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MLB Draft: Indians select Bradley Zimmer with No. 21 pick

Scouting Grades: Hit: 55 | Power: 50 | Run: 55 | Arm: 60 | Field: 55 | Overall: 55 *** With the first of several early picks in the 2014 First-year Player Draft, the Cleveland Indians added center fielder Bradley Zimmer with the 21st-overall selection. Zimmer, a 6-5, 205-pound outfielder. As a junior at the University of San Francisco,

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Tribe prospect Clint Frazier: “I want to be like Mike Trout”

Clint Frazier is 19 years of age. He has freckles and an awkward, kid-like smile. He has an incredible head of red hair. His teammates greeted his arrival by sporting Ronald McDonald wigs. He’s an agile outfielder who can also hit for power. He possesses incredible bat speed, and has used being pitched around to his advantage. Oh,

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While We’re Waiting… Andrew Bynum’s new home in Cleveland

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While We’re Waiting is the daily morning link roundup that WFNY has been serving up for breakfast for the last several years. We hope you enjoy the following recent collection of yummy and nutritious Cleveland sports-related articles. Anything else to add? Email us at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Is another change of scenery enough for the All-Star center

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Indians Sign Top Pick Clint Frazier

The fifth pick in the 2013 MLB Draft, third baseman Clint Frazier, has agreed to terms with the Cleveland Indians, according to his own Twitter feed. just signed my contract with the @Indians, I'm officially a part of the team now !! #Tribe — Clint Frazier (@CJF19) June 15, 2013 Frazier is an 18-year-old high

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MLB Draft: Indians add another arm in right-hander Casey Shane

The Cleveland Indians have selected their fourth pitcher out of five players selected, using their sixth-round pick (171st overall) on Casey Shane, a right-handed arm out of Burleson, Texas. Shane is listed at 6-feet-4-inches and is said to boast a solid sinking fastball-change-up combination. The 19-year-old already touches 93 with his fastball, one which scouts

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MLB Draft: Indians select left-hander Sean Brady in fifth round

In the fifth round (141st overall) of the 2013 MLB first-year player draft, the Cleveland Indians selected left-handed pitcher Sean Brady from Ida Baker High School in Cape Coral, FL. The 6-foot-1-inch, 185-pound lefty went 7-1 with a 0.68 ERA . In51 2/3 innings, Brady recorded 104 strikeouts for the District 6A-13 runner-up Ida Baker Bulldogs. The 19-year old University

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MLB Draft: Indians select left-handed closer Kyle Crockett in fourth round

The Cleveland Indians have selected left-handed pitcher Kyle Crockett with their fourth-round pick (No. 111 overall) in the 2013 first-year player draft. Crockett, the closer for the Virginia Cavaliers, enters this weekend’s NCAA super regional with a 4-1 record, a 1.68 ERA and 12 saves on the season. Last weekend the 6-foot-2-inch, 170-pound southpaw was named Most

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MLB Draft: Indians select right-handed pitcher Dace Kime in third round

The Cleveland Indians have selected right-handed pitcher Dace Kime with their third-round selection (No. 79 overall) in the 2013 MLB Draft. Kime, whose name rhymes with “race time”, is a 6-foot-5-inch, 220-pounder hails from Defiance, OH. Kime was drafted by the Pittsbugh Pirates in the eighth-round of 2010, but opted to go to college where he currently

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Indians shoot for the stars with potential-laden Clint Frazier

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Let’s get this out of the way: Georgia high school outfielder Clint Frazier is not the next Mike Trout. Of course, Trout was the No. 25 selection in 2009, a high-schooler out of New Jersey. The 6-foot-1, 220-lb.-monster of an athlete is an absolute star and posted one of the most dominant rookie seasons in

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Playoff Baseball and What the Indians Did Wrong

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The past few nights have been tremendous fun for baseball fans around the world. Obviously, the results did not go in the underdog’s favor, but several extra-inning games and a record 4/4 five-game division series make for tons of drama. Just last season, fans would be amazed by the fact that the Washington Nationals, Baltimore

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Indians Awarded 2nd-Round Pick in Competitive Balance Lottery

The Cleveland Indians received an additional, tradeable second-round pick today for next year’s MLB draft as a part of the league’s new competitive balance lottery. Comp Round B order: 1. @padres; 2. @indians; 3. @rockies; 4. @athletics; 5. @brewers; 6. @tigers … Comp Round A to come .. — MLB Draft (@MLBDraft) July 18, 2012

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MLB Draft: Cleveland Indians Sign Top 16 Picks, 22 of First 24

The deadline to sign players from last month’s MLB Draft was this evening at 5 p.m., and the Cleveland Indians announced a few high-profile signings in the final day. Although final-day signings were way down this year compared to the past (hat tip to Baseball America’s Jim Callis), three new Indians joined the organization in

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MLB News: Indians Close to Signing Naquin, Lovegrove

The Cleveland Indians are reportedly close to reaching an agreement with Tyler Naquin, the team’s recent first-round draft selection. Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that the Tribe could have a contract in place with the left-handed-hitting outfielder before this weekend’s three-game series is under way. Furthering the sentiment that the team opted

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WFNY Wednesday Wahoos: Indians Minor League Weekly Review 6/13

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Every Wednesday, I provide tons of updates from the Indians minor league system. Today’s a special edition with a new top 10 ranking and some special insight on the MLB Draft. Enjoy. For now this season, I hope you all have enjoyed my six or seven editions of the WFNY Wednesday Wahoos. They’ve been a

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MLB Draft: Indians Select Tom Hamilton’s Son in 35th Round

The Cleveland Indians selected infielder Nick Hamilton, the son of long-time Indians broadcaster Tom Hamilton, in the 35th round of today’s portion of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft. Hamilton, 22, is a red-shirt junior at Kent State University in Kent, OH.  On the 2012 season, the 6-foot-1-inch, 190-pound Hamilton batted .364 (59-162) with 12 doubles, 2 triples,

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WFNY Wednesday Wahoos: Indians Minor League Weekly Review 6/6

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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. Over the last couple weeks, we’ve seen quite the flurry of roster moves by the MLB team. Following injuries to RHP Josh Tomlin,

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MLB Draft: Indians Gamble on Young Upside in Day Two

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For most sports fans, the MLB draft is a lot a buzz with no real substance. For the dedicated baseball lovers, however, there’s plenty to analyze and share with the public. Of note in particular, it’s intriguing first to see where the new members of the Cleveland Indians organization will land in the coming 12

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