Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday’s performances by Cleveland prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday’s game.
Note that the Arizona League team was off Wednesday.
Tyler Cloyd (SP, Columbus): W (9-5), 9.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 6 SO, 1 HBP
No hits, no walks, and only one solitary hit batter to start the ninth inning. Cloyd may not be on the same level as Corey Kluber, but he managed to outpitch a beautiful Kluber outing Wednesday night by hurling the seventh no-hitter in Clipper history and the first at Huntington Park on just 88 pitches (this was Columbus’ first no-hitter since Justin Germano‘s on July 26, 2011). Cloyd came out of the gate slowly this season in his first year in the organization, but the right-hander has picked things up recently and currently owns a 3.91 ERA and 92:24 SO:BB in 133.2 innings. The 27-year-old is not a high priority prospect and is more of a depth option for the major league team right now, but that does not take away from the great work he has put in this season and the special night he had Wednesday. Read More…
From Indians Baseball Insider, July 31, 2014