Tribe to promote Jones to Double-A Akron

Indians No. 2 prospect leading Carolina League with .860 OPS

Nolan Jones has drawn a Carolina League-leading 65 walks and also tops the circuit with a .435 on-base percentage. (Ken Inness/MiLB.com)

By Jordan Wolf | July 6, 2019 7:04 PM ET

Indians No. 2 prospect Nolan Jones will be promoted to Double-A Akron after representing Class A Advanced Lynchburg in the All-Star Futures Game on Sunday.

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Solter among five Minor Leaguers suspended

Free agent Aragon, Phillies' Estevez, Martinez, Oropeza disciplined

Matt Solter has a career 16-10 record and 4.67 ERA over 48 Minor League appearances. (David Monseur/MiLB.com)

By Danny Wild and Chris Tripodi | June 28, 2019 5:18 PM ET

Indians right-hander Matt Solter was among five players suspended on Friday after violating Minor League Baseball's drug program.

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Valera homers, plates six for Scrappers

Fifth-ranked Indians prospect collects career high in hits, RBIs

George Valera tripled his previous career high in RBIs, set last June 16 against Batavia. (Matt Roberts Photography)

By Shlomo Sprung | June 25, 2019 10:55 PM ET

Cleveland Indians No. 5 prospect George Valera collected three hits, including a homer, in Class A Short Season Mahoning Valley's 13-9 loss to State College.

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NYPL notes: Hankins building confidence

Indians prospect off to brilliant start after adjustments to his grip

The 35th overall pick in 2018, Ethan Hankins has not yielded a hit over 8 2/3 innings this season for the Scrappers. (Charles Marsh Photography)

By Craig Forde | June 25, 2019 10:47 AM ET

After a successful debut, Mahoning Valley right-hander Ethan Hankins reflects on some simple grip changes he made in the bullpen prior to his second start.

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Jones pumps up Lynchburg's offense

Cleveland's No. 2 prospect drives in four, scores four times

Nolan Jones is batting .304 with an .888 OPS, six homers and 36 RBIs for the Hillcats. (Ken Inness/MiLB.com)

By Jordan Wolf | June 24, 2019 11:32 PM ET

Cleveland Indians No. 2 prospect Nolan Jones went 3-for-3, driving in four runs and scoring four times, to fuel Class A Advanced Lynchburg's 11-5 win over Frederick.

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Captains trio combines on no-hitter

Lingos, Araujo, Rholl retire first 20 batters against Whitecaps

Eli Lingos had never started a Minor League game before tossing the first four innings Friday. (Paul DiCicco)

By Joe Bloss | June 21, 2019 11:07 PM ET

Indians prospects Eli Lingos, Luis Aruajo and Kellen Rholl combined on the fifth no-hitter in team history as Class A Lake County beat West Michigan, 5-0, to complete a sweep of Friday's doubleheader.

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Freeman heading to Carolina League

Indians No. 3 prospect will bring .319 career average to Hillcats

Tyler Freeman compiled a .292/.382/.424 slash line and a circuit-leading 51 runs in 61 games. (Paul DiCicco/Lake County Captains)

By Michael Avallone | June 19, 2019 1:09 AM ET

Cleveland Indians No. 3 prospect Tyler Freeman will head to the Class A Advanced Lynchburg Hillcats following the Midwest League's All-Star break.

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Prospect Roundup: Games of June 16

Indians' Bradley homers twice; Brewers' Dubon keeps raking

Bobby Bradley is hitting .302 with seven homers and 13 RBIs in 15 games in June. (Joshua Tjiong/MiLB.com)

June 17, 2019 10:05 AM ET

Indians first baseman Bobby Bradley recorded his second two-homer game in three days for Triple-A Columbus, while Brewers infielder logged another three-hit game for San Antonio.

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Jones, Lynch headline Carolina All-Stars

Recently promoted Madrigal, Singer, Duran also honored

Wilmington's Daniel Lynch and Lynchburg's Nolan Jones will both represent the North Division. (Ken Inness/MiLB.com)

By Chris Tripodi | June 11, 2019 10:55 AM ET

Nolan Jones and Daniel Lynch will lead the Carolina League Northern Division All-Star against the Southern Division on Tuesday, June 18 at Frederick's Nymeo Field.

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IL notes: Bradley finds comfort level

Indians No. 6 prospect coming off big month with Clippers

Bobby Bradley was named IL Player of the Month for May after hitting .302/.374/.740 with 12 homers in 25 games. (Joshua Tjiong/MiLB.com)

By Bob Sutton | June 10, 2019 11:23 AM ET

Sixth-ranked Indians prospect Bobby Bradley has emerged as one of the International League's premier sluggers after bulking up in the offseason.

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