Found January 15, 2013 on Indians Baseball Insider:
The playoffs in the various winter leagues raged on Monday night, but the big news was one of the Indians best prospects suffering an injury where he had to leave the game. Tony talks about that player and what happened, and also provides updates on all the rest of the Indians that were in action on the night.
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