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Columbus Clippers Update

The Columbus Clippers are 12 games into their 2015 season and are currently sitting at 6-6, having a season that has been eerily similar to their big brother up I-71 in Cleveland. Like the Indians, the Clippers are loaded with talent throughout their lineup. Like the Indians, the Clippers have been getting some outstanding performances from the starting pitchers. Also like the Indians...
Via Burning River Baseball
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Could 2015 Be the Season Armstrong has been Waiting for?

Shawn Armstrong had been compared to Cody Allen, expected to rise through the Indians’ system with the same speed and talent. Progressive Field was Armstrong’s goal in 2013, though injury deterred him. In 2014, Armstrong and Kyle Crockett were the Akron RubberDuck’s go-to relievers at the start of the season, though Crockett received the coveted promotion to the big leagues...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
March 01, 2015  |  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...
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November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians fill out 40-man roster

The Indians have added pitchers Ryan Anderson, Shawn Armstrong and Ryan Merritt along with infielder Giovanny Urshela and catcher Tony Wolters to fill out their 40-man roster. After being the organization's Minor League Pitcher of the Year in 2013, Anderson went 4-11 with a 5.44 ERA in 25 starts this past season with Akron. Baseball America recently named the right-hander the 10th...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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?
July 16, 2014  |  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. He only...
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

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