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  • Valdez provided some entertainment for Howard

     
    PHILADELPHIA— As he stood at first base, Ryan Howard covered his face with his glove in an attempt to hide his chuckles. While trying to become the hero, Wilson Valdez provided some entertainment as stood on the mound in the......
  • Could there be more going on with Utley?

     
    As fans, you all want to believe exactly what the Phillies are telling you. You're hoping and praying the reason Chase Utley has yet to appear in a spring training game is because they really are resting him as much......
  • Another 'Pig gets the call; Manuel not talking about Pence; Bullpen comes through

     
    A shaky bullpen, which has been the focus the last three days, pitched three scoreless innings Friday. Antonio Bastardo faced the minimum in two innings and struck out three. Although he walked the first batter he face, he got a......
  • 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...