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Michael Taylor

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  • Erik Johnson having some troubles along the way

     Erik Johnson having some troubles along the way
    White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper said he can think of many pitchers who didn't get it right in their first trial in the major leagues, and he believes right-hander Erik Johnson is one of those who can turn it around for another shot. Johnson is 10...
  • Maikel Franco's up-and-down season surging up down the stretch for IronPigs

    Maikel Franco's up-and-down season surging up down the stretch for IronPigs
    Over the course of the current season, Dave Brundage has seen the best and the worst from Maikel Franco, the current jewel of the Phillies farm system. At the moment, the IronPigs manager is seeing the best. After going 6-for-7 with the franchise's...
  • FLASHBACK: In 1964, the Eagles beat the Steelers at ASD Stadium

    August 11 1984—Dieruff grad Joe Atiyeh, who holds dual citizenship, settles for a silver medal — Syria's first-ever Olympic medal — when he is pinned by Lou Banach in 1:01 in the 100-kilogram freestyle wrestling tournament final in...
  • 1A state track: First Academy boys win 6 events but place 2nd as team | Video

    1A state track: First Academy boys win 6 events but place 2nd as team | Video
    JACKSONVILLE — Michael Taylor lunged to the finish line in the 300-meter hurdles, leaning so far forward on his final stride that he won the race by inches and then tumbled to the track. The First Academy senior bounced back to his feet with a...
  • Quietly, Phillies part ways with one of the 'Cliff Lee trio' ...

     
    Ever so quietly, the Phillies have allowed one of the three pieces that general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. brought in from Seattle in the original Cliff Lee deal to "restock" the farm system to leave the organization. Reliever J.C. Ramirez chose to become...
  • Best IronPigs Prospects

     
    My seatmate Daryl and I always are discussing all manner of baseball matters while we watch IronPigs games. One of our topics the other night was shortstop Freddy Galvis and where he ranks with the best Phillies prospects we've seen......
  • Rub Some Dirt on It: Weirdest Injuries in Baseball 2013

     
    Rub Some Dirt on It: Weirdest Injuries in Baseball 2013: The strangest injuries in the MLB season, with the best-off-the-field and other stupid ways players got scratched from the lineup or put on the DL. ALSO SEE: World Series 2013 TV schedule Baseball's...
  • DOWN ON THE FARM (EXTENDED VERSION) ...

     
    The three b’Baby Aces’ who moved up from Clearwater to Florida are off to good starts in their first 10 days at Double-A. RHP Trevor May, the most heranded of the trio, won each of his first starts with a 3.75 ERA, including on Thrursday...
  • DOWN ON THE FARM, EXTENDED VERSION

     
    Both 2B Cesar Hernandez and 1B Darin Ruff had 5 hits in Reading’s 19-6 win over Richmond on Tuesday. The R-Phils had 22 hits overall, half of them with runners in scoring position (11-for-17), and all eight starters had at least one hit. So...
  • BUSH WELL-RESTED FOR TODAY'S START ... KRATZ PROMOTED WHEN ROLLINS GOES ON PATERNITY LEAVE

     
    At least one IronPig is well=rested for Tuesday's 10:35 a.m. Education Day game against Louisville. Starting pitcher Dave Bush headed home at 8 p.m. Monday, missing the bulk of the 13-inning, 4 1/2-hour-plus marathon won by the IronPigs 7-6 on Andres...
  • DOWN ON THE FARM, extended version

     
    Reading OF Leandro Castro is continuing his torrid pace since mid-May. Although he had his 11-G hit streak snapped Tuesday, he’s 5-for-12 in three games since and is hitting .383 (64-for-167) since May 16, hitting safely in 37 of his 46 G. Overall...