Past and Present Captains Hosting MLB The Show 20 Tourney

Miss sports? I’m guessing so and that’s why you’ve come here. Five young prospects with ties to the Lake County Captains organization will spend Monday fighting for…

The Continuing Development of Lynchburg’s Juan Hillman

Baseball has not always been the focus of High-A Lynchburg’s left-handed starting pitcher Juan Hillman. The 6’2”, 200 lb. second round pick of the Indians in 2015…

The Highs and Lows of High-A Lynchburg’s First Half

The first half of the Lynchburg Hillcats’ 2019 season came to a conclusion on Sunday afternoon, June 16. The Hillcats were facing their Northern Division rivals, Wilmington,…

Mejia Hits in 11 Straight, Aiken Consistent, and More in the Scrappers’ Scrapbook

Despite giving it a remarkable run late, Mahoning Valley saw its Pinckney Division title hopes lost as the State College Spikes officially eliminated the Scrappers on Saturday…

Aiken Gets First Pro Wins, All-Stars, an MVP, Streaks, and More in the Scrappers’ Scrapbook

The Mahoning Valley Scrappers’ hopes of staying above the .500 mark and tracking down a wild card spot hit a bit of a bump in the road…

Cerda Shines With MVP Performance in NYPL All-Star Game

The New York-Penn League held its annual All-Star Game on Tuesday night. A few early rain drops could only temporarily slow down the festivities from Dutchess Stadium…

Scrappers to Send Six to New York-Penn League All-Star Game

It has been a common theme throughout the Cleveland Indians farm system this season, so it should be no surprise that the short-season Mahoning Valley Scrappers will…

Calica Cruising Along, Krauth’s Scoreless Streak, And More in Scrappers’ Scrapbook

A good start to the month of August was negated for the Mahoning Valley Scrappers, who were swept in three straight close contests against Hudson Valley on…

Another Mejia Streaking, Calica Raking, and More in the Scrappers’ Scrapbook

Things may have finally turned a corner for the Cleveland Indians’ Mahoning Valley Scrappers affiliate, who endured nearly a month of tough games to start the New…

Hillman, McKenzie, and Civale Shutting Them Down and More in the Scrappers’ Scrapbook

The Class-A Mahoning Valley Scrappers are starting to find the win column a little more consistently as the young club gels in Niles, Ohio. Mahoning Valley took…

Calica’s Big Pro Debut, McKenzie and Hillman Impressing, and More in the Scrappers’ Scrapbook

The successful development of young ball players generally takes precedence over wins and losses in minor league baseball, especially at the lowest levels. That may be the…

McKenzie Makes His Mark, Tapia Tags Two, and More in Scrappers’ Scrapbook

Baseball has returned to Niles, Ohio, as the Mahoning Valley Scrappers’ short-season is now underway. Debuting on Friday, June 17, the Scrappers dropped each of their first…