Photo Credit - MILB/Akron Aeros
The Aeros returned home for their longest home stand of the season. Eight games, against two teams, the Aeros played two four game sets against Harrisburg and Richmond, two teams they've yet to face this season. Harrisburg is the current Western Division leader in the Eastern League and Richmond is with Akron and Altoona in the middle cluster.
Weather, sickness, and the holidays resulted in Paul Cousineau and I cancelling "Smoke Signals" last week and delaying the show this week, but we are back on the cyberwaves tonight for some Cleveland Indians baseball talk in another edition of "Smoke Signals" from 11:00 - 11:30 p.m. EST.
Tonight we will talk about the struggles of late for the Cleveland Indians where everything seems to be...
(photo: Lake County) Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday's performances by Indians prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday's game.
Kyle Landis, RP, Akron: 3 IP, 4 K, S (1):
Kinston starter Clayton Cook and relief pitcher Kyle Landis combined to pitch a one-hitter yesterday. While Cook was extremely...
Clayton Cook (photo: Tony Lastoria) Cook Keeps K-Tribe Hot
Kinston put it all together from the mound and the plate, beating Wilmington 9-1 Monday afternoon in Kinston. The K-Tribe (25-24) has now won 11 of their last 13 games and are just 4
(Photo: Kinston Indians) From the Reservation:
The Kinston Indians are winning ballgames. Sometimes, you just can't question the how, or the why baseball teams win, and this seems to be that kind of instance.
The Kinston offense, while finally starting to score runs, is still clearly one of the worst in the league. The Kinston pitching, while better than their offensively challenged...
Chris Perez and the Indians are off to a
screaming start. (Photo: AP)
Please welcome new site columnist Kevin Dean to the fold. He will be writing about the Cleveland Indians and other topics throughout the season.
The Indians are officially four games away from being a third of the way through the regular season (no worries about any more rain outs over that span - four straight...
Kyle Blair (Photo: Lianna Holub)Enoy your Memorial Day everyone, and be sure to pay homage to all those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.
Blair Beats WhiteCaps 3-1
Kyle Blair tossed six scoreless innings and struck out a career high nine on Sunday afternoon at Classic Park for his third win of the season. Lake County defeated West Michigan 3-1 in front of 3,408 fans.
T. SturdevantAround the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday's performances by Indians prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday's game.
Tyler Sturdevant-RP, Kinston: W (3), 4 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 4 K
Sturdevant took over for Jones and ultimately kept the team in the game long enough for the offense to put up a...
Guilmet (photo: Tony Lastoria) K-Tribe Takes Rubber Match With Dash
Kinston's bullpen pitched a beauty, as the K-Tribe took down Winston-Salem 5-2 Saturday night at Historic Grainger Stadium. With the win the K-Tribe takes the three game series from Winston-Salem, the fourth straight series win for the Indians. Kinston (24-24) is 10-2 in their last 12 games and just
The Indians have promoted High-A Kinston right-handed pitcher Adam Miller to Double-A Akron. In eight appearances with Kinston he went 0-1 with a 4.91 ERA (11.0 IP, 8 H, 5 BB, 14 K). Infielder Jared Goedert moved on in his Major League rehab assignment as he was reassigned from Akron to Triple-A Columbus. In eight games with Akron he hit .276 with 3 HR, 9 RBI, and a 1.044 OPS.
Alex Meyer (Photo: AP)?We are just a little over a week until the draft, and this year seems to be the draft where no one wants to claim the top spot. It's been up in the air all year and no one seems to be cementing their hold. This will be my first complete mock draft this year.
For this mock I am sticking with projected picks, not who I think should go or who is the best player available....
(photo: Akron Aeros)Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday's performances by Indians prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday's game.
Matt Packer-SP, Akron Aeros: 7 IP, 4H, 1 R/ER, 3 BB, 4 K, W (2-5):
There wasn't a better story in the Tribe's system last season than Matt Packer. Packer went 9-7, with...
Matt Packer (Photo: Tony Lastoria)Packer leads Aeros to win over Squirrels
The Akron Aeros banged out six hits, brought 10 men to the plate and scored six times in the bottom of the fourth inning as they went on to win game one of a four-game series against the Richmond Flying Squirrels 9-2 Friday at Canal Park.
Left-handed pitcher Matt Packer allowed just one earned run on four hits...
The 2013 Cleveland Indians Baseball Insider book featuring the Indians' Top 100 Prospects and more is now available. Also, previous editions from 2008-2012 are also available at a discounted rate. Just click on the book image for more information. Thanks again for all the support!