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  • Today's roster moves and how the roster could shape up

     
    We’re getting down to the nitty-gritty, and Tuesday morning started off with a few more roster moves. The Phillies re-assigned RHP Scott Elarton and RHP Brian Sanches to minor league camp, and they optioned LHP Jake Diekman to the minors.......
  • RANTING AGAIN ABOUT THE BLOWN SAVE RULE ...

     
    Time to revisit a rank from early March... On Saturday night, Jeremy Horst came in for Scott Elarton in the seventh and the IronPigs holding a 2-1 lead. Through no fault of his own (Scott Podsednik dropped a two-out fly ball in the outfield), Horst gave...
  • IRONPIGS LOSING THREE? THAT'S WHAT SCHWIMER SAYS ...

     
    If Michael Schwimer's tweet is correct, the IronPigs are losing Jake Diekman, Raul Valdez and Hector Luna. Schwimer tweeted 'congrats to diekman, valdes and luna for being called up' after the IronPigs 5-1 win at Indianapolis Thursday afternoon. All the...
  • Halladay candid when talking about himself and the team

     
    I thought Roy Halladay was pretty candid after Tuesday night's loss. He spoke for more than 13 minutes and answered questions on everything from Carlos Ruiz's ejection (see the video we have posted on our Web site) to his health......
  • ROSTER MOVE CHATTER, INJURY UPDATES, WIP TIME

     
    I'll be jumping on WIP at 6:07 tonight to talk Phillies. Surely we'll be discussing the roster moves made today.... The Phillies outrighted reliever Brian Sanches to Triple-A Lehigh Valley; Laynce Nix was put ont he 15-day DL with a......
  • HOWARD VISIT TO COCA-COLA PARK A DISTINCT POSSIBILITY ...

     
    Now that one major rehab appearance is (seemingly) out of the way, can another be far behind? Ryan Howard is expected to be examined today in Philadelphia, and if all goes well he could begin a rehab assignment as early as Thursday night in Lakewood. So...
  • Phillies part ways with another reliever

     
    This could be just the beginning of many changes to come. The Phillies announced Tuesday afternoon that the Blue Jays claimed reliever David Herndon off waivers. Herndon had been on the 60-day disabled list most of the season before being......
  • SQUEEZE IN PHILLIES BULLPEN SHOULD GIVE IRONPIGS ANOTHER STRONG 'PEN ...

     
    Monday's announcement that the Phillies have brought back Chad Durbin, a member of their 2008 World Series champion bullpen, indicates that the team will have three bullpen slots available for the Opening Day roster when spring training begins next month....
  • Familiar faces returning to Phillies bullpen

     
    It looks like Ruben Amaro Jr. kept his word. Last week, the Phillies general manager said he was considering adding another bullpen piece, and according to multiple reports, the Phillies have agreed to one-year deal (pending a physical) with a......
  • GROUP BREAKDOWNS GIVE PRETTY STRONG INDICATION OF IRONPIGS ROSTER ...

     
    Down here in spring training the Phillies separate their prospects into five workout groups, the first four basically representing the four full-season affiliates (Lehigh Valley, Readijng, Clearwater, Lakewood) and the fifth a combination of short-...
  • ONE MAN'S LOOK AT THE IRONPIGS ROSTER ...

     
    CLEARWATER, Fla. -- One man's guess on the make-up of the 2013 IronPigs Opening Day 25-man roster ... Postiion players Infielders: Cody Overbeck (1b), Cesar Hernandez (2b), Michael Martinez (ss), Cody Asche (3b), Josh Fields (1b/3b/dh/of), Pete Orr (util)...