Results tagged ‘ Cleveland Indians ’

RHP Danny Salazar of the Cleveland Indians

Danny Salazar

Starting pitcher Danny Salazar (40) of the Columbus Clippers before a game against the Charlotte Knights on Saturday, June 15, 2013, at Knights Stadium in Fort Mill, South Carolina. Columbus won, 4-2. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Tonight’s playoff starting pitcher for Cleveland is Danny Salazar, a guy I photographed this summer in Charlotte when he was still playing for Triple A Columbus. Small world. Of course, now photos of him in a Minor League uni are worthless, but at least I get a blog post out of it.

Nick Hagadone No. 3 Indians prospect for 2012

LHP Nick Hagadone of the Greenville Drive, Sally League affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, pitches in his first Class A game against the Kannapolis Intimidators April 5, 2008, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, S.C. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Former Greenville Drive pitcher Nick Hagadone is listed as the Cleveland Indians’ No. 3 prospect for 2012 by Baseball America.

Hagadone pitched in Greenville during the 2008 season

Former Gamecock Lonnie Chisenhall has dropped off the Top 10, but is still projected by the magazine’s writers as the Indians’ third baseman of the future.


Nick Hagadone goes to Indians in Martinez trade

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       July 25, 2009: Greenville Drive LHP Nick Hagadone (32) threw three 
       scoreless innings in a game at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, 
       S.C. Hagadone, recovering from Tommy John surgery in 2008, was limited 
       by pitch count to three innings. Photo by: Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images
Greenville Drive lefty Nick Hagadone, who was on his way back to full strength this year after 2008 Tommy John surgery, is part of a package of players traded to the Indians today for Victor Martinez.
Another part of the deal sends former Drive pitcher Bryan Price to the Indians as well.
You can read about this and other last-minute trades in the links below.
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       May 18, 2009: RHP Bryan Price of the Greenville Drive, Class A affiliate of 
       the Boston Red Sox, in a game at Fluor Field at the West End in 
       Greenville, S.C. Photo by: Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images