The Indianapolis Indians are off to a 19-7 start this year, which is their best start in 54 years. The last time they started off this well was in 1959, when they went 22-7 to start the year. Minor league wins and losses don't mean much. The main focus is developing players for the majors. In the Triple-A level, the focus is also on providing depth for the majors. Wins can be nice to see, since they suggest that something is going right. In this case, the thing that is going right is the pitching depth.
Indianapolis has seen their pitching depth depleted early in the year, in large part to the trickle down from the pitching problems in the majors. They have already sent Phil Irwin, Vin Mazzaro, and Bryan Morris up to the majors at times this year. Mazzaro is still in the majors. Irwin r...
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