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June 8, 2013   (0 comments)
2013 Indians 15th round pick: SS James Roberts
In the 15th round of the 2013 Draft the Cleveland Indians select shortstop James Roberts from USC.
June 8, 2013   (33 comments)
2013 Indians 14th round pick: CF Silento Sayles
In the 14th round of the 2013 Draft the Cleveland Indians select center fielder Silento Sayles from Port Gibson High School (MS).
June 8, 2013   (2 comments)
2013 Indians 13th round pick: CA Sicnarf Loopstok
In the 13th round of the 2013 Draft the Indians select catcher Sicnarf Loopstok from Western Oklahoma State College.
June 8, 2013   (0 comments)
2013 Indians 12th round pick: RF Heath Quinn
In the 12th round of the 2013 Draft the Cleveland Indians select right fielder Heath Quinn from Oak Mountain High School (AL).
June 8, 2013   (0 comments)
2013 Indians 11th round pick: RHP Adam Plutko
In the 11th round of the 2013 Draft the Cleveland Indians select right-handed pitcher Adam Plutko out of UCLA.
June 8, 2013   (3 comments)
McAllister put on DL, Carrasco recalled for Saturday start
The Cleveland Indians placed right-hander Zach McAllister on the 15-day DL with a right middle finger sprain and recalled right-hander Carlos Carrasco from Triple-A Columbus Saturday. McAllister's injury was first reported earlier in the week and's Jordan Bastian tweets that this is not the same situation as when Adam Miller and Alex White saw their careers derailed. Calling up Carrasco now and starting him today will allow him to pitch while appealing his suspension for throwing at New York Yankees third baseman Kevin Youkilis in his first and only major league start in 2013 on April 9.
June 8, 2013   (1 comments)
2013 MLB Draft: Day 3 picks and info
With one day left and 30 picks to go, we are in for a mad sprint to the finish today in the MLB Draft. The IBI will once again be your destination for all the information you need on all of the picks the Cleveland Indians make as we post the picks minutes after they happen and put up draft profiles on each player later in the day. NOTE: The player draft capsules will not post to the front page, so to see them you will need to click on the "News" tab located to the upper left below the site header.
June 8, 2013   (0 comments)
IBI Digest: 6/1/13 - 6/8/13
The IBI Digest catches you up on anything you might have missed over the past week at Indians Baseball Insider and also notes some of the more popular columns posted at the major news sites and blogs.
June 8, 2013   (0 comments)
Trend Spotting: Exploring Justin Masterson
The humble hurler that is Justin Masterson has seen a return to his 2011 performance so far this season, which raises a few different questions, each equally important. Is this Justin Masterson the one who we will see for the next three to five years? Was 2012 just an outlier, a blip, or reason for concern? What do the answers to the aforementioned questions tell us about extending Justin for the long haul? In his weekly column, Trend Spotting, Michael Hattery explores these questions and offers his answers.
June 8, 2013   (4 comments)
Second Thoughts Game #60: Indians 5, Tigers 7
After arguably his best start in an Indians uniform last weekend, Ubaldo Jimenez pitched his way to an early exit on Friday night against the Tigers in a 7-5 loss. Nick Swisher had his worst game as an Indian with a few misplays in the field and is in a funk at the plate. The Indians have now lost five straight and 13 of their last 17. Times are tough right now, and Jake gives his second thoughts on another Indians loss.
June 8, 2013   (3 comments)
Around The Farm:  June 7, 2013
All of the Indians' minor league affiliates were in action on Friday night, and there was plenty of action to recap. Carlos Moncrief continued to show off some of his impressive tools while Quincy Latimore had arguably his best performance as a member of the Akron Aeros. Join the IBI's Arthur Kinney as he recaps those performances and more as he takes you Around the Farm.
June 7, 2013   (0 comments)
Pelicans overwhelm Mudcats 10-1
ZEBULON, N.C.- The Carolina Mudcats fell to the Myrtle Beach Pelicans 10-1 in the first game of the three-game series Friday night at Five County Stadium.
June 7, 2013   (0 comments)
Moldenhauer powers Crushers to 6-5 win
Russell Moldenhauer powered Lake Erie with two opposite field home runs and four RBIs as the Crushers earned back-to-back wins with a 6-5 win over Washington (Pennsylvania) on Friday to get back on track.
June 7, 2013   (0 comments)
Captains blow late lead, fall 7-4
SOUTH BEND, IN- The South Bend Silver Hawks (42-17) used a four-run eighth inning to take a late 7-4 lead to sweep the Lake County Captains (20-38) on Friday night. Lake County has now lost four straight.
June 7, 2013   (0 comments)
Mudhens shutout Clippers 6-0
TOLEDO- The Columbus Clippers fell 6-0 to the Toldeo Mudhens at Fifth Third Field Friday en route to a third straight loss. This was the sixth time this season Columbus has fallen victim to a shutout.
June 7, 2013   (0 comments)
Aeros earn dominant 12-3 win
AKRON- The cloudy skies throughout the day could not prevent the Akron Aeros from blasting off on Friday night. Thanks to a big third inning, and an even bigger seventh, the Aeros secured their fourth straight victory with a win against the Portland SeaDogs by a final score of 12-3.
June 7, 2013   (0 comments)
Born maize and blue, Haase is all Ohio now
Eric Haase may be from “The State Up North”, but his dedication rests within the Buckeye State. Haase hails from Westland, Michigan, just east of Ann Arbor. Though he’s from the land of blue and maize, he had plans to move to the land of scarlet and grey his senior year of high school. That was put on hold, though, after he was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in 2011. Stephanie Metzger spoke with Haase recently about playing in Lake County, his decision to leave Michigan, and much more.
June 7, 2013   (1 comments)
2013 Indians 10th round pick: 2B Ross Kivett
With their 10th round pick in the 2013 Draft the Cleveland Indians have selected second baseman Ross Kivett out of Kansas State.
June 7, 2013   (0 comments)
2013 Indians 9th round pick: LHP Thomas Pannone
With their 9th round pick in the 2013 Draft the Cleveland Indians have selected left-handed pitcher Thomas Pannone out of the College of Southern Nevada.
June 7, 2013   (4 comments)
2013 Indians 8th round pick: RHP Trevor Frank
With their 8th round pick in the 2013 Draft the Cleveland Indians have selected right-handed pitcher Trevor Frank out of UC-Riverside (CA).