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Freeman among Cleveland non-roster invitees

No. 98 overall prospect headed to Major League camp in Arizona
February 4, 2021

Before he can say, "Hello, Cleveland," one of the Indians' top prospects is going to say, "Hello, Goodyear." No. 98 overall prospect Tyler Freeman headlined Cleveland's group of players receiving non-roster invitations to Major League Spring Training on Thursday. Pitchers Kyle Dowdy, Anthony Gose, DJ Johnson, Nick Sandlin and Bryan

State of the System: Cleveland Indians

Jones, middle infielders ready to make an impact in Cleveland
December 15, 2020

Starting in October and running through the end of the year,'s State of the System series evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of each Major League organization, highlighting prospects who've made the biggest strides in 2020 and offering a peek at 2021. After the Indians' three-year playoff streak was snapped

Prospects in the Indians' 2020 player pool

Young bunch will mostly play at alternate site in Lake County
July 10, 2020

As part of the new rules for the 2020 Major League season, each of the 30 organizations will maintain a 60-man player pool for the duration of the campaign. Some members of the player pool will feature on the active Major League roster while others will work out at an

Jones, Freeman ready to rock for Cleveland

Infield duo took center stage in talent-filled Indians farm system
October 28, 2019

Each offseason, goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club.The Indians continue to reap the benefits of a solid farm system and remain

Freeman has big night in Hillcats' romp

No. 4 Tribe prospect plates three in second four-hit game of '19
August 10, 2019

After leading the New York-Penn League in a bevy of categories last summer, Tyler Freeman came into the season with two goals: draw more walks and get on base. He had no problem getting on base Saturday night. The Indians' No. 4 prospect went 4-for-6 and drove in three runs as

Prospect Roundup: Games of July 28

O's Rutschman has multi-hit game; Rockies' Daza goes 5-for-5
July 29, 2019

Orioles C Adley Rutschman, Class A Short Season Aberdeen: 2-for-4 -- A day after going 0-for-5 in his New York-Penn League debut, Baltimore's top prospect registered a pair of singles to get himself on the board. In addition to his first multi-hit game as a professional, Rutschman nailed a pair of

Freeman swinging hot stick for Hillcats

Indians No. 3 prospect matches career high with four hits
July 25, 2019

As far as swings go, Tyler Freeman is comfortable with his, regardless of whether the ball leaves the infield or's No. 84 overall prospect racked up a season-high four hits and scored twice as Class A Advanced Lynchburg downed Fayetteville, 7-4, on Thursday night at SEGRA Stadium.

Prospect Roundup: Games of June 29

D-backs' Leyba has big night; Nats Kieboom collects three hits
June 30, 2019

D-backs IF Domingo Leyba, Triple-A Reno: 3-for-5, 3 RBI, 1 R: Arizona's No. 24 prospect hasn't missed a beat since returning from a brief stint with the big club. He recorded his first career five-hit game and accounted for two of Reno's nine home runs. Leyba belted a solo shot in

Freeman heading to Carolina League

Indians No. 3 prospect will bring .319 career average to Hillcats
June 19, 2019

Tyler Freeman has made quick work of each level he's been assigned to as a professional since debuting in 2017. Next on his checklist -- the Carolina League.Cleveland's No. 3 prospect was promoted to Class A Advanced Lynchburg on Tuesday night during the Midwest League's All-Star break. Freeman ended his

Prospect Roundup: Games of May 28

Angels' Adell rounding into form; Reds' India finds the power
May 29, 2019

Angels OF Jo Adell, Class A Advanced Inland Empire: 2-for-4, HR, 2 RBIs, R -- It's not taking long for Los Angeles' top prospect to make up for lost time. After going 0-for-4 in his season debut on Friday, Adell has recorded three straight multi-hit games and homered for the second

Toolshed: Freeman walking onto scene

Indians infielder rounding into Top-100 prospect at Class A
May 15, 2019

The Indians front office came to Tyler Freeman last fall with an idea. Well, it was more of a suggestion. "We had so many meetings in the offseason, but the one I remember they told me, 'This isn't a big concern at all, but, hey, maybe your walk rate could be

Captains' Freeman reaches five times

Indians No. 3 prospect collects three hits, drives in two runs
April 13, 2019

Tyler Freeman may not have had gotten off to the kind of start he would've liked at the plate, but it didn't take long for the 19-year-old to turn it around. The Indians' No. 3 prospect had a perfect night at the plate on Saturday, going 3-for-3 with two RBIs, getting hit

Indians Prospect Primer: The kids are alright

Jones, Freeman bring bats; relievers Sandlin, Karinchak rise fast
March 21, 2019

Some players are on the verge of stardom, others are entering a crucial phase of their development and still others are getting their first tastes of full-season ball. With the 2019 season approaching, takes a look at the most intriguing prospects from each MLB organization.Shining Star: Nolan Jones, 3BThe

New age of Indians led by Jones, Bradley

Slugging duo paving way for tomorrow's stars in Cleveland
October 22, 2018

Each offseason, goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club.In an era in which developing homegrown talent has become paramount to Major League

Scrappers Hold On Late To Top Black Bears

August 24, 2018

(Niles, OH)-The Mahoning Valley Scrappers scored three runs in the bottom of the third inning and held on late for a 4-3 win over the West Virginia Black Bears at Eastwood Field. The Black Bears would put the tying run at third with two outs, but Luis Araujo slammed the

Scrappers fill one third of All-Star lineup

Freeman, Reeves, Nelson have Tribe affiliate atop standings
August 14, 2018

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- The question was posed to Mitch Reeves, but his Mahoning Valley teammate was quick to answer for him."Oh, yeah," Hosea Nelson said with a laugh when Reeves was asked if he feeds off the rest of the Scrappers lineup.

Swaggerty, Freeman among NYPL All-Stars

Pirates' first-round pick, league's top hitter lead South
August 7, 2018

The New York-Penn League announced its All-Star rosters Tuesday, with Travis Swaggerty bringing the pedigree and Tyler Freeman bringing the production.Both players will represent the NYPL South, which will take on the NYPL North on Tuesday, Aug. 14, in State College, Pa. Swaggerty is the lone top-100 prospect in the

Five Run First Not Enough As Scrappers Fall to Muckdogs

August 2, 2018

 (Batavia, NY)-The Mahoning Valley Scrappers stormed out to a five run first inning, but the offense would be held silent until the ninth inning as the Batavia Muckdogs rallied for a 8-7 win on Thursday night at Dwyer stadium. Tyler Freeman got the first inning started with a double to

Mahoning Valley's Freeman scrappy at plate

Indians No. 19 prospect registers career-high four hits, four RBIs
August 1, 2018

It hasn't taken the 71st overall pick in the 2017 First-Year Player Draft long to show his consistency. Earlier this season, Tyler Freeman rattled off a 13-game hit streak. On Wednesday, the Indians No. 19 prospect extended his second run to 14 games with a career night at the plate.Freeman

Five-Run Fourth Inning Bolts Scrappers over Crosscutters

August 1, 2018

NILES, O.H. - For the second consecutive night, the Mahoning Valley Scrappers used a big inning to jet ahead of the Williamsport Crosscutters on Wednesday at Eastwood Field. A five-run fourth inning was enough for the Scrappers to take the series rubber match over Williamsport, 6-5. With its win on

Four-Run Eighth Powers Scrappers Past Crosscutters

July 31, 2018

NILES, O.H. - The Mahoning Valley Scrappers evened the three-game series with the Williamsport Crosscutters on Tuesday at Eastwood Field. The Scrappers earned a 7-2 win over the Crosscutters with help from its best hitter, an unlikely hero, and a big inning.Williamsport (17-26) broke silence in the top of the

Scrappers Power Past Ironbirds

July 29, 2018

 (Aberdeen, MD)-The Mahoning Valley Scrappers picked up series win number 11 on Sunday afternoon at Ripken Stadium. The Scrappers used homeruns from Tyler Freeman and Hosea Nelson to lead the way to a 5-1 win over the Aberdeen Ironbirds. Freeman got the scoring started in the top of the fourth

NYPL notes: Scrappers' Freeman feeling fine

Indians' No. 12 prospect tops leaderboards after offseason injury
July 24, 2018

Coming back from a torn labrum in his left shoulder suffered during the offseason, Tyler Freeman, the Indians' No. 12 prospect, found it tough getting back into the swing of things.During extended spring camp, the 19-year-old middle infielder pushed through enduring pain as he struggled to regain his form at

Freeman's Double Caps Ninth Inning Rally in Batavia

July 20, 2018

 (Batavia, NY)-With the Mahoning Valley Scrappers down to their final out in the ninth inning, the Scrappers rallied to put two runners on base before Tyler Freeman doubled to left to drive in the tying and eventual game winning run. The Scrappers topped the Batavia Muckdogs 5-4 to take the

Scrappers and Muckdogs Split Two on Friday

July 6, 2018

NILES, O.H. - After Thursday's game was called in the top of the fifth inning due to rain, the Mahoning Valley Scrappers walked off as winners as the game was completed before the regularly-scheduled Friday game, 7-6. The Batavia Muckdogs limited the Scrappers to two hits in Game 2, earning