Sunday Indians Notes: Beau Mills, the rotation and prospects

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Beau Mills and his bucking bulls: The Indians scoring 19 runs was not the strangest news I saw yesterday. No, not even close. It began with a pair of tweets from @Indians (here and here) sharing pictures of a young bucking bull named Tuve (after Astros infielder Jose Altuve) that happens to be owned by Indians

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WFNY Friday Wahoos: Indians Minor League Weekly Review 6/22

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Oops. For the first time since I started out the WFNY Wahoos, I missed my Wednesday goal. So today, even though it’s Friday, enjoy your weekly dose of Cleveland Indians minor league news and updates. No Tribe game last night, so this is your morning substitute. Yes, the Indians remain 36-32 entering this weekend’s series

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MLB News: Indians Trade 1B Beau Mills to Cincinnati

The Beau Mills era in Cleveland has officially come to an end as the Indians have traded the long-time minor league first baseman to the Cincinnati Reds for cash. Mills, the 13th-overall selection in 2007, had long been the poster boy for underachieving draft picks of the naughts, selected one pick ahead of Atlanta’s Jason

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WFNY Wednesday Wahoos: Indians Minor League Weekly Review 5/9

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Every Wednesday, I bring you all the highlights from the week that was for the Cleveland Indians organization, along with some added insight on what it means for the major league squad. The topic du jour in the Cleveland Indians organization has to be the bullpen. After last night’s disappointing 5-3 loss to the Chicago

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Clippers Bats Whip Bulls 8-3 to Take a 2-0 Series Lead

IL Playoffs Round 1 – Game 2 Clippers 8, Bulls 3 (box) COL leads series 2-0 Unlike Game 1, this time out both offenses established themselves early. By the end of the first inning, a combination of five runs–two more than had scored in the entire game–were in and on the scoreboard. But, it was

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Clippers Shut Down Bulls 3-0 Behind Solid Pitching from McAllister, Bullpen

IL Playoffs Round 1 – Game 1 Clippers 3, Bulls 0 (box) COL leads series 1-0 Often in a baseball playoff series, Game 1 is all about “strength versus strength” – the teams usually each send their best pitchers to the mound, and the offenses are feeling each other out. Bulls’ starter Matt Moore hadn’t

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Aerodynamics: Catching up with the Double-A Akron Aeros 7/24/10

Seven straight wins started the second half of the 2010 season for the Akron Aeros and moved the team into a great position for a playoff run. After continuing to dominate the last-place Erie SeaWolves for four contests, the Aeros then also swept the first-place Altoona Curve to move to only 5.5 games behind the

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Indians Notes: Gimenez Promoted, Redmond Designated, Phelps Streaking

The Indians made a roster move today as catcher/outfielder Chris Gimenez was purchased from the Columbus Clippers. To make room on the 40-man and 25-man roster, the team designated backup catcher Mike Redmond for assignment. The veteran had only appeared in three games since June 8th and with Carlos Santana firmly in command in Cleveland,

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Indians’ Minor Leaguers Charged in Assault Case

Ohio.com is reporting that Akron 1B Beau Mills, OF Jerad Head and Columbus SP Josh Tomlin were involved in an assault in downtown Akron- Beau Mills, Jerad Head and Josh Tomlin were each charged with felonious assault after an incident June 3 at 1 W. Exchange St. Apt. 102. The victim suffered serious injuries due

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While We’re Waiting… Marson’s Rings, LeBron’s EWA and Fujita’s Exit

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 Hey, at least one of our guys has some hardware: “Moving obviously was a good move for [Lou] Marson, so he’d get a chance

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Poppin’ Champagne: Akron Aeros 2009 Championship Season-in-Review (Part 1)

What a scene it was. The Akron Aeros capped off their miraculous season with a sensational championship-sealing victory Saturday night against the Connecticut Defenders (San Francisco Giants). In holding on to win 10-6, the Aeros won for the 14th time in 15 games to end the year and capped off the third Eastern League Championship

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Aeros Advance to Eastern League Championship Series; Face Connecticut Defenders Tonight

As routine as always, the Akron Aeros swept through the mismatched Reading Phillies to make it to the Championship round of the Eastern League for the fifth consecutive season. Highlighted by dominant starting pitching, the Aeros out-scored the Phillies 24-9 in the series and will take on the Connecticut Defenders (Double-A affiliate of the San

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Memo to the Tribe FO: Moves the Organization Should (and Should Not) Make

Now that the dust has settled a bit—and it’s quite clear that the only playoffs anyone in the Tribe’s organization should be worried about are at the AA level—Jacob and I thought we might take a moment to draft a few notes for Mark Shapiro and Co about the minor league system and the near

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Carlos Santana Ties Home Run Record as Aeros Demolish Erie SeaWolves 9-0

It was an historic night at Canal Park Monday evening as Carlos Santana and the Akron Aeros dominated the  Erie SeaWolves by the final count of 9-0. LHP Ryan Edell was sensational yet again, but the main story was the slugging of Santana and the offensive outburst by the suddenly mediocre Aeros. Entering the contest

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Best Team in NE Ohio? The 2009 Akron Aeros

The five-time defending Southern Division champions are on pace for greatness again here in 2009 as the Akron Aeros currently stand at 53-28, a mark that is good for the second best record in full-season professional baseball. Led by several marquee prospects, the Aeros look as good as ever this year as they look to

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Aeros 1B Beau Mills Heating Up

As the Akron Aeros continue to struggle and have only won four of their last 13 games, there have been some bright spots in terms of their core players. Carlos Santana and Nick Weglarz each had two-home run games in the past week, as did 1B Beau Mills, the Indians 2007 first round draft pick

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Indians Reduce Roster by 15 Players

With the start of the regular season just weeks away, Eric Wedge and company are facing their final roster decisions.  Today, they took one step towards the final roster for opening day. The following players have been optioned to Triple-A Columbus:

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Cactus League Update: Jhonny Peralta Swinging Well

If you’re one for Cactus League final scores, the Indians have gone 1-1-1 over the past three games.  After topping the Rockies 6-4 on Sunday, the Indians have lost to the Rangers (8-7) and managed to rally to a 9-9 tie with the Kansas City Royals.  Yes, they have those during Spring Training. But we

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Tribe Announces Minor League Awards, Staff

Since I know how much you all love baseball news in November, I couldn’t help but report on the Tribe’s Minor League Players of the Year. First baseman Beau Mills and left handed pitcher David Huff will take home their respective trophies as the top position player (Lou Boudreau Award) and pitcher (Bob Feller Award) within

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Indians: Winter League Update

While we haven’t been giving you all the daily updates, I thought it would be apropos to let you know how a select group of Tribe prospects have been doing during their run with winter ball. The Good: Wes Hodges, 3B : .393/.414/.696 – Yep, that’s an OPS of 1.110 through 56 at-bats.  Hodges is

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