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July 3, 2011   (0 comments)
Game Recaps 7/2:  Valbuena's heroics lift Clippers
Luis Valbuena (photo: Tony Lastoria)Clippers walk-off against Bats
Luis Valbuena's walk-off homer gave the Clippers a 6-5 victory in ten innings on a beautiful Saturday night in the Arena District.
The Bats wasted no time getting on the scoreboard. With two outs in the top of the 1st, Yonder Alonso unloaded on Clippers starter Corey Kluber for a solo shot, his 10th long ball of the...
July 2, 2011   (0 comments)
According to reports, the Indians have signed 5'11" 175 pound 16-year old right-handed hitting Dominican shortstop Dorssys Paulino for a reported $1.1 Million. He is the son of left-hander Jesus Sanchez who pitched in the big leagues from 1998-2004 for the Marlins, Cubs, Rockies and Reds. According to Baseball America, he is one of the better infield bats available in this July 2 class who has good...
July 2, 2011   (0 comments)
Around the Farm: July 1
Adam Abraham
(photo: Kinston
Indians)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.
Ben Copeland: LF, Akron: 3-5, 2 R, 2 HR, 2 R, 1 K:
Welcome to Akron, Mr. Copeland. The Aeros leftfielder was signed by Cleveland when Matt...
July 2, 2011   (0 comments)
The Scrapperbook: Week Two
Wishing all of you a safe and enjoyable Fourth of July. May you enjoy fireworks, have a barbecue, and enjoy spending time with family and friends. I would also like to send many thanks to those who are serving in our armed foces for everything they do to keep this country safe.
Where We Stand in Week Two:
Overall Record: 10-5 (5-2 this week) First place, 1 game ahead of Jamestown.
July 2, 2011   (0 comments)
On-Deck with the Captains: Week 12
Record: 4-3 (Overall Record: 32-44)
Game Results:
June 24th - Lake County @ Fort Wayne (Win: Cooper)
June 25th - Lake County @ Fort Wayne (Win: Rayl)
June 26th - Lake County @ Fort Wayne (Win: Dickerson)
June 27th - Fort Wayne @ Lake County (Loss: Goodnight)
June 28th - Fort Wayne @ Lake County (Win: Cook)
June 29th - Fort Wayne @ Lake County (Loss:...
July 2, 2011   (0 comments)
Game Recaps 7/1: Urshela's homer sparks Captains to a win
Giovanny Urshela (Photo: Lianna Holub)Urshela Leads Way in Captains 7-4 Win
Giovanny Urshela belted a his seventh homerun of the season, a three run shot, in the third inning on Friday night leading Lake County to a 7-4 win over South Bend.
In the third the Captains loaded the bases, with singles from Argenis Martinez and LeVon Washington, followed by a walk to Alex Monsalve. Jesus...
July 1, 2011   (0 comments)
Dillon Peters20th round pick left-handed pitcher Dillon Peters appears open to signing, although he has not talked to the Indians much since being drafted. He is a summer follow as the Indians want to get some looks at him pitching summer ball, and after that will probably give him an offer near the end of July or in early August. Peters will decide then which opportunity between going pro now or going...
July 1, 2011   (0 comments)
Minor Happenings: Wetmore is a promising lefty
Kirk Wetmore (Photo: Ken Carr)"Minor Happenings" is a weekly column which recaps the important developments and news in the Indians farm system. While most of the information in this report is from my own research and through interviews I have conducted with organizational personnel, some information in this report is collected and summarized from the various news outlets that cover each team.
July 1, 2011   (0 comments)
Around the Farm: June 30
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.
Brett Brach - SP, Kinston: 8 IP, 5 H, 3 K. One of the feel good stories of the season has been the emergence of Brett Brach. He's not an overpowering pitcher who is going to blow batters away and...
July 1, 2011   (0 comments)
Game Recaps 6/30: Brach shuts down Birds
Brett Brach (Photo: IPI)Kinston blanks Birds 1-0
Brett Brach carried the Indians to a series evening 1-0 victory over Myrtle Beach, Thursday night in South Carolina. It was the K-Tribe