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July 11, 2011   (0 comments)
Paul Cousineau and I are back on the cyberwaves tonight for some Cleveland Indians baseball talk with another edition of "Smoke Signals" from 11:00 - 11:30 p.m. EST.
We have finally reached the official end to the first half of the Major League Baseball season as teams enjoy a three day break for the All Star game festivities before starting up play again on Thursday. After a hot start their...
July 11, 2011   (0 comments)
J. KipnisAround 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.
Jason Kipnis-2B, United States: 1-for-2, R, RBI, HR: Jason Kipnis participated in the 2011 MLB All-Star Future's Game on Sunday instead of playing for the Clippers. And on the biggest...
July 11, 2011   (0 comments)
Game Recaps 7/10: Popham's strong outing leads K-Tribe
Marty Popham (Photo: IPI)Kinston evens things with Frederick
Marty Popham carried the Indians to win number 50 Sunday night, throwing nearly eight innings in Kinston's 3-2 victory over the Keys.
Kinston outfielder Tyler Holt tied Popham to a first inning lead thanks to his leadoff blast off of Ryohei Tanaka to start the game. Adam Abraham scored after his fourth inning single to give...
July 10, 2011   (0 comments)
The Indians have promoted High-A Kinston left-handed pitcher Drew Pomeranz to Double-A Akron. In 15 starts for Kinston he went 3-2 with a 1.87 ERA, and in 77.0 innings allowed 56 hits, 32 walks, and had 95 strikeouts. He is currently in Arizona to take part in the Futures Game on Sunday, and then after that will travel to Akron and join up with them on Wednesday when they leave for a road trip to...
July 10, 2011   (0 comments)
Phelps dropped the ball at an opportunity
which may not come again. (Photo: AP).
Some news, notes, and thoughts from my Indians notebook…
Struggling Phelps gets demoted
The Indians optioned infielder Cord Phelps to Triple-A Columbus on Thursday, almost exactly one month to the day when he was called up to Cleveland back on June 8th. It was a rough four week stint in...
July 10, 2011   (0 comments)
Around the Farm: July 9
Ezequiel Carrera
(Photo:
Columbus Clippers)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.
Ezequiel Carrera: RF, Columbus: 3-4, 2 R: Carrera continues to make a case for a call-up with his outstanding offense so far this season....
July 10, 2011   (0 comments)
Game Recaps 7/9: Mills sparks Akron comeback
Beau Mills (Photo: Lianna Holub)Aeros come from behind to beat SeaWolves
The Akron Aeros banged out six hits and scored six runs in the bottom of the sixth inning as they came back to beat the Erie SeaWolves 8-6 in game two of a four-game series Saturday at Canal Park.
Right-handed pitcher Mark Sorensen allowed all six runs in the bottom of the sixth inning and suffered the loss for...
July 9, 2011   (0 comments)
The Scrapperbook: Week Three
It's amazing how quick a vacation can fly by. That said, it was quite fun and the game I attended on Fourth of July was electric. Here's to hoping the Tribe can ride the momentum into October.
Where We Stand in Week Three:
Overall Record: 13-9 (3-4 this week) Second place, one game behind Jamestown.
Week Three Games:
2 vs. Batavia, L 3-8 (WP: T. McInnis; LP: J. Colon;...
July 9, 2011   (0 comments)
Around the Farm: July 8
T.J. House
(photo:
Kinston Indians)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.
Brett Brach: SP, Kinston: Game 1: 6 IP, 2 H, 1 R/ER, 2 BB, 2 K, W (6-5):
Brach struggled out of the gate, giving up two walks in the first...
July 9, 2011   (0 comments)
Indians Minor League Magazine 7/5 (Ep 10)
"Indians Minor League Magazine" is a half hour program on the Cleveland Indians cable network SportsTime Ohio (STO) which airs weekly on Tuesday nights from 6:00-6:30 PM EST. The show recaps all of the highlights from the week that was in the Cleveland Indians farm system with lots of video, interviews, and in-studio guests.
The show recaps the week that was in the system and also features...
July 9, 2011   (0 comments)
Game Recaps 7/8: House is money in K-Tribe sweep
T.J. House (Photo: IPI)K-Tribe sweeps doubleheader
The K-Tribe pulled off a doubleheader sweep, defeating Lynchburg 6-1 and 1-0 Friday night at Historic Grainger Stadium. With the win Kinston improves to a Carolina League best 11-4 in the second half. The 1-0 shutout win in game two was Kinston
July 8, 2011   (0 comments)
Minor Happenings: Elvis has entered the building
Elvis Araujo (Photo: IPI)"Minor Happenings" is a weekly column which recaps 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.
The...
July 8, 2011   (0 comments)
On-Deck with the Captains: Week 13
Record: 6-7 (Overall Record: 34-48)
Game Results:
July 1st - South Bend @ Lake County (Win: Reichenbach, Save: Dickerson)
July 2nd - South Bend @ Lake County (Loss: Goodnight)
July 3rd - Lake County @ Lansing (Loss: Petter)
July 4th - Lake County @ Lansing (Win: Wetmore, Save: Cooper)
July 5th - Lake County @ Lansing (Loss: Stowell)
July 6th - Lake...
July 8, 2011   (0 comments)
Around the Farm: July 7
Jerad Head
(photo:
Columbus Clippers)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.
Jerad Head: LF, Columbus: 2-4, 1 R, 1 HR, 3 RBI:
You know, there's something about clutch, game-winning home runs that really make this...
July 8, 2011   (0 comments)
Game Recaps 7/7: Head's 3-run shot headlines comeback
Jerad Head (Photo: IPI)Clippers rally and stun Toledo 6-3
The Clippers avoid a four-game losing streak with a late rally, beating Toledo 6-3. Jerad Head's three-run blast headlines the comeback on Thursday night at Huntington Park.
The win for the Clippers is the 12th in 15 games against the Mud Hens this season.
The Clippers had a golden opportunity to get on the scoreboard...
July 7, 2011   (0 comments)
Will Roberts (Photo: AP)The Indians have officially signed 5th round pick right-handed pitcher Will Roberts. He has been assigned to short season Single-A Mahoning Valley.
31st round pick left-handed pitcher Michael Roth has all but said he is not signing with the Indians when he said
July 7, 2011   (0 comments)
Zach McAllister (Photo: Ken Carr)The Indians made it official late Tuesday night when they announced that Triple-A Columbus right-handed pitcher Zach McAllister would be called up to replace the injured Fausto Carmona and make the start today in Toronto against the Blue Jays.
McAllister, 23, has been a workhorse on the mound at Triple-A Columbus where in 15 starts he is 8-3 with a 2.97 ERA....
July 7, 2011   (0 comments)
Around the Farm: July 6
Drew Pomeranz
(photo:
Kinston Indians)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.
Drew Pomeranz, SP, Kinston: 7 IP, 3 H, 2 BB, 7 K, W (3-2):
I have to admit that I thought Pomeranz had seen his last days in Kinston after...
July 7, 2011   (0 comments)
Game Recaps 7/6: Pomeranz helps Kinston cruise to victory
Drew Pomeranz (Photo: IPI)Kinston takes down Lynchburg
Drew Pomeranz dazzled and Kinston had just enough pop to take down Lynchburg 3-1 Wednesday night at Historic Grainger Stadium. Kinston (9-4, 47-35) stays in first place on top of the Carolina League Southern Division, with the league
July 6, 2011   (0 comments)
The K-Tribe Chronicle: Bullpen domination
(Photo: Kinston Indians) From the Reservation:
So, I get up this morning and flip on the T.V. and what do I see? Roger Clemens strolling down a street as though someone has shot his dog. You know how Roger is if someone does him wrong. I mean, if someone threatens his make-believe-land in which he's the 'King of the World,' well, hell hath no fury.
Why do I bring this up? Well, I don't...

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