Let’s start with the bad news right off the bat: Indians prospect Hector Rondon will undergo Tommy John surgery. He was the Indians’ 2009 minor league pitcher of the year and was expected to be in the mix in the Cleveland rotation by the end of the year, before his May injury. When it rains it pours.
Don’t worry, there are more players in Columbus coming. Check out WFNY’s Da Clip Show to catch up on their week.
The DiaTribe does their usual Wednesday column that tackles Carlos Carrasco’s impending arrival, and looks at the idea of a stopgap third baseman.
I used to get really excited about Indians minor leaguer Kelvin De La Cruz. Tony at IPI reminded me why.
I mentioned the Twitter account of the real Chris Perez (@ChrisPerez54) yesterday as well as the fake (but hilarious) @PureRage_Perez. Anthony Castrovince interviews them both to get a little more insight in the man behind the hair.