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Louisville Bats make history in monumental comeback

The Triple-A Louisville Bats made history Tuesday night and not exactly in a good way.All was well for the Bats through the first few frames as they jumped out to an 8-0 lead against the Norfolk Tides. At this point, the Bats looked to be on their way to an easy win. But then came the fifth inning that will go down in the record books as one of the worst in franchise history.This...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

On Black Friday, Orioles still waiting on high-priced free-agent pitchers

Today is Black Friday, and some of you might still be defrosting from a night of waiting in line outside your local Best Buy to get that coveted flat-screen television to replace the one you got this time last year. Or maybe you saw the lines at the local mall and just turned around and headed home. While we’re on the topic, let’s gather around the hot stove, warm up and have...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

MLB News and Rumors: Wilson nearing deal with Detroit?

With the offseason now in full spring, news will continue to become more and more frequent. In this new MLB News and Notes segment, I will be giving occasional reports on the latest news and rumors throughout the MLB. I also will try to tweet news and rumors as I see them, so feel free to follow me on Twitter: @ajnicholsIBI. Here are the stories from Monday, November 25th. Top Stories...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

MLB News: Indians DFA Tyler Cloyd; Baltimore claims Cord Phelps

The Cleveland Indians designated pitcher Tyler Cloyd for assignment today and the Baltimore Orioles announced that they have claimed former Indians infielder Cord Phelps. Cloyd, 26, hast not pitched in the Indians organization. He was oddly claimed off waivers from the Philadelphia Phillies organization just before the AL Wild Card game on Oct. 3. The right-handed reliever had a...
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November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles claim Phelps off waivers, Indians DFA Cloyd

The Indians made it official on Monday with the signing of outfielder David Murphy to a two year $12 million contract with a club option for a third year. The deal will pay him $5.5 million in 2014 and $6.0 million in 2015, and includes a club option for $7 million in 2016 with a $500K buyout. To make room on the 40-man roster for Murphy the Indians designated right-handed pitcher Tyler...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Orioles claim Cord Phelps off waivers from Indians

getty images The Baltimore Orioles have claimed infielder Cord Phelps off waivers from the Cleveland Indians. Phelps, 26, has appeared in 53 games over the last three seasons compiling a 1.59/.221/.248 line with two homes runs and 11 RBI. In Baltimore he will complete for a spot on the Opening Day roster. The Orioles have claimed INF Cord Phelps off of waivers from Cleveland. The...
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November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Indians add five players to 40-man roster

The Cleveland Indians today announced that they have added right-handed pitcher Bryan Price, right-handed pitcher Austin Adams, infielder Erik Gonzalez, first baseman Jesus Aguilar and outfielder Carlos Moncrief to the 40-man roster. To make room on the roster, they have designated infielder Cord Phelps for assignment. The roster is currently full at 40 players. Price, 27, enjoyed...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

MLB News: Indians activate four players from 60-day DL

The Indians announced earlier this morning that they’ve activated four players off the 60-day disabled list. The team’s roster now stands at 36 men at the start of the free agency period. The four players were: lefty pitcher Scott Barnes, righty reliever Frank Herrmann, catcher Lou Marson and infielder Cord Phelps. Barnes, 26, appeared in six games for Cleveland and 23 games...
Via Waiting For Next Year
November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Ranking the final 2013 Cleveland Indians' roster: Part one

Playoff baseball returned to Cleveland this year as Terry Francona and company surged to a 92-70 record and a berth in the wild card playoff game. That berth makes 2013 a success for Cleveland, even though the team lost in the one-game playoff. Given where this team was at the end of last year, the turnaround is just tremendous. As I do at the end of every year, here is the ranking...
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October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Sailing with the Clippers: 2013 season in review

The Columbus Clippers finished in second place in the International League West (nine games behind Indianapolis) with a 71-73 record under first-year manager Chris Tremie. They made a late season push for the playoffs in August but ultimately fell six contests short of the Wildcard. Considering the plethora of injuries this team faced as well as the seemingly constant overturn with...
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September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Ranking the 2013 Cleveland Indians' roster at the stretch run

With the calendar turning to September, Cleveland remains in playoff contention with a 71-64 record. Sure, the team has its issues, but anyone would have taken this before the season. It is September 1 and Cleveland could make the playoffs. That's amazing considering where the team was last August. I previously ranked the roster before the season, at the 40-game mark, and at...
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September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Phelps is learning new positions to add to utility resume

With two Triple-A National Championships and a Columbus Clippers record under his belt Cord Phelps has made his mark during his four seasons at Huntington Park. Phelps has grown up in the Indians system and has continued to improve every year in different aspects of his game. With a resume a mile long, he is learning to play a few new positions this season. Phelps has mostly played...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
July 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor Happenings: The Price is right in Columbus

There are all sorts of goodies in this week’s Minor Happenings report. Tony takes a look at the strides that Triple-A Columbus right-handed reliever Bryan Price has made and if he is on the major league radar, he puts versatile Low-A Lake County infielder Erik Gonzalez under the prospect microscope, he provides a ton of comments from the front office on players up and down the...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Ranking the 2013 Cleveland Indians' roster at the All-Star break

With Tony out of town, I am filling in the Tribe Happenings spot with my Ranking the Roster piece. I previously ranked the roster before the season and at the 40-game mark, so click on those links if you want to check them out. Since this is a long piece -- Cleveland already used 40 different players in 2013! -- let us dive right in to the 50-win Cleveland Indians. #40 Brett...
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July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Around The Farm: June 29, 2013

Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday’s performances by Indians prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday’s game. Joe Wendle (2B, Carolina Mudcats): 2-for-2, 2 R, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 1 BB. Wendle is in some kind of zone at the plate right now. He hit his fourth home run in his last eight games, and his...
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June 30, 2013  |  Discuss

IBI Stock Watch: June 2013 Part 1

With the Single-A All Star break behind us and the start of short season leagues now in full swing, it is a good time to take stock in how several Indians prospects are either raising or lowering their prospect value halfway through the 2013 season. Today, Tony takes a look at some of those showings at the Triple-A Columbus and Double-A Akron levels, including the likes of Cord...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

While We’re Waiting… The first Noel? (Sorry, that was terrible.)

“While We’re Waiting” serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. On the 2003 draft- “Chris Tomasson (Nuggets beat writer, Rocky Mountain News): (Cavaliers owner) Gordon Gund seemed a bit apprehensive. He ate dinner with some media...
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June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Clippers rally late for an 8-7 walkoff win

COLUMBUS- After remaining behind the entire game the Columbus Clippers rallied in the ninth inning for their second win of the series on Sunday, an 8-7 victory against the Lehigh Valley Ironpigs. The Ironpigs took control in the first inning, taking advantage of Clippers starter Trevor Bauer’s off speed arsenal. Leading off for Lehigh Valley, Jermaine Mitchell tripled on a line...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: June 22, 2013

Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday’s performances by Indians prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday’s game. Jerrud Sabourin (1B, Carolina Mudcats): 4-for-4, 1 2B, 1 BB. Anyone who knows me, knows that one of my flaws is I love a good underdog story. Well, let’s be honest, there is arguably...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
June 23, 2013  |  Discuss

IronPigs slip past Clippers 4-2

COLUMBUS- The Clippers dropped their sixth-straight game Friday after failing to take full advantage of a one-out bases loaded situation in the bottom of the ninth in a 4-2 loss to the Lehigh Valley IronPigs.   Columbus center fielder Matt Carson started off the inning with a leadoff walk. After designated hitter Jeremy Hermida flew out to left field, second baseman Cord Phelps arched...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
June 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Around The Farm: June 20, 2013

Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday’s performances by Indians prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday’s game. Note that Carolina was off. Eric Haase (C, Lake County): 3-for-5, 3 R, 2 HR, 3 RBI With two more home runs Thursday, Haase continued to show the power that makes him standout as a prospect...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Clippers shut out 3-0 as Red Sox sweep series

COLUMBUS- The Pawtucket Red Sox left Huntington Park with their fourth win of the series Thursday night, completing their sweep of the Clippers with a 3-0 victory. Brandon Workman started the game for the Red Sox. Workman pitched seven scoreless innings for the Sox, only giving up four hits to Columbus. T.J. House faced Workman Thursday night, pitching six innings. House allowed...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Sailing with the Clippers: 6/13/13 - 6/19/13

Just when Clippers fans didn’t think it could get any worse, it did. Yet again, Columbus finished the week with a losing record (2-5) and have plummeted to 34-39 overall. After splitting a four-game series at Charlotte, the Clippers have lost three in a row to the Pawtucket Red Sox and are in danger of getting swept for the fifth time this season. Columbus has sank to third place...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Columbus falls 3-2 in ninth

COLUMBUS- After coming back from a 2-0 deficit in the bottom of the sixth inning to tie the game, the Columbus Clippers suffered a defensive meltdown in the ninth to hand the Pawtucket Red Sox a 3-2 win Tuesday. Clipper closer Preston Guilmet had a runner on first with two outs in the bottom of the ninth before three fielding errors paved the way for a Pawtucket victory. With one...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

PawSox blank Clippers 4-0

COLUMBUS- The Clippers lead the International League in runners left on base and they definitely demonstrated that Monday as they were shutout by the Pawtucket Red Sox in a 4-0 affair at Huntington Park.   The Pawtucket pitching silenced the Clipper bats all night long in a masterful three-hit performance. They held Columbus hitless in nine attempts with runners in scoring position...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
June 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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