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March 7, 2010   (0 comments)
Today is the first official day of minor league spring training as pitchers report to Goodyear, Arizona. Most of the players are already in Goodyear itching to get spring training and the season going, and the position players will officially report on March 13th. The promise of a new season is always exciting, especially when it comes to the minor leagues as along these next six months there will...
March 6, 2010   (0 comments)
The Indians kicked off their Cactus League schedule yesterday with a nice 9-2 win. Unfortunately, while the the spring game action started for the Indians, it was over before it even started for outfielder Jordan Brown.
Prior to yesterday's game Brown injured his right knee while taking part in pre-game activites in the morning before the game. He was carted off the field and after an evaluation...
March 6, 2010   (3 comments)
Player Development
Director, Player Development: Ross Atkins
Director, Latin Operations: Ramon Pena
Assistant, Player Development: Meka Asonye
Advisor, Player Development: Johnny Goryl
Field Coordinator: Dave Hudgens
Pitching Coordinator: Dave Miller
Hitting Coordinator: Bruce Fields
Outfield/Baserunning Coordinator: Gary Thurman
March 6, 2010   (0 comments)
Indians Top 50: #13 Jason Kipnis
Jason Kipnis - Second Baseman
Born: 04/03/1987 - Height: 5'10" - Weight: 175 - Bats: Left - Throws: Right
YearAgeTeamLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBAvgOBPSLGOPS200922Mahoning VyA-2911119348311915183.306.388.459.847 Totals 2911119348311915183.306.388.459.847
History: Kipnis was selected by the Indians in the 2nd round of the 2009 Draft out of Arizona State University. He originally...
March 5, 2010   (0 comments)
Indians Top 50: #14 Tony Sipp
Tony Sipp - Left-handed Pitcher
Born: 07/12/1983 - Height: 6'0" - Weight: 190 - Bats: Left - Throws: Left
YearAgeTeamLvlWLERAGSVIPHERHRBBSOAVGBB/9K/9WHIP200420MahoningA-313.1610042.2331551374.2122.815.81.09200521Lake CoA412.2213069.0471751971.1962.59.30.96200521KinstonA+222.6622247.1341442359.2054.411.31.21200622AkronAA423.1329360.1442122180.2013.112.01.08200723Injured----------------200824GCL...
March 4, 2010   (0 comments)
Paul Cousineau and I are back on the cyberwaves tonight from 9:30-10:30 PM EST on the eve of the start of Cactus League play. This week we discuss the start of game action in spring training and continue our preview of the 2010 Cleveland Indians, this time taking a look at the bullpen. We will look at how the backend of the bullpen should be setup, the plethora of intriguing young arms set to open...
March 4, 2010   (0 comments)
SportsTime Ohio today announced that a new late night live call-in show will be added to the April schedule and hosted by Chuck Galeti.
Chuck’s Last Call will debut following the Indians – White Sox game on April 7th. He will take calls and emails to discuss the latest in Ohio sports.
Galeti, a Normandy High School graduate, was previously WOIO Channel 19’s sports anchor. He...
March 4, 2010   (0 comments)
Indians Top 50: #15 Jordan Brown
Jordan Brown - Outfielder
Born: 12/18/1983 - Height: 6'0" - Weight: 205 - Bats: Left - Throws: Left
March 3, 2010   (0 comments)
The year is 1986.
France and Great Britain announce plans to begin construction on The Chunnel. The Space Shuttle Challenger disaster shocks the world. The Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Soviet Union has an accident, killing over 4,000 and contaminating the area for decades. Roger Clemens strikes out 20 batters in a game, a record at the time. Len Bias is drafted #2 overall by Boston,...
March 3, 2010   (0 comments)
Indians Top 50: #16 Alexander Perez
Alexander Perez - Right-handed Pitcher
Born: 07/24/1989 - Height: 6'2" - Weight: 156 - Bats: Right - Throws: Right
YearAgeTeamLvlWLERAGGSIPHERHRBBSOAVGBB/9K/9WHIP200717DSL IndiansR122.90131049.2411631364.2182.411.71.10200818GCL IndiansR244.2610950.2372451649.2042.98.81.06200919Lake CountyA543.04151583.0692892476.2232.68.21.12200919KinstonA+122.878731.132101931.2642.69.01.32 Totals 9123.274641214.2179781862220.2242.69.21.13...
March 2, 2010   (0 comments)
IPI Inbox: White To Start, For Now
It is time for the second half of last week's IPI Inbox, this time to answer questions focused more on the Indians minor leaguers. As always, if you have a question you would like answered, please feel free to contact me.
Eric T. wrote: Are [the Indians] going to use Alex White as a starter or reliever and when do you think we could see him I remember some saying as soon as late this year?
March 2, 2010   (0 comments)
Indians Top 50: #17 Zach Putnam
Zach Putnam - Right-handed Pitcher
Born: 07/03/1987 - Height: 6'2" - Weight: 225 - Bats: Right - Throws: Right
YearAgeTeamLvlWLERAGSVIPHERHRBBSOAVGBB/9K/9WHIP200820Mahoning VyA-013.72309.274058.2064.97.81.30200921KinstonA+204.135024.022111523.2471.98.61.13200921AkronAA424.1333256.2592621857.2612.99.11.37 Totals 634.0841290.1884132888.2522.88.81.29
History: Putnam was selected...
March 1, 2010   (0 comments)
The Indians today announced that they have signed right-handed pitcher Tom Mastny to a minor league free agent deal, and he will report to early apring training minor league camp on March 2nd.
Mastny, 29, returns to Cleveland after spending the 2009 season in Japan pitching for the Yokohama Bay Stars. He went 1-5 with a 5.69ERA (61.2 IP, 39 ER) in 15 games for the Bay Stars. Before going...
March 1, 2010   (0 comments)
Monday Update: More Prospect Guides Available
A few quick updates and some notes today:
I just finished a 2010 Cleveland Indians preview in a
March 1, 2010   (0 comments)
Indians Top 50: #18 Lou Marson
Lou Marson - Catcher
Born: 06/26/1986 - Height: 6'1" - Weight: 200 - Bats: Right - Throws: Right
YearAgeTeamLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBAvgOBPSLGOPS200418GCL PhilliesR381131829304813184.257.333.389.722200519BataviaA-60220255411352527520.245.329.391.720200620LakewoodA104350448516543949824.243.343.351.694200721ClearwaterA+1113936811324176352803.288.373.407.780200822ReadingAA943225510118054668703.314.433.416.849200822PhiladelphiaMLB14220012020.500.5001.2501.750200923PhiladelphiaMLB717341000370.235.350.294.644200923Lehigh...