Bradley Zimmer hits his 13th homer for Akron and Lake County walks off It was a very exciting day for Tribe affiliates yesterday as they went 4-1 overall and probably should have been 5-0. Home runs were in fashion as Ronny Rodriguez decided to collect two for Triple-A Columbus while Bradley Zimmer and Nellie Rodriguez smashed one each for Akron and Tyler Krieger hit a dinger for...
A pair of dominant pitching outings also helped the Tribe farm teams bring home wins. Even though Ronny Rodriguez hit a grand slam for the Columbus Clippers and Jeremy Lucas did the same for the Akron RubberDucks, the real story of the night was a pair of great pitching outings from two players could find themseleves in the majors eventually. Shawn Morimando started the impressive...
There’s a new big guy in Akron. For a team that had very little power production during the first month of the season, they have now been supplied with yet another big bat from High-A Lynchburg. This time it’s in the form of right handed hitting first basemen Nellie Rodriguez. Rodriguez, 21, was drafted by the Indians in the 15th round of the June Amateur MLB draft out of George...
Ronny Rodriguez returns to the Akron RubberDucks after recovering from wrist injury suffered during spring training.
Via The Plain Dealer
June 12, 2015
Three days, that’s all it took for the RubberDucks to lose arguably their three best players. Wednesday June 25, Indians top prospect and current RubberDuck shortstop Francisco Lindor took a bad hop on the infield directly to his face and suffered a small non-displaced nasal fracture. The good news on Lindor is he should only be out for 7-10 days. Thursday June 26, second baseman...
Who’s on first? Well for the RubberDucks this year, there have been a couple of guys that have spent some time there. Between Bryan LaHair, Jake Lowery, and Audy Ciriaco they’ve all spent a decent amount of time manning first. There has been one guy though that has stood out among the rest. A player who, prior to this season, has never spent much time playing the position, especially...
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