June 11, 2010
Howard Kellman, who broadcast his 5,000th game with the Indianapolis Indians on June 4, has entertained and informed area fans for 35 years. He's seen his team switch leagues, affiliations and facilities (from dilapidated Bush Stadium to state-of-the-art Victory Field). More >
Saccommanno socks trio
Mark Saccommano slugged three homers on Friday, and Matt LaPorta did likewise on Wednesday.
Cycle season out West
Portland's Mike Baxter cycled on Tuesday, as did Freddy Parejo, followed by fellow JetHawk Brandon Barnes on Wednesday.
What's On Deck
Lake Elsinore @ Lancaster
Friday to Sunday, June 11-13It seems to be cycle season in Lancaster. Will Lake Elsinore's strong pitching, including Nick Schmidt and Anthony Bass, weather the storm?
Columbus @ Pawtucket
Thursday, June 17, 7:05 p.m. ETProvided Matt LaPorta hasn't slugged his way back to Cleveland before Thursday, he should face Felix Doubront and his 1.08 PawSox ERA.
Trenton @ Binghamton
Friday, June 18, 7:05 p.m. ETTopps EL Player of the Month Brandon Laird will step in against rehabbing John Maine when the Mets and Yankees affiliates play ball on Friday.
The Eastern League's Akron Aeros cruised into Friday with a 10-game winning streak, giving fans of parent-club Cleveland hope for a brighter future. Lonnie Chisenhall (pictured) hit .333 with 4 homers and 12 RBIs over the stretch, and 2009 second-rounder Jason Kipnis makes his Double-A debut with Akron this weekend. (Photo: Kevin Pataky/MiLB.com)
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