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  • A Halladay sighting at Coca-Cola Park? Maybe, just maybe ...

     
    David Buchanan is the IronPigs scheduled starter for next Tuesday against Scranton at Coca-Cola Park. But ... After Roy Halladay's first rehab start in the Gulf Coast League Thursday afternoon, Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said it is "likely"...
  • Sorry, no Good Shepherd rehab at CCP this week ...

     
    There will be no Good Shepherd Rehab appearance at Coca-Cola Park this weekend. Delmon Young joined the IronPigs on their road trip in Indianapolis, and many assumed the rehabbing outfielder would return to Allentown with the team from Louisville....
  • Phillies add an outfielder, designate another one for assigment

     
    Well, that didn't last long. The Phillies claimed outfielder Ezequiel Carrera off waivers today from the Cleveland Indians, Ruben Amaro Jr. announced, and in turn, had to make a move to make room for him on the 40-man roster. In......
  • 2014 catching situation "a big hole for us"

     
    The Phillies catching situation got even more interesting this week, and definitely more challenging for the front office. Carlos Ruiz will be a free agent at the end of this year, and there's a chance the Phillies were (and might......
  • Beginning of the end for Valle as a Phillies prospect?

     
    The Phillies decision to add Tommy Joseph to their 40-man roster on Thursday wasn't that much of a surprise -- after all, he was ranked among baseball's top young catching prospects before his concussion-shortened 2013 IronPigs season, and even with his...
  • 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...
  • This homestand could determine the fate of this group

     
    Ruben Amaro Jr. insists he’s not yet determined if his team is going to be buyers or sellers. This homestand stands to be the difference maker. “It could be. It could be,” the general manager admitted. “I hope we’re adding......
  • Hernandez gets audition in center field; a dramatic exit for Ruf

     
    Until this past week, Cesar Hernandez had played the outfield for just one inning in his professional career, in the 23rd game of his career on June 20, 2007. Then, the all-star second baseman made back-to-back starts for the IronPigs in center field last...
  • Ruf hardly a given for the 25-man roster

     
    As high as Charlie Manuel was on Darin Ruf last season and coming into spring training, it's hard to imagine him making the team if he keeps playing the way he has so far this spring. After a monstrous year......
  • Were the Phillies thinking of trading Ben Revere?

     
    One thing to make note of if you haven’t already: The Phillies had Cesar Hernandez starting games in center field for Triple-A Lehigh Valley before Ben Revere got hurt. And colleague Jeff Schuler, The Morning Call’s IronPigs beat writer,...
  • Howard's DL stint could be longer than 15 days

     
    Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. talked Saturday of the need to think of Ryan Howard's health in the long term. That could be foreshadowing of a DL stint longer than 15 games for the slugging first baseman. Howard will......