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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.
Ronny Rodriguez (SS, Akron): 1-for-4, 1 R, 1 2B, 1 RBI, 1 E
Rodriguez may not have had the best night in Akron Wednesday (that honor belongs to the man in the next section down), but he does have the best revelation. Some fun with numbers:
Before May 13, 2012 in Carolina: .599 OPS
After May 13, 2012 in Carolina: .802 OPS
Before May 14, 2013 in Akron: .552 OPS
After May 14, 2013 in Akron: .863 OPS
For the past three weeks, Rodriguez has been a lot better, though that could just be small sample size noise. In order to read anything into it, Rodriguez must have made some sort of adjustment. Watching him Wednesday night, I thought his swing mechanics looked completely different, and after the game, Aeros manager Edwin Rodriguez confirmed that R. Rodriguez changed his swing three weeks ago with...
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Indians closer Chris Perez and his wife have been charged with misdemeanor drug abuse after allegedly having 5.8 ounces of marijuana delivered to their home.
Rocky River police are investigating the delivery of unspecified narcotics to the home of Indians relief pitcher Chris Perez, a police spokesperson said Wednesday.No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.The statement from Julie Morren of the Rocky River Police read: (Tuesday) on June 4 a multi-jurisdictional operation was conducted involving the WEB (Westshore...
As if the Cleveland Indians logo was not questionable as it is, New Era Caps removed all doubt with their rendition of the Indians’ Fourth of July hats.
New Era had reportedly released the wrong image for the hat, assuming that all MLB teams would be using their logos for the celebratory lids. The hats displayed the typical Native American caricature covered in white stars surrounded...
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Cleveland Indians say they are looking into "a situation" with closer Chris Perez that occurred Tuesday in the Cleveland suburb of Rocky River.
Indians general manager Chris Antonetti says in the statement that the team has "talked with Chris" and is "gathering additional information."
The statement says the team will not have any...
The Cleveland Indians have placed Asdrubal Cabrera on the disabled list with a strain in his right quad. Cabrera will now miss at least two weeks. Mike Aviles will pick up the vast majority of the starts in Cabrera’s absence and should be picked up by owners looking for a replacement. Aviles has 3 homers and 4 stolen bases to go with his .282 average in 110 at-bats thus far this...
Poor Indians manager Terry Francona. He probably thought his own misguided dependence on chewing tobacco was the most he had to worry about. It turns out that one of his pitchers, Chris Perez, has been cited for receiving a "significant" amount of marijuana at his house. No arrest has been made, but it looks like the 27-year old will have some explaining to do to Tito,...
Cleveland Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera will be added to the disabled list after being helped off the field and last nights game against the New York Yankees.Cabrera reportedly felt pain ” a little pop” in his right quadriceps after running out a ground ball in the fifth inning.Mike Aviles will get the lion’s share of the playing time at shortstop while Cabrera this...
The Indians selected prep outfielder Clint Frazier with their first pick last night, and it is a pick that Tony is very excited about. Unlike the selection of Tyler Naquin last season who many felt was a reach and he did not have much prospect sizzle, Frazier has all the glitz and sex appeal people look for in a first round pick. In his Day 1 recap, Tony shares his thoughts on the...
COLUMBUS- The Columbus Clippers faced the Toledo Mudhens Tuesday night in the midst a seven-game losing streak. Thanks to an amped up offense, the streak is no more as the Clippers came out on top with a 13-9 win.
“Anytime you go through a losing streak, or a rough patch of games it’s always good to get that win and kind of get a little breath of air,” Manager Chris Tremie said...
The Cleveland Indians have elected to push back Zach McAllister's next start, as the right-hander is dealing with irritation in the middle finger of his throwing hand. Rather than take the mound Friday against the Detroit Tigers, McAllister next appearance has been pushed back until Tuesday versus the Texas Rangers, according to Jordan Bastian of MLB.com.
The finger injury...
Justin Verlander and Ubaldo Jimenez have already become quite familiar with each other this season.
They'll renew acquaintances again Friday night as Verlander and the Detroit Tigers host Jimenez and the Cleveland Indians in the opener of a three-game series.
Detroit (32-26) hopes Verlander can continue the recent dominance by the team's starting pitchers, while Cleveland...
Let’s get this out of the way: Georgia high school outfielder Clint Frazier is not the next Mike Trout.
Of course, Trout was the No. 25 selection in 2009, a high-schooler out of New Jersey. The 6-foot-1, 220-lb.-monster of an athlete is an absolute star and posted one of the most dominant rookie seasons in MLB history last year. There’s a reason why he was in the MVP discussion...
The 2013 MLB Draft commences in just a little over 24 hours. With that in mind, Tony sat down with Indians Director of Amateur Scouting Brad Grant to discuss a myriad of topics going into the draft. They talked about the talent in this year’s draft, their plans with the fifth pick, their philosophy changes over the years, some adjustments they have made to their scouting of starting...
Cleveland Indians closer Chris Perez and has wife have been
charged with misdemeanor drug possession in the shipment of just
over one-third of a pound of marijuana mailed to their home.
Panic! The Indians are 4-12 in their last sixteen games and have lost five of their last six series. But...the Tigers have lost five of their last seven and maintain a slim lead on the AL Central despite the Tribe's struggles. Even the White Sox who, the person who usually writes these articles picked as his surprise winner for the Central, have lost eight in row against the...