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August 17, 2012   (0 comments)
Pelicans beat Mudcats late, 5-4
The Carolina Mudcats dropped arguably their most bitter defeat on Thursday night as Myrtle Beach escaped with a 5-4 triumph in 11 innings at TicketReturn.com Field. A raucous crowd of 6,599 watched the Mudcats storm back from certain defeat to tie the game 4-4 in the ninth, only to lose in one of the craziest finishes of the year.
August 17, 2012   (0 comments)
Akron tops Harrisburg, 4-1
Akron’s Tyler Holt had three hits, including an RBI triple, on Thursday night as the Aeros completed a three-game sweep of the Harrisburg Senators, winning 4-1at Metro Bank Park.
August 17, 2012   (0 comments)
Columbus breaks four-game losing streak, 7-1
Columbus had both its pitching and hitting in rhythm Thursday night, and a victory against the Durham Bulls was the end result. The Clippers, after losing the first two games of their series with the Bulls, defeated Durham, 7-1, at Huntington Park Thursday. The Clippers were riding a four-game losing streak heading into Thursday night's contest.
August 16, 2012   (3 comments)
Coach's Corner '12: Greg Hibbard
In today's Q&A coaches session, Tony sits down and talks with short season Single-A Mahoning Valley pitching coach Greg Hibbard about an assortment of pitchers on the current roster, discusses how they are doing, what adjustments they are making, how their development is coming along, and lots more. Hibbard also discusses how he works with all the new pitchers from the recent draft.
August 16, 2012   (0 comments)
Haley is ready to take off with the Aeros
Double-A Akron right-handed pitcher Trey Haley looks to have finally overcome a groin injury that had been bothering him for over a year thanks to a sports hernia surgery completed earlier this year. With that nagging injury now in the past, with his blazing fastball and promising secondary offerings, he looks poised to take off with his performance. Stephanie Metzger recently sat down with him to discuss how things are going.
August 16, 2012   (4 comments)
Second Thoughts: Game #118 - Indians 4, Angels 8
If you watched the game last night you saw one of the most embarrassing displays of defense by the Indians in the second inning that has been seen in some time. It was a comedy of errors not only physically but mentally as well, and it contributed to a five-run Angels inning that put the game early en route to an 8-4 Angels win. Adam McGavin is here to give his second thoughts on last night's debacle.
August 16, 2012   (12 comments)
Around the Farm: August 15, 2012
It was a big night for Tribe prospects, as Dorssys Paulino continued his barrage in the rookie league with another multi-hit game. Mitch Brown showcased his top-of-the-rotation talent as well. T.J. House continued his break-out party, and Cord Phelps showed off why many think he's a major league caliber player. At the top of the list is a catcher who many think is a sleeper in the system, who hit the game winner in Mahoning. Find out who...after the jump...
August 16, 2012   (0 comments)
AZL Indians dominate in 8-1 win over the Royals
The AZL Indians had a dominating 8-1 win over the visiting AZL Royals on Wednesday night. The offense was clicking with 15 hits, the pitching was great allowing one run on three hits, and the defense was sound not having any miscues.
August 16, 2012   (0 comments)
Frederick beats Carolina again, 8-2
The Carolina Mudcats (26-25) fell to the Frederick Keys (24-26) 8-2 sfter an hour and 35 minute rain delay 8-2 as the Keys were able to sweep the three game series. The Mudcats offense was only able to muster two hits in the game as the Keys starter Tim Berry tossed a stellar outing.
August 16, 2012   (0 comments)
House, Aeros oust the Senators, 5-2
The Aeros defeated the Harrisburg Senators in game two of their series, 5-2, Wednesday night at Metro Bank Park. The Aeros boasted twelve hits led by Thomas Neal, Matt Lawson, and Chun Chen to take the Senators down for the second night in a row.
August 15, 2012   (0 comments)
Lucas delivers late in Scrappers 5-4 win
Just a night after Eastwood Field played host to the NYPL All-Star Game, it served as the battleground for a the Scrappers and Auburn Doubledays. The big crowd and large media presence were gone, but those that turned up to watch the teams continue their respective regular seasons saw a dandy, as they watched the Scrappers just edge the Doubledays in what was a nip-and-tuck 5-4 affair.
August 15, 2012   (0 comments)
Clippers fall apart late, lose 9-7
For the first seven innings on Wednesday night, it looked like a sure blowout victory for the Columbus Clippers (64-61). Their starting pitcher was dominating, and their offense was putting on a performance that Huntington Park hadn’t seen in a couple weeks. Then in one inning, the floor fell out from underneath their feet.
August 15, 2012   (0 comments)
Captains blank the Dragons, 7-0
The Lake County Captains (27-23, 58-61) came right out of the gates with six runs in the first four innings and the pitching staff threw a five hit shutout to back the offense up in a 7-0 win over the Dayton Dragons (21-28, 51-68) on Wednesday night.
August 15, 2012   (5 comments)
Minor Happenings: Sturdevant could be a late call to bigs
In this week’s first edition of Minor Happenings, Tony takes a look at Tyler Sturdevant's return to form, where he is at in his recovery from injury, and his Major League potential in the near future. He also looks at the progress being made by promising young lefty Luis Lugo in Arizona, why Giovanni Soto was shut down, provides lots of comments from Ross Atkins on the trade deadline decision-making process, plus updates and information on players like Matt Langwell, Chun Chen, Ronny Rodriguez, Jose Ramirez, Robbie Aviles, Claudio Bautista, and more.
August 15, 2012   (3 comments)
Fedroff waits patiently for a big league opportunity
Triple-A Columbus outfielder Tim Fedroff is once again having another banner season in the Indians' system. Has he done enough to get noticed and will he get an opportunity in the big leagues before the end of this season? Time will tell. Matt Kraus recently sat down with the tough lefty to see how things are going for him this season.
August 15, 2012   (4 comments)
Second Thoughts: Game #117 - Indians 6, Angels 9
Ubaldo Jimenez continued his very disappointing season for the Indians this year with another poor outing last night in the Indians 9-6 loss to the Angels. The Angels put up four quick runs in the first inning to stake Zach Greinke to a 4-0 lead and it was pretty much smooth sailing from there. William Biggar shares his second thoughts on the game.
August 15, 2012   (8 comments)
Around the Farm: August 14, 2012
Who is the top shortstop prospect in the Tribe's farm system? With every passing day, Dorssys Paulino is making a case that he deserves to be right up there with Francisco Lindor. Tuesday was no different as the 17-year-old Paulino might have just had his best offensive performance yet. Plus, the New York-Penn League hosted its 2012 All-Star Game, and a slew of Scrappers were there to participate. IPI's Steve Orbanek takes you Around the Farm after the jump...
August 15, 2012   (0 comments)
Scrappers players shine in NYPL All Star game
Niles, Ohio isn’t usually the place to be. But for one night, it was. At least it was for the elite of the New York-Penn League, as they gathered to take part in the New-York Penn League All-Star Game on what was a rainy August evening. Joining them were several thousand of their family members, closest friends, and biggest fans, as Eastwood Field played host to it’s first ever All-Star Game. Matt Miller recaps the game.
August 15, 2012   (0 comments)
Mudcats can't get big hit in 5-2 loss
The Carolina Mudcats (26-24) were stifled by Frederick Keys (23-26) starter Devin Jones as they fell to the Keys 5-2 on Tuesday night. Jones tossed six scoreless innings and was backed by five runs to allow the Keys to take the first two games of the series.
August 15, 2012   (0 comments)
Lawson's sac fly secures another Aeros win
The Akron Aeros put on a comeback performance to snag their 71st win of the season against the Harrisburg Senators, 2-1, on Tuesday night at Metro Bank Park. Second basemen Matt Lawson, who went 2-for-2 on the night, hit a sacrifice fly in the eighth inning to push the winning run across for Akron in game one of the three-game series.

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