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Anthony Recker

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  • Mets beat Angels, 7-6, on home run in 13th inning

    KEY MOMENT: The Angels were one out from defeat, and three runs down, when Raul Ibanez stepped to the plate in the ninth inning. Ibanez delivered a three-run home run — his second home run of the season, and the 2,000th hit of his career —...
  • Little goes right for Dodgers, Zack Greinke in 5-3 loss to Mets

    It was going to happen someday. Nobody keeps a roll going like that forever, not even Zack Greinke. Inevitable as a spring breeze. Greinke’s streak of giving up two or fewer runs in 21 consecutive starts finally came to an end Thursday, if...
  • Cubs position analysis: Castillo set at catcher

    Cubs position analysis: Castillo set at catcher
    The Chicago Cubs believe they have a piece of their core in place in the catcher’s spot, so there should be no need to look for one this offseason.  Welington Castillo earned the starting job with a .265 average, though he hit only .195 against...
  • SANDBERG STILL SEEKING CONSISTENT OFFENSE ...

     
    The good news is that the IronPigs are by far the toughest team to strike out in the International League. The bad news is that far too many times when they make contact the ball winds up in someone's glove. The IronPigs had struck out just 104 times...
  • Brian Schneider, Anthony Recker make impact in late Friday night games in Calif.

     
    Our two Lehigh Valley products in the big leagues -- Phillies catcher Brian Schneider and A's catcher Anthony Recker -- both got starts on Friday night and both made their presence felt in games that played out late in California. Schneider, the...
  • Anthony Recker sent back to Triple-A by the Athletics

     
    On Monday, the Oakland Athletics reinstated third baseman Brandon Inge from the 15-day disabled list and optioned catcher Anthony Recker, a Catasauqua High graduate, to Triple-A Sacramento. Inge was batting .227 with four home runs and 17 RBI in 11...
  • DOWN ON THE FARM, extended version

     
    Reading OF Leandro Castro is continuing his torrid pace since mid-May. Although he had his 11-G hit streak snapped Tuesday, he’s 5-for-12 in three games since and is hitting .383 (64-for-167) since May 16, hitting safely in 37 of his 46 G. Overall...
  • DOWN ON THE FARM, EXTENDED VERSION

     
    Cody Asche left Clearwater with a .349 average and a 7-G hit streak (15-for-30, .500) when he was prmoted to Reading on June 23, but he’s hit only 3-for-25 so far with the R-Phillies. Despite a .354 average with 6 HR, 44 RBI in 62 games with...
  • OAKLAND DESIGNATES CATASAUQUA'S RECKER FOR ASSIGNEMENT ...

     
    In a procedural move to free up a spot on the 40-man roster, the Oakland A's designated Catasuqua grad Anthony Recker for assignment Monday. Recker, who spent the final three months of the 2011 season with the A's, then made his first Opening Day Major...
  • Catasauqua grad Anthony Recker called up by Cubs

     
    Catasauqua's Anthony Recker was one of four players called up by the Cubs on Tuesday as major league rosters can expand to up to 40 players in September. Recker was traded by Oakland to the Cubs last week. Recker, who turned 29 on Wednesday, played in...
  • Mets claim Anthony Recker off waivers from Cubs

     
    Thanks to my former Dieruff teacher and coach Tommy Young for alerting me to this. Tommy works for the Mets at their spring training facility in Port St. Lucie. He told me the Mets picked up Catasauqua High graduate Anthony Recker on waivers on Wednesday....