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June 21, 2011   (0 comments)
Game Recaps 6/20: Barnes is dominating once again
Scott Barnes (Photo: IPI)Note: Akron, Kinston and Lake County all had scheduled off days on Monday.
Barnes and Clippers topple Toledo 3-1
Starter Scott Barnes shut down Toledo through seven innings and guided the Clippers to a 3-1 victory. Barnes (6-1) struck out four and gave up two hits through seven shutout frames, improving his ERA to 3.53.
The Clippers, now 48-23, scored...
June 20, 2011   (0 comments)
Sailing with the Clippers is a weekly Monday morning installment that explores the week that was for Triple-A Columbus.
Despite Cord Phelps' Major League promotion and a cautious approach with third basemen Lonnie Chisenhall's mild concussion that has kept him off the field, the Clippers continued their winning ways, making it the second week in a row that they lost just one game. It was...
June 20, 2011   (0 comments)
Around the Farm: June 19
Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday's performances by Indians prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday's game.
N. Bartolone
Nick Bartolone-2B, Lake County: 4-for-5, 3 R, 3 RBI, BB, K, 2 SB
Rango! The affectionately loved little guy for the Captains has had a rough year. He's hitting just .228...
June 20, 2011   (0 comments)
Paul Cousineau and I are back on the cyberwaves tonight for some Cleveland Indians baseball talk in another edition of "Smoke Signals" from 11:00 - 11:30 p.m. EST.
Paul and I will discuss the sudden and surprising firing of hitting coach Jon Nunnally which was announced on Sunday morning but actually occurred before the game on Saturday. We will try and make some sense out of it and determine...
June 20, 2011   (0 comments)
Game Recaps 6/19: Lowery has a big night
Jake Lowery (Photo: Lianna Holub)Lowery
June 19, 2011   (0 comments)
Tribe Happenings: Goedert could provide power, versatility
Goedert's power and versatility as a righthanded
hitter has value to the Indians.
(Photo: Tony Lastoria)
Some news, notes and thoughts from my Indians notebook
June 19, 2011   (0 comments)
Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday's performances by Indians prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday's game.
Paolo Espino-RP, Akron: W (4-0), 5 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 3 K
You want to talk about an unsung hero? How about Paolo Espino? Year after year this guy finds a way to contribute in what ever...
June 19, 2011   (0 comments)
Game Recaps 6/18: Kinston Cannon's Lynchburgh, 9-0
Tyler Cannon (Photo: Lianna Holub)Kinston Blanks Lynchburg, 9-0
Kinston posted their league leading eighth shutout of the season, blanking Lynchburg 9-0 Saturday night in Virginia.
The Indians started the scoring in the top of the second inning off of Hillcat
June 18, 2011   (0 comments)
2011 Mahoning Valley Scrappers Team Preview
It's that time of year again and the Mahoning Valley Scrappers open up for their 12th season of play. Over the years, the Scrappers have produced all star caliber players like CC Sabathia and Victor Martinez and top prospects like Lonnie Chisenhall and Jason Kipnis.
There will be a new face at manager this season and former Scrapper David Wallace returns, this time, as a manager. He spent his...
June 18, 2011   (0 comments)
On-Deck with the Captains: Week 10
Record: 27-39 (10.5 games back)
Game Results:
June 10th - Lake County @ Beloit (Loss: Bryson)
June 11th - Lake County @ Beloit (Loss: Cook)
June 12th - Lake County @ Beloit (Loss: Goodnight)
June 13th - Off
June 14th - Great Lakes @ Lake County (Loss: Blair)
June 15th - Great Lakes @ Lake County (Loss: Encarnacion)
June 16th - Great Lakes...
June 18, 2011   (0 comments)
Around the Farm: June 17
Cole Cook
(Photo: Lake County)Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday's performances by Indians prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday's game.
Cole Cook: SP, Lake County Captains: 7 IP, 5 H, 1 R/ER, 1 BB, 4 K, L (2-8):
Cook is a big right-hander (6'6", 215 lb) drafted in the fifth round in the...
June 18, 2011   (0 comments)
Indians Minor League Magazine 6/14 (Ep 7)
"Indians Minor League Magazine" is a half hour program on the Cleveland Indians cable network SportsTime Ohio (STO) which airs weekly on Tuesday nights from 6:00-6:30 PM EST. The show recaps all of the highlights from the week that was in the Cleveland Indians farm system with lots of video, interviews, and in-studio guests.
The show recaps the week that was in the system and also features...
June 18, 2011   (0 comments)
Game Recaps 6/17: Clippers extend win streak to 10
Ezequiel Carrera (photo: Tony Lastoria) Clippers hold on for 6-5 win over Yankees
The Clippers extended the win streak to ten, and stayed undefeated on their long road trip as they held on for a 6-5 victory over the Yankees in Scranton Wilkes-Barre.
After taking game 1 in an 8-1 victory cut short by rain last night, the Clippers were back at it with the Scranton Wilkes-Barre Yankees...
June 17, 2011   (0 comments)
Cleveland Indians
Major Leagues Baseball
Progressive Field
2401 Ontario Street
Cleveland, OH 44115
Phone: 216-420-4200
Roster Schedule Statistics Standings
Columbus Clippers
Huntington Park
1155 West Mound St.
Columbus, OH, 43223
Phone: 614-462-5250
Roster Schedule Statistics Standings
June 17, 2011   (0 comments)
Indians Prospect Insider
Established: October 24th, 2007
My name is Tony Lastoria, I was born and raised in Northeast Ohio and have lived here all 36+ years of my life. Growing up I have always been a Cleveland sports fan, but I grew up with a passion for baseball since I was 5-years old. Over the past 10+ years that passion for baseball has permeated the minor league baseball scene...
June 17, 2011   (0 comments)
This site was founded by myself almost three years ago, and while I contribute most of the articles and information housed here on this site, something that has long been overdue in my book has been to acknowledge all of the other contributors here on the IPI. People that without their help and generosity this site wouldn't be near as complete with the content or have all the extra aesthetic features....
June 17, 2011   (0 comments)
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June 17, 2011   (0 comments)
"Smoke Signals"
hosted by Tony Lastoria and Paul Cousineau
Every Monday 11:00-11:30pm EST
Call in number: (949)203-4752
"Smoke Signals" is hosted by Paul Cousineau and Tony Lastoria, and originally debuted on August 13, 2008.
While Paul and I went in with zero radio experience, we have gotten to the point where...
June 17, 2011   (0 comments)
This is the beginnings of a Prospect Webring where all the top prospect sites for each team are linked together. The chart below lists the best prospect sites for each team that I was able to find, though it should be noted with is not a final listing as changes will continually be made as I find better sites for some of the teams. This listing will be kept in the "Webring" link just below the site...
June 17, 2011   (0 comments)
Jake LoweryThe Indians announced today that 3rd round pick right-handed pitcher Jake Sisco and 4th round pick catcher Jake Lowery have signed. Lowery has been assigned to short-season Single-A Mahoning Valley, but no word on where Sisco will go though he likely will go to rookie-level Arizona to start out to build himself back up.
Also the Indians have signed undrafted free agent right-handed...