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  • Phillies' demoted Cody Asche said he had his time to be mad about switching position

    Phillies' demoted Cody Asche said he had his time to be mad about switching position
    Cody Asche joked that the baseball gods may have had fun with him with 25-mile-an-hour winds Tuesday night for his left field debut . But he was in no kidding mood the night before when he was told he was making the transition from third base to left...
  • Lehigh Valley IronPigs waste Adam Morgan's best start of the season

    Lehigh Valley IronPigs waste Adam Morgan's best start of the season
    Adam Morgan's sixth start in his comeback from left shoulder surgery was his best. But he'll have to wait at least another five days before getting his first win since 2013. Gwinnett used a passed ball, two wild pitches and a bloop single to fuel a...
  • Lehigh Valley IronPigs first baseman Chris McGuiness starting to get rewarded for good at-bats

    Lehigh Valley IronPigs first baseman Chris McGuiness starting to get rewarded for good at-bats
    Chris McGuiness is with his fifth organization in his six professional seasons, so he's beyond pressing to impress. "My first couple of times being moved around, I put a bit more pressure on myself," he said. "As I've gotten older, I realized that if...
  • Anthony Vasquez has his health and perspective back in Philadelphia Phillies organization

    A year after struggling in his first — and to date, his only — Major League promotion, Anthony Vasquez had his 2012 season with Seattle's Triple-A affiliate in Tacoma, Washington, cut short by left rotator cuff inflammation. The 6-foot, 195-...
  • IronPigs outlast Pawtucket in 16 innings for first win

    IronPigs outlast Pawtucket in 16 innings for first win
    After his team stretched its pitching staff by playing 25 innings over a 23-hour span, Pawtucket manager Kevin Boles held up the white flag Sunday afternoon and sent a position player to the mound in the bottom of the 13th to face the IronPigs. And it...
  • Chad Billingsley embracing the process of returning to the major leagues

    Chad Billingsley embracing the process of returning to the major leagues
    For now, Chad Billingsley is just happy to be making the grand tour again. The 30-year-old pitched in a night game Friday for the first time in two years. His next rehab start is a Wednesday morning game, his first in more than a decade. "I'm pretty...
  • Lehigh Valley IronPig Russ Canzler already working on his next career path

    Lehigh Valley IronPig Russ Canzler already working on his next career path
    Russ Canzler avoided the conversation recently with his wife like he lays off an eye-high fastball. But much like those tempting heaters, Canzler knows he can only avoid the conversation for so long before he needs to allow his better half to broach the...
  • Fifteen Lehigh Valley IronPigs have had roller-coaster careers

    Fifteen Lehigh Valley IronPigs have had roller-coaster careers
    Darin Mastroianni entered the Toronto clubhouse last July 1 to see special Canada Day jerseys hanging from every player's locker … except his. The Blue Jays outfielder knew what that meant — another lonely ride back to the minors....
  • Rain washes away annual Route 222 Showcase game for Reading, Lehigh Valley minor league teams

    Rain washes away annual Route 222 Showcase game for Reading, Lehigh Valley minor league teams
    Well before Tuesday's eighth annual 222 Showcase was canceled because of rain, there were roster changes and starting rotation adjustments for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs and Reading Fightins. And it could change again before Thursday's regular-season...
  • Lehigh Valley IronPigs, Reading Fightins already making lineup, rotation changes

    Lehigh Valley IronPigs, Reading Fightins already making lineup, rotation changes
    The Route 222 Showcase game hasn't been played yet and there are roster changes and rotation adjustments for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs and the Reading Fightins. First, Chad Billingsley, working his way back from two years of injuries, will start Friday...
  • David Buchanan ready to go for Phillies, but is Ken Giles?

    David Buchanan ready to go for Phillies, but is Ken Giles?
    PHILADELPHIA — A year ago, David Buchanan was all set to pitch in a major league ballpark for the first time during the Phillies' annual On-Deck series at Citizens Bank Park. It was a cameo appearance, since the Phillies had already decided he'd...