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What’s Past is Prologue…Maybe

In one of the least heralded of his latest flurry of transactions, the M’s picked up right-handed reliever Shawn Armstrong from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for some of the international bonus pool spending authority they’d accumulated to try and sign Shohei Otani. Armstrong has never started, and though he bounced around the fringes of the Indians’ top 20 list, the sense that...
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December 22, 2017

Armstrong deal adds to Tribe's bullpen needs

The Indians are in the market for bullpen help this winter, and that became even more of a necessity following a trade made on Wednesday at the Winter Meetings. Cleveland announced that it dealt right-hander Shawn Armstrong to the Mariners in exchange for $500,000 in bonus pool money for the 2017-18 international signing period.
December 13, 2017

Name to Know: Shawn Armstrong

One of the offseason questions the Cleveland Indians need to address is who will help make up the relief corps for the coming season. One potential answer to that looming question is right-hander Shawn Armstrong, one of the names that Tribe fans may need to know for the years to come. Armstrong joined the Indians organization in 2011 when the club selected him in the 18th round of...
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November 19, 2015  |  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 before...
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March 01, 2015  |  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...
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July 16, 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...
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June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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