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From the Collection: Jason Donald, if, Cleveland Indians

Another ex-Indian that I thought would have a longer career with the team.

Donald came to the Indians in the Cliff Lee trade of 2009. The Indians gave up Lee and OF Ben Franciso and added pitchers… 213 more words

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From the Collection: Gorkys Hernández, of, Pittsburgh Pirates

Gorkys Hernández was signed by the Tigers as a free agent in 2005. He was loaded with tools, naturally athletic and looked every bit a lead off hitter–many compared him to a young… 297 more words

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From the Collection: Eric Stiller, rp, Cleveland Indians

Eric Stiller was signed as a non-drafted Free Agent by the Indians in 2006 out of Princeton.

He would put up respectable numbers as a pen arm, generally allowing fewer hits than innings pitchers and getting his fair share of K’s.   125 more words

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From the Collection: Dustin Realini, if, Cleveland Indians

Dustin Realini was drafted in 2006, 28th Round, out of Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, CA).  He was only in the Indians organization for three season, 2006-2008, and never made it higher than High-A.   103 more words

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From the Collection: Yonder Alonso, if/of, San Diego Padres

Top autograph was acquired in person, the bottom through the mail.

Alonso was once a very good prospect–he was the 7th overall pick of the Reds back in 2008– but he had been having a rough time of it for the past couple seasons.   53 more words

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From the Collection: Cord Phelps, Cole Rohrbough, Vinny Chulk and Bob Watson

Cord Phelps, IF, Cleveland Indians

I felt like Cord Phelps never really got the chance that he deserved. I really thought that he could hang on with the Tribe as a utility guy since he could man just about every infield postition, but was plucked off waivers by the Orioles in 2013. 470 more words

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From the Collection: Grant Green, IF/OF, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

I was able to get this autograph in 2009, while Green was playing at USC. He would be drafted by the Athletics in the 1st Round of the 2009 draft. 162 more words

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