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May 22, 2012   (0 comments)
Smoke Signals 5/22: Big series edition
Smoke Signals is back on the cyberwaves tonight from 10:00 – 11:00PM EST. Tonight, Tony and Jim will give some thoughts on round one of the Tigers-Indians battle which will go several rounds this season, discuss the recent inflammatory comments made by closer Chris Perez, talk about the hot button topic that is attendance, analyze the team at the quarter pole, and give some minor league updates.
May 22, 2012   (0 comments)
Mudcats enjoy late scoring frenzy in 10-6 win
The Carolina Mudcats scored 10 runs over the final four innings to pull away from the Frederick Keys 10-6 in front of 1,823 on a rainy Monday night at Harry Grove Stadium. The Mudcats improve to 22-21, and drop the Frederick Keys to 14-26 in the process. Will Roberts (2-2) earned his second winning decision by holding the Keys to four runs over six innings.
May 22, 2012   (2 comments)
Around the Farm: May 21, 2012 - Beaning LaPorta
With speculation running amok with regards to Matt LaPorta, the beat goes on for the rest of the Indians' system here at ATF. In today's daily fix, Tony Wolters is slowly but surely creeping out of the offensive dungeon found in the Carolina League. Matt LaPorta is busy getting beaned multiple times, while Loek Van Mil has been rumored to have gained four inches and four MPH on his fastball. Our top spot on ATF goes to an apparent power-hitting third baseman, who's just lately found it. Check out who, after the jump...
May 22, 2012   (0 comments)
Bellows remains red hot, Aeros win 5-1
The Akron Aeros downed the Trenton Thunder 5-1 on Monday thanks to the bat of Kyle Bellows and the formidable arms of the Aeros’ bullpen. Right-hander Brett Brach (1-1, 4.26) took the bump for Akron in his third start with the team against Trenton’s Brett Marshall (4-2, 2.98).
May 21, 2012   (0 comments)
Captains win in walkoff fashion, 2-1
It took 11 innings on Monday night, but the Captains (22-22) finally broke through against the first-place Lansing Lugnuts (31-13), winning by a score of 2-1. In the bottom of the 11th inning, Lake County only hit one ball out of the infield. That play also resulted in their only out of the inning, a lineout to left field by shortstop Francisco Lindor.
May 21, 2012   (0 comments)
Kluber, Clippers get roughed up by Yankees
Second inning heroics by the Scranton/WB Yankees put the Columbus Clippers in too much of a hole to climb back, and they lost on Monday night 9-6. After the Clippers tied the series with the Yankees on Sunday, they went into Monday night’s game looking to take command of the four game series. The Clippers sent right-hander Corey Kluber (3-4) to the mound and attempted to win consecutive games for the first time since May 5-8.
May 21, 2012   (0 comments)
Sailing with the Clippers: 5/14/2012 - 5/20/2012
It is time to go "Sailing with the Clippers" and get caught up on the week that was for Triple-A Columbus. Andrew Holleran chimes in with his weekly notebook to breakdown all the games, tell us who is hot and who is not in the lineup and on the pitching staff, the red hot bullpen, recent transactions, and lots more.
May 21, 2012   (0 comments)
3 Up, 3 Down: Anderson climbing, Carrera sliding
In his weekly Monday piece "3 Up, 3 Down", Tony looks at a few of the good and not so good performances from the past week in the Indians’ minor league system. Insight gathered from talking with scouts, coaches and executives inside and outside the organization are used for this week's players: Cody Anderson, Kyle Bellows, Russ Canzler, Ezequiel Carrera, Leonardo Castillo, and Mike Rayl.
May 21, 2012   (4 comments)
Ranking the Cleveland Indians’ Roster at the 40-Game Mark
Updating his rankings from the preseason, Jim Piascik takes another crack at sorting out the Indians' roster from top to bottom now that we've passed the 40-game mark. It's easy to know that Jason Donald has been worse than Asdrubal Cabrera, but what about Donald and Dan Wheeler? Or Cabrera and Carlos Santana? Read on to find out where each player that has donned an Indians uniform this year ranks.
May 21, 2012   (4 comments)
Around the Farm: May 20, 2012
David Huff continues working towards getting healthy, and had another outstanding start for Columbus. T.J. McFarland is doing everything he can to be the best starting pitcher in the organization (again). While those two lefties were busy doing everything they could to take the top spot in ATF, another lefty stole their thunder, and may just be ready for the big leagues. Jim Pete brings another edition of IPI, after the jump...
May 21, 2012   (3 comments)
Second Thoughts: Game #41 Marlins 5, Indians 3
The Indians were looking to win the rubber match of their series against the Miami Marlins, and they had their de facto ace, Derek Lowe on the hill. Thanks to an offense that couldn't get it done, and a bullpen that saw it's fringe relievers struggle, the Marlins and Ozzie Guillen took the series with a 5-3 win. Jeff gives his "Second Thoughts," as he does every Sunday...
May 20, 2012   (0 comments)
Mudcats drop finale and series to Potomac
The Potomac Nationals took an early lead and never looked back as they defeated the Carolina Mudcats 4-2 on Sunday afternoon at Pfitzer Stadium. After decimating the Nationals on Friday night 12-5, the Mudcats let two consecutive games slip away and ended their three game road trip to Northern Virginia on a low note.
May 20, 2012   (0 comments)
McFarland rolls again as Aeros sweep Richmond
T.J. McFarland pitched seven innings of one-run baseball to the lead the Akron Aeros (26-14) to a series sweep over the Richmond Flying Squirrels (20-23). McFarland (8-1, 1.79), won for the sixth straight start and leads the Eastern League in wins. He scattered 12 hits over his seven innings of work, allowing just one run while striking out six
May 20, 2012   (0 comments)
Beau Mills two homers leads Clippers over Yankees
Beau Mills led the Columbus Clippers to a 4-1 victory over the Scranton/Wilkes Barre Yankees in a Sunday afternoon battle.
The Clippers sent LHP David Huff (1-1) to the mound, making his first start since throwing a complete game shutout against the Yankees on May 8th. Scranton/WB countered with RHP Dellin Betances (2-3).
May 20, 2012   (0 comments)
Lugnuts blank Captains, 2-0
For the second straight game, the Captains (21-22) fell to the Lansing Lugnuts (31-12), this time by a score of 2-0. With the loss, Lake County fell under .500 for the first time since May 14. The Captains could not get anything going offensively for the second consecutive game against the Lugnuts’ pitching staff.
May 20, 2012   (27 comments)
Perez pouts, rips Tribe fans
"I'm tired of getting booed at home, so I figured I'd throw some strikes today...you can quote me on that." Don't worry Chris, we certainly will. Chris Perez, proved once again, that athletes just don't get it sometimes. Here is IPI's very own Adam McGavin, with a few quotes of his own, from the fans Chris, from the fans...
May 20, 2012   (9 comments)
Tribe Happenings: Fixing the bench could be first priority
Tony is back with another Sunday morning edition of the Tribe Happenings, and this week he discusses the problems with the Indians' bench. A lot of focus has been placed on the two black holes in the starting lineup in left field and first base, but he notes that the bench is another big area of concern. Tony also touches on the lack of pinch hitter usage by Acta, the Forbes valuation report, injury updates on several Indians, and more.
May 20, 2012   (2 comments)
Second Thoughts: Game #40-Indians 2, Marlins 0
Jeanmar Gomez, Joe Smith, Vinnie Pestano and Chris Perez put the Marlins to sleep on Saturday with a sublime performance on the hill at progressive field. While Chris Perez would provide a few fireworks on the field and off, the Indians maintained their 3 1/2 game lead, now on Chicago, with their win. Jim Pete gives a few "Second Thoughts" of his own after Saturday's game...
May 20, 2012   (0 comments)
Akron rolls over Richmond 15-5
The Akron Aeros (25-14) used a season-high eight-run fourth inning and five and one-third innings of one-run ball by starter Giovanni Soto to beat the Richmond Flying Squirrels (20-22) 15-5. The Aeros opened the game hot after posting a season-high 16 runs on Friday.
May 20, 2012   (0 comments)
Lake County drops a close one to the Lugnuts, 2-1
The Lake County Captains fell by a count of 2-1 to the first-place Lansing Lugnuts in front of an over-capacity crowd of 8,245 on fireworks night Saturday at Classic Park. Lake County could not break through with the clutch hit against Lansing pitching. Although the team pieced together ten hits, they left 12 runners on base, including two in the first, second, third, and fifth innings. With runners in scoring position, the Captains managed just one hit in nine at-bats.

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