Nancy Zinni

  • Prospect Reports
    Locke Pitches Well, McPherson Homers, But Indians Fall To Chiefs

    Syracuse Chiefs  5,  Indianapolis Indians  3 (Box)   A 3-run homer by Syracuse’s RF Brett Carroll sank the Indianapolis Indians at Alliance Bank Stadium in Syracuse, NY this evening.  The win by the Chiefs ties up the series between the Indians and the Chiefs at one game each with two games left...

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    Irwin Strikes Out 8 In His Indians’ Debut; 3 Hits For Hague

    Indianapolis Indians  6,  Syracuse Chiefs  2 (Box)   The Indianapolis Indians exploded with 4 runs in the top of the 9th to break a 2-2 tie with the Syracuse Chiefs at Alliance Bank Stadium in Syracuse, NY.  Phil Irwin, just promoted to the Indians from AA Altoona made his AAA debut tonight...

  • Analysis
    Tabata is Hitting For Average, But Not Hitting the Ball Well

    Where has Tabata's power gone? Outfielder Jose Tabata has appeared in 40 games since being optioned to AAA Indianapolis.  What has he been doing at the plate?  Has he been doing well enough to be brought back up to Pittsburgh? When Tabata first joined the Indians in July, he was clearly not...

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    Indians Hold On To Make Holt’s First Homer Count For The Win

    Indianpolis Indians  4,  Rochester Red Wings  3 (Box)   The Indianapolis Indians held tight to a slim one-run lead for the last 5 innings of tonight’s game at Frontier Field in Rochester, NY, as they salvaged one win to end this 4-game series against the Red Wings.  Chris Leroux earned his 3rd...

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    Indians Can’t Support A Strong Effort By VandenHurk

    Rochester Red Wings  2,  Indianapolis Indians  1 (Box)   A double and an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th gave the Rochester Red Wings an extra-inning win over the Indianapolis Indians at Frontier Field in Rochester, NY tonight.  With closer Tim Wood on the mound for the Indians and two...

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    Wilson Throws Six Good Innings, Hague Homers in Indians Loss

    Rochester Red Wings  6,  Indianapolis Indians  2 (Box)   It was another tough night for the Indianapolis Indians tonight at Frontier Field in Rochester, NY.  The Rochester Red Wings’ starting pitcher Esmerling Vasquez held the Indians scoreless for 7 innings, while striking out 10 Tribe batters.  Reliever Deolis Guerra contributed 4 more...

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    Indians Slip Past Columbus, Holt And Tabata With 3 Hits Each

    Indianapolis Indians  5,  Columbus Clippers  4 (Box)   The Indianapolis Indians held on tight to a one-run lead, to win the final game of this 3-game series with the Columbus Clippers at Huntington Park in Columbus, Ohio tonight.  Indians’ starter Daniel Cabrera earned the win with 6 innings of work, while Yamaico...

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    Leroux Shines Again In His New Role As Indians’ Starter

    Indianapolis Indians  4,  Columbus Clippers  0 (Box)   Indianapolis Indians’ starter Chris Leroux is making sure everyone in the organization knows how much he likes being in the starting rotation.  The Montreal native won his second game of the season tonight at Huntington Park in Columbus, Ohio, as he held the Columbus...

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    VandenHurk And Indians Struggle In Columbus

    Columbus Clippers  5,  Indianapolis Indians  1 (Box)   The Indianapolis Indians began their longest road trip of the season with a disappointing loss to their divisional rivals, the Columbus Clippers at Huntington Park in Columbus, Ohio tonight.  Starter Rick VandenHurk suffered only his 4th loss of the season as he allowed 3...

  • Analysis
    Leroux Is Ready For A Permanent Spot In The Rotation

    Chris Leroux made his first start for the Indians on July 26th. The Indianapolis Indians have been losing starting pitchers at an alarming rate in the past couple of weeks.  Rudy Owens was traded, Jeff Locke has been promoted to the Pirates, and Justin Wilson is set to move to the bullpen. ...

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