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Mahoning Valley Scrappers

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Short Season Single-A
111 Eastwood Mall Boulevard
Niles, OH  44446
Phone: 330-505-0000

Manager: Ted Kubiak
Pitching Coach: Greg Hibbard
Hitting Coach: Phil Clark

July 24, 2012   (0 comments)
Scrapper offense delivers in 9-3 win over Crosscutters
The Scrappers racked up 17 hits en route to a 9-3-blowout victory over the Williamsport Crosscutters Tuesday night. The offensive output was probably the result of some frustration for an offense that has had some struggles as of late. In their three prior games, the offense had only managed nine runs on 17 hits, exactly their output Tuesday.
July 24, 2012   (0 comments)
Merritt and Valerio lead Scrappers to victory
The Scrappers picked up a win in the first of two on the road in Williamsport, as they beat the Crosscutters 3-1. With the win, the Scrappers are have won three of their last four games after suffering a three-game losing streak.
July 23, 2012   (0 comments)
Garcia provides dramatics in 2-1 victory
A struggling Robel Garcia provided a walk-off victory, as the Mahoning Valley Scrappers would split their series with a dramatic 2-1 victory on Sunday Night. Garcia had already been demoted from Lake County, and has been struggling in Mahoning before his walk-off hit.
July 21, 2012   (0 comments)
Mahoning Valley offense jammed up by Jamestown
The Scrapper offense probably wishes they could have stayed a few extra nights in Jamestown. After collecting 15 hits in Friday’s twin bill against the Jammers in Jamestown, they only collected two hits at Eastwood Field in a 5-2 loss Saturday night.
July 21, 2012   (0 comments)
Scrappers earn split against Jamestown
After rain forced the suspension of Thursday’s game, the Scrappers and Jammers played two on Friday. The Scrappers were able to win the second game 2-1, but blew a 6-3 lead they carried over in the first game, as the lost 9-7 and settled for a split.
July 20, 2012   (2 comments)
The Scrapperbook: 7/13/2012-7/19/2012
The short season Single-A Mahoning Valley Scrappers went 3-3 this week, staying right at .500 as the season rages on. The offense has picked up, the starters have looked solid, so what's the problem? Site columnist Andrew Zajac has the answer and recaps the week that was in his weekly notebook "The Scrapperbook".
July 20, 2012   (0 comments)
Scrappers, Jammers halted by rain
The Scrappers traveled to Jamestown seeking to make the most of their short two game road trip. They got off to a good start Thursday night, jumping out to a 6-3 lead early on against the Jammers. The weather failed to cooperate, however, as heavy rain forced the game to be suspended after just three innings of play.
July 19, 2012   (1 comments)
Minor Happenings: Soto-rific this year
In today’s Minor Happenings, Tony takes a look at the no-hitter by lefty Giovanni Soto and the development he has made this year as a prospect, the strides Jordan Smith has made both offensively and defensively, he runs through another infirmary report with several updates on some of the walking wounded in the system, talks with the Indians front office about players at several different levels in the system, and tons more.
July 19, 2012   (0 comments)
Scrappers lose 8-6, split set with Spikes
The Scrappers and Spikes engaged in high-scoring affair Wednesday night, with the Spikes coming out victorious 8-6. Josh Martin took the hill, looking to earn his fourth straight win. During that three game stretch, he had only given up five runs on ten hits. He was opposed by the highly touted young Mexican prospect Luis Heredia.
July 17, 2012   (0 comments)
Scrappers take first of two against Spikes
Eastwood Field proved to be a friendly place for the Scrappers Tuesday night, as they beat the State College Spikes 7-4. They hope the win will help them forget about a woeful road trip where they went just 2-4. Lefty Ryan Merrit took the hill, looking to improve on his last two rocky outings. In those starts he turned only a total of 8.1 innings giving up six runs on 14 hits.
July 16, 2012   (0 comments)
Scrappers split twin bill with Hudson Valley
A washout on Sunday gave the Scrappers and Renegades the opportunity to play two Monday. The Scrappers were one up, one down in the doubleheader, winning the second game 10-6 after dropping the first 3-2. The Scrappers had their best opportunity to win in game two, walking out one of the New York-Penn League’s top starters Luis Dejesus.
July 16, 2012   (6 comments)
IPI Hot List: 2012 Week 15
A new feature being tested out on the IPI today, one that ranks the top 20 performances in the Indians' entire farm system from the past week. Tony gives some thoughts and insight on those performances, a list that includes the likes of Giovanni Soto, Luigi Rodriguez, Jordan Smith, Jeanmar Gomez, Jake Sisco, Matt Packer, Steven Wright, Bo Greenwell and lots more.
July 15, 2012   (0 comments)
Scrappers can't recover from early deficit
As has been problematic as of late, the Scrappers found themselves in an early hole. Geoffrey Davenport took the bump, still seeking his first win of the year. but didn’t do himself any favors as the Scrappers dropped their fourth game in five nights Saturday, losing 6-3 to the Hudson Valley Renegades.
July 13, 2012   (0 comments)
Martin strong as Scrappers beat Spinners 7-4
The Scrappers ended a three-game skid Friday night, defeating the Lowell Spinners 7-4. In doing so, they avoided being swept for the second time this season.
July 13, 2012   (2 comments)
The Scrapperbook: 7/6/2012-7/12/2012
The short season Single-A Mahoning Valley Scrappers won just two games this past week to slip .500 and an even 12-12 going into Friday night's game. Some inconsistent offense along with some poor pitching out of the bullpen have been the biggest contributors to their recent slide. Andrew Zajac recaps the week that was in his weekly notebook "The Scrapperbook".
July 13, 2012   (0 comments)
Bats, gloves flummoxed in 10-1 blowout
Bad hitting, poor pitching, and costly errors doomed the Scrappers Thursday night, as they dropped their third straight game, getting drubbed in Lowell by the Spinners 10-1. It was one of those nights for the Scrappers where little went right.
July 12, 2012   (0 comments)
Minor Happenings: Siliga showing improvement in the Valley
Today is the official start of the second half of the season, a time when prospects either surge or fizzle into a long offseason. In today’s Happenings, Tony takes a look at the recent surge by lefty Mike Rayl and outfielder Aaron Siliga, the promotions of two high profile relievers Shawn Armstrong and Tyler Sturdevant, he provides quotes from Ross Atkins on several Single-A players, and also has news and updates on players such as Corey Kluber, Matt Packer, Jesus Aguilar, Francisco Lindor, Tyler Naquin, Tyler Booth, and many more.
July 11, 2012   (0 comments)
Scrappers lose 13 inning marathon in Lowell 5-4
Despite holding a pair of one run leads late, the Scrappers lost a 13 inning thriller to the Lowell Spinners 5-4. Luis Dejesus got the start for the Scrappers. He has been nothing short of spectacular this season, entering play on Wednesday carrying the second lowest ERA in the New York-Penn League at 0.82 in 22 innings of work.
July 9, 2012   (0 comments)
Bullpen blows late lead, Scrappers fall 5-4
The score was the same, but the results reversed, as the Scappers and Connecticut Tigers, for the second night in a row, played a game that ended 5-4. Again, the Scrappers led late, and blew a lead in the eighth inning. This time, though, the Tigers made the Scrappers pay for poor bullpen pitching, pushing across the go-ahead run in the ninth and winning the series finale 5-4 to avoid being swept.
July 9, 2012   (0 comments)
Naquin walk off wins game for Scrappers
Geoff Davenport dominated the early part of Sunday Night's game for the Mahoning Valley Scrappers, leaving the game with a 4-1 lead in the sixth inning. The bullpen would give up three runs to tie it up in the seventh and eighth, sending the game into extra innings. Tyler Naquin, who struggled offensively through most of the night, found his swing in the eleventh, winning the game with an RBI single.

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