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  • Home not so sweet for Phillies this season

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Philadelphia Phillies - INSIDE PITCH PHILADELPHIA -- There's been no place less like home this season for the Phillies than Citizens Bank Park. Sunday, following a 3-2 loss that sealed a three-day, four-game sweep...
  • Braves, Harang grind out win over Phillies

    The Sports Xchange By Mike Wisniewski, The Sports Xchange Braves, Harang grind out win over Phillies PHILADELPHIA -- Sometimes in baseball, everything just seems to go your way. Right now, everything is going the way of right-hander Aaron Harang and...
  • MLB roundup: Romo out as Giants closer

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Romo out as Giants closer San Francisco Giants reliever Sergio Romo is out as closer, the team announced Sunday. The Giants will go with a closer by committee, with right-hander Santiago Casilla and lefty Jeremy...
  • O'Sullivan designated for assignment among a few Phillies roster moves

    O'Sullivan designated for assignment among a few Phillies roster moves
    After Saturday's day-night doubleheader, which didn't go as planned, the Phillies had some roster moves to make. Part of the Collective Bargaining Agreement allows teams to carry a 26th man on their 25-man roster for doubleheaders scheduled at least...
  • IronPigs lose another game, another player

    IronPigs lose another game, another player
    Lehigh Valley lost another player and another game Tuesday night. Syracuse rallied from a first-inning deficit to win its eighth consecutive game, 4-3, at NBT Bank Stadium. The IronPigs lost outfielder Cameron Perkins to an injury in the bottom of the...
  • Another game, another hero for IronPigs

    Another game, another hero for IronPigs
    Dave Brundage's nightly reports to the Phillies brass have been remarkably similar recently. "When you look up and down the lineup, we get production," the IronPigs manager said before Friday night's game against the Columbus Clippers. "The last three...
  • Blanco, Ryal unlikely duo part of IronPigs' late rally to win third in a row

    Blanco, Ryal unlikely duo part of IronPigs' late rally to win third in a row
    Andres Blanco was hitting .128 during a previous 11-game stretch before Thursday night. Rusty Ryal didn't play the last two games and hadn't played right field since last June. But when things are going well, things tend to work out. Blanco picked up...
  • Another new face, familiar one at Lehigh Valley

     
    Another day, another new face. Life in the minors. Rusty Ryal, 31, was signed by the Phillies on Wednesday and assigned to Lehigh Valley. He’ll be available tonight. The Oklahoma State product was a 14th-round pick of the Diamondbacks in 2005. He...
  • Offensive funk to blame for IronPigs' recent slide

    Offensive funk to blame for IronPigs' recent slide
    Jim Murphy lets it be known when he is unhappy with one of his at-bats. A hard flip down of the bat. The helmet soon follows. A snapping off of the batting gloves. And, mumbles under his breath. Murphy undoubtedly expects a lot of himself in his first...
  • Tuesday's multi-sport local roundup: Pilots earn season-opening victory; Woodside High grad signs with CFL's Stampeders

    Local baseball: Coastal Plain League: The Peninsula Pilots began their Coastal Plain League season Tuesday night with a 3-2, 10-inning victory over the host Wilson (N.C.) Tobs. Shortstop Andres Nelo, who plays in college for Lee, had a big role for the...
  • Rupp, Blanco glad to be out of Florida

     
    Sunny Florida isn’t all that it’s cracked up to be. Just ask Cameron Rupp and Andres Blanco. The two were glad to get on a plane Wednesday afternoon and head north to Allentown. They were all smiles in the Lehigh Valley IronPigs clubhouse...
  • IronPigs' Tuesday pre-game news, notes

     
    It’s Triple-A, so another day, another discussion about moves, potential moves and speculation about more moves. Lehigh Valley manager Dave Brundage always obliges us during his pre-game interview session. Here’s the latest: Brundage said...