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Indians Prospect Insider

April 11, 2012   (6 comments)
House looking to repair his cracked foundation
High-A Carolina Mudcats left-handed pitcher T.J. House had a disappointing season last year, but Monday night he had a great 2012 debut with seven shutout innings. Tony recently sat down with House and talked about his season last year and what he did to fix some of the struggles he went through.
April 11, 2012   (4 comments)
Around the Farm: April 10, 2012
Lonnie Chisenhall amps up his offense in Columbus, while Rob Bryson showcases one of the best bullpen arms in baseball. Another prospect finds himself at the top of ATF once again, profiling perhaps the best talent in the system. Jim Pete brings a spring, wintry mix at yesterday's minor league performances.
April 11, 2012   (0 comments)
Clippers walk-off to another win, 5-4
It was a cold night in Columbus Tuesday, with temperatures dropping into the high-30s, but on the diamond, the Columbus Clippers managed to stay hot. The Clippers (5-1), won their fifth game in a row—second straight on a walk-off hit—beating the Indianapolis Indians (2-3), 5-4, in front of 4,245 fans at Huntington Park. In the bottom of the 12th inning, Clippers’ first baseman Russ Canzler hit a line-drive single to left field, bringing home pinch runner Chad Huffman to give Columbus the win.
April 11, 2012   (0 comments)
Altoona uses six-run fourth to beat Aeros
The Akron Aeros failed to receive a quality start for the first time in the 2012 season, as the Altoona Curve used strong hitting and pitching to win 6-1. Akron left-hander Eric Berger, who worked mostly out of the bullpen in 2011, was dominant early as he struck out the first five hitters he faced. Berger faced just one batter over the minimum before Altoona scored six runs in the fourth inning, their total for the game.
April 11, 2012   (0 comments)
Mudcats drop a close one 3-2
In their attempt to take the series against the Wilmington Blue Rocks in the second game the Mudcats lost a close one 3-2. Right-handed pitcher Danny Salazar took the mound for the Mudcats and went into the game on a strict pitch limit as he is still in the process of being stretched out. He is the only member of the Mudcats on the Cleveland Indians 40-man roster. Salazar had a less then stellar outing as he ended up going three and two thirds innings and gave up three runs on four hits and three walks.
April 11, 2012   (0 comments)
Captains fall just short with 9th inning rally
The Lake County Captains dropped the second game of their three-game series against the Great Lakes Loons on Tuesday night, 5-4. The Captains jumped on the board first as leadoff hitter center fielder LeVon Washington reached base on a bunt single and advanced to second on a throwing error by Great Lakes third baseman Jesse Bosnik. Washington moved to third on a groundout by shortstop Francisco Lindor and scored when designated hitter Alex Monsalve sent a single to right.
April 10, 2012   (2 comments)
Aeros Notebook: Week 1
The Akron Aeros got off to a fast start this past week (or five days, really), going 3-1 in four games over the Binghamton Mets and Altoona Curve. There were obviously things that did not go well, but anytime a team takes three-of-four on the road, it’s a good thing. Jimmy P. has his first Aeros notebook of the season and touches on how the team and some players have played in the early going.
April 10, 2012   (0 comments)
Smoke Signals 4/10: Opening week edition
Tony and Jim return to the cyberwaves tonight with another edition of Smoke Signals at 10:00PM. Tonight they will touch on some good things happening with the Tribe with the extension to Carlos Santana and the good first starts for Justin Masterson, Ubaldo Jimenez and Derek Lowe. Of course, they will touch on the bad things happening like an anemic offense and a closer blowing games!
April 10, 2012   (0 comments)
Indians sign Santana to long term extension
Today the Cleveland Indians announced that they have signed catcher Carlos Santa to a five year contract extension which also includes a club option for 2017. Considering he is an All Star caliber talent and has only scratched the surface with his offensive potential, the Indians are locking in his arbitration figures and potentially buying out one free agent year with the club option for 2017.
April 10, 2012   (3 comments)
Santana signs multi-year extension, so who's next?
The Indians have reportedly signed catcher Carlos Santana and will announce the deal some time on Tuesday. The multi-year deal will lock him up through his arbitration years and possibly buy out one or two years of free agency. With Santana and Asdrubal Cabrera in the fold, who will the Indians target next?
April 10, 2012   (11 comments)
Around the Farm: April 9, 2012
Another night of good action down on the Indians farm last night. Not only did all four affiliates win, but there were lots of very good performances by many Tribe prospects, namely lefty T.J. House, outfielder LeVon Washington, and outfielder Tim Fedroff. We recap their performances as well as several others in the daily ATF rundown.
April 10, 2012   (1 comments)
Aeros pitchers strike out 12 in 5-1 win over Altoona
The top of the Akron Aeros lineup was hot Monday night, and left-hander Giovanni Soto kept the Altoona Curve quiet, allowing just one run over five innings in a 5-1 win. Strong pitching has been the key to Akron’s early season success so far. The Aeros had allowed just three runs in their first three games of 2012 – the team’s lowest total since 2007. Soto logged another strong starting performance, striking out six batters while allowing just two hits.
April 9, 2012   (0 comments)
House throws a gen in Mudcats 6-0 win
The Mudcats opened a three game set with a 6-0 win against the Wilmington Blue Rocks on Monday night. Lefty T.J. House took the mound for his first start for the Mudcats and was up against Greg Billo for the Blue Rocks. House would turn in the best starting pitching performance for the Mudcats in the early going of the season as he went seven scoreless innings only giving up two hits and had nine strikeouts. In five of the seven innings he pitched he faced the minimum.
April 9, 2012   (0 comments)
Washington, Captains cruise to 8-0 victory
The Captains got the bats going early to give the pitching staff more than enough cushion to win the opening game of the three game series, 8-0. Right-hander Gustavo Gomez started the game for the Loons and the Captains started the game swinging again. Left fielder LeVon Washington walked to lead off the game and then shortstop Francisco Lindor singled to put runners on first and second with no outs. Right fielder Luigi Rodriguez singled to drive home Washington and the Captains led 1-0 after the top half of the first inning.
April 9, 2012   (0 comments)
Clippers score three in 9th for walk-off win
Another game, another late-inning rally for the Columbus Clippers. With two outs and the Clippers trailing, 3-2, to the Indianapolis Indians in the bottom of the ninth inning, shortstop Gregorio Petit came to bat with runners on first and third. Petit drove what he said to be a slider from Indians’ reliever Tim Wood to deep left field, scoring both runners, and giving the Clippers (4-1) a dramatic 4-3 walk-off win in front of 7,507 fans at dime-a-dog night at Huntington Park in Columbus on Monday.
April 9, 2012   (0 comments)
Sailing with the Clippers: April 5-8
The first week of the season is in the books, or first half week we should say. Kevin is back with his weekly Clippers notebook that recaps the week that was for the Indians' Triple-A affiliate. Matt LaPorta has had a good showing so far, and he talks about him a little and a few others.
April 9, 2012   (9 comments)
Ranking the 2012 Indians’ Opening Day 25-Man Roster
Jim Piascik takes a different approach to analyzing the Indians' 25-man roster as he ranks the players from 1 to 25. From Jairo Asencio and Aaron Cunningham to Asdrubal Cabrera and Carlos Santana, Jim breaks it all down in a piece that he will re-post to the site at several points in the season.
April 9, 2012   (0 comments)
Around the Farm: April 8, 2012
Scotty Barnes showcased why HE should be getting the next call-up to the big league level, while Jeremie Tice showed off some of his previously hidden power. The best of the bunch is a creator of havoc on the basepaths, and was on base five times tonight. Jim Pete gives a "green jacket" look at yesterday's minor league performances.
April 8, 2012   (0 comments)
Ninth inning rally lifts Mudcats over Dash
The Carolina Mudcats defeated the Winston-Salem Dash 10-9 on Sunday afternoon to win a zany game, and take the first series of their young season at Five County Stadium. Clayton Ehlert blew the lead in the ninth inning, but clutch hitting and shoddy defense gave the Mudcats the three runs they needed in the ninth to give them the victory.
April 8, 2012   (0 comments)
Clippers lose lead, but win series, game in last at bat
The first series of the 2012 season was a victorious one for the Columbus Clippers. With one out and the bases loaded in the bottom of the eighth inning Sunday, Louisville Bats reliever, right-hander Nick Christiani, walked Clippers’ right fielder Trevor Crowe to give Columbus a 5-4 lead. The RBI walk by Crowe proved to be a game-winning one, and with a 7-4 win, Columbus (3-1) took the final game in a four-game series against the Bats (1-3) on a sunny afternoon in front of 6,157 fans at Huntington Park in Columbus.

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