| Jul 1, 2015
| 8:24 PM
Russ Canzler had a chance to help the IronPigs pick up where they left off the previous night, but his 1-2-3 double play in the first inning Wednesday night turned out to be a six-inning buzz kill.
Nearly three hours later, Canzler made the most of...
| Jun 29, 2015
| 1:36 PM
Tommy Joseph is sporting contact lenses for the first time and wearning a different glove for the first time in three years
The IronPigs catcher has been taking ground balls the last two days at first base. He'll expand his defensive workouts to third...
| Jun 27, 2015
| 4:22 AM
Adam Loewen experienced unfamiliar emotions as he left Buffalo's Coca-Cola Field on June 24.
The 31-year-old left-hander, who has been a starting pitcher, outfielder and relief pitcher in his 12-year major- and minor-league career, walked away that...
| Jun 27, 2015
| 4:22 PM
Aaron Altherr didn't believe what Reading manager Dusty Wathan told him during a phone conversation on June 16, 2014.
Wathan told his Fightins outfielder that he was promoted to the Phillies.
"I told Dusty, 'You're putting me on. No way that's...
| Jun 21, 2015
By the time you read this, Adam Morgan will have had three restless nights of sleep in the last four nights.
It all started Wednesday night after the IronPigs starting pitcher was pulled after two innings and caught off guard by the reason for it....
| Jun 19, 2015
| 8:23 PM
Whether Adam Morgan was pitching for Kell (Ga.) High School, the East Cobb Yankees, the University of Alabama or in the Phillies' minor league system, his first phone call was to his father, Wiley.
Regardless of whether the emotion was anger,...
| Jun 13, 2015
| 8:11 PM
PRO TRACK AND FIELD:
Francena McCorory, a graduate of Bethel High and Hampton University, finished the 400 meters in 49.86 seconds at the Diamond League’s Adidas Grand Prix meet in New York. It’s the best time this year by any woman in the...
| Jun 16, 2015
Darin Ruf said on a Creighton University baseball questionnaire that he wanted to be a successful businessman.
Well, eight years later, the 28-year-old has a grasp of the business side of professional baseball.
When the Phillies brought up outfielder...
| Jun 18, 2015
| 8:23 PM
Aaron Nola's Triple-A debut Thursday night was an often laborious five innings.
The Buffalo Bisons struggled more, however. They managed just four hits, one walk and no runs against the Phillies' first-round pick of 2014.
Nola threw 66 of 98 pitches...
| May 23, 2015
Jason Berken prefers getting the ball every fifth day.
Cesar Jimenez wants the ball as often as possible.
And Tyler Henson now relishes hitting with two outs.
All three were in their comfort zones during Friday night's game against Charlotte....
| May 18, 2015
| 3:59 PM
Russ Canzler is the consummate professional. He is a hard worker who is more than willing to help a teammate.
His friendship this season with Maikel Franco was part of the reason Franco blossomed into a Triple-A star and earned a promotion Friday to the...