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Cleveland Indians look promising for the future

There is a youth movement going on with the Cleveland Indians over the last week. With the promotions of two talented prospects in Giovanny Urshela and Francisco Lindor gives hope to fans that great things lie ahead for the Tribe. With Cleveland boasting an abundant crop of skilled youth in their farm system, the season should get interesting come expanded roster time in September...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Urshela, Marcum Lead Tribe Past Seattle in Finale; Indians 6, Mariners 0

The Indians used a strong start from Shaun Marcum, a four-run third and Giovanny Urshela’s first career hit and homer to beat the Mariners, 6-0 on Thursday afternoon. Marcum struck out five and allowed only two hits over seven innings to improve to 3-1. Zach Walters drove in a run in the second, and in the third the Tribe broke out, Brandon Moss singled, driving in Michael Brantley...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Urshela hits first big league home run, but parents didn't stay to see it

Just two days after his major-league debut, Indians third baseman Giovanny Urshela got his first hit -- and his first home run. Unfortunately, his family left the game before they were able to witness both. "They left in the second inning," Urshela told reporters after Thursday's game. Urshela's family traveled from Columbia to Cleveland for his big league debut on Tuesday, but had...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Is It Time To Give Up On Lonnie?

Sunday night, the Indians finally were so fed up with the lack of production from the left side of the infield that they sent the whole thing down to AAA, promoting Giovanny Urshela and Zach Walters in their stead. Even more than Francisco Lindor, proponents of the advancement of Urshela have a primary motivation of making an improvement at the Major League level rather than seeing...
Via Burning River Baseball
21 days ago  |  Discuss

With Urshela Up, It’s Time to #FreeLindor

Among Cleveland Indians fans, the worst kept secret in the organization very well may be top prospect Francisco Lindor anxiously awaiting the go ahead to make the two and a half hour drive from Huntington Park in Columbus to Progressive Field in Cleveland. While the wait for Lindor has been growing more and more painful as time has gone on, mainly due to the fact that stop gap shortstop...
Via Burning River Baseball
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians to option Lonnie Chisenhall to Triple-A, recall Giovanny Urshela

Along with optioning starting shortstop Jose Ramirez to Triple-A Columbus Sunday afternoon, the Cleveland Indians also reportedly decided to option starting third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall to the Clippers as well. The announcement which was first reported by Chronicle reporter Chris Assenheimer After a promising 2014 season that earned him the nickname Lonnie Baseball, Chisenhall...
Via Waiting For Next Year
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Urshela Be the Key To Improving the Defense?

The solution to the defensive woes of 2014 might be closer than expected, well at least for third base. Giovanny Urshela, 23, first arrived in the Indians system in 2009. He was never really anything super impressive, aside from his superb caliber defense. He struck out too much, didn’t walk enough, and didn’t provide much power in his swing. He’s always had a decent slugging...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Indians Injury Update: Giovanny Urshela will not need surgery on knee

The Cleveland Indians finished third in the American League Central with 85 wins in 2014. Looking forward the Indians, who were slightly above the middle of the pack in runs scored and ERA, need only to tweak the roster to contend next season. One player the Indians could count on in the near future is prospect Giovanny Urshela, who is dealing with a knee problem which cost...
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November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Urshela and Lindor: Teammates and Friends

Fans, players, coaches, family, and friends. A lot of people were excited when they found out Indians’ top prospect Franciso Lindor was promoted to Triple-A Columbus. But one person was arguably more excited than anyone else about the news. Columbus Clippers third baseman Giovanny Urshela. “Yeah, very excited to see him here at the next level,” Urshela said. “I’m very excited...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Added Strength Paying Off Big for Urshela

Columbus Clippers third baseman Giovanny Urshela has always been known for his stellar defense and gun-slinging arm, but it’s his power numbers at the plate that are raising eyebrows this season. As of June 12, the 22-year-old from Cartagena, Colombia leads the Cleveland Indians minor league organization with 61 runs batted in and ranks third in home runs with 13. Through 88 games...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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