August 22, 2012 (0 comments)
The players from the Indians that will be participating in the Arizona Fall League this fall have been announced today. The seven players that are expected to join the team are left-handed pitchers Matt Packer and T.J. House, right-handed pitchers Shawn Armstrong and Trey Haley, outfielders Tyler Holt...
August 21, 2012 (5 comments)
The IPI has learned that the Indians have promoted rookie level Arizona shortstop Dorssys Paulino to short season Single-A Mahoning Valley. The move has not yet been made official by the Indians, he supposedly left Arizona yesterday and should join Mahoning Valley this week, likely in Batavia today or tomorrow.
August 9, 2012 (2 comments)
Today the Cleveland Indians announced that Triple-A Columbus pitching coach Ruben Niebla has been named interim Major League Pitching Coach and has replaced Scott Radinsky who has been dismissed from his post. Niebla, 40, is currently in his 12th season in the Indians organization, having spent the 2011 and 2012 seasons as the pitching coach at Columbus.
August 8, 2012 (0 comments)
The Mahoning Valley Scrappers and the New York Penn League announced the 2012 NYPL All Star rosters today. The American League roster will feature five members of the Scrappers: second baseman Joe Wendle, infielder Joe Sever, right-handed pitcher Luis DeJesus, right-handed pitcher Jacob Lee, and catcher/first baseman Charlie Valerio.
August 6, 2012 (5 comments)
Early Monday afternoon the Indians roster shuffle continued as they announced that they had claimed minor league right-handed pitcher Fabio Martinez off waivers from the Los Angeles Angels. Tony provides some information on the Indians' newest member of the organization.
August 4, 2012 (7 comments)
The Cleveland Indians designated Johnny Damon for assignment today, ended a fairly controversial tenure that forced the former all-star outfielder into the field after two seasons in the DH-role. To say it was even a moderate success would be the overstatement of the millennium, and that's definitively not hyperbole. Good luck to you Johnny Damon in your quest to latch on to a playoff contender.
July 31, 2012 (18 comments)
It might not be the blockbuster deal many fans were hoping for, but the Cleveland Indians were able to make some noise (more like a whisper) before Tuesday's trade deadline. The Indians acquired first baseman/outfielder Lars Anderson from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for Double-A starting pitcher Steven Wright.
July 21, 2012 (10 comments)
Today the Indians have announced that right-handed pitcher Roberto Hernandez, formerly known as Fausto Carmona, has been granted his visa by the U.S. Consulate in the Dominican Republic and is scheduled to arrive in Cleveland this evening. With the government's decision made and his return official, Major League Baseball handed down a three week suspension for age and idenity fraud. He is eligible to return on August 11th.
July 20, 2012 (8 comments)
Cody Allen was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 23rd round of the Major League first-year player draft last June 7, 2011. On July 20, 2012, Cody Allen was promoted to the Cleveland Indians, completing one of the quickest progressions through the Indians organization in recent memory. Find out the details from IPI's Jim Pete, after the jump...
July 15, 2012 (0 comments)
Giovanni Soto, the starting pitcher acquired in the Jhonny Peralta trade in 2010, pitched the first-ever solo no-hitter in Canal Park history. Soto, who has been alternating between spectacular and frustrating over his career, moved his record to 8-8 on the season. The 21-year-old dropped his ERA nearly a half a run, lowering it to 3.73. Catch what Soto had to say to IPI's Christian Turner, after the jump...
July 15, 2012 (0 comments)
The Indians traded Jhonny Peralta to the Detroit Tigers for a soft-tossing, 19-year-old Giovanni Soto in 2010. Soto has gone under the radar since the deal, but things are likely to change after he pitched the first no-hitter in Akron since Jeanmar Gomez threw a perfect game in 2009.
July 13, 2012 (2 comments)
The Indians have officially announced the signing of 11th rounf pick Logan Vick out of Baylor University. He has been signed to a reported $125K bonus.
July 10, 2012 (0 comments)
The Indians have announced today that they have officially signed 24th round pick right-handed pitcher Walker White and 36th round pick right-handed pitcher Benny Suarez.
June 27, 2012 (0 comments)
Today the Cleveland Indians have announced that they have claimed first baseman/left fielder Vinny Rottino off of waivers from the New York Mets. To make room on the 40-man roster for him the Indians have designated right-handed pitcher Chris Schwinden for assignment.
June 15, 2012 (0 comments)
On Friday afternoon the Cleveland Indians announced that they have signed first round pick outfielder Tyler Naquin and second round pick right-handed pitcher Mitchell Brown to minor league contracts.
June 13, 2012 (0 comments)
The Cleveland Indians acquired right handed relief pitcher Esmil Rogers from the Colorado Rockies for cash consideration. To make the move, the Tribe designated Luke Carlin for assignment to place him on the 40-man, and sent Matt LaPorta down to Columbus to clear space on their active roster.
June 12, 2012 (0 comments)
The Indians announced today that they have signed nine players selected in last week's 2012 Draft. In all they signed nine 2012 Draft picks and more are expected in the coming days.
June 6, 2012 (9 comments)
In the 40th round of the 2012 MLB Draft the Cleveland Indians have selected outfielder Anthony Hawkins out of Fresno High School (CA).
June 6, 2012 (0 comments)
In the 39th round of the 2012 MLB Draft the Cleveland Indians have selected right-handed pitcher D.J. Brown out of James Madison University.
June 6, 2012 (4 comments)
In the 38th round of the 2012 MLB Draft the Cleveland Indians have selected right-handed pitcher Joshua Nervis out of Sonoma State University (CA).