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ESPN’s Keith Law has reveled his annual rankings of the farm systems with Major League Baseball, ranking the 2013 Cleveland Indians 19th overall.
Formerly one of the worst in baseball, Law has bumped the Tribe up a bit due to the budding star Francisco Lindor and fellow glovesman Dorssys Paulino. Per Law:
With Francisco Lindor and Dorssys Paulino, they have some of the best shortstop...
The IBI's 2013 Indians Top 60 Prospect countdown continues on with right-handed pitcher Cody Anderson. Anderson is still a little rough around the edges and is more of a projection at this point, but has the work ethic, aptitude, and stuff to be a whole lot more and is an interesting starting pitching prospect for the Indians. This coming season will tell a lot about him, and...
The IBI's 2013 Indians Top 60 Prospect countdown continues on with right-handed pitcher Dylan Baker. There are a lot of unknowns about Baker as he could be a boom or bust prospect for the Indians, and because of that he comes in with a more conservative ranking in this year's countdown. Tony breaks down all of the unlimited potential, but the many question marks about him...
Welcome to this week's edition of the IBI Power Poll. The Poll will take a look at a relevant topic of the time, an all-time list, or just something that we're talking about here at the IBI home offices. There's nothing like a list to spur a debate, so join us in our lively banter with our weekly polls! Today's poll focuses on the best Indians' outfielder of all...
In an article primarily focused on the need for Justin Masterson and Ubaldo Jimenez needing to bounce back for the Tribe rotation to be effective in 2013, Indians.com’s Jordan Bastian also adds that it is likely that Tribe starter Carlos Carrasco, who had Tommy John Surgery late in 2011, will likely be on an innings limit next season as he looks to return to the starting rotation...
Welcome to this week's edition of the IBI Power Poll. The Poll will take a look at a relevant topic of the time, an all-time list, or just something that we're talking about here at the IBI home offices. There's nothing like a list to spur a debate, so join us in our lively banter with our weekly polls! Today's poll focuses on the best Indians' outfielders of...
Julio Lugo is prepared to call it a career.
Lugo, who was the Red Sox’ starting shortstop when they won the 2007 World Series, indicated to MLB.com that he’s leaning toward retiring after the Caribbean Series ends on Friday
“It might be [the end], unless something comes that changes my mind,” Lugo reportedly said. “But I think this is going to be it for me.”
The Cleveland Indians have added to their stable of low-risk-with-potential-reward players by signing outfielder Jeremy Hermida.
Outfielder Jeremy Hermida has reached agreement on minor league deal with #indians. Former BA Prospect Handbook cover boy.
— Jerry Crasnick (@jcrasnick) February 4, 2013
Hermida, a former top prospect, provided a slash line of .250/.333/.375 across 27...
The Cleveland Indians continued their minor league signings by adding Jeremy Hermida. Hermida spent last season with San Diego collecting 27 plate appearances.
Adding Hermdia will provide the Indians with depth at the minor league level. Hermida was once a highly thought of prospect but has never stuck in the majors.
In parts of eight big league seasons Hermida has compiled a .257...
Former Reds outfielder Drew Stubbs was among several Major and Minor League players who participated in the University of Texas Alumni Weekend and Fan Appreciation Day over the weekend.
The Texas alumnus joined fellow Longhorns alumni such as Giants first basemen Brandon Belt, White Sox outfielder Jordan Danks and Mariners pitcher Chance Ruffin in the baseball Alumni Game...
Today the Indians have agreed to terms on a minor league contract with free agent outfielder Jeremy Hermida. The deal is still not official because he has yet to take his physical. Provided he passes his physical, the deal should be officially announced in the next few days and will probably include an invite to Major League spring training.
The Cleveland Indians signed outfielder Jeremy Hermida to a minor league contract, ESPN.com reported Monday. Hermida, 29, was rated as a top 30 prospect by Baseball America three straight years, including No. 4 overall in 2006 but has not reached his projected potential. The 2002 first round draft pick of the Florida Marlins has not played regularly in the major leagues since...
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.