| Mar 15, 2015
| 6:24 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. – For the first time this spring, Orioles starters Adam Jones, Chris Davis, Manny Machado and Steve Pearce will make a road trip this afternoon at the O’s travel north to Bradenton to play the Pirates at McKechnie Field.
| Dec 22, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Philadelphia Phillies players Ken Giles, Domonic Brown, and Ben Revere will join manager Ryne Sandberg as guests of honor for the 2015 Phillies Winter Banquet on Tuesday, Jan. 20, at the Crowne Plaza Reading Hotel starting at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 5:30....
| Jul 21, 2014
| 9:45 PM
KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers blew the game open in the fourth inning with some help from the Pirates defense. With two outs and runners on second and third base, shortstop Justin Turner blasted a ball at third baseman Josh Harrison. The ball went off Harrison'...
| Jul 6, 2014
Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games:
OAKLAND: AL's best pitching staff (3.18 ERA) gets a lot better with addition of Samardzija and Hammel. (1)
DETROIT: Victor Martinez has nearly as many home runs (21) as...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 7:25 PM
All games on WGN-AM 720.
Season series: Pirates 9-4.
Friday: 1:20 p.m., WGN-9.
RH Vance Worley (6-4, 3.01) vs. LH Tsuyoshi Wada (4-2, 2.79).
Saturday: 3:05 p.m., CSN.
LH Francisco Liriano (3-10, 3.91) vs. LH Felix Doubront (3-4, 5.56).
| Jun 22, 2014
Sunday baseball in the Lehigh Valley seemed more like a Saturday golf day. It was moving day. Outfielder Tyson Gillies was released. Relief pitcher B.J. Rosenberg was promoted to the Phillies. And former Lehigh Valley IronPig Tyler Cloyd pitched six...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 8:30 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Since Jerome Williams was claimed on waivers by the Philadelphia Phillies in August, he's given them more than they could have ever hoped for.
After a disastrous first half of the season with Houston and Texas, he didn't allowed more...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:15 AM
SARASOTA, Fla. – The Orioles will host the Minnesota Twins this afternoon at Ed Smith Stadium.
Shortstop J.J. Hardy will lead off and Nick Markakis will start at DH. Nelson Cruz will get his first spring start in the outfield, starting in right...
| Jul 18, 2013
My seatmate Daryl and I always are discussing all manner of baseball matters while we watch IronPigs games. One of our topics the other night was shortstop Freddy Galvis and where he ranks with the best Phillies prospects we've seen......
| Feb 11, 2012
| 8:52 PM
No. 7 Phillies: 24th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Tigers.
Last memory of the 2011 Phillies?
That's easy. It's Ryan Howard hitting a grounder to Cardinals second baseman Nick Punto, heading disgustedly toward first base and then...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 5:41 PM
J.J. Hardy was 1-for-22 for the spring heading into his second at-bat on Sunday against the Minnesota Twins.
Then he turned on a 91-mph fastball from Vance Worley and sent it over the left-field wall for his first home run in Grapefruit League action....