Zimmer’s Power Could Surge Prospect through Tribe System

By definition, a prospect is someone with potential, yet some work to do before becoming a finished product. It should come as no surprise then, Indians first round pick Bradley Zimmer is one of the team’s top prospects. Last June the Indians selected Zimmer 23rd overall in the First Year Player Draft. The three-year starter at the University of San Francisco follows in the footsteps...
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February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

A Promising Season Ended Too Soon for the RubberDucks

After an offseason of rebranding, fresh faces, and boat load of renovations, the Double-A Akron RubberDucks came into the season with a promising season ahead of them. In his inaugural season as the RubberDucks manager, Dave Wallace looked on to lead what could have been one of the best Cleveland Indians minor league team in recent history. Unfortunately, the season ended earlier...
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Clippers and RubberDucks Each Lose Friday, Facing Playoff Elimination

Durham Takes Early Lead, Hangs on to Control Series; Bulls 3, Clippers 2 After losing a heartbreaker on Thursday night in the ninth inning, the Columbus Clippers fell behind early on Friday night. Spotting Durham three runs in the first two innings was enough for the Bulls to hang on to a 3-2 victory and now lead the series, 2-1. Columbus will try to fight off elimination this afternoon...
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September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Going the Extra Myles to Get Back to Akron

The Akron RubberDucks have certainly gone through their trials and tribulations this season. After starting off the year being one of the best teams in the Eastern League Western Division, they’ve seen their record drop and have had a hard time putting any type of win streak together to try and fight their way back. They’ve seen their top three offensive producers in Francisco...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

RubberDucks Strive For The Post Season Heading Into the Second Half

With the All-Star break closing in this week, it’s time to take a moment to look over what has been nothing less than an awesome first half for the Akron RubberDucks. After changing the name from the Akron Aeros to the RubberDucks prior to this season, owner Ken Babby along with manager Dave Wallace were looking to bring some new life to this Akron team. Aside from all the new...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Freak Injuries Have Forced Restructure of the RubberDucks

It hurts when your team loses one of the key members of the lineup. When you lose the top three hitters though, that can be detrimental to a team. The Akron RubberDucks are experiencing firsthand what this feels like. Currently, the RubberDucks have lost the 1, 2, and 3 hitters in their lineup. Those players being leadoff man Tyler Naquin, shortstop Francisco Lindor, and second basemen...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Getting to know your prospects: Bryson Myles

Name: Bryson Myles Position: Outfielder Current team: Double-A Akron RubberDucks Age: 24 Height: 5'11" Weight: 230 Bats: Right Throws: Right Facts & Info: Myles was selected in the 6th round of the 2011 Draft out of Stephen F. Austin University (TX). He received a scholarship offer out of high school to play linebacker at TCU, but that scholarship was later pulled by the TCU...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor League Report: Akron RubberDucks

The minor league season has been interrupted several times over the first two weeks because of weather, and Double-A Akron has seen their fair share of cancellations and weather delays that have resulted in several doubleheaders and rescheduled games in the early going. Here is an overview of how things are going for the RubberDucks in the early going. Just the Facts Akron (6-7)...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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