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The WAR Room: The 2014 Carolina Mudcats season in review

The WAR Room is back again, bringing you the 2014 advanced stats for every Cleveland minor leaguer. With the minor league seasons coming to an end, today we start bringing you seasons in review, starting with the 2014 Carolina Mudcats. This week we will focus on the Mudcats' pitchers before recapping the hitters next week. Of course, it is always important to keep context in...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mudcats drop sixth straight, lose to Nationals 6-5

WOODBRIDGE, VA — A frustrating spell for the Carolina Mudcats continued Sunday as they fell to the Potomac Nationals 6-5 in eleven innings. Oscar Tejada’s walk off homer to left, his second long ball of the night, completed the series sweep for Potomac and handed the Mudcats their sixth consecutive defeat. Clayton Cook (2-4, 5.18) was tagged with the loss for his role in the...
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July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Cook is settling in after long return from shoulder surgery

High-A Carolina right-handed pitcher Clayton Cook is someone who came out of high school with good prospect pedigree when the Indians selected him in the ninth round of the 2008 Draft. He quickly asserted himself as one of the Indians best young pitching prospects, but early in the 2012 season some persistent pain in his right shoulder changed his career outlook like the snap of...
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July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Mudcats Notebook: Sulser brings smarts, poise to mound

This incarnation of the Carolina Mudcats have been difficult to figure out. One week, the team will reel off five wins in a row, and the next, they will trade victories with losses and finish under .500 for the week. This was one of those weeks, as the team went 3-4, but took two of three in Myrtle Beach, the first half division winners. This week, the Mudcats will be at home for...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Mudcats demolished by Wilmington Blue Rocks, 9-2

ZEBULON, N.C. –– The Carolina Mudcats suffered a 9-2 defeat at the hands of the Wilmington Blue Rocks on Tuesday night at Five County Stadium. The Blue Rocks used a big first inning to jump out to an early lead that they held for the remainder of the game. Manager Scooter Tucker lamented on the costly first inning and the tough home loss after the game. "After the first...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Around The Farm: July 14, 2014

Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday’s performances by Cleveland prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday’s game.  Alex Lavisky (Akron, C) - 2-5, 1 R, 1 2B, 1 HR, 3 RBI Lavisky had a rare big day at the plate and made the most of it.  His first multi-hit game in two weeks was highlighted by...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Mudcats come up just short vs. Red Sox, lose 3-2

ZEBULON, NC -- A late rally from the Carolina Mudcats fell short as the Salem Red Sox escaped Five County Stadium with a 3-2 win on Saturday night. After trailing by two runs for most of the game, the Mudcats began to fight their way back in the final two frames. In the bottom of the eighth, Yhoxian Medina earned a leadoff walk and used his speed to steal second base to give Carolina...
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July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The WAR Room: Merritt continues to dominate in Carolina

The WAR Room is back again, bringing you the 2014 advanced stats for every Cleveland minor leaguer. After looking at the hitters last week, today we focus on the pitchers. It is still early enough that there is some noise in the numbers, but at this point in the season, we are starting to see some interesting trends emerge. Of course, it is always important to keep context in mind...
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June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Mudcats split doubleheader with Blue Rocks

WILMINGTON, DE — The Carolina Mudcats and Wilmington Blue Rocks split a doubleheader Friday after rain postponed the series’ opening game originally scheduled for Thursday. Wilmington shutout the Mudcats 6-0 in game one, but Carolina was able to salvage a split after an extra frame squeaking out a 4-3 win in game two. The Mudcats fell behind quickly in game one and never recovered...
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: June 7, 2014

Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday’s performances by Cleveland prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday’s game. Logan Vick (Lake County, RF) - 2-3, 1 2B, 4 RBI, 1 BB, 1 CS - Wow!  This was an outing that was easily the best one of the night in the org, and not just because of the lack of...
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Mudcats Notebook: Morimando is showing a lot of progress

A rough stretch of the season for the Carolina Mudcats continued for another week as the team went just 2-5 on the week. The Mudcats finished off a series with the Wilmington Blue Rocks by losing the first two before taking the finale at home. Carolina then traveled to Myrtle Beach for the first time in 2014 and lost three of four. The Winston Salem Dash came to Zebulon for the first...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: May 30, 2014

Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday’s performances by Cleveland prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday’s game. Danny Salazar (Columbus, SP) - L (0-3), 4.2 IP, 11 H, 3 R (all earned), 2 BB, 5 K, 1 HR allowed, 3 WP - Salazar is actually posting worse numbers in AAA ball. He is now 0-3 with...
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May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians prospect returns after long road back from shoulder surgery

High-A Carolina right-handed pitcher Clayton Cook is someone who came out of high school with good prospect pedigree when the Indians selected him in the ninth round of the 2008 Draft. He quickly asserted himself as one of the Indians' best young pitching prospects, but early in the 2012 season some persistent pain in his right shoulder changed his career outlook like the snap...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: May 21, 2014

Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday’s performances by Cleveland prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday’s game. Note that Columbus was off Wednesday. Dorssys Paulino (LF, Lake County): 3-for-5, 1 R, 1 2B, 1 RBI, 1 CS It has been so far, so good on Paulino's transition to the outfield as...
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May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

2013 Goodyear Notebook: March 18th

Tony chimes in with another notebook on several things he learned at Indians minor league camp on Monday. He spoke to right-hander D.J. Brown and got an update on his recovery, he spoke to the front office and received several updates on a few high profile 2012 Draft picks, recorded several radar gun readings, and he has all sorts of updates on the status of Bo Greenwell, Clayton...
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March 19, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Indians Top 60 Prospects: #47 RHP Clayton Cook

The IBI's 2013 Indians Top 60 Prospect countdown continues on with right-handed starting pitcher Clayton Cook. Cook suffered an injury last season that resulted in an abrupt end to his season and had several setbacks in his return and finally ended up having surgery. Tony gives the details on how serious the injury was, how long he could be out, how his prospect value has changed...
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January 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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