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  • Hernandez added to list of those competiting for outfield gigs

     
    Competition in the outfield continues to grow. Cesar Hernandez can officially be added to the list of “guys competing for a job." The 23-year-old had been a middle infielder his entire minor league career, but was thrown into center field......
  • A frustrating night at Coca-Cola Park ...

     
    Columbus had four at-bats over the 10th, 11th and 12 innings Saturday night with the potential go-ahead run in scoring position, and 14 such plate appearances after the fifth inning. None of them produced a run (1-for-12, sacrifice bunt, walk). The...
  • Asche rises to Brundage's challenge and heads to Phillies

     
    The first phone call, around 11 a.m. -- six hours or so after the IronPigs' buses pulled into the Coca-Cola Park lot following an overnight ride from Pawtucket -- went unanswered the first time. The second as well. The third time IronPigs manager Dave...
  • Hernandez remains a spectator for IronPigs

     
    Cesar Hernandez remained out of the lineup Wednesday when the IronPigs returned to Coca-Cola Park to begin a three-game series with Syracuse and their final three-week push for a Governor's Cup playoff berth. Hernandez hasn't started a game since July...
  • IronPigs lose Orr to Phillies when Casper Wells goes on DL

     
    The shuttle between Coca-Cola Park and Citizens Bank Park continues to be busy. In addition to early Sunday's moves that sent Tyler Cloyd and Luis Garcia back to the IronPigs while sending J.C. Ramirez to the Phillies, Pete Orr was called up Monday...
  • Overbeck joins IronPigs walking wounded

     
    MOOSIC, Pa. -- Wednesday's IronPigs' line-up at Scranton does not feature Cody Overbeck, who left Tueday's 5-3 win over Buffalo after he was hit on his left arm just above the wrist in the seventh inning. Overbeck, hitting .256 with a team-high 19 home...
  • Hernandez back at full strength for IronPigs

     
    In case anyone was wondering whether Cesar Hernandez was fully recovered from his wrist injury, he answered their concerns over the weekend. After facing only right handers since his return on August 16, Hernandez had a pair of hits off a lefty on...
  • Howard unlikely to move from clean-up spot in near future; Roster move made

     
    Ryan Howard's numbers are hardly that of a clean-up hitter, especially in the last five weeks. From May 8 to June 12, Howard hit .218 (22-for-101) with one home run in 111 plate appearances (29 games, 26 starts). His slugging......
  • IRONPIGS NOTEBOOK UPDATE: Gillies, Castro back; both Mitchells gone for IronPigs

     
    A few weeks ago in Reading, Tyson Gillies said he hoped to have the opportunity to come back to Coca-Cola Park again this summer to do something about that .148 average by his name on the IronPigs stat sheet. The Phillies are giving him that chance....
  • Phillies Prescription

     
    Is there anything more depressing than watching this Phillies team stumble through loss after loss, going nowhere in the most dispiriting manner possible? They can't hit and they won't accept a walk, so there's never anyone on base. For that......
  • Phillies make roster moves, announce Lannan's next start in the bigs

     
    The Phillies announced that pitcher John Lannan will come off the disabled list and will start Monday's game at home against the Nationals. He's been on the DL since April 18. Although Lannan won't officially be activated until Monday, Tyler......