Da Clip Show: Keeping an Eye on the Tribe’s AAA Squad – 7/13/10

Clip Show aims to be your weekly update for all things Columbus Clippers. Jacob in control here this week with DP on vacation, but check back each Tuesday afternoon for records, rosters, and performance updates on some of the top prospects in the Tribe system. Despite a rough week overall, the Clippers head to the

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Catching Up with The Backstops

Go back 365 days. The Indians catching situation looked like the envy of the rest of the league. You had Victor Martinez, one of the top hitting catchers in the game, coming back strong from a shoulder injury. He would be bouncing between catcher and first base so that Kelly Shoppach, the previous season’s breakout

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Examining the Columbus Crew

A third straight Monday without a game for our Wahoo Warriors. Most of you didn’t miss it last night, but I know I did. My two and a half year old son actually said to me “I wanna watch the Tribe” around 7:20. A tear came to my eye. Who knew he’d be so attracted

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For At Least One Week, The Tribe Owns The Central

Does any manager get his team to play harder when there is nothing at stake than Eric Wedge? The Grinder’s crew won it’s third straight series over a division rival this weekend in Chicago, taking two of three from a White Sox team who had just won back to back series against the Yankees and

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The Fall of Kelly Shoppach

This is one of my all time favorite photos. Its from the ’07 season when Kelly Shoppach hit an improbable walk-off homer against the A’s at Jacobs Field. Those were the days. Four of the six players waiting at home plate are no longer donning the Red, White, and Blue. Remember last year when the

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Just Your Average Week in Wahoo World

How things change in a week. A short seven days ago, Cliff Lee, Victor Martinez, Ryan Garko, and Ben Francisco were all still members of the underachieving Tribe, who suddenly were playing their best ball of the year, carrying a four game winning streak into Anaheim. On Monday, the Wahoos took their fifth straight in

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Trade Analysis: Indians Acquire Four Phillies Prospects for Cliff Lee and Ben Francisco

The deal is done. After much speculation and trade rumors and conflicting reports galore, the Indians have officially traded lefty Cliff Lee to the Philadelphia Phillies. Along with Ben Francisco, Lee will work with the defending World Champions in a crucial playoff setting for the rest of the season while the Indians have added four

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Indians, Farm System Goes 0-For-4

Rays 8, Indians 4 (box) Indians 5, Bisons 2 (box) Curve 4, Aeros 3 (box) Pelicans 4, Indians 3 (box) From the looks of things above, it wasn’t a good night to be involved with the Clevleland Indians in any shape or form.  Starting things off with the big league team, all you need to

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