MLB News: Indians and Clippers Extend Affiliation Agreement
The Columbus Clippers and the Cleveland Indians announced, per press release, a two year extension of their player development contract which will now extend through the 2016 season.
Ken Schnacke, President & GM, had these comments: “These first four seasons of being affiliated with the Cleveland Indians in our new ballpark has exceeded all of our expectations. The awards we have won together are a testament to how well we work together, how much our fans appreciate not only Huntington Park but also our relationship with the Tribe. We are very proud to be a part of the Cleveland Indians player development system and we take pride and pleasure in following our players who have “graduated” from Columbus to Cleveland…there are currently 15 players (on the 25 active roster) who have come through Columbus….pitchers Cody Allen, Jeanmar Gomez, Corey Kluber, Zach McAllister, Vinnie Pestano, Chris Seddon, Tony Sipp & Joe Smith; and position players Michael Brantley, Ezequiel Carrera...
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