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  • Amaro addresses left field situation and bench concerns

     
    During the media portion of the Phillies’ winter banquet at the Crowne Plaza in Wyomissing, Ruben Amaro Jr. made sure to specify that jobs can be won or lost in spring training, but in his mind he knows who the......
  • Valdez trade comes as a surprise

     
    I immediately thought three things when I heard the Phillies traded Wilson Valdez to the Reds for inexperienced left-handed reliever Jeremy Horst (he's pitched in just 12 big league games), who will be a non-roster invitee to spring training. 1.......
  • Thome dives into a new workout routine

     
    You know an athlete is serious about getting in shape when he’s willing to change his routine around at age 41. In an effort to aid and help mend his ailing lower back, Jim Thome dedicated himself this winter to......
  • Qualls surprised Philly wanted him

     
    Chad Qualls got a warning from his wife when the Phillies called him during the offseason. “She said, ‘You know you don’t have that good of numbers in Philly?’” She was right. Qualls, who signed a one-year, $1.15 million...
  • 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......
  • 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...
  • 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.......
  • 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...
  • WHY NOT FONTENOT...?

     
    If I was Mike Fontenot, I'm not sure I' would've been in a very good mood on the 90-minute bus ride from Indianapolis to Louisville Thursday afternoon. All he's done done since joining the IronPigs is hit .319 in 14 games, with six doubles and six RBIs....
  • 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......
  • 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...