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  • 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)...
  • NO ROSTER YET, BUT IT'S GETTING CLOSE ...

     
    The Phillies were expected to release the minor league rosters Thursday afternoon. However, minor league director Joe Jordan backed off on that timetable late Thursday morning, saying the uncertainty over the final few spots on the Phillies major league...
  • 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......
  • Ruf scratched from line-up with hand injury ...

     
    Darin Ruf was pulled from the IronPigs line-up about 90 minutes before the start of Friday night's game with Norfolk, leading to speculation that the power-hitting left fielder might be heading to Washington to join the PHillies. Not so, according to...
  • 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......
  • Phillies DFA Delmon Young. How will RF shape up now?

     
    The moment Darin Ruf's name appeared in the lineup as the Phillies starting right fielder earlier this week, I had a feeling this was a possibility --- the team designated Delmon Young for assignment to make room for outfielder Casper......
  • Hernandez gets audition in center field; a dramatic exit for Ruf

     
    Until this past week, Cesar Hernandez had played the outfield for just one inning in his professional career, in the 23rd game of his career on June 20, 2007. Then, the all-star second baseman made back-to-back starts for the IronPigs in center field last...
  • MEMORABLE WIN FOR BRUNDAGE, IN MORE WAYS THAN ONE ...

     
    It's now one of 1,086 for Dave Brundage. But the ironPigs' 5-4, 11-inning win over Syracuse Saturday night was a memorable one for their first-year manager, in more ways than one. It was his first in a Lehigh Valley uniform, giving him a Triple-A...
  • Martinez to Phillies; Quintana designated; Tolbert joins IronPigs

     
    After carrying three catchers and only four outfielders since outfielder Ben Revere's injury and Erik Kratz's return from the disabled list, the Phillies have designated catcher Humberto Quintana for assignment and have added utility player Michael...