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  • SANDBERG SEES BROWN RETURNING SUNDAY ...

     
    Dom Brown is out of the IronPigs lineup for the second straight game and won't likely return until Sunday, IronPigs manager Ryne Sandberg said. "He did more today; he did running, he shagged in the outfield today [during batting practice. He felt fine,...
  • PHILLIES CALL UP ERIK KRATZ ...

     
    The IronPigs lost another player Wednesday morning when Erik Kratz was called up to the Phillies. Kratz replaces Jim Thome on the roster. The Phillies placed the veteran first baseman on the disabled list with a back strain. Kratz, a three-time...
  • COULD IRONPIGS BE ON VERGE OF LOSING BUSH? ...

     
    Remember last year, when the IronPigs lost Brian Gordon in mid-June when the Yankees came calling for him? History could repeat it self very soon. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports identifies IronPigs starter Dave Bush as a veteran with an approaching out...
  • KRATZ CALLED UP WHEN HALLADAY PUT ON DL ...

     
    Erik Kratz is back in a Major League uniform. But not because Carlos Ruiz went on the disabled list. Kratz was added to the Phillies roster Tuesday afternoon when Roy Halladay was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right right latissimus dorsi...
  • DIEKMAN STILL ROLLING IN CAMP ...

     
    CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Everything continues to go right for Jake Diekman. The side-arming left-hander took over for Pat Misch Wednesday afternoon with a Pirate runner at first and one out in the fifth inning. Two pitches later, the IronPigs were off the...
  • A LOOK AT THE OPENING DAY ROSTER ...

     
    Ryne Sandberg will finally get his first look at his Opening Day roster tonight. It should remind him a lot of his team that entered the 2012 season. The 2012 IronPigs don't appear to have the power punch that last year's team did. Entering last season...
  • PRELIMINARY IRONPIGS ROSTER TAKING SHAPE ....

     
    Sometime today the IronPigs prelliminary roster is expected to be announced. I say "preliminary" since their final roster won't be known until the Phillies set their roster, and with the Phillies opening later than usual this year, that presents...
  • HYATT SENT BACK TO READING ...

     
    The Phillies sent struggling right-hander Austin Hyatt back to Reading today, replacing him with infielder Tug Hulett. The 26-year-old Hyatt, who has lost his last six decisions including his last four starts, has a 2-6 record with a 5.47 ERA in 10 starts...
  • BLANCO, SUOMI STILL OUT; TONIGHT'S LINE-UP ...

     
    Andres Blanco (knee) and John Suomi (hip flexor) are unavailable again for Friday night's home stand finale against Gwinnett. "He's coming along good, still on a day-to-day basis, but much better today than yesterday," manager Ryne Sandberg said of...
  • Good news, bad news, confusing news announced before Saturday's game

     
    Lots of news coming out this morning before today's afternoon game against the Blue Jays. Catcher Carlos Ruiz told reporters in Toronto that he believes it was just a cramp in his side, and not an oblique strain (announced by......
  • NO LONGORIA TODAY, AND OTHER LINE-UP NOTES ...

     
    Rehabbing Tampa Bay third baseman Evan Longoria is sitting out today's game for Durham against the IronPigs at Coca-Cola Park. Longorial went 1-for-4 as the DH Saturday night, his first action since suffering a partial hamstring tear on April 30....
  • SANDBERG NAMED ALL-STAR COACH; OVERBECK, CLOYD TAKE LEAD IN VOTING ...

     
    IronPigs manager Ryne Sandberg has been named to International League manager Mike Sarbauch's coaching staff for next month's Triple-A All-Star game in Buffalo while first baseman Cody Overbeck and starting pitcher Tyler Cloyd have taken over the lead...