It was another week involving injuries for the Cleveland Indians. After the shocking news at the beginning of the week that Shane Bieber had a shoulder strain, the Tribe also lost Austin Hedges to a concussion on Thursday and in Friday’s 11-10 loss to the Pirates, they lost Jose Ramirez with a bruised foot after being hit by a pitch.
Cleveland minor league recap for June 19, 2021 Finally, a Friday night without doubleheaders or rainouts. We are making progress! Columbus Clippers 7, Toledo Mud Hens 5 Box Score · Clippers improve to 18-21 Nolan Jones did not waste any time handing Columbus a lead that it would never quite surrender.
Cesar Hernandez’s first career grand slam was for naught Cleveland nearly erased an 11-1 deficit in the final three frames but weren’t able to complete the improbable comeback in Friday’s night 11-10 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates.
The GOAT did GOAT things and Cleveland won. Simple as that If you watched tonight’s game live, you witnessed one of the best decisions on the basepaths and one of the worst decisions on the basepaths happen in the span of roughly an hour.
The Cleveland Indians certainly have an ace in Shane Bieber (4-3, 3.32 ERA), but he's sitting on the IL with a shoulder injury. Additionally, Zach Plesac (4-3, 4.14 ERA) is somewhat solid in the second slot, but again, he's injured.
No one could have seen this coming. The Indians have been suffering injuries almost from day one of spring training, a sure fire way for a young team that underwent another offseason of roster moves to not have a very good team.
Cleveland minor league recap for June 16, 2021 Columbus Clippers 5, Toledo Mud Hens 4 Box Score · Clippers improve to 16-20 If Cleveland’s injury luck doesn’t improve soon, Kirk McCarty could find himself making an MLB start before the season ends.
If Bobby Bradley looked lost in his first shot at the majors, he has found his way the second time around The Elmo Word of the Day is: Energy. Bobby Bradley brought it with his bat, Amed Rosario brought it on the bases, and Rick Manning brought in the booth once again with his hate of bad infield plays.
Cleveland ace and reigning AL Cy Young award winner Shane Bieber surrendered five earned runs in Sunday's loss to the Seattle Mariners and was responsible for some reduced velocity that worried onlookers.