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The Road to The Show™: Guardians' Valera

No. 33 overall prospect finally able to put full talents on display
July 12, 2022

Each week, profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken toward achieving his Major League dream. Here's a look at Guardians No. 2 prospect George Valera. For more stories about players on The Road to The Show, click here. Although it’s been five years since he first

June 28: Ducks hit four homers, but SeaWolves claw back for 11-10, 10-inning win

June 28, 2022

June 28 RubberDucks Game Recap | Box Score Erie SeaWolves (1-0, 40-30) 11, Akron RubberDucks (0-1, 40-30) 10 WP: Yaya Chentouf (3-1) LP: Thomas Ponticelli (0-1) Save: None Summary The Akron RubberDucks hit four home runs, tying a season high, but Erie rallied for its first lead of the game

June 17: RubberDucks fall in Hartford, 4-2, drop to first-place tie

June 17, 2022

June 17 RubberDucks Game Recap | Box Score Hartford Yard Goats (39-22) 4, Akron RubberDucks (35-26) 2 WP: Noah Gotsis (3-1) LP: Xzavion Curry (4-3) Save: Gavin Hollowell (8) Summary RubberDucks designated hitter George Valera hit a sixth-inning, go-ahead home run for a second straight game, but Hartford scored three

June 16: Allen's 11 strikeouts, Valera's homer lead Ducks' 1-0 win in Hartford

June 16, 2022

June 16 RubberDucks Game Recap | Box Score Akron RubberDucks (35-25) 1, Hartford Yard Goats (38-22) 0 WP: Logan Allen (4-3) LP: Karl Kauffmann (4-3) Save: Jerson Ramírez (2) Summary RubberDucks left-hander Logan Allen struck out a career-high 11 batters in six innings and combined with three relievers on a

Allen, Curry ready for changing of the guard

Deep, well-balanced system poised to usher new era in Cleveland
November 8, 2021

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. Cleveland experienced something of a transition year after trading one of its franchise

2021 MiLB playoffs preview: Double-A

Wichita set to experience its first taste of postseason action
September 21, 2021

The Double-A playoffs begin with three best-of-five series featuring the top two teams in each league. Montgomery and Mississippi face off in the South, Wichita wrestles with Northwest Arkansas in the Central and Bowie battles Akron in the Northeast. All three series are set to run from Sept. 21-26.

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, Valera highlight NYPL All-Stars

Rays' first-round pick, Indians outfielder among circuit's top stars
August 15, 2019

Greg Jones' professional debut has gone about as well as the Rays could have hoped after selecting him out of UNC Wilmington in the first round of the 2019 MLB Draft. As a result, Jones was rewarded with an All-Star selection Thursday.The Rays No. 9 prospect will lead the Red Team

Valera homers, plates six for Scrappers

Fifth-ranked Indians prospect collects career high in hits, RBIs
June 25, 2019

George Valera already had been in the midst of a torrid season at the plate, but the Class A Short Season Scrappers slugger upped that production to new career heights Tuesday.Cleveland's No. 5 prospect went 4-for-5 with a homer and a professional-best six RBIs in Mahoning Valley's 13-9 loss to

Late Runs Too Much As Scrappers Fall To Black Bears

June 15, 2019

(Granville, WV)-The Mahoning Valley Scrappers fell behind early before two solo homeruns would give them a short lived lead on Saturday night in West Virginia. The West Virginia Black Bears rallied for five runs over the final three innings to earn a series split by a final of 6-3.The Black

Scrappers Top Black Bears On Opening Night

June 14, 2019

 (Granville, WV)-The Mahoning Valley Scrappers opened their 21st season with a 5-4 win over the West Virginia Black Bears on Friday night in West Virginia. The Scrappers grabbed an early three run lead and added insurance runs in the seventh and ninth innings to hold on for their first win