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A year ago, outfielder Tyler Naquin was selected in the first round of the 2012 Draft by the Cleveland Indians. Currently, he is having a breakout season at High-A Carolina.
The selection of Naquin left Indians fans disappointed because he wasn't a power hitter or fireballing pitcher, but he has won over naysayers with his performance this season. There are still doubters - and rightfully so - but this season is very encouraging.
Naquin was recently named to the Carolina League All Star team, and will be joined by shortstop Francisco Lindor, first baseman Jerrud Sabourin and right-handed pitcher Cody Anderson. In 59 games he is hitting a very healthy .307 with five home runs, 23 RBI, six stolen bases and .833 OPS.
In the pitching-dominated Carolina League, he currently ranks 2nd in the league in hitting (.307), 6th in runs (38), 1st in hits (75), 4th in doubles (18), 8th in triples (3), 3rd in total bases (114), 2nd in strikeouts (61), 8th in on-base percentage (.366), 5th in sl...
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The Indians today announced that C Lou Marson has been experiencing continued soreness in his throwing shoulder, and that they have pulled him from his rehab assignment with the Columbus Clippers. They did not give a timetable on his return.
Marson first went on the DL with a neck strain after a home plate collision, but experienced shoulder soreness during his throwing program....
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.
***Special Note: Due to a monsoon that apparently crossed the nation, the only game played tonight was by the Columbus affiliate.
Tim Fedroff: LF, Columbus Clippers: 3-for-3, 2 R...
The Indians' road trip from hell (or has it been TO hell, in the form of multiple cities?) reached its final stop Monday, as the Indians traveled to Texas for three. Their lone left-handed starter pitched well, and they received the kind of clutch hit they've been so desperately searching for. But none of that is enough when you're going as poorly as this team is."...
The seemingly unbelievable rumors from earlier today are actually true: The Cleveland Indians have re-acquired former infielder John McDonald from the Pittsburgh Pirates.
The team announced the trade in a tweet Monday evening before their 8 p.m. game in Arlington against the Texas Rangers. In exchange for McDonald, who was batting 2-for-31 on the season in 16 games for the Pirates...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Jason Kipnis had a home run among his three hits and the Cleveland Indians got a series-clinching 5-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night.
A night after ending an eight-game losing streak, and a span of 12 losses in a row away from home, the Indians made it consecutive victories to clinch their first road series in a month. They had gone 0-4...
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ZEBULON – After rain postponed the series opener, the Carolina Mudcats and Potomac Nationals played a double header on Tuesday. Carolina broke their six-game losing streak with an 11-3 victory in game one, but dropped game two 3-1 to split the doubleheader. Both games were seven innings.
This was the fourth doubleheader played by the Mudcats this season. Carolina now has a...
Your browser does not support iframes. Detroit Tigers pitcher Jose Alvarez did not allow a hit until the fifth inning against the Cleveland Indians on Sunday, at which point Ryan Raburn spoiled the party. Raburn’s solo home run was the first hit of the day for Cleveland, and one of his former teammates was not [...]
The 2013 draft is now complete. Here is the Cleveland Indians full list of selections along with some notes about the draft.
In the midst of his home run trot on Sunday afternoon, Indians utility man Ryan Raburn took a wad of gum from the hand of Detroit Tigers’ third baseman Miguel Cabrera.
Raburn’s home run effectively ended Tigers’ pitcher Jose Alvarez’ bid for a no-hitter in the fifth inning. Raburn, a former Detroit Tiger, cracked a smile before stepping on the bag. The Tigers cracked even...
Someone has been doing some good work to keep Chief Wahoo’s Wikipedia page up to date, with significant edits having been made last week. The page does an especially good job of tracking public statements on the Jim Crow/Third Reich relic made by the Cleveland Indians organization as well as critics of the symbol and other notables.
There’s also reference to some polling results...
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It’s awesome when a plan comes together.
Well, it’s almost always awesome when a plan comes together.
The Carolina Mudcats have been that enigmatic team that has been able to hit the ball, but haven’t been able to hit the ball when it counts. Combine that with a struggling pitching staff, and you have a team that has the worst record in the Carolina League...