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RubberDucks Notebook: Gonzalez brings "energy" to Akron

Week Review The RubberDucks (59-51) were swept by at Richmond in a battle of the Eastern League Western division that gave the Flying Squirrels some breathing room at the top. Akron continued their road trip by splitting a four-game set with the Reading Fightin Phils, and the team began a series with the Bowie Baysox on Monday night with a loss, 12-4. The week was highlighted by...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gonzalez Has Big Shoes to Fill at Akron

With some big shoes to fill, Erik Gonzalez is up for the challenge of replacing top prospect Francisco Lindor at Double-A Akron. Lindor was promoted to Triple-A Columbus on July 21, and Gonzalez was in Akron the next day. After spending most of the first part of the season in High-A Carolina, Gonzalez is going to slide right into the lineup and be the everyday shortstop in Akron...

Mudcats Notebook: Gonzalez making necessary strides

The Carolina Mudcats had one of their best weeks of the season this week, reeling off five wins in six games. The Mudcats took the final two games of a four-game set against Lynchburg and three of four against Winston-Salem. The team also put the finishing touches on a season-best five-game winning streak, which ended with Sunday’s loss to the Dash. At week’s end, Carolina sits...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: July 9, 2014

Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday’s performances by Cleveland prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday’s game. Note that the AZL Indians had a scheduled day off on Wednesday. Erik Gonzalez (SS, Carolina, Game 1): 2-for-4, 2 R, 1 HR, 3 RBI After a brief taste of Double-A -- where he posted...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Mudcats Develop and Star as Carolina League Closes First Half

The Carolina Mudcats slogged its way through the first half of the season with a 29-38 record, placing the team 11.5 games behind first place Myrtle Beach in the Carolina League South Division. It was the second year in a row the Muddies finished in last place in the division during the first half of the campaign, although expectations were markedly different from this season entering...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Getting to know your prospects: Erik Gonzalez

Name: Erik Gonzalez Position: Shortstop Current team: High-A Carolina Mudcats Age: 22 Height: 6'1" Weight: 165 Bats: Right Throws: Right Facts & Info: Gonzalez was signed by the Indians as an undrafted free agent in August 2008 out of the Dominican Republic. He was added to the Indians 40-man roster in November. He played winter ball in the offseason for Leones del Escogido...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 IBI Top 50 Prospects: #40 INF Erik Gonzalez

The IBI's 2014 Indians Top 50 Prospect countdown continues with infielder Erik Gonzalez. Gonzalez had an amazing 2013 season as he literally started the year in the spring as a prospect on the bubble in the organization and finished it on the 40-man roster and with a very good winter ball showing in the Dominican Republic. In this detailed scouting report, the IBI's Tony...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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