MATT LAPORTA RUMORS & GOSSIP
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.
Matt LaPorta (1B, Columbus): 2-for-4, 1 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 1 SO.
It is starting to feel a little bit like The X-Files up in here: I want to believe in LaPorta. I really do. How could...
The IBI's Steve Orbanek returns with his latest edition of Then & Now, which looks at Matt LaPorta this week. LaPorta has had a storied career for the Indians, both at the minor and Major League level. What does the future hold for LaPorta? And could he possibly have a future with the Indians? Steve ponders after the jump.
It appears we missed the memo on Tuesday, but we wanted to be sure to cover it today on Thanksgiving.
Earlier in the week, the Cleveland Indians announced a flurry of roster moves pertaining to the official 40-man as the Rule 5 Draft approaches on Dec. 6. Most notably, first baseman/outfielder Matt LaPorta was outrighted to Triple-A Columbus, ending his reign as an official member...
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Cleveland Indians outrighted disappointing Matt LaPorta to Triple-A Columbus and added four players to their 40-man roster. LaPorta hasn't lived up to expectations since he was acquired in 2008 from Milwaukee as part of the trade for ace CC Sabathia.
LaPorta began last season in the minors after undergoing hip surgery. He batted .241 with one homer and...
The Cleveland Indians outrighted disappointing Matt LaPorta to Triple-A Columbus and added four players to their 40-man roster.
LaPorta hasn't lived up to expectations since he was acquired in 2008 from Milwaukee as part of the trade for ace CC Sabathia. LaPorta began last season in the minors after undergoing hip surgery. He batted .241 with one homer and five RBIs in 22 games...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2012
The Cleveland Indians have announced that first baseman/outfielder
Matt LaPorta underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left hip Thursday, reports
Jordan Bastian of MLB.com.
The Indians announced Friday
that LaPorta underwent a left hip arthroscopy Thursday in Nashville, Tenn., and
will need three to four months for recovery and rehab. Barring any setbacks,
Indians infielder Matt LaPorta has had surgery on his left hip.
LaPorta had the procedure on Thursday in Nashville, Tenn. The Indians said LaPorta, who spent most of last season at Triple-A Columbus, had a ''debridement'' of his left hip joint. LaPorta will need three to four months to recover and is expected to be unrestricted for the beginning of exhibition play...
Via AP on Fox
October 19, 2012
Cleveland Indians first baseman Matt LaPorta underwent a left hip arthroscopy Thursday morning in Nashville, TN. The procedure was performed by Dr. Thomas Byrd of the Nashville Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center where Byrd performed a debridement of the left hip joint.
The Indians expect LaPorta’s recovery and rehab to take 3-to-4 months with the expectation Matt will be...
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Matt LaPorta clubs one of his two home runs on Monday
He’s doing it again, folks. And so many of you are falling for it.
Good old Matt LaPorta. The one-time top 10 MLB prospect who was the crown jewel of the CC Sabathia trade back in 2008 is dominating AAA pitching once again and trying to make his way back to the big leagues. He’s on his last legs in the organization that wanted...