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• The Indians signed their 13th-round pick, Sicnarf Loopstok, on Tuesday, bringing their total number of signed picks from the 2013 First-Year Player Draft to 14. Loopstok, an Aruba native who speaks five languages, primarily plays catcher but also appeared at second base and third base for Western Oklahoma State.

• Ronny Rodriguez, an infielder for Double-A Akron, was named the organization's Minor League Player of the Week for June 11-18. The 22-year-old hit .435 (10-for-23) with five RBIs and five runs scored. He also assembled a .440 on-base percentage to go along with a .696 slugging percentage. Rodriguez is ranked by MLB.com as the No. 4 prospect in Cleveland's farm system.

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• The Indians signed their 13th-round pick, Sicnarf Loopstok, on Tuesday, bringing their total number of signed picks from the 2013 First-Year Player Draft to 14. Loopstok, an Aruba native who speaks five languages, primarily plays catcher but also appeared at second base and third base for Western Oklahoma State.

• Ronny Rodriguez, an infielder for Double-A Akron, was named the organization's Minor League Player of the Week for June 11-18. The 22-year-old hit .435 (10-for-23) with five RBIs and five runs scored. He also assembled a .440 on-base percentage to go along with a .696 slugging percentage. Rodriguez is ranked by MLB.com as the No. 4 prospect in Cleveland's farm system.

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• Right-handers Blake Wood and Chris Perez are scheduled to make rehab appearances for Double-A Akron on Tuesday. Perez has been on the 15-day disabled list since May 27 with a right shoulder strain. Wood is recovering from Tommy John surgery in May 2012.

Mark Emery is an associate reporter for MLB.com.

 

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