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  • WHO WILL BE THE IRONPIGS INFIELDERS NEXT MONTH? ...

     
    So, who's going to be left to play the infield at Coca-Cola Park next month? It could be anybody's guess. When spring training opened it was a lock that the shortstop here would be Freddy Galvis. Now, believe it or not, he might be the starting second...
  • MARTINEZ TO MAKE IRONPIGS DEBUT ...

     
    Newly arrived Michael Martinez is in Ryne Sandberg's line-up tonight, hitting second and playing third base. Martinez, who spent all of last season with the Phillies after taken from Washington in the 2010 Rule 5 draft, suffered a fractured foot in spring...
  • ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER INJURY ...

     
    The injury bug that has devastated the Phillies clubhouse is apparently migrating North. With John Suomi still unavailable due to a hip flexor, IronPigs manager Ryne Sandberg also lost shortstop Andres Blanco, at least for Thursday night. Blanco...
  • The impact of Galvis' injury

     
    Here's what we know.... Freddy Galvis is arguably the best defensive player the Phillies have right now and he's going on the disabled list Thursday with a lower back strain, at which point a roster move will be made. Could......
  • MARTINEZ, ORR COULD BE HEADING DOWN TURNPIKE ...

     
    Michael Martinez's stay in an IronPigs uniform could be brief. Or, Pete Orr could be heading back down the Turnpke this morning. With yet another Phillie, infielder Freddy Galvis, heading to the disabled list with a lower back strain, either Martinez or...
  • IRONPIGS ROSTER SET ...

     
    The IronPigs roster is now set after the Phillies announced their Opening Day roster. Infielder Hector Luna, outfielder Scott Podsednik and left-handed pitcher Raul Valdes will join the IronPigs Wednesday. Luna lost out to infielder Pete Orr for 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.......
  • Amaro addresses why Halladay wasn't examined in spring training

     
    His velocity was down. Everyone knew it. But that, Ruben Amaro Jr. said, wasn’t enough for the Phillies to have Roy Halladay examined by a doctor in spring training. “That’s not normal protocol,” Amaro said. “We check with...
  • MARTINEZ IN IRONPIGS LINEUP; CISCO, SAVERY JOIN BULLPEN ...

     
    Michael Martinez is in the IronPigs lineup at shortstop, which means Michael Spidale won't be quite so lonely on the bench for tonight's game with Rochester. Spidale was the only position player on the bench in Wednesday's 4-3 loss to the Red Wings....
  • Manuel adamantly defends his eighth-inning decisions

     
    Even before Antonio Bastardo stepped on the mound, the outrage had started. It got worse with each passing moment. The boos began when Bastardo, on in relief of Cole Hamels, who was pulled after allowing one run on three hits......
  • Ryan Howard Rehab

     
    It's always exciting when a major league star comes through the minor leagues on a rehabilitation assignment. My favorite was Pedro Martinez, who pitched for the IronPigs as he tuned up for a comeback with the Phillies. We later saw......