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  • Bullpen turning things around after recent struggles

    PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies walked-off with a 2-1 win in 15 innings early Wednesday morning and there's no way that would have been possible without their bullpen. After more struggles recently, the bullpen rebounded in a big way, throwing eight...
  • Catasauqua's Recker homers, leads Mets past Phillies

    Monday afternoon marked the ninth start of the year for Darin Ruf in a Phillies uniform. He's accepted the limited role he's had for the team so far this year and he's in the process of learning about how to stay sharp and be successful without...
  • What will the 2015 Phillies Opening Day roster look like?

    What will the 2015 Phillies Opening Day roster look like?
    The Phillies are in last place in the National League East and by not making any moves at last week's non-waiver trade deadline, they pushed off a chance to begin rebuilding and perhaps hasten their return to the glory days of the mid- to late- 2000s....
  • Phillies pick Jimenez to replace Bastardo

     
    And now, there's one left. Tuesday's promotion of Cesar Jimenez to the Phillies means Justin Friend is the only member of the IronPigs' opening day bullpen left on the roster. The Phillies selected Jimenez to replace Antonio Bastardo, who accepted a 50-...
  • Offense, bullpen did more than their share Thursday

     
    For as inconsistent as Roy Halladay was Thursday, there was nothing inconsistent about Phillies hitters or relievers. For the fourth time this season and the first time since Aug. 8, they put double-digit runs on the board. Their first inning......
  • What might the bullpen look like for the Phillies?

     
    Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jonathan Papelbon (58) throws during spring training at Bright House Field. (Tommy Gilligan/USA Today) The bullpen is anything but set right now for the Phillies. Jonathan Papelbon, Antonio Bastardo and Jake Diekman are...
  • Phillies add to the bullpen, place Asche on DL

     
    The Phillies placed Cody Asche on the 15-day disabled list Sunday afternoon. ( Bill Streicher/USA TODAY Sports) Shortly before Sunday's game with the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Phillies announced that Cody Asche was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a...
  • Hanley Ramirez, A.J. Ellis lead Dodgers past Phillies, 4-3

    Hanley Ramirez, A.J. Ellis lead Dodgers past Phillies, 4-3
    A.J. Ellis was having himself a rough night. He had struck out, bounced into a double play with the bases loaded, been unable to corral a wild throw home from Matt Kemp. Safe to say all was forgiven when Ellis’ walk-off single allowed the...
  • 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...