There's more to Polanco than just baseball

With minor league spring training underway, the hopes and dreams of many young Indians prospects are back in action for another season. The IBI's Mark Nikolov caught up with lefty prospect Anderson Polanco to give us a little more insight into him the player and human being...
March 6, 2017

Coach's Corner '16: Rigo Beltran Part 1

The IBI's Tony Lastoria sits down with Cleveland Indians High-A Lynchburg pitching coach Rigo Beltran to discuss in depth about several of the pitchers he had this season, including Sean Brady, Luis Lugo, Julian Merryweather, Mitch Brown, Jordan Milbrath and Anderson Polanco.
November 22, 2016

2016 Tony Awards: Biggest Disappointment

The IBI's Tony Lastoria continues his annual Tony Awards with the Biggest Disappointment award given to the Indians minor league player who did not quite live up to expectations this season...
October 5, 2016

2016 IBI Positional Rankings: LH starters

The 2016 IBI positional rankings continue with a deep look at 11 left-handed starting pitchers in the organization...
May 5, 2016

2016 IBI Top 75: #49 Anderson Polanco

Our countdown continues with a big lefty that the Indians are high on and just waiting for him to take that next step forward in his development...
March 4, 2016

The WAR Room: 2015 Performance Ranks, #60-51

Over the past three months, IBI has rolled out the year-end rankings for every minor league affiliate in the Cleveland system. Next up, we will be running down the top-100 performers based on those WAR rankings, albeit with a slight twist.
January 25, 2016

Coach's Corner '15: Steve Karsay Part 2

The IBI's Tony Lastoria sits down with Cleveland Indians Low-A Lake County pitching coach Steve Karsay to discuss in depth several of the pitchers he had on the pitching staff this season, including Jordan Milbrath, Anderson Polanco, Thomas Pannone, Justin Garcia, Caleb Hamrick and Nick Pasquale.
November 22, 2015

The WAR Room: 2015 Captains Pitchers

The WAR Room is back again, bringing you the 2015 advanced stats for every Cleveland minor leaguer and looking at the interesting statistical trends to watch and monitor. Join Jim Piascik as he breaks down the 2015 Lake County Captains pitchers, including Justus Sheffield’s successful season, a trio of other strong left-handed starters, and much more as he takes you into The WAR Room.
November 2, 2015