All posts tagged "Starling Marte"

  • Prospect Reports
    Morales’ Homer Gives Indians A Come-From-Behind Win

    Indianapolis Indians  7,  Toledo Mud Hens  6 (Box)   A 3-run homer by C Jose Morales in the 8th inning gave the Indians the lead, and eventually the win, to defeat the Toledo Mud Hens at Fifth Third Field in Toledo, Ohio tonight.  The two teams combined for 25 hits, with 14...

  • Analysis
    First Pitch: Will We See Marte This Year?

    Starling Marte isn't helping his case to get called up to the majors any time soon. The outfielder is currently slumping, with a .190/.298/.429 line in 42 at-bats over his last 12 games. That slump includes a 33% strikeout rate and an 11% walk rate. From the looks of that line, it...

  • Prospect Watch
    Prospect Watch: Doubleheaders and Good Pitching by Altoona

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  • Prospect Reports
    Indians Split Double Header With Toledo

    Game 1:  Toledo Mud Hens  3,  Indianapolis Indians  1 (Box)   Doubles figured big in the scoring in the first game of today’s double header at Fifth Third Field in Toledo, Ohio.  Each team collected 3 doubles, though the Mud Hens made better use of them than the Indians did.  Both starting...

  • Analysis
    Pirates Waiting For the Appropriate Time to Call Up Starling Marte

    Before the organization decides to promote outfield prospect Starling Marte from Triple-A, they want to make sure he's ready. It has nothing to do with the trade deadline, Manager Clint Hurdle shot that theory down on Friday saying,  "I don’t think it probably has as much thump as if something’s being made...

  • Prospect Reports
    Throwing Errors In 1st Inning Hurt VandenHurk And Indians

    Toledo Mud Hens  3,  Indianapolis Indians  2 (Box)     The Mud Hens scored early and the Indians scored late at Toledo’s Fifth-Third Field tonight, but it was the Mud Hens who came out on top.  Tribe starter Rick VandenHurk had another tough start, even though he lasted 7 innings.  Six of...

  • Prospect Reports
    Fryer’s Single Gives Indians A Walk-Off Win

    Indianapolis Indians  5,  Gwinnett Braves  4 (Box)   Pinch-hitter Eric Fryer was the hero for the Indianapolis Indians tonight at Victory Field.  His single, slipped under the glove of Braves’ 3B Ruben Gotay, drove in Tribe 3B Matt Hague with the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning tonight.  With...

  • Prospect Reports
    Wood Stumbles In 9th For Indians Loss

    Gwinnett Braves  6,  Indianapolis Indians  4 (Box)   A disastrous top of the 9th for reliever Tim Wood led to a 4-run rally by the visiting Gwinnett Braves, and a loss for the Indianapolis Indians at Victory Field this afternoon.  The usually reliable Wood allowed 3 hits and 3 walks in the...

  • Prospect Reports
    Former Tribe Player Comes Back To Haunt Indians

    Gwinnett Braves  8,  Indianapolis Indians  5 (Box)     Braves’ SS Josh Wilson was an Indianapolis Indian back in 2008, when he appeared in 97 games for the Tribe before being traded away to the Red Sox organization.  Since that season, Wilson has been playing in the Pacific Coast League, so this...

  • 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...

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