Found June 19, 2013 on Indians Baseball Insider:
AKRON, OH -- The Akron Aeros (34-36) squared the ball up well Wednesday night, totaling 13 hits, but the team failed to score enough runs to overcome the Trenton Thunder (35-35), falling 5-3 at Canal Park. The game featured plenty of offense with Akron and Trenton combining for 25 hits, though both teams failed to actually get many runners across the plate. The problem, according to Aeros manager Edwin Rodriguez, was his team's baserunning. "You need to learn how to run the bases," Rodriguez said. "Eighty percent of the game you're going to win or lose in close games on the basepaths and we haven't been able to do that well lately." The worst mistake the Aeros made on the basepaths came in the eighth inning as the team attempted to rally from a 5-3 deficit. With first baseman Jesus Aguilar on second base and right fielder Carlos Moncrief on first with no one out, third baseman Giovanny Urshela lined a ball to the left side. Aguilar broke as if the lin...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

The Diff: Building the Cleveland Indians’ 2014 rotation

The Diff is your weekly Wednesday WFNY look into the amazing world of sports statistics. For a complete log of articles, click this link. Last week, The Diff covered a trio of topics related to Cleveland sports. This week, it’s time to focus on the Tribe’s starters. Entering 2013, the starting rotation was said to be the biggest weakness for the Cleveland Indians. While many...

AZL Indians drop opener 9-4 to AZL Reds

GOODYEAR – Over two months into the major league baseball season, the AZL Indians, the Cleveland Indians rookie league affiliate, kicked off their Arizona League season Thursday against their complex rival, the AZL Reds.  Early season jitters and rust were apparent for the Indians throughout the game, starting in the top of the first inning, as the team ultimately lost 9-4. ...

Fan at Indians game catches foul ball with one hand (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. A fan at Tuesday night's Cleveland Indians game at Progressive Field made an impressive one-handed grab of a foul ball, while holding a hot dog in his other hand. It happened in the top of the sixth as Kansas City Royals batter Lorenzo Cain hit a foul ball into the stands in right field.  The fan in the front row got up from his...

Brantley, Masterson key Indians third series win in a row

CLEVELAND -- The games have been so wacky lately that the big picture sometimes gets lost.OK, calling it the big picture might be overstating things just a bit.So lets call it the little picture inside the big picture thats gotten lost.Because Wednesdays 6-3 win over Kansas City was the Indians second in a row after the Royals had won the opening game of the series. It followed the...

Long term planners at the Corner of Carnegie and Ontario

  8-13. 18-4. 4-16. 5-2. There is your Cleveland Indians in numbers, as I stand staring here at the Corner of Carnegie and Ontario. They started the season 8-13. During this stretch, the offense was prone to big innings, but not much else. The starting pitching was suspect, but the bullpen was as dangerous as they come. The next phase of baseball was dominant. The starting pitching...

Indians recall 3B Lonnie Chisenhall

The Indians have recalled third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall from Triple-A Columbus. Chisenhall began the season as Cleveland's starting third baseman, but he struggled and was optioned to the minor leagues on May 13 after batting just .213 with three homers and 11 RBIs in 26 games. He will start and bat seventh Tuesday night when the Indians continue their series against Kansas...

Around The Farm: June 19, 2013

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.  Tim Fedroff (CF, Columbus): 3-for-5, 1 R, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 1 SO After tearing up the minors last year, 2013 represents a disappointment for Fedroff. Even after Wednesday's strong...

Indians sign Brady and Smith

On Wednesday the Indians announced that they have signed 5th round pick prep left-handed pitcher Sean Brady and 37th round pick second baseman Garrett Smith. Brady reportedly signed for $800,000, which is $452,900 above the $347,100 recommended slot for where he was picked. The Indians have now signed five of their nine bonus pool picks and have spent $4.53 million of their $6,118...

Chris Perez hoping to rejoin Indians Friday

Cleveland Indians closer Chris Perez told Mark Emery of MLB.com that he believes he'll be able to rejoin the team on Friday after completing one more minor league rehab appearance. "It's getting better every day," Perez said before Monday's series opener against Kansas City. "I should be active on Friday." Perez is slated to log an inning...

Sailing with the Clippers: 6/13/13 - 6/19/13

Just when Clippers fans didn’t think it could get any worse, it did. Yet again, Columbus finished the week with a losing record (2-5) and have plummeted to 34-39 overall. After splitting a four-game series at Charlotte, the Clippers have lost three in a row to the Pawtucket Red Sox and are in danger of getting swept for the fifth time this season. Columbus has sank to third place...

Recap: Masterson, Brantley lead Indians past Royals 6-3

CLEVELAND (AP) Justin Masterson managed to hang around for 6 13 innings and win for the sixth time at home, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 6-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night. Masterson (9-5) sidestepped some early trouble without giving up any runs and improved to 6-1 with a 2.29 ERA in nine starts at Progressive Field. The right-hander struck out eight...

June 2013 Prospect Report

This is the fourth installment of the prospect rankings in 2013 and will feature the 31st through 40th best Indians prospects. The Dominican Summer League, Arizona Rookie League and Short Season A Ball all started during June, increasing the amount of prospects considered by almost double. Because of the late starts, the DSL Indians will be the only team of the three listed to be...

Twins-Indians Preview

The Cleveland Indians have gotten back on track largely due to their rotation, though Scott Kazmir hasn't provided much help lately. That doesn't bode well for the left-hander against a Minnesota Twins team that has been hot offensively. The Indians look to continue their turnaround with a seventh win in nine games as they open a three-game home series Friday night versus...

Indians 4, Royals 3: Deserve Ain’t Got Nothin’ To Do With It*

8:12 PM – Much like Homer’s epic poetry, I’m making a habit of starting these recaps in medias res. Let us pretend that this is a literary gesture toward gravitas rather than a byproduct of a life that frequently intervenes. Regardless of the cause, I feel that there is some good fortune involved here—good fortune for me, I mean—as I can just copy and paste snippets from...
Indians News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.