All posts tagged "Jordy Mercer"

  • Prospect Reports
    Indians’ Win On Seven Run 9th

    Indianapolis Indians  9,  Louisville Bats  4 (Box)   A huge 9th inning, which included a go-ahead RBI by RF Alex Presley and a Grand Slam by CF Starling Marte, gave the Indians a come-from-behind-in-a-big-way victory over the Louisville Bats at Louisville Slugger Field this evening.  Starter Jeff Locke did not figure into...

  • Prospect Reports
    Bats Beat Indians With Five Run 5th Inning

    Louisville Bats  5,  Indianapolis Indians  4 (Box)   A hit batter, a wild pitch, and two Indians’ errors handed the Bats five runs, two of which were unearned, in the 5th inning.  That was enough to give the Bats a win over the Indians and halt the Tribe’s 5-game hitting streak.  Pirates’...

  • Prospect Reports
    Three Hits For Presley In Indians’ 5th Straight Win

    Indianapolis Indians  4,  Louisville Bats  1 (Box)   Three hits by RF/LF Alex Presley and three triples sparked the Indians to a win over the Louisville Bats, giving the Tribe a 2-0 game lead in this home/away series.  Presley singled, doubled, and tripled, missing his second cycle with the Indians by only...

  • Prospect Reports
    Presley And Hague Win The Indians’ Marathon In The 15th

    Indianapolis Indians  2,  Louisville Bats  1 (Box)   They had already played “Take Me Out To The Ballgame” again, for the 14th inning stretch.  There had been no scoring for longer than a ballgame usually lasts — 9.5 innings.  And the managers were running out of bullpen options.  Finally, in the bottom...

  • Injury Updates
    Indians Leave Buffalo With A Win; D’Arnaud and Reyes Injured

    Indianapolis Indians  6,  Buffalo Bison  3 (Box)   Starling Marte singled and stole second base three times. 3B Matt Hague hit his first home run of the season, Kris Johnson earned his first win, and reliever Tim Wood picked up  his first Save in over a month, as the Indians defeated the...

  • Analysis
    Offensive Help From the Farm System: The 2012 Edition

    Yesterday I pointed out why it is unlikely for a trade to be made this early in the season. I felt the article was straight forward enough: trades don't usually happen this early, so don't hold out hope that one will be made. Some translated "trades aren't likely" as "trades never happen"...

  • Prospect Reports
    Indians Take Advantage Of Errors For 9th Inning Win

    Indianapolis Indians 8,  Buffalo Bison  6 (Box)   Two errors by the Buffalo Bison in the top of the 9th gave the Indians the chance they needed to break a 6-6 tie, scoring the go-ahead run and one more for insurance, as the Tribe won at Coca-Cola Park in Buffalo, NY.  The...

  • Prospect Notebook
    Prospect Notebook: Tim Alderson Reviving His Prospect Status

    Over the off-season, Tim Alderson went back to an old throwing program he used in high school, long tossing from distances of 300-350 feet in order to rediscover the arm strength he lost in 2009. The Pirates were able to get him from the San Francisco Giants in 2009 after his velocity...

  • Prospect Reports
    Indians Snap Losing Streak With Two-Hit Pitching

    Indianapolis Indians  4,  Buffalo Bison  1 (Box)   After losing 5 games in a row, the Indians snapped their losing streak this afternoon at Coca-Cola Park in Buffalo, NY, beating the Bison by a score of 4-1.  The Indians got a strong pitching effort by starter Rick VandenHurk as well as relievers...

  • Prospect Reports
    Indians Swept By Iron Pigs — Four Straight Shutouts

    Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs  3,  Indianapolis Indians  0 (Box)   The Indians are going to be happy to see Allentown, PA in their rear-view mirrors, as they bus out of town tonight, heading for the 4-game series in Buffalo, NY.  Not only did the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs sweep this 4-game series...

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