Found May 02, 2013 on Bush League Chronicle:
Your browser does not support iframes.Drew Stubbs probably thought he had a home run Wednesday before Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Laynce Nix changed all that.With one out and no runners on in the bottom of the fourth, the Cleveland Indians hitter skied a ball high and deep toward the right field wall at Progressive Field off southpaw Cliff Lee. This is when Nix's Spiderman instincts apparently kick in as he eventually makes one heck of a catch to snag a potential home run ball from Stubbs.As you can see, the MLB veteran times his leap perfectly while making the grab. Needless to say, Lee was really appreciative of Nix's effort on that one.

CSN Report: Phillies Continue to Puruse Stanton

According to Jim Salisbury of, the Phillies are still at it. They’ve made a few calls to Miami in an attempt to nab Giancarlo Stanton and will continue to pursue the 23-year-old rightfielder. Now, this should come as no surprise. Twenty-nine other teams should be doing the same thing, as he’s clearly the best young power hitter in baseball, when healthy. Ruben Amaro...

Indians claim Carrera off waivers, designate McDade

On Thursday evening the Cleveland Indians claimed outfielder Ezequiel Carrera off waivers from Philadelphia. To make room on the club's 40-man roster the Indians esiganted first baseman Mike McDade for assignment. Carrera, 25, has appeared in 13 games for the Phillies this season and went 1-for-13 in limited time. He was in Major League camp with the Indians this spring...

Philadelphia Phillies Outright Catcher Humberto Quintero To Minors

The Philadelphia Phillies have outrighted catcher Humberto Quintero to their Triple-A Lehigh Valley minor league affiliate. This move is in correspondence to the one the organization made earlier in the week when they designated the catcher for assignment. Having cleared waivers, the catcher will remain with Philadelphia. The post Philadelphia Phillies Outright Catcher Humberto...

Around The Farm: April 30, 2013

Chris Wallace (Columbus, C) - 5-7, 2 2B, 1 RBI, 1 K, 1 PB - Okay, he may not be a prospect, and it was a 15-inning game.  But anytime a guy gets five hits in a game, it is worthy of feature status. When it's in his Triple-A debut for the organization, even more so.  Wallace seems to be making a name for himself as a possible depth option at catcher (which may be needed the...

McClure continues the process of molding his potential

The Cleveland Indians have placed a stronger focus in recent years to draft more athletes that can play in the middle of the diamond. One such example of this is the selection of outfielder D’Vone McClure in the 4th round of last year’s draft. At 19-years of age and 6-foot-3 and 190 pounds, he has the body, size, and athleticism that make scouts drool over his potential. Oh yeah...

Indians recall Bauer to start against Phillies

CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Cleveland Indians have recalled right-hander Trevor Bauer from Triple-A Columbus to start Wednesday night's game against Philadelphia. Bauer, the No. 3 pick in the 2011 draft by Arizona, will be making his second start of the season. He walked seven and allowed three runs in five innings in a loss to Tampa Bay on April 6. Bauer was 1-0 with a 2.50 ERA in...

Indians' Swisher out with sore shoulder

Slumping Indians first baseman Nick Swisher will miss the next few games because of a sore left shoulder. Cleveland manager Terry Francona said Swisher received a cortisone shot after an MRI revealed no structural damage. Swisher is expected to miss the three-game series against Kansas City. Francona said Swisher possibly could return Friday when the Indians open a three-game set...

Orbiting Cleveland: Analyzing the four-game win streak

When you're hot, you're hot. And right now, the Cleveland Indians are on fire. As you know, these last four games have been fun — very fun. Just take a look at these numbers: 10, 9, 14, 6 — the number of runs the Indians have scored in each of their past four ball games. 14, 14, 17, 14 — the number of hits the Indians have tallied in each of their past ball games....

Its time for the Phillies to move Howard out of the cleanup spot

What we learned from the two game series with the Cleveland Indians, the Phillies are far from a contender. In game one the Phillies lost by the long ball and if you were a believer that Roy Halladay was back in from you learned after a mere inning he is not. Giving up two home runs in the first, the Indian’s made Halladay’s night a quick one in a rout. The second game the opposite...

Cleveland Indians Recall Pitcher Trevor Bauer

The Cleveland Indians have recalled starting pitcher Trevor Bauer so he could get the spot-start Wednesday. To make room for him on the active roster, the Indians sent down pitcher Nick Hagadone. The post Cleveland Indians Recall Pitcher Trevor Bauer appeared first on FFLockerRoom | NFL - MLB News | Fantasy Sports Advice | Sports Talk.

Phillies 7, Marlins 2

Ryan Howard and Domonic Brown hit solo homers to back Kyle Kendrick and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 7-2 Thursday night. Kendrick (3-1) allowed two runs and seven hits in seven innings to earn his ninth straight win against the Marlins, dating to May 28, 2010. Justin Ruggiano hit a solo shot for Miami. Alex Sanabia (2-4) gave up four runs - two earned - and...

Rapid React (5/1): Halladay Gets Hammered

Roy Halladay has been one of the most frustrating players to own this year. After starting the year off with a 14.73 ERA (7.1 IP) in his first two starts, he allowed only 4 runs over his next 3 games (21 IP). Last night Halladay was just awful (3.2 IP, 9 H, 8 ER, 2 BB, 3 K) leaving fantasy owners wondering what to do with him.The velocity on Halladay’s cutter, which has sat right...

Indians Mash 7 Homeruns, Defeat Phillies 14-2

A fatter version of the current Delmon Young It was supposed to be an entertaining game. The Phillies were making their first appearance in Clevland since 2007, and Roy Halladay was going to continue his three-game hot streak. However, he reverted back to the beginning of the season, and Zach...

Notes From The Phillies’ 6-0 Loss To Cleveland

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Burning River Radio Ep. 6

There were a few technical difficulties while recording this one, so be aware that it may sound a little odd in places. Still definitely worth a listen. The boys talk about upcoming roster moves, the Ubaldo Jimenez trade, predicting series outcomes and the current state of the Indians farm system.  Anyway, here is the episode recorded on April 30th. Enjoy!
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