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Indians Prospect Insider

July 8, 2013   (2 comments)
Tejeda is a bullpen arm with some promise
The minor leagues may be considered a place for adjustments and learning from mistakes but so far, Enosil Tejeda has mostly seen success. Tejeda, a 24-year-old right-hander from the Dominican Republic, has been one of the double-A Akron Aeros’ most reliable bullpen arms since his promotion from high-A Carolina in May. The IBI's Stephanie Metzger talked with him recently and provides the details in her latest.
July 8, 2013   (5 comments)
Notes from the Wigwam: Tribe loses ground
The Cleveland Indians went through a rough patch this past week as the team lost its series against the Kansas City Royals and also dropped the first two games of a four-game series against the Tigers. The bullpen struggled mightily and played a big role in the Indians losses, and there now seem to be some major pitching questions moving forward. Join the IBI's Steve Orbanek as he looks back at the week that was in the weekly IBI staple, Notes from the Wigwam.
July 8, 2013   (2 comments)
Second Thoughts Game #88: Indians 9, Tigers 6
Sunday marked the five-year anniversary of the CC Sabathia trade to the Milwaukee Brewers back on July 7, 2008. Flash forward five years later, left fielder Michael Brantley (the player to be named later in that deal) had his best day as a member of the Indians against Detroit on Sunday. Slugging two home runs and picking up a career-high five RBI, Cleveland snapped its four game losing streak, as they edged the Tigers 9-6 at Progressive Field.
July 8, 2013   (0 comments)
If you take away the third, fourth and fifth innings, the Indians pitching staff threw great in Sunday’s game; however, three awful relief innings by AZL Indians relief pitcher Anthony Vizcaya spelled “doom” for the Tribe, as they got pummeled by the AZL Rangers 8-2.
July 8, 2013   (0 comments)
Squirrels drive Murata nuts, beat Aeros 15-7
In a high scoring game Sunday afternoon, the Akron Aeros fell to the Richmond Flying Squirrels in the fourth game of the five game series. Akron's defense allowed 15 runs to Richmond and answered by scoring only 7 runs themselves.
July 8, 2013   (0 comments)
Clippers stymied by Louisville pitching, lose 4-0
Sunday’s game against the Louisville Bats turned into a pitching duel with both team’s starters holding each offense under ten hits, a game Louisville ultimately won 4-0.
July 8, 2013   (4 comments)
Around The Farm:  July 7, 2013
Daisuke Matsuzaka is still hanging around in the Indians organization and the results to date have been mixed. His performance continues to be inconsistent and he may not get a shot in Cleveland this year, but he has been battling each time out. The IBI's Arthur Kinney recaps his outing as well as a whole slew of guys on the farm.
July 7, 2013   (0 comments)
Crushers drop rubber match to Rockford, 2-1
Lake Erie's offense was shut down Sunday night as the Crushers dropped the rubber match of a weekend series with Rockford 2-1.
July 7, 2013   (0 comments)
Scrappers pitching collapses in 12-3 blowout loss
The Mahoning Valley Scrappers endured their fifth straight loss against the State College Spikes on a rain-soaked night in Happy Valley, 12-3.
July 7, 2013   (0 comments)
Bats carry Mudcats past Salem for series win
The Carolina Mudcats claimed a four-game series from the Salem Red Sox with a 7-3 win at Five County Stadium Sunday afternoon. It was the Mudcats third win in a row for the second time this year.
July 7, 2013   (3 comments)
Offense overcomes latest bullpen meltdown in 9-6 win
The Cleveland bullpen continued a disturbing trend, as Vinnie Pestano allowed a game-tying, three-run homer to Torii Hunter in the top of eighth, but the Indians came back with three runs of their own to beat the Detroit Tigers 9-6. Join the IBI's Nathan Kemp as he recaps the Tribe's continuing bullpen issues, Corey Kluber's strong start and Michael Brantley's big day at the plate.
July 7, 2013   (0 comments)
Captains come out swinging to take down West Michigan
After snapping their six game winning streak with a loss Saturday night, the Captains captured a win on Sunday taking down The Whitecaps, 8-4.
July 7, 2013   (0 comments)
Making adjustments key Rodriguez toward big season
Early in the season it looked like Akron Aeros shortstop Ronny Rodriguez may have been pushed too hard and needed some time back in High-A Carolina to get his head right. After a pivotal midseason adjustment to his swing, however, Rodriguez is tearing up the Eastern League and simply dominating. Jim Piascik talked with Rodriguez recently about that change, what makes him such an electric player, and more.
July 7, 2013   (1 comments)
The weather is not the only thing that is hot in Arizona these days. The relief pitching was strong and everyone around the lineup contributed in a hard-fought, 6-4 victory over the AZL Reds (3-11) on Saturday evening at Goodyear Ballpark.
July 7, 2013   (1 comments)
Carrasco optioned to Columbus, Guilmet gets call up
The Cleveland Indians today announced that they have selected the contract of right-handed reliever Preston Guilmet from Triple-A Columbus and have optioned right-handed pitcher Carlos Carrasco to Columbus.
July 7, 2013   (17 comments)
Tribe Happenings: Indians are a cut below the Tigers
In this week's Tribe Happenings, Tony compares the Indians and Tigers and sees a significant difference between the two teams that might be hard for the Indians to overcome. He also looks at the Indians pursuit of starting pitching in the trade market and potentially some bullpen arms, talks about new Tribe All Stars second baseman Jason Kipnis and Justin Masterson, gives an update on the recovery and possible return of Zach McAllister, and more.
July 7, 2013   (3 comments)
Second Thoughts Game #87: Tigers 9, Indians 4
Still believe Tribe Town? Awesome Amazingness? More like Abominable Awfulness. A four run third inning and a three run fourth was more than enough runs for the surging Detroit offense as they took down the Indians 9-4 on Saturday. The IBI's Jim Berdysz has all of the gory details of yet another Indians loss to the Tigers, their seventh straight. Team Streak continues!
July 7, 2013   (0 comments)
Crushers can't overcome errors in 4-3 loss to Rockford
Lake Erie could not complete a late comeback Saturday night as errors costs the Crushers a 4-3 loss to Rockford. After winning four games in a row at home, the Crushers streak came to a halt, despite a promising chance to get the win.
July 7, 2013   (0 comments)
Aeros stomp Squirrels 9-3
Richmond, VA- The Akron Aeros got off to a slow start Saturday evening at The Diamond Stadium in Richmond, Virginia. The game against the Flying Squirrels went scoreless up until the last three innings when the Aeros were able to score nine runs to earn a 9-3 win and record a third straight victory.
July 7, 2013   (7 comments)
Around the Farm: July 6, 2013
There was plenty of action to recap Saturday night in the Indians farm system as all the affiliates were in action, and there were also many outstanding performances. Joe Wendle continued his recent tear with a record-setting night at Carolina while Danny Salazar put together his latest brilliant effort on the mound. Plus, Nellie Rodriguez had arguably his finest night as a professional. The IBI's Steve Orbanek recaps these performances and more as he takes you Around the Farm.

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