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Frazier Homers, Captains and Clippers Win in Playoff Wednesday Playoff Action

Captains Clip Silver Hawks in Three Game Series; Captains 6, Silver Hawks 2 They looked like a new team on the field Wednesday night in Eastlake, and with good reason. The Lake County Captains, who finished last in the Midwest League, delivered a game filled with hard hits, good defense, and strong pitching, to earn a 6-2 win in the first of their three-game playoff series against...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
26 days ago  |  Discuss

This Is Next Year: A Look At The Indians Affilaiates In The Playoffs.

Here are clippings from the Indians affiliates that are in the post season. Both the Clippers and Captains won while the Duck lost. Clippers 9 Durham Bulls 4 (Clippers lead 1-0) David Murphy, on a rehab assignment from the big league club, hit the first of three home runs that helped the Clippers top the Durham Bulls 9-4 in the opening game of the semifinals of the Internationalâ...
Via Burning River Baseball
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers bomb Durham in series opener, 9-4

The Clippers kicked off the playoffs with a dominating win Wednesday night, overcoming the Durham Bulls 9-4. Within the first two innings the Clippers put up three runs thanks to two homers. David Murphy cracked a two-run homer out to right field in the bottom of the first to take the lead. With no answer from the Bulls, Matt Carson went yard in the bottom of the second to further...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers Notebook: Clippers set for start of IL playoffs

  The week that was Monday started with a bang thanks to the first walk-off home run since 2011.  Jesus Aguilar launched the three-run game winner in the tenth inning off of Josh Kinney.  Aguilar had five hits, including the homer, two doubles, four runs batted in and scored three runs.  Not to be outdone, Matt Carson also contributed five hits including a homer in the...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: August 27, 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. Francisco Mejia (C, Mahoning Valley): 4-for-5, 1 R, 1 2B, 1 3B, 5 RBI, 1 SB Wednesday was a big day for Mejia, as the top-five prospect in the system not only went off at the plate...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnson's four RBI night leads Clippers to 9-4 win

Elliot Johnson's four RBI night led the Clippers to a 9-4 win over the Mud Hens, one night after clinching the International League West. With Toru Murata (4-3) on the mound a ground-rule double in the first put Toledo up 1-0 going into the second. The lead was short lived as in the top of the second Johnson sent a ball deep into center field bringing both Matt Carson and Carlos...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: August 26, 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. Zach McAllister (SP, Columbus): W (7-1), 7.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R/ER, 1 BB, 8 K. McAllister continues to dominate inColumbus going six or more innings and allowing no more than three runs...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Clippers late homers propel them to 11-9 win over Indians

The Clippers and Indianapolis Indians needed extra innings to determine a winner on Monday night. In the bottom of the tenth the Clippers were down 9-7 when Dusty Brown stepped to the plate and hit a home run to left field to cut the deficit down to one run.  With runners on the corners and two outs Jesus Aguilar came through for Columbus going yard to left field for a walkoff three...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

8 run 1st sparks Columbus Clippers in 11-6 win against Toledo

COLUMBUS, Ohio –– With two on at the top of the first Giovanny Urshela went yard to left field for a three run blast, putting the Clippers up 3-0. Columbus cruised through Monday night's game, winning 11-6.  After putting up five more runs in the first the Clippers had a nice cushion for starter Gabriel Arias. Top of the third and the Mudhens came back. A single homer...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: August 13, 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, Double-A Akron was postponed because of rain. Ryan Merritt (SP, Carolina, second game): W (12-3), 7.0 IP, 5 H, 2 R (1 ER), 0 BB, 5 K, 1 HR. Merritt continues todominate Carolina...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Clippers extend streak to four, beat RailRiders 5-3

COLUMBUS, OH – The Clippers racked up their fourth win against the Scranton RailRiders Saturday night. One game away from the sweep, Columbus took the victory 5-3. Toru Murata started on the mound for the Clippers and the RailRiders jumped on the board eRly in the first. After giving up a initial single to Antoan Richardson, Richardson stole second with one out. Murata let up...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Clippers rally falls just short as Bats prevail, 5-4

COLUMBUS, OH – The reinforcements arrived on Friday night at Huntington Park, but it was not enough as the Columbus Clippers (59-55) lost the series finale 5-4 to the Louisville Bats (56-58) in front of 10,600 in attendance.  With the loss, the Clippers finished off a 2-5 home stand.  Columbus found themselves in a pretty big hole early on after Gabriel Arias gave up a pair...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: July 25, 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, rookie level Arizona was off on Friday. Justin Masterson (Columbus, SP) - 6.2 IP, 4 H, 5 R (all earned), 6 BB, 4 K, 1 WP -Masterson looked a lot more like Injured Masterson...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Indians CF Chase d'Arnaud went over the fence to bring a HR back

Indianapolis Indians (Triple-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates) center fielder Chase d'Arnaud went over the fence to bring Matt Carson's would-be home run back over the weekend.Not even close to what Madison Mallards left fielder Troy Bacon did.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Indians' Chase D'Arnaud Robs Home Run With Insane Catch

Indianapolis Indians (Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate) outfielder Chase D'Arnaud put together a very nice Minor League Baseball 'Catch of the Year' candidate on Sunday against the Columbus Clippers (Cleveland Indians'affiliate) in Triple-A action. The Clippers' Matt Carson thought he'd hit a home run, but D'Arnaud had other ideas. Watch D'Arnaud scale...
Via Sharapova's Thigh
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Offensive explosion powers Clippers to 9-5 win

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – The All-Star Break is a much-needed rest for all players, but it can be even more beneficial if a team ends the season’s first half with a win.   On Sunday afternoon, the Columbus Clippers (53-46) did just that by beating the Indianapolis Indians (53-46) by a score of 9-5 to enter the break on a high. The visiting Clippers scored first. Matt Carson andÂ...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Clippers sweep doubleheader against Indians

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - The Clippers walked away with two wins after Saturday's doubleheader with the Indianapolis Indians. After taking the first game 4-3, Jordan Cooper made his triple-A debut and led Columbus to a 2-1 win in game two. Cooper went 4.2 innings allowing just one hit and three walks. The righty also fanned three in his outing. Cooper held a 4.37 ERA while in double...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Clippers beat Mudhens in thriller, 6-5

COLUMBUS, OH - Danny Salazar took the mound for the Clippers Saturday night, after a career-high 105 pitches during his last outing. The righty was shaky however, pitching six innings and allowing four runs on five hits. Salazar did fan his fair share of Toledo Mudhens with nine strikeouts on the night. Columbus claimed the win at home 6-5 against the Mudhens for their second win...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Columbus Clippers blanked by Syracuse Chiefs, 5-0

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Recent roster moves put the Columbus Clippers in a bind Monday night as they were forced to send lefty relieverScott Barnes to the mound to make the start. Columbus was shut out by the Syracuse Chiefs, losing 5-0. Barnes got into immediate trouble, he walked the leadoff hitter, followed by a sac bunt to put the runner on second. Barnes gave up a line drive over...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Around The Farm: May 16, 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. Bryan LaHair (Akron, 1B) - 4-6, 2 R, 1 2B, 5 RBI While I realize that this is a performance by a guy with significant major league experience facing Double-A pitching, the extent...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: May 15, 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 Carolina was rained out Thursday and Akron had the day off. Scott Barnes (RP, Columbus): 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 6 SO There was a time where Barnes was a top-10 prospect...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Sailing with the Clippers: Carson enjoying some home cooking

The Week that Was The Clippers returned home on Monday from an even 4-4 road trip to take the first three games from the Rochester Red Wings (Twins). On Monday, they came off the mat following a fourth inning grand slam that cost starter Tyler Cloyd an opportunity at a much needed win.  Matt Carson hit the game winning two-run home run in the eighth. Kyle Davies introduced...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Carson, Clippers rally to beat Red Wings 5-3

COLUMBUS, OH – Matt Carson’s two-run homer in the seventh inning ended up being the difference as the Columbus Clippers (15-15) took the second game of their four-game series 5-3 against the Rochester Red Wings (16-14) Tuesday night at Huntington Park.  Carson’s home run was proceeded by a RBI double off the bat of Giovanny Urshela that gave the Clippers their first lead of...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: May 5, 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. Brian Ruiz (RP, Lake County) and Cody Ferrell (RP, Lake County):1.2 IP, 2 H, 2 R/ER, 6 BB, 1 K.  This was a game that would just never end. Both teams scored early and the score...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Columbus Clippers in back-and-forth battle against Rochester, 6-4

COLUMBUS, Ohio – After three scoreless innings from both sides, Columbus' bats got red hot in the fourth.  Matt Carson stepped into the box and doubled to left field, bringing in Carlos Moncrief and Ryan Rohlinger to score. Carson wouldn't be left stranded, Roberto Perez followed up with a hard=hit single to bring Carson in for the Clippers third run. Columbus took the...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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