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GIOVANNY URSHELA RUMORS

Ursula, Merritt honored as Indians' top minor-leaguers

The Indians have named Giovanny Urshela and Ryan Merritt as the top minor-league players in their system for last season. Urshela will receive the Lou Boudreau Award, which is given to the top organizational position player. The 23-year old infielder split last season between Double-A Akron and Triple-A Columbus, batting .280. He led the organization in runs scored (78), was second...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Indians Injury Update: Giovanny Urshela will not need surgery on knee

The Cleveland Indians finished third in the American League Central with 85 wins in 2014. Looking forward the Indians, who were slightly above the middle of the pack in runs scored and ERA, need only to tweak the roster to contend next season. One player the Indians could count on in the near future is prospect Giovanny Urshela, who is dealing with a knee problem which cost...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

MRI reveals PCL sprain for Urshela, expected to be ready for the season

The Indians received some good news on Friday in regards to the health of Giovanny Urshela. Urshela arrived in Cleveland on Thursday and night and was examined at the Cleveland Clinic on Friday by Dr. Rick Parker. Urshela injured his left knee while running the bases last week in a winter league game in Venezuela. An MRI confirmed a sprain of the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians add five minor leaguers to 40-man roster

Each November, Major League Baseball teams are faced with the difficult task of protecting certain players from the consequences of the Rule 5 draft. On Thursday, the Cleveland Indians were one of the first teams to announce their protected players. In total, the Indians are protecting five prized minor leagues by adding them to their official 40-man roster. The five players are...
Via Waiting For Next Year
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians Injury Update: Prospect Giovanny Urshela dealing with knee problem

The Cleveland Indians finished third in the American League Central with 85 wins in 2014. Looking forward the Indians, who were slightly above the middle of the pack in runs scored and ERA, need only to tweak the roster to contend next season. One player the Indians could count on in the near future is prospect Giovanny Urshela, who is dealing with a knee problem and could miss...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: November 17, 2014 - Urshela faces surgery

Around the Farm (ATF) takes a quick look at some of yesterday’s performances by Indians prospects throughout the system. This is a special fall and winter ball version of ATF that recaps all the offseason action by Indians players in the Arizona Fall League (AFL) and the Caribbean Leagues. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday’s game. Note,...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: November 16, 2014 - Urshela injured

Around the Farm (ATF) takes a quick look at some of yesterday’s performances by Indians prospects throughout the system. This is a special fall and winter ball version of ATF that recaps all the offseason action by Indians players in the Arizona Fall League (AFL) and the Caribbean Leagues. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday’s game. According...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Urshela and Lindor: Teammates and Friends

Fans, players, coaches, family, and friends. A lot of people were excited when they found out Indians’ top prospect Franciso Lindor was promoted to Triple-A Columbus. But one person was arguably more excited than anyone else about the news. Columbus Clippers third baseman Giovanny Urshela. “Yeah, very excited to see him here at the next level,” Urshela said. “I’m very excited...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Added Strength Paying Off Big for Urshela

Columbus Clippers third baseman Giovanny Urshela has always been known for his stellar defense and gun-slinging arm, but it’s his power numbers at the plate that are raising eyebrows this season. As of June 12, the 22-year-old from Cartagena, Colombia leads the Cleveland Indians minor league organization with 61 runs batted in and ranks third in home runs with 13. Through 88 games...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 IBI Top 50 Prospects: #36 3B Giovanny Urshela

The IBI's 2014 Indians Top 50 Prospect countdown continues with third baseman Giovanny Urshela. Urshela has been one of the Indians best young prospects for the past few years and has shown some good bat-to-ball ability and impressive defensive skills at the hot corner. In this detailed scouting report, the IBI's Tony Lastoria looks at his strengths as a hitter and defender, the...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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