• GCL Pirates Advance to Gulf Coast League Championship

    The Gulf Coast League playoffs began today with a one game Wild Card round. The GCL Pirates captured the Wild Card spot, and took on the GCL Cardinals in round one. The Pirates beat the Cardinals 1-0 to advance to the GCL Finals, where they will take on the GCL Red Sox....

  • McPherson And McPherson Lead Indians To The Win

    Indianapolis Indians  8,  Columbus Clippers  6 (Box)   Yes, there are two of them, and both made big contributions to the Indianapolis Indians’ win at Victory Field tonight.  Kyle McPherson pitched 7 shut-out innings for the Indians, allowing the Columbus Clippers only 2 hits.  Then DH Dallas McPherson hit two home runs,...

  • Indians Sweep Bats, Behind Locke’s 6 Shut Out Innings And McPherson’s Homer

    Indianapolis Indians  4,  Louisville Bats  2 (Box)   The Indianapolis Indians made a sweep of the Louisville Bats tonight at Victory Field, taking all three games of this short series.  Tribe starter Jeff Locke earned his 10th win of the season, pitching 6 shut out innings.  RF Dallas McPherson had two key...

  • Indians Clinch IL West Pennant; Irwin Strikes Out 9

    Indianapolis Indians  6,  Louisville Bats  1 (Box)   The champagne is flowing in the Indianapolis Indians clubhouse!  The Indians have clinched the International League Western Division pennant tonight at Victory Field.  The Indians defeated the Louisville Bats, which decreased their magic number from 2 to 1.  Then, about 15 minutes after the...

  • GCL Pirates Take Two From Phillies

    The GCL Pirates finished up a 6-0 win over the Phillies in a game suspended yesterday after two innings, then also took the regularly scheduled game in seven innings by a 4-2 count.  The Pirates got strong outings from Cesar Lopez, picking up for Jon Sandfort in the continuation, and from Dovydas...

  • Leroux Struggles But Strikes Out 9, Indians Win See-Saw Game

    Indianapolis Indians  7,  Louisville Bats  5 (Box)   The lead changed hands 5 times as the Indians and Bats battled back and forth at Victory Field tonight.  In the end, though, it was the Indianapolis Indians who came out on top of the Louisville Bats for the win.  Tribe starter Chris Leroux...

  • Gerrit Cole Has Shaky Start in Trenton

    One day after Jameson Taillon made his Double-A debut, fellow top prospect Gerrit Cole took the mound against the Trenton Thunder. Cole had previously dominated Trenton, with 11.1 shutout innings in two starts, striking out 12 in that stretch. Today he ran in to trouble early against the Thunder lineup. Cole labored...

  • Jameson Taillon Impressive in Double-A Debut; Reducing Drop in Delivery

    At the end of last week, the Pittsburgh Pirates promoted top prospect Jameson Taillon to Altoona for the end of the season. That gave Taillon enough time to make three starts at the Double-A level, getting his feet wet for next season. The right-hander made the first of those starts tonight in...

  • VandenHurk, Meek, And Wood Hold Chiefs To 3 Hits In Indians’ Win

    Indianapolis Indians  2,  Syracuse Chiefs  1 (Box)   Another brilliant performance by Indians’ pitching boosted the Indians over the Chiefs at Alliance Bank Stadium in Syracuse, NY.  Starter Rick VandenHurk earned his 12th win for the Indians, and closer Tim Wood earned his 20th Save. The win gives the Indians a 3-1...

  • Jeff Clement Homers, Brock Holt Extends Hitting Streak in Indians Win

    Indianapolis Indians  2,  Syracuse Chiefs  0 (Box)   Kris Johnson has become quite familiar with the road between Altoona, PA and Indianapolis, IN, since he’s been bouncing back and forth between the AA Curve and the AAA Indians this season.  Today, with starters Kyle McPherson and Justin Wilson called up to the...

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