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March 3, 2011   (0 comments)
The 2011 Cleveland Indians Top 100 Prospects and More book is on its way to Goodyear, Arizona to be sold in the team shop at the stadium. Show your support for the book and site by picking up a copy of it there during spring training!
I can also confirm that the book will once again be in the team shops at Kinston and Lake County. I am currently working out details to have it in Akron again,...
March 3, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #17 Alex Lavisky
Alex Lavisky – Catcher
Born: 01/13/1991 – Height: 6’1” – Weight: 205 – Bats: Right – Throws: Right
(Photo: Tony Lastoria)History: The Indians selected Lavisky in the 8th round of the 2010 Draft out of St. Edward High School (OH). At St. Ed’s he hit .450 (36-80) with nine doubles, 13 home runs and 40 RBIs while scoring 33 runs for the OHSAA...
March 2, 2011   (0 comments)
Indians Trade Laffey to Mariners for Lawson
Matt Lawson
(Photo: MiLB)The Cleveland Indians made a trade on Wednesday evening sending left-handed pitcher Aaron Laffey to the Seattle Mariners for minor league infielder Matt Lawson.
Lawson, 25, split the 2010 season between AA Frisco (Texas) and AA West Tennessee (Seattle) batting a combined .293 (134-458) with 75 runs scored, 26 doubles, 7 triples, 9 HR and 56 RBI (.372 OBP, .439...
March 2, 2011   (0 comments)
As we continue on with the 2011 IPI Top 50 Indians Prospect countdown, here is something a little different. This is a Top 31 listing of the Indians prospects courtesy of the fans on this site where 20 die-hard message board posters put together their Top 30 and they were all averaged together to come up with one "gallery" listing.
Thanks to devoted site reader Mike B. - AKA the MadThinker...
March 2, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #18 Chen-Chang Lee
Chen-Chang Lee - Right-handed Pitcher
Born: 10/21/1986 – Height: 5’11” – Weight: 175 – Bats: Right – Throws: Right
History: Lee was signed by the Indians as an international free agent in September of 2008 out of Taiwan for a reported $400,000. He attended Taipei Physical Education College and pitched for the Taiwanese National team in the 2006 and...
March 1, 2011   (0 comments)
The Cleveland Indians today announced the signing of free agent right-handed reliever Chad Durbin to a one-year Major League contract for the 2011 season. He will make $800,000 this year and has incentives in his deal which could add up to $1 million more to his base deal.
Durbin spent the last three years pitching in relief with the Philadelphia Phillies and compiled a mark of 11-7 with...
March 1, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Indians Top 50 Prospects: #19 Kelvin De La Cruz
Kelvin De La Cruz – Left-handed Pitcher
Born: 08/01/1988 – Height: 6’5” – Weight: 187 – Bats: Left – Throws: Left
(Photo: Tony Lastoria)History: De La Cruz was signed by the Indians as a non-drafted free agent out of the Dominican Republic in December of 2004. He is often referred to as "Carmona Left" because of his close resemblance to current...