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December 6, 2008   (0 comments)
Weekend Update: So Long J.D.
Time for another Saturday rundown of all the happenings in the Indians minor league system this past week:
Right-handed minor league free agent pitcher J.D. Martin has signed a minor league deal with the Washington Nationals. The signing ends his eight year career in Cleveland that started with so much promise when he was taken in the first round of the 2001 Draft, but was often sidetracked...
December 5, 2008   (0 comments)
Since it's been a relatively quiet off-season for the Indians, most of the talk has been about the 40-man roster and concern about the Rule 5 Draft. There has been a lot of confusion over who is eligible and who the Indians might lose in the draft. For those who don
December 4, 2008   (0 comments)
On Wednesday, the Mahoning Valley Scrappers unveiled new logos and uniforms for the 2009 season. These were the first changes made to the logos or uniforms in the team
December 3, 2008   (0 comments)
Tonight we are airing Smoke Signals yet again on a special night and not in its usual Thursday time slot. The show will air tonight at 9:30-10:30pm EST.
Gimenez will call in about 15-20 minutes into the show and from there we will talk with him about a plethora of topics from his 2008 season, his experience in the Dominican Republic which he just returned from two days ago, his transition to...
December 3, 2008   (0 comments)
Caribbean Winter Leagues
Player Updates (overall numbers - Italics indicate players season is over): -
RHP Randy Newsom - 4G, 2.2IP, 7H, 7R/ER, 3BB, 1K, 23.62ERA
OF Matt LaPorta - 17G, .164(11-for-67)/.250/.299/.549, 3 2B, 2HR, 12RBI
INF Asdrubal Cabrera - 7G, .409(9-for-22)/.567/.636/1.203, 2 2B, HR, 6RBI
OF Franklin Gutierrez...
December 2, 2008   (0 comments)
Down At The Valley
This is an article written in July 2007 recapping a visit to Niles, OH to see the Indians short-season Single-A affiliate Mahoning Valley play.
Stop number one on my minor league road trip is in the books, as I ventured down to Niles, Ohio and took in the Indians short-season Class-A affiliate the Mahoning Valley Scrappers on Sunday night. The Scrappers came away with the win, 4-1, but this...
December 1, 2008   (0 comments)
Drennen Still Has Room For Growth
This article was originally written in September 2007, shortly before this blog was started.
To Kinston Indians outfielder John Drennen, his teammates and coaches are a "bunch of good dudes."
Yes, this is John Drennen. Drennen is a young man born and raised on the West Coast where movie stars shine and surfing rules. He likes to have fun, and most of all, play baseball.