All posts tagged "Starling Marte"

  • Analysis
    First Pitch: Close To Marte Time; Reds Dealt a Blow

    A few notes to wrap up the night. **Starling Marte had a great game tonight. That's good to see. I pointed out two days ago the mini slump Marte was in. A few weeks ago I pointed out that his hot streak was only an equally long nine games. My point in...

  • Prospect Reports
    Homers From Sanchez and Marte Give Indians The Win

    Indianapolis Indians  7,  Gwinnett Braves  5 (Box)   Two home runs in consecutive innings, gave the Indians a win over the Gwinnett Braves at Victory Field tonight.  C Tony Sanchez and RF Starling Marte contributed the home runs, while starter Rudy Owens and three relievers held off the Braves’ batters. Gwinnett got...

  • Analysis
    First Pitch: Why Starling Marte Might Not Be Ready

    It was hard to make the argument a few weeks ago that Starling Marte needed more time. Marte was in the middle of a pretty amazing hot streak. On June 22nd, Marte had a .754 OPS on the year. Over his next nine games he would put up a .450 average and...

  • Prospect Reports
    Homers Help Indians (Twice) In Come-From-Behind Win

    Indianapolis Indians  12,  Columbus Clippers  9 (Box)   The Indianapolis Indians and Columbus Clippers traded the lead back and forth tonight at Victory Field, but it was the Indians who came out on top, coming from behind twice for the win.  Neither starting pitcher factored into the decision.  There were five home...

  • Prospect Reports
    Cabrera And Indians Lose A Pitching Duel

    Columbus Clippers  2,  Indianapolis Indians  0 (Box)   It was a pitching duel tonight, as the Indianapolis Indians and Columbus Clippers battled it out at Victory Field.  Indianapolis starter, Daniel Cabrera pitched a complete game, allowing just 2 runs on 6 hits and 2 walks, with 2 strikeouts  — which sounds like...

  • Prospect Reports
    Indians Earn Double Header Split On Navarro’s Clutch Hit

    Game 1:  Columbus Clippers  4,  Indianapolis Indians  1 (Box) Game 2:  Indianapolis Indians  2,  Columbus Clippers  1 (Box)   The Indianapolis Indians and the Columbus Clippers split a double header at Victory Field tonight, maintaining their relationship in the International League Western Division standings.  The Clippers stepped ahead to cut the Indians’...

  • Prospect Notebook
    Prospect Notebook: Marte Could be Promoted During Midst of Pennant Race

    By Kristy Robinson and Tim Williams Prospect Starling Marte has been swinging a hot bat in Triple-A recently, which has begun the frenzy of questions on when he will be called up. Marte is hitting for a .290/.350/.492 line with nine homers in 331 at-bats in Triple-A this year, and has a...

  • Prospect Reports
    Indians Go Into All-Star Break With A Loss

    Columbus Clippers  11,  Indianapolis Indians  5 (Box)   In the first two games of this series, the Indians and the Clippers traded wins and big-run games.  The Clippers won the first game 10-6, and the Indians won last night 10-5.  The Clippers won the series with a win today at Huntington Park...

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: McCutchen, Walker Power Bucs to Strong First Half Finish

    PITTSBURGH, PA — When Andrew McCutchen steps to the plate, more often than not, he does something special. In the final game before the All-Star break, McCutchen put on a display of why he’s worthy of National League MVP conversations. After Neil Walker doubled off San Francisco’s Tim Lincecum with one-out in the...

  • Prospect Reports
    Indians Blast Clippers With 10 Runs

    Indianapolis Indians  10,   Columbus Clippers  5 (Box)   The Indianapolis Indians took revenge on the Columbus Clippers tonight, after last night’s 10-6 loss.  Tonight at Huntington Park in Columbus, Ohio, it was the Indians who scored 10 runs on 18 hits.  Though they did not score in almost every inning as...

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