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RubberDucks Help West to Win in Eastern League All-Star Game

Some of the best and brightest prospects at the Double-A level shined Wednesday evening in the Eastern League All-Star Game at People’s Natural Gas Field in Altoona, Pennsylvania. The difference was a grand slam home run from Detroit Tigers’ prospect Steven Moya that was so big it took a roller coaster to knock it down. The fifth inning slam gave the Western Division a 5-2 victory...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Getting to know your prospects: Shawn Armstrong

Name: Shawn Armstrong Position: Right-handed starting pitcher Current team: Double-A Akron RubberDucks Age: 22 Height: 6'2" Weight: 210 Bats: Right Throws: Right Facts & Info: Armstrong was selected in the 18th round of the 2011 Draft out of East Carolina University. He was originally drafted out of high school by the Houston Astros in the 33rd round of the 2008 Draft...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 Prospects for June 2014

With the draft occurring earlier this month, things are starting to heat up in the minors with the Scrappers starting within the past week and the Arizona League Indians starting soon. This will be the last month with just the AAA, AA, Advanced A and A levels covered. The Indians minor league teams to this point have been playing far below expectations, with just the Rubber Ducks...
Via Burning River Baseball
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

RubberDucks hang on for dear life in 5-4 win at Altoona

ALTOONA, PA – Funny thing in baseball. You never know when a one-run game is going to break out.   That was the last thing the Akron RubberDucks were expecting as Friday night’s game with Altoona went to the bottom of the ninth with Akron holding a 5-1 lead in the series opener at People’s Natural Gas Field. After all, the Curve had been held to just one run on the night...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 IBI Top 50 Prospects: #43 RHP Shawn Armstrong

The IBI's 2014 Indians Top 50 Prospect countdown continues with right-handed reliever Shawn Armstrong. Armstrong took a step back last season thanks to an injury which forced him to miss most of the first half of the season and also some delivery adjustments which affected his performance, but he finished strong and looks ready for a bounce back 2014 campaign. In this detailed...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Armstrong's season derailed by injury, but he's still on right track

Professional baseball bears witness to an inevitable path of highs and lows. Players fall victim to the unsympathetic elements of the game beyond their control. Muscles pull, hitting slumps smite, and pitches sometimes hang a little too high. The potential obstacles and setbacks are immeasurable, but mental fortitude and relentless work ethic are the groundwork for resurrection....
Via Indians Baseball Insider
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor Happenings: Prospect whereabouts and more

In today’s special edition of Minor Happenings, Tony provides a ton of updates and comments from the Indians front office on the likes of Shawn Morimando, Eric Haase, Cody Penny, Louis Head, Caleb Hamrick, Luis Lugo and others, finds out what Clint Frazier is up to and when he will make his pro debut, provides a ton of injury updates on the likes of Alex Monsalve, LeVon Washington...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
June 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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