Shut Out Is A Tough Start To Indians’ Road Trip

Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs  4,  Indianapolis Indians  0 (Box)   The Indianapolis Indians just finished a very successful home stand, winning 8 of 10 games, and propelling themselves into first place in the International League Western Division.  Today they began an 8-game road trip and a 4-game series against Lehigh Valley, but with a disappointing result.  The Iron Pigs’ starter Tyler Cloyd, who beat the Indians at Victory...

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Prospect Watch: Alderson Returns to Rotation With Decent Results

TOP OF THE SYSTEM A look at how the current top 10 prospects did today.  Note that this list doesn’t include players currently in the majors. Rankings from the 2012 Prospect Guide, which can be purchased here. 1. Gerrit Cole, RHP (2-1, 3.18) - DNP 2. Jameson Taillon, RHP (2-2, 1.47) - DNP 3. Starling Marte, CF (.261) - 1-for-4, 2B 4. Josh Bell, RF (.274) - Low-A DL 5. Luis Heredia, RHP (No Stats) - Extended Spring Training...

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Pirates Notebook: Should the Pirates Replace Correia in the Rotation?

After the Pittsburgh Pirates acquired right-hander A.J. Burnett during the off-season, Kevin Correia looked to be the odd man out of the rotation. Having six options, it looked as if Correia would start the season in the bullpen with the opportunity for a spot start if needed. But after Burnett’s fluke accident during a bunting competition, a spot opened for the right-hander. And after Jeff Karstens was forced to the disabled...

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Keith Law’s Mock Draft is Latest to Have Marrero Going to Pirates

Keith Law released his first mock draft of the year today. With the eighth overall pick, Law has Deven Marrero going to the Pirates. That’s the same as Baseball America’s mock draft last week. In the top seven picks, Law had Mark Appel, Byron Buxton, Lucas Giolito, Kevin Gausman, Mike Zunino, Albert Almora, and Carlos Correa, in order. The big surprise there was that he had Kyle Zimmer falling to 14th, citing...

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Baseball America Releases Top 100 Draft Prospects

Baseball America has released their top 100 draft prospects for the upcoming draft, complete with scouting reports. The list is for subscribers, and is broken down in groups of 25 on their draft page. The top six in order aren’t a surprise. Baseball America went with Byron Buxton, Mike Zunino, Kyle Zimmer, Mark Appel, Kevin Gausman, and Carlos Correa. The only thing that changed in that group from their rankings a month ago is...

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