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  • 2 players, trainer will go to Triple-A all-star game for Tides, who rout Gwinnett 13-0

    Two players and the Norfolk trainer will represent the Tides in the 26th annual Triple-A all-star game in Reno, Nev., on July 17. Relief pitcher Jairo Asencio was one of 13 players elected to the International League team in voting by field managers...
  • Big League Bat Returns to Wingnuts

    Big League Bat Returns to Wingnuts
    The Wichita Wingnuts signed former Major League outfielder Brent Clevlen on Monday afternoon. Clevlen returns to the Wingnuts after spending last year in the high minors of the Arizona Diamondbacks' farm system.  The Austin, TX native opened 2012 in...
  • Like it or not: Perspective on hot start by Dodgers' Yasiel Puig

    Like it or not: Perspective on hot start by Dodgers' Yasiel Puig
    Think this jaw-dropping start by Yasiel Puig is some guarantee of a Hall of Fame-caliber career? Not so fast. The three major leaguers Puig has joined in the history books with his explosive start never once became an All-Star (at least not yet)....
  • FIREFLIES? TROLLEY FROGS? HELP DECIDE SCRANTON'S NEW NICKNAME ...

     
    For those of you who still aren't really thrilled with the IronPigs, Scranton might be giving you the Fireflies. Or perhaps the Trolley Frogs. In conjunction with the opening of a refurbished PNC Field next spring, the franchise is also dumping the...
  • FORMER IRONPIG CERVENAK SWINGS AWAY A LONG WAY FROM HOME ...

     
    In three seasons since leaving the IronPigs, Mike Cervenak's baseball career has taken him from the shores of Lake Erie (Buffalo, in 2010) to the banks of the Mississippi and Gulf of Mexico (New Orleans the past two years). Now, it's taken him to the...
  • METS FANS WILL HAVE TO HEAD WEST TO SEE TRIPLE-A PROSPECTS ...

     
    It appears the New York Mets return to the International League has lasted just four years. Reports out of Buffalo strongly indicate that the Bisons will end their relationship with the Mets and hook up with Toronto next week when the two-week affiliation...
  • PHILLIES INVITE NINE TO SPRING TRAINING ...

     
    Former IronPigs Pete Orr, Andres Blanco and Michael Martinez are among nine players invited to the Phillies major league spring training camp as non-roster invitees. The complete list: Andres Blanco, INF – In 120 games for the IronPigs last season,...
  • 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...
  • IRONPIGS A MONEY-MAKING MACHINE, ACCORDING TO FORBES ...

     
    Remember all those doom-and-gloomers who were predicting that minor league baseball in the Lehigh Valley wouldn't work? Not only is it working, but a recent Forbes Magazine story estimates that the Lehigh Valley IronPigs are the second-most valuable...
  • ONE PERSON'S ALL-STAR BALLOT ...

     
    The International League relies on the media for one-third of the selection process for its mid-summer all-star team that meets the Pacific Coast League. Ballots need to be submitted by June 25, but since I will be away all next week and the IronPigs don'...
  • CLOYD, FRANDSEN NAMED TO ALL-STAR SQUAD ...

     
    Right hander Tyler Cloyd and second baseman Kevin Frandsen will join IronPigs manager Ryne Sandberg in Buffalo next month for the Triple-A all-star game. Cloyd was voted onto the squad through a process that included voting by fans, the media and...