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August 10, 2013   (0 comments)
House shuts down Bats, Clippers win 8-1
With their offense in overdrive and starting pitching on point the Clippers took the win from the Louisville Bats on Saturday. After three quiet innings Columbus took the lead and kept it for the rest of the night, only giving up a single run to Louisville and winning 8-1.
 
August 10, 2013   (0 comments)
Kime, Scrappers shut down Renegades in 6-1 win
The Mahoning Valley Scrappers took advantage of early miscues by the Hudson Valley Renegades defense and brought their August winning percentage over .500, scoring a 6-1 victory Saturday night.
 
August 10, 2013   (2 comments)
IBI Digest: 8/3/13 - 8/10/13
The IBI Digest catches you up on anything you might have missed over the past week at Indians Baseball Insider and also notes some of the more popular columns posted at the major news sites and blogs.
 
August 10, 2013   (4 comments)
Minor Happenings: Aguilar is beginning to show some thunder
In today’s Minor Happenings, Tony takes a look at the quiet but good season that Double-A Akron first baseman Jesus Aguilar has had, what improvements he has made, what kind of impact he could have in Cleveland and when he could arrive in the big leagues. He also discusses the emergence of Joseph Colon as a legit starting pitching prospect, the kind of prospect Nellie Rodriguez is, provide tons of quotes from the front office on Akron players such as Kyle Crockett, Jeff Johnson, Jake Lowery and others, and more!
 
August 10, 2013   (4 comments)
Second Thoughts Game #116: Angels 5, Indians 2
While we may have denied or even forgotten about the fact that this is Scott Kazmir’s first full season as a big league starter since 2010 and that he may have a point in the season where his arm begins to tire. The left-hander struggled in three innings giving up five runs all in the first, which proved to be more than enough for LA. Join the IBI's Jake Dungan as he recaps the Tribe's fifth straight loss.
 
August 10, 2013   (0 comments)
Middendorf is big in size and working hard with Crushers
Dave Middendorf is so big that he has to sleep on the floor of the bus if he wants to rest comfortably. Well, he doesn’t have to anymore, but it worked so well for him when he was a rookie in affiliated ball that he’s just stuck with it. The IBI's Kyle Ferrara recently caught up with the Crushers' starting pitcher to see how his season is going.
 
August 10, 2013   (5 comments)
Around The Farm:  August 9, 2013
After being sent down to Triple-A, Vinnie Pestano has pitched like a man consumed by the desire to get back to the major leagues. To read all about Pestano's night, how he could fit back into the major league bullpen, and everything else you need to know about the night in the minor leagues, join Arthur Kinney as he takes you Around The Farm.
 
August 10, 2013   (0 comments)
Five-run first inning boosts Angels over Indians
osh Hamilton hit a three-run home run off Cleveland starter Scott Kazmir as part of a five-run first inning, as the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim beat the Indians 5-2 Friday night at Progressive Field. With the loss, the Indians have lost five games in a row, all at home, after winning all seven games during their previous homestand. The Angels broke a four-game losing streak behind a strong performance by ace Jered Weaver. The IBI's Nathan Kemp recaps the Tribe's loss.
 
August 9, 2013   (0 comments)
Carson paces Columbus to 4-1 win over Louisville
Center fielder Matt Carson’s three RBI performance helped clinch a series sweep against the Louisville Bats with a 4-1 victory Friday at Huntington Park. After knocking in infielders Nate Spears and Justin Toole with a groundball single to center field in the bottom of the third inning, Carson provided the Clippers with some extra breathing room in the eighth with a solo bomb into the left field bleachers.
 
August 9, 2013   (0 comments)
Errors sink Captains 9-7 in series finale
The Lake County Captains (22-25, 45-69) fell victim to a five run fifth inning that included three errors as the Dayton Dragons (26-22, 54-63) held off a late comeback to take the series finale 9-7 on Friday night.
 
August 9, 2013   (0 comments)
Thunder strikes early, hold on to defeat Aeros 5-4
After dropping 2 out of 3 to the New Britain Rock Cats at home during the week, the Akron Aeros were looking to gain lost ground in the Western Division playoff race in the beginning of a 6-game road trip. However, the Trenton Thunder had other plans and defeated the Aeros 5-4 on Friday night at Arm & Hammer Park in Trenton, New Jersey.
 
August 9, 2013   (0 comments)
Scrappers come through in clutch for 3-2 win
After a disappointing three-game stretch to start the week, the Mahoning Valley Scrappers rectified the woeful start with a dramatic, walk-off victory Friday night, defeating the Hudson Valley Renegades 3-2. Mahoning Valley starting pitcher Caleb Hamrick threw well, and defensive miscues continued to be an area of weakness for the Scrappers. But clutch hitting can be the difference maker for a team, and that was the case Friday night.
 
August 9, 2013   (0 comments)
Anderson, Mudcats trample Keys 12-1
An all-around dominant performance by the Carolina Mudcats led to a 12-1 victory over the Frederick Keys on Thursday night. The win allowed Carolina (26-19, 48-67) to clinch their first ever series win at Frederick. On the night, Carolina recorded 13 hits compared to only five for the Keys. Offensively, Carolina was led by right fielder Jordan Smith, who went 3-6 with two RBIs, scored two runs and hit a home run.
 
August 9, 2013   (3 comments)
Orbiting Cleveland: The growth of a pitching prospect
Despite losing in extra innings, Tribe fans are still buzzing over Danny Salazar's start on Wednesday. The right-hander was electrifying as he struck out 10 batters in over seven innings of work and nearly earned the victory. With his recent success, Salazar has now cemented himself as the team's top pitching prospect, and he is also arguably the team's top pitching prospect in years. Join the IBI's Steve Orbanek as he opines on the topic in the weekly IBI staple, Orbiting Cleveland.
 

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