 8, 2010   (0 comments)
For the second straight season, the Indians advanced Single-A affiliate Kinston Indians failed to reach the playoffs. Kinston finished the year with a disappointing 60-78 record, the fewest wins in K-Tribe history. The Indians sandwiched a hot start and strong finish with a season of struggle, thanks to injuries and roster upheaval.
On May 14th, Kinston was in first place. A nine-game losing...
April 8, 2010   (0 comments)
It was a magical season for the Akron Aeros in 2009 and it culminated in their third Eastern League Championship since 2003.
After making it to the Championship series and losing three years in a row, the Aeros finally broke through in what would be the final year for Eastern League Manager of the Year Mike Sarbaugh, who is now managing Columbus. The club has been to the Championship Series...
April 8, 2010   (0 comments)
Paul Cousineau and I are back on the cyberwaves tonight to talk all things Indians baseball on our weekly on-line broadcast "Smoke Signals" from 9:30-10:30 PM EST. Tonight we will talk about the start of the Indians season and what some of our initial thoughts are about the team after the small sample size of games so far, with most of the focus on the starts from Jake Westbrook and Fausto Carmona....
April 8, 2010   (0 comments)
The start of the minor league season is upon us.
Tonight at 7:00 PM EST the Indians' four full season affiliates Triple-A Columbus, Double-A Akron, High-A Kinston and Low-A Lake County all spring into action and kick off their 142-game seasons.
With the start of the 2010 season officially here, there will also be several new features this year at the Indians Prospect Insider (IPI)....
April 7, 2010   (0 comments)
Opening Week Pitching Probables
Here are your pitching probables for the first weekend of the Indians' 2010 minor league season:
Thursday April 8th: Carlos Carrasco (RHP)
Friday April 9th: Hector Rondon (RHP)
Saturday April 10th: Yohan Pino (RHP)
Sunday April 11th: Jeanmar Gomez (RHP)
Thursday April 8th: Zach Putnam (RHP)
Friday April 9th: Scott Barnes...
April 7, 2010   (0 comments)
SportsTime Ohio today announced the network will carry twelve (12) Triple-A Minor League Baseball games this year.
Starting Tuesday April 13th at 6:30pm, STO will televise five live Columbus Clippers games. Scott Leo, Director of Broadcasting for the Clippers, will provide play-by-play with Watne Harer providing analysis. In addition, starting May 22nd SportsTime Ohio will carry seven tape...
April 7, 2010   (0 comments)
Now that the Indians have finalized their Opening Day roster; the Columbus Clippers, and every other affiliate, can firm up their squad as well. A quick scan of the 24-man roster yields a lot of young talent and considerably fewer veteran placeholders than last season. Yes, these characteristics are indicative of a club in rebuilding (as opposed to win-now) mode, but these prospects are Major League...
April 7, 2010   (0 comments)
2010 Spring Training Photo Recap
Here is the final item from 2010 Minor League Spring Training camp. These are just a random sampling of the 2000 pictures I shot out in Goodyear two weeks ago when I was out there, and I have pictures of tons of players not shown here.
I received a few e-mails several weeks ago which were in reply to my inquiry as to if any family members would like some pictures. For those that e-mailed...
April 6, 2010   (0 comments)
Jason Kipnis hit two, three-run home runs as the K-Tribe beat Lenoir Community College 13-0 Tuesday night at Historic Grainger Stadium. Kipnis, the 2009 Pac-10 Conference Player of the Year and first team All-American, hit the big bombs in the second and fifth innings. Behind K-Tribe starter T.J. House, the Kinston pitching staff limited the Lancers to just one hit.
Kinston starts the 2010...
April 6, 2010   (0 comments)
As promised, here are the final 2010 stats from the Indians' minor league spring training camp this year. These stats are unofficial, and cover the 16 total games played that were either against another team or inter-squad. A big special thanks to Arthur K. for compiling the stats!
BattersPAABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSBCSEAVGSLGAdam Abraham4641516800356101.390.585Abner Abreu5244393207614010.205.364John...

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