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This Father’s Day will be a very special one for Nick Swisher. He and his wife were blessed with their first child, a daughter they named Emerson this past month in May. In talking with Nick you can tell he is proud to be a dad. He spoke with me about his Father’s Day memories he has with his father.
To put an exclamation point for Nick he has teamed up with Dick’s Sporting Goods to celebrate Father’s Day with a great campaign. Nick and a few other athletes will show how they celebrate Father’s Day.
Art Eddy: I have to say congratulations to you and your wife. This past month you became a father with the birth of your daughter Emerson. Tell me what it is like to be a dad?
Nick Swisher: I am just the luckiest human being on the planet. I got two of the greatest girls on my arm the all day, my wife and my little daughter. I am just so excited and a little nervous, but I really, really think I am going to enjoy this fatherhood thing.
AE: What type of lessons are you looking to pass ...
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Lonnie Chisenhall: 3B, Columbus Clippers: 3-for-5, 3 R, 2 2B, 4 RBI:
Psssst. Terry Francona. Have you noticed this kid Chisenhall? He’s a third baseman, and he’s played big league baseball before. It was even this year. He struggled, and got sent down to Columbus. Since that day, Chisenhall has hit in 19 of 21 games, including a 16 game hit streak that was ended on Saturday...
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...
Cleveland Indians right-hander Carlos Carrasco has had his suspension for throwing at a hitter reduced from eight to seven games.
He began serving it Sunday. Carrasco was initially suspended for eight games in April for ''intentionally throwing'' at New York's Kevin Youkilis but was able to keep pitching because an appeal was pending.
Carrasco was sent to the...
DETROIT (AP) -- Cleveland Indians right-hander Carlos Carrasco has had his suspension for throwing at a hitter reduced from eight to seven games.
He began serving it Sunday. Carrasco was initially suspended for eight games in April for "intentionally throwing" at New York's Kevin Youkilis but was able to keep pitching because an appeal was pending.
Carrasco was sent...
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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...
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."...
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.
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...
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...
DETROIT -- The day started with a starting pitcher placed on the disabled list. It continued with a pitcher facing a suspension getting lit up in his return from the minors. And it ended with another loss.Saturdays was 6-4 to the Tigers, the Indians sixth in a row and fourth in a row to Detroit.Except in this one the Indians showed signs that they just might be moving toward getting...