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Dominant arms carry Mudcats to 5-0 shutout

LYNCHBURG – An absolutely dominant pitching performance by the Carolina Mudcats led them to a 5-0 victory over the Lynchburg Hillcats on Friday night.  On the night, the Hillcats managed only two hits against the Carolina pitching.  Right hander Robert Whitenack got the start for Carolina and dominated the Hillcats.  Whitenack did not give up a hit in his six innings pitched...
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August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Dominant arms carry Mudcats to 5-0 shutout

LYNCHBURG – An absolutely dominant pitching performance by the Carolina Mudcats led them to a 5-0 victory over the Lynchburg Hillcats on Friday night.  On the night, the Hillcats managed only two hits against the Carolina pitching.  Right hander Robert Whitenack got the start for Carolina and dominated the Hillcats.  Whitenack did not give up a hit in his six innings pitched...
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August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Dominant arms carry Mudcats to 5-0 shutout

LYNCHBURG – An absolutely dominant pitching performance by the Carolina Mudcats led them to a 5-0 victory over the Lynchburg Hillcats on Friday night.  On the night, the Hillcats managed only two hits against the Carolina pitching.  Right hander Robert Whitenack got the start for Carolina and dominated the Hillcats.  Whitenack did not give up a hit in his six innings pitched...
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August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: August 24, 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. Kenny Mathews (SP, Mahoning Valley): 4.1 IP, 6 H, 5 R/ER, 2 BB, 6 K. The first real hiccup for Mathews who is still very early in his pro career. He gave up more earned runs in this...
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August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Carolina loses heartbreaker 10-9

SALEM – For the second straight night, the Carolina Mudcats allowed the Salem Red Sox to jump out to a big early lead, but rallied to eventually tie the game before finally losing a heartbreaker 10-9 on Tuesday night.  The loss drops Carolina (29-27, 51-75) 2.5 games behind Salem for the final wildcard spot. Carolina threatened for the final time in the ninth inning.  Center...
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August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Mudcats lose key matchup to Salem Red Sox, 9-2

SALEM – The Carolina Mudcats fell into a huge hole early, and were never able to recover, falling to the Salem Red Sox 9-2 on Monday night.  The loss dropped Carolina 29-26 in the second half and fall 1.5 games behind Salem for the final playoff position. Starting pitcher Robert Whitenack took the mound for the Mudcats, and struggled from the beginning.  Whitenack was only able...
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August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor league report - Carolina Mudcats

This week we check in on High-A Carolina, one of the few minor league teams in the Indians system with a chance of making the playoffs. Just the Facts Carolina (28-22, 50-70) sits in second place, 1.5 games behind Myrtle Beach in the Carolina League Southern Division standings. Myrtle Beach won the first half title, so if they finishes in first and Carolina in second, then Carolina...
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August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Mudcats fall 9-8 in series finale

The Potomac Nationals edged out the Carolina Mudcats to win, 9-8, in the final game of a three-game series at Pfitzner Stadium. Greg Holt (6-0) tossed 1 2/3 innings in relief for the win and Robert Whitenack (0-2) took the loss for with 3 1/3 frames pitched while allowing six hits and seven runs. A leadoff single set up the bottom of the second for the Nationals, and first baseman Kevin...
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August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Mudcats prevail over Keys 6-5

FREDERICK – Despite allowing the Frederick Keys to tie the score or take the lead on three separate occasions, the Carolina Mudcats were able to keep the lead when it mattered, defeating the Keys 6-5 on Thursday night.  The win allowed Carolina (25-19, 47-67)  to keep the division lead over Myrtle Beach. With the score tied at five entering the ninth inning, second baseman Todd...
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August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Around The Farm: July 28, 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. LeVon Washington (Lake County, LF/CF) - 3-4, 1 R, 1 3B, 1 RBI, 1 BB - LeVon returns to full-season ball in grand fashion with a three-hit day.  This performance is hardly surprising...
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Around The Farm: July 9, 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. T.J. House (Columbus, SP) - W (2-9), 6 IP, 1 H, 4 BB, 5 K - Remember when T.J. House first got the call-up to Triple-A Columbus back in mid-May and he dominated the Scranton/Wilkes...
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July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

The Scrapperbook: 6/17/2013 to 7/4/2013

Overarching trends have come to define the Mahoning Valley Scrappers in 2013. A few include dominant pitching, below average performances at the plate, and walk-off losses. The offensive woes began right away. The Scrappers wouldn’t add their first run of the season until the third game against the Jamestown Jammers, ending a 33-inning scoreless streak dating back to last year...
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July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Around The Farm: July 4, 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. Ryan Merritt (SP, Lake County): W (5-8), 7.0 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 4 SO, 1 E Merritt is not an overpowering pitcher (he only has 6.32 SO/9), though you could be forgiven for mistaking...
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July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Scrappers pounded by Crosscutters, 10-5

Williamsport, PA - The Mahoning Valley Scrapper’s seesaw season continued on Friday night, losing to the Williamsport Crosscutters 10-5. The Scrappers have now alternated wins and losses throughout their past seven games, unable to gain any momentum due in part to inconsistency at the plate.  Or rather, consistently poor play at the plate, resulting in 40 runs in the team’s...
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June 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: May 28, 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: Lake County was rained out on Tuesday. Robert Whitenack (SP, Akron): 4.0 IP, 4 H, 7 R/ER, 8 BB, 4K, 1 HR.This was a very ugly outing from Whitenack who has just not looked good...
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May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Mudcats’ Rally Falls Short in Series Loss to Pelicans

Myrtle Beach, S.C. – The Carolina Mudcats scored two runs in the ninth inning, but came up one short in a 3-2 loss to Myrtle Beach on Wednesday night at TicketReturn.com Field. The loss was Carolina’s 14th in one-run finals this year, and second straight to the Pelicans. Myrtle Beach increased their Carolina League-best record to 29-16 while the Mudcats fell to 15-30 in the...
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May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians Outright Robert Whitenack To Triple-A Indianapolis

MLB News: The Cleveland Indians outrighted Robert Whitenack to Triple-A Indianapolis Tuesday after successfully clearing waivers. The career minor leaguer has a 4.13 earned run average in 69 games, 65 of which are starts. Fantasy Ramifications: None. The post Cleveland Indians Outright Robert Whitenack To Triple-A Indianapolis appeared first on Fantasy Sports Player Rankings -...
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April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

IBI Digest: 3/30/13-4/6/13

Baseball is officially back! The big league club is in action, the minor league teams are playing, and you can go to your local ballpark and catch a game. After the long offseason, I think everyone can join with me when I say "Finally!" Here are all of the pieces that went up on IBI over the past week: Subscription Pieces 2013 Indians minor league full season rosters announced...
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April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor Happenings: Naquin shines in Carolina debut

The first edition of Minor Happenings each year typically does not post until the first Thursday after the season opens, but there is a lot to talk about and get everyone caught up on. In today’s special edition of the Happenings, I give an update on Tony Wolters’ move to catcher, introduce Robert Whitenack, break down Tyler Naquin’s great opening night showing, and have all...
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April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

The 2013 Transaction Rundown: April 2-5

Man!  It's good to be back at the Transactions Log! Welcome to the 2013 Edition of The Transaction Rundown!  Your weekly source for transactiony goodness from all levels of the Cleveland Indians organization. As always, you can get your daily fix of roster movement anytime by checking out the Transactions Log.  Just click on "2013" under the "Transactions"...
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April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Daily Facepalm: 4/4/13

Did the Cubs win yesterday? Minor League In Cubs signed Donnie Murphy to a minor-league deal. He's a better option than Edwin Maysonet or Alberto Gonzalez in my opinion. Hopefully he never sniffs our major league roster, but if Barney is out for an extended period, you could do worse than Murphy (of course, you could do better).  Minor League Out Cubs lost Robert Whitenack...
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April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

MLB News: Indians claim Robert Whitenack off of waivers

The Cleveland Indians announced that they have claimed right-handed pitcher Robert Whitenack off of waivers today from the Chicago Cubs and optioned him to Double-A Akron. Whitenack, 24, was designated for assignment on Monday and has gone 19-18 with a 4.13 ERA (142 ER/309.1 IP) in 69 games (65 starts) across four minor league seasons since being selected by Chicago in the 8th...
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April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Indians claim Whitenack off waivers

The Cleveland Indians today have claimed right-handed pitcher Robert Whitenack off of waivers from the Chicago Cubs and optioned him to Double-A Akron. To make room on the 40-man roster the Indians have moved right-handed pitcher Frank Herrmann from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Whitenack, 24, was designated for assignment on Monday by the Cubs. In four minor...
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April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Get Out Your ‘It’s Gonna Happen’ Signs and DeRosa Shirseys, It’s Cubs Convention Time!

​It's that time again! Every winter, the Cubs gather their current players, management, and any ex-players for whom they have blackmail material and trot them out like showdogs for their fans in a massive effort to "build their brand" or "polish the turd."  Yes, the Cubs Convention is tomorrow and the Cubs have been very busy planning how best to shovel...
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January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

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