Clippers, Cats gear up for final title game

Resilient Indians, Giants prospects seek Triple-A championship

Columbus' Bobby Bradley and Sacramento's Francisco Pena lead their clubs in Tuesday's title game. (David Monseur, Dave Michael/MiLB.com)

By Kelsie Heneghan | September 17, 2019 10:12 AM ET

Indians affiliate Columbus Clippers and their adaptable hitters take on Giants affiliate Sacramento River Cats and their resilient roster in the Triple-A National Championship on Tuesday.

Kelsie Heneghan is a reporter at MiLB.com. Follow her on Twitter @Kelsie_Heneghan. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Clippers claim 11th Governors' Cup

Zimmer, Johnson, Tom homer to finish three-game sweep

Columbus celebrates its 11th International League championship, one more than Rochester. (Jay Gehres/Columbus Clippers)

By Bob Sutton | September 12, 2019 11:48 PM ET

Columbus won its 11th International League championship, completing a three-game sweep of Durham with a 6-2 victory as Bradley Zimmer hit a go-ahead three-run homer.

Bob Sutton is a contributor to MiLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Lavarnway puts Clippers a win from IL crown

Indians catching farmhand belts two long balls, drives in six runs

Ryan Lavarnway has recorded three two-homer games since July, one of which was in the Majors. (Jay Gehres/Columbus Clippers)

By Andrew Battifarano | September 11, 2019 10:12 PM ET

Cleveland Indians catcher Ryan Lavarnway blasted two homers and tied a career high with six RBIs to power Triple-A Columbus to a 7-4 win over Durham in Game 2 of the International League Finals.

Andrew Battifarano is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter, @AndrewAtBatt. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Tom blasts Clippers to Game 1 win

Indians prospect goes deep, plates three in IL Finals opener

Ka'ai Tom has mashed four home runs in his last six games, dating back to the regular season. (Jay Gehres/Columbus Clippers)

By Andrew Battifarano | September 10, 2019 9:58 PM ET

Cleveland Indians outfielder Ka'ai Tom blasted his second postseason homer, a three-run shot, to power Triple-A Columbus to an 8-3 victory over Durham in Game 1 of the Governors' Cup Finals.

Andrew Battifarano is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter, @AndrewAtBatt. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Johnson puts Clippers on brink of IL Finals

Indians No. 16 prospect delivers two run-scoring hits in Game 2

Daniel Johnson batted .306/.371/.496 with 41 extra-base hits and 44 RBIs in 84 games in Triple-A. (Joshua Tjiong/MiLB.com)

By Michael Avallone | September 5, 2019 10:22 PM ET

Cleveland Indians No. 16 prospect Daniel Johnson drove in two runs as Triple-A Columbus defeated Gwinnett, 7-3, in Game 2 of the International League Governors' Cup semifinals.

Michael Avallone is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @MavalloneMiLB. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Bradley steers Clippers to IL semifinal lead

Seventh-ranked Indians prospect plates two runs in Game 1 win

Bobby Bradley notched his third multi-hit performance in his last six games dating back to the regular season. (David Monseur/MiLB.com)

By Michael Avallone | September 4, 2019 11:21 PM ET

Cleveland's No. 7 prospect Bobby Bradley doubled, singled and drove in two runs to help Columbus edge Gwinnett, 5-4, in Game 1 of the International League Governors' Cup semifinals.

Michael Avallone is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @MavalloneMiLB. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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2019 International League playoff preview

RailRiders try to halt Bulls' run; Stripers, Clippers battle it out

Jake Cronenworth looks to lead Durham to a third straight title; Drew Waters has been a boost for Gwinnett. (Brian McLeod, Chris Robertson)

By Bob Sutton | September 4, 2019 10:08 AM ET

The Triple-A Durham Bulls seek a three-peat. The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders will try to stop them first, while the Gwinnett Stripers duel with the Columbus Clippers in the other semifinal series.

Bob Sutton is a contributor to MiLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Naylor delivers grand night for Captains

No. 5 Indians prospect homers with bases loaded, plates six

Bo Naylor leads the Midwest League with 10 triples and ranks fifth with 64 RBIs through 102 games. (Lianna Holub/MiLB.com)

By Rob Terranova | August 26, 2019 11:01 PM ET

Cleveland Indians No. 5 prospect Bo Naylor homered with the bases loaded and drove in a career-best six runs as Class A Lake County rolled past Dayton, 13-2, on Monday.

Rob Terranova is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter, @RobTnova24. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Scrappers wait out delay to make history

Gaddis, Waldron, Sanchez go three innings apiece in no-hitter

The Indians selected Hunter Gaddis in the fifth round of this year's First-Year Player Draft out of Georgia State. (John Amis/AP)

By Michael Avallone | August 23, 2019 12:47 AM ET

Hunter Gaddis, Matt Waldron and Luis Sanchez threw three innings apiece as Class A Short Season Mahoning Valley no-hit Williamsport in an 8-0 victory Thursday night.

Michael Avallone is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @MavalloneMiLB. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Jones, Valera highlight NYPL All-Stars

Rays' first-round pick, Indians outfielder among circuit's top stars

George Valera (left) and Greg Jones (right) are two of the most exciting prospects to watch in this year's New York-Penn League All-Star Game.

By Chris Tripodi | August 15, 2019 4:41 PM ET

Rays first-round pick and No. 9 prospect Greg Jones and sixth-ranked Indians prospect George Valera will be among those representing their organizations in the New York-Penn League All-Star Game in Staten Island on Aug. 21.

Chris Tripodi is a producer for MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @christripodi. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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