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April 4, 2012   (0 comments)
Indians pound Mudcats, 13-0
Zebulon, NC - In an exhibition game between the Carolina Mudcats and the Cleveland Indians yesterday at Five County Stadium, the visiting Indians put on a show for the fans as they blanked the Mudcats 13-0.
A rare sight and only acceptable in an exhibition game, Scott Barnes got the start for the Mudcats while appearing on the pitching mound in a Cleveland Indians uniform. In the first inning,...
April 4, 2012   (4 comments)
2012 Columbus Clippers preview
We continue on with our site previews of the Cleveland Indians four full season affiliates. Akron posted yesterday and today we take a look at the Triple-A Columbus Clippers. They do not have the star power as far as highly rated prospects go, but the team is filled with lots of players that are former Top 10 prospects in the organization.
April 3, 2012   (8 comments)
Where's the love for Shelley Duncan?
Shelley Duncan will start the season as the Indians' regular left fielder. Most people either like or hate this, and the Indians appear to be on the fence with the idea considering how hard they are working the phones to acquire an outfielder. But Jim Berdysz says it is time to give Duncan a shot to see what he can do.
April 3, 2012   (0 comments)
Smoke Signals 4/3: We're Back Edition
Smoke Signals is back! The popular on-line radio show that covers the Cleveland Indians from the minors to the big leagues returns tonight with a few changes, but the show will be as good as ever this season with the return of the one hour format and lots of guests expected to be on the show. Tonight's special 2-hour episode starts at 9:00PM and includes an on-air roundtable with several IPI contributors.
April 3, 2012   (0 comments)
2012 Akron Aeros Preview
We are just two days away from opening day. With that in mind it is time to unveil the first of four articles breaking down the rosters and previewing each of the Indians' four full season affiliates. Today we kick things off with Double-A Akron, and Jim Piascik previews the team and what Indians and Aeros fans may be in store for this season.
April 2, 2012   (5 comments)
A problem from way out of left field
It is no secret that the Indians are looking for outfield help after working out Vladimir Guerrero and trying to trade for Bobby Abreu last week. Even though the Indians have announced their Opening Day roster, the Indians are still looking for help to fill the left field void. Jeff Ellis runs down a list of possible options the Indians may consider acquiring.
April 2, 2012   (0 comments)
Minor League Spring Game Recap: March 31st
Indians minor league spring training is officially over. Here is the recap from the final full day of action on Saturday as the Indians held three intraquad games and had close to 80 players in action. We also get a glimpse at what Zach MacPhee is up to and why he is not opening with a full season team, what the plans are for Jared Goedert and Jeremie Tice, and more.
April 1, 2012   (7 comments)
2012 Unofficial Opening Day minor league rosters
The official rosters for all four full season rosters should be officially released sometime on Monday afternoon, but Tony provides the 411 on what the four rosters should be when they are released. A lot of players are being pushed back a level because of all the Major League depth at Triple-A and some pitchers are dinged up. All the details are inside!
April 1, 2012   (7 comments)
Tribe Happenings: Indians are searching for an outfielder
We are just four days until Opening Day, and with spring training wrapping up the Indians are busy making a lot of last minute roster decisions. Tony looks at all the activity the Indians have had of late looking for an outfielder, explains why sending Chisenhall down is not a bad thing, gives the 411 on new bullpen pickup Jairo Asencio, and lots more!