| Mar 31, 2014
| 7:40 PM
When the Lehigh Valley IronPigs opened the gates of Coca-Cola Park for the first time on March 30, 2008, for an exhibition game against the Phillies, the local entertainment landscape — not to mention the skyline of downtown of Allentown —...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:56 AM
My fellow geeks and I had our annual fantasy baseball draft Saturday.
Some of us have been at this for 27 years, and it's still one of my favorite days of the year. We use an auction format where someone throws a player's name out, we write our bids down...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 2:17 PM
My friend Daryl and I have had IronPigs season tickets since the team's inception seven years ago, and we've gotten to know some of the people who sit around us very well.
But the person we talk about most often is someone who attended only one game....
| Apr 8, 2014
| 8:01 PM
Koyie Hill's head stopped spinning long ago. At age 35, the catcher is old enough to understand any comparison of his career to that of the infamous Crash Davis, even if it's a stretch.
Maikel Franco's head, by comparison, was recently placed on a...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:22 AM
PHILADELPHIA — On April 8, 1974, a home run was hit that was cause for celebration around the baseball world.
On April 8, 2014, three home runs were hit that had at least some in the baseball world turning up their noses with disgust.
| Apr 12, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Statistics through Friday.
1.MILWAUKEE: Brewers have won 7 in a row thanks to baseball's best pitching staff (1.86 ERA, two shutouts)
2.WASHINGTON: Nationals have scored a league-high 27 runs from the seventh inning on.
3.DODGERS: Dodgers top MLB in...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:38 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. -- Mike Trout wore a million-dollar smile Wednesday. It was a good day for him and the Angels, with the anticipation of a much better day in the very near future.
The Angels signed Trout to a one-year, $1-million contract, avoiding the...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:49 PM
| Jan 23, 2014
| 8:23 PM
During Thursday night's seventh annual Phillies Winter Banquet at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center, radio man Scott Franzke introduced what was supposed to be a condensed version of the team's 2013 highlight film.
Instead, highlights were shown from...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:52 PM
The Boston Red Sox beat up the Orioles pretty harshly Friday night, winning, 12-3.
But Orioles first baseman Chris Davis continued to make club history.
Davis homered in the sixth inning against Boston right-hander Clay Buchholz for his 53rd of the...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 4:22 PM
I won't defend a lot of Ruben Amaro's decisions as Phillies general manager over the past couple of years. But he made a really good move when he lifted Charlie Manuel as manager and replaced him with Ryne Sandberg. The......