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Russ Canzler

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  • IronPigs helping one family see hope for incurable disease

    IronPigs helping one family see hope for incurable disease
    Markie DeVoe leaned over the railing at the bottom of section 119 at Coca-Cola Park, clutching a bat that at the time was void of autographs. Forty-five minutes before first pitch between the hometown Lehigh Valley IronPigs and the Pawtucket Red Sox,...
  • IronPigs bats at heart of recent funk

    Freddy Galvis had a horrific start to the 2014 season with the Phillies --- a 2-for-42 showing (.048 average) at the plate. Things got worse when he was sent to the Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs. In his second game after the May demotion, he broke his...
  • IronPigs' losing streak reaches eight games

    IronPigs' losing streak reaches eight games
    Jo Jo Reyes was roughed up for a second consecutive start and the IronPigs' losing streak continued. Jared Goedert had a two-run triple and Brad Glenn added a two-run single that highlighted a seven-run third inning and Buffalo went on to a 9-4...
  • IronPigs finally catch a good break, win third in a row

    IronPigs finally catch a good break, win third in a row
    Cam Perkins ran back to the left-field wall in an attempt to track down a Josmil Pinto fly ball in the top of the fifth inning of Friday night's game. The IronPigs outfielder didn't get there in time and the ball bounced off the middle of the wall where...
  • Galvis gets four hits, but IronPigs fall to Durham

    Galvis gets four hits, but IronPigs fall to Durham
    Freddy Galvis opened the 2014 season on the Phillies roster, the third consecutive season he began the season in a major league uniform. A month later in early May, after a brutal 2-for-42 start at the plate, the 24-year-old utility infielder was sent...
  • Canzler, Buchanan lead IronPigs to 2nd win in a row

    Russ Canzler saw a lot of pitches during Thursday night's game. The IronPigs designated hitter swung at the first one he liked and hit it deep into the bullpen for a three-run home run in the first inning. David Buchanan liked a lot of pitches he...
  • Canzler finds 2nd home away from home with IronPigs

     
    Russ Canzler woke up for four consecutive days earlier this month filled with anxiety and uncertainty. The Hazleton area resident was released June 19 by the New York Yankees, and his phone wasn’t ringing much. “I’m married and have...
  • Lehigh Valley IronPigs' talented, youthful bullpen working its way out of trouble

    Justin DeFratus crouched outside the Lehigh Valley clubhouse, his head buried in his hands after an April 24 appearance that didn't go well. The Lehigh Valley reliever had the game's outcome in his hands an hour after starter Sean O'Sullivan gave the...
  • Orioles announce minor league deals with five players

    Orioles announce minor league deals with five players
    The Orioles announced Monday afternoon that they’ve signed five players -- right-hander Tim Alderson, right-hander Brock Huntzinger, left-hander Nick Additon, outfielder Chih-Hsien Chiang and outfielder Kyeong Kang -- to minor league deals. It...
  • Asche, Fields only IronPigs among all-star voting leaders

     
    Third baseman Cody Asche is the highest-ranking IronPig in the on-line voting for the International League all-star squad which will meet the Pacific Coast League in the annual Triple-A All-Star game next month in Reno. Asche is second to Buffalo's Andy...
  • Holds, blown saves numbers still don't add up ...

     
    Good evening, boys and girls, and welcome to the return of our periodic rants against our favorite baseball rule (and hopefully one of yours as well), the save rule. And this time, we'll drag its equally idiotic (and even less understood) cousin into...