• State College Spikes Player Reports 8/25

    Tonight I got a chance to see several State College Spikes players for the first time this year.  The Spikes had a bad game, losing 11-4, with five errors on defense.  Ryan Hafner, who has had a strong year this year, had one of his worst outings, giving up two homers and...

  • GCL Pirates Recap 8/25/11 – Luis Heredia Start

    Luis Heredia most likely pitched his last game of his first professional season today with the Gulf Coast League Pirates. I liked what I saw from him even though his pitching line didn’t look too great. In 3 innings, he threw 46 pitches with 31 strikes, a very healthy ratio that was...

  • Figueroa’s Tribe Debut Spoiled By Clippers

    Columbus Clippers  2,  Indianapolis Indians  1 Nelson Figueroa signed a minor league contract yesterday. The newest member of the Indians, pitcher Nelson Figueroa, made the start tonight at Victory Field, but suffered the loss despite a solid debut performance.  Figueroa pitched 7 innings, in his first game since August...

  • Irwin Dominates in Altoona’s 6-2 Win

    One of the big surprises in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ system this year has been the progress of right handed pitcher Phillip Irwin.  The former Ole Miss starter was selected in the 21st round of the 2009 draft, 17 rounds after the Pirates selected his Ole Miss teammate Nathan Baker.  Both starters began...

  • Three Hits For Presley And Two Scoreless Innings For Heilman In Tribe Loss

    Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs  7,  Indianapolis Indians  6 Sean Gallagher gave up 3 runs over 4 innings tonight. The Indians could not overcome a 4-run 6th inning by the Iron Pigs, as the Pigs won the final game of the season between these two teams at Victory Field tonight. ...

  • Altoona Curve Player Reports 8/23

    The Altoona Curve split a double header with the Richmond Flying Squirrels tonight, losing game one 6-2, then winning game two 4-3.  Kyle McPherson started game one, and had a rough outing.  Aaron Pribanic started game two, striking out eight batters, but also getting hit around a bit.  Below are a few...

  • Burres Pitches 8 Shutout Inning For Indians

    Indianapolis Indians  2,  Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs  0 Brian Burres pitched 8 scoreless innings and struck out 9 batters. Brian Burres earned his 5th win of the season tonight, but his first of the season at Victory Field, as the Indians beat the Iron Pigs, despite being out-hit 6-5....

  • D’Arnaud’s Walk-Off Single Gives Indians A Win

    Indianapolis Indians  3,  Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs  2 Chase d'Arnaud had the walk-off hit for the Indians. SS Chase d'Arnaud's single lifted into left field in the bottom of the 9th gave the Indians the walk-off win over the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs this afternoon at Victory Field. Ross...

  • Indians Struggle Against Pigs’ Pitching

    Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs  3,  Indianapolis Indians  1 Pedro Ciriaco doubled and scored the only Indians' run. The Indianapolis Indians scored early tonight at Victory Field, but the Iron Pigs came from behind to take the win.  The Lehigh Valley pitchers held the Indians scoreless after the 2nd inning,...

  • Presley And Bowker Lead Indians To Snap Losing Streak

    Indianapolis Indians  3,  Louisville Bats  2 Alex Presley had three doubles and a single tonight. Seven hits, including 4 doubles, from LF Alex Presley and RF John Bowker, plus 10 innings and a throwing error, and the Indians snapped their 5-game losing streak with a win over the Louisville...

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