Mudcats’ Season Closes With Many Highlights

When looking at things in the context of wins and losses, particularly given the success of several of the other teams in the Cleveland minor league system,…

Plutko Uses College Fraternity of Pitchers to Help Progress

Adam Plutko knows success and the thrill of winning a championship. A national title winner at UCLA in 2013 under head coach John Savage, the 11th-round draft…

Clevinger Happy for New Teammates and Organization

It started out like most other days on August 7 for Michael Clevinger. The former fourth-round draft pick from Seminole Community College—by way of The Citadel—was at…

Mudcats’ Players Have Unique Comfort with Coaches

In the Minor Leagues, player personnel is, at best, a fluid situation. With the turnover that occurs almost weekly, the Cleveland Indians are unique in that there…

Mudcats Continue Development and Playoff Hopes

Player development is the priority in the Minor Leagues. With postseason games often the most sparsely attended–due to local football season beginning and children returning to school–an…

Lucas Brings Winning Vibe from Home to Mudcats

There was a passion for baseball in West Terre Haute, IN that exceeded all of sports recalled Carolina Mudcats catcher Jeremy Lucas. There was just one thing…

Sabourin’s Season an Unexpected Cycle of Events

Hitting for cycle is perhaps the hardest thing to achieve in baseball. Non-drafted, unheralded and returned to a league where he has already earned an All-Star Game, Jerrud Sabourin‘s…

Aguilar Represents Clippers in Triple-A All-Star Game

Jesus Aguilar has methodically climbed up the ladder in the Cleveland Indians system since being signed as a free agent in 2007. With eight games played for…

Mudcats in First Place and Eyeing Playoff Run

It is remarkable how playing winning baseball becomes addictive. In Zebulon, Carolina Mudcat players, along with fans, are getting hooked. Entering Wednesday’s action, the Mudcats are in…

Brantley Has Smooth First Half in All-Star Season

A throw-in to the deal that sent C.C. Sabathia to Milwaukee in 2008, Michael Brantley has made the All-Star Game for the first time in his career in his…

Sides Shines in Second Mudcats Season

High-A baseball is typically referred to as the level in the Minor Leagues that is the “great separator.” It is where baseball players that perhaps have a…

Sever Hopes to Create Different Drive for Cleveland

Joe Sever hopes to one day to reach Cleveland and have as large of an impact as his uncle did almost 30 years ago. The Carolina Mudcats…