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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Who's your pick for Phillies' best manager since the Vet opened in 1971?

    Who's your pick for Phillies' best manager since the Vet opened in 1971?
    Seven of the 13 men who managed the Philadelphia Phillies since Veterans Stadium opened in 1971 were let go before a season ended: Frank Lucchesi, Danny Ozark, Pat Corrales, John Felske, Lee Elia, Nick Leyva and Charlie Manuel. There were few tears when...
  • 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...
  • Updated: Phillies officially sign Castillo

     
    Nobody had to say it. Actions speak louder than words, and the Phillies' actions Sunday night made a huge statement. The club, favored by many to win the World Series, has been without its second baseman, and management is clearly......
  • A SHORT BENCH, BROWN TO DL, WRIGHT TO MISS A START ...

     
    Michael Spidale could be a bit lonely on the bench tonight when the IronPigs are on the field. Spidale is the only extra position player available to Ryne Sandberg for tonight's game with Rochester, although the DH will be used against the American League...
  • Amaro gives Utley update

     
    Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. finally acknowledged the obvious about Chase Utley. When asked if he would start the season on the disabled list, Amaro said, "I would think so. I haven't seen him on the field yet and we're......
  • UPDATED: What factors into Charlie's roster decisions?

     
    It’s getting down to the nitty gritty, and it won’t be long before some decisions have to be made. Manager Charlie Manuel said he expects to finalize the roster sometime after the Phillies final exhibition game against the Pirates on......
  • Predix for Opening Day lineup and 25-man roster

     
    With the Phillies final game in Clearwater slated for 1:05 this afternoon against the Astros, here are my thoughts on the 25-man roster and Opening Day lineup. 25-MAN ROSTER -Ryan Howard -Jimmy Rollins -Placido Polanco -Carlos Ruiz -Ben Francisco -Shane.....
  • Surprise, surprise ... Phillies finalize 25-man roster

     
    The Phillies finalized their Opening Day roster, Charlie Manuel announced today. The big announcement is that infielder Pete Orr made the team and had his contract purchased. Also, earlier in the day Manuel said Rule 5 draftee Michael Martinez had......