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  • Howard unlikely to move from clean-up spot in near future; Roster move made

     
    Ryan Howard's numbers are hardly that of a clean-up hitter, especially in the last five weeks. From May 8 to June 12, Howard hit .218 (22-for-101) with one home run in 111 plate appearances (29 games, 26 starts). His slugging......
  • Two Phillies players to attend winter banquet at Sands Bethlehem

     
    Two Phillies who many of you grew attached to last year, especially in the second half of the season, will be the guests of honor at the Phillies Winter Banquet in Bethlehem in January. Catcher Erik Kratz and infielder Kevin......
  • NEW IRONPIGS MANAGER ADDED TO CARAVAN ROSTER ...

     
    IronPigs fans will get their first opportunity to meet new manager Dave Brundage on Jan. 24 at the Sands Events Center. Brundage will join former IronPigs and current Phillies Erik Kratz and Kevin Frandsen at the 2013 Phillies Winter Banquet benefiting...
  • MANUEL, AMARO JR. RETURNING TO IRONPIGS BANQUET ...

     
    Phillies manager Charlie Manuel and general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. have been added to the guest list for the 2013 Phillies Winter Banquet on Jan. 24 at teh Sands Events Center in Bethlehem. Assistant GM Benny Looper, director of player developmement...
  • KEVIN FRANDSEN, RYAN HOWARD BOBBLEHEADS HIGHLIGHT IRONPIGS PROMOTIONS ...

     
    Later this month Kevin Frandsen will defend his title at the annual 19 for Life bocce ball tournament, a major fundraiser for foundation (19forlife.org) founded by his family to raise money for cancer research in honor of his late brother. Thursday, the...
  • Ruiz pulled with hamstring injury after second inning

     
    At first, it looked like maybe it was just a charley horse. Carlos Ruiz didn’t get that lucky. The Phillies catcher limped as he headed to third base in the second inning on Freddy Galvis’ single. A trainer and manager......
  • IronPigs Fever

     
    You wouldn't know it from our crappy weather, but baseball season is about to start, and this promises to be the most exciting year yet for the IronPigs. I say that because more than ever, the team is likely to......
  • GROUP BREAKDOWNS GIVE PRETTY STRONG INDICATION OF IRONPIGS ROSTER ...

     
    Down here in spring training the Phillies separate their prospects into five workout groups, the first four basically representing the four full-season affiliates (Lehigh Valley, Readijng, Clearwater, Lakewood) and the fifth a combination of short-...
  • NO ROSTER YET, BUT IT'S GETTING CLOSE ...

     
    The Phillies were expected to release the minor league rosters Thursday afternoon. However, minor league director Joe Jordan backed off on that timetable late Thursday morning, saying the uncertainty over the final few spots on the Phillies major league...
  • Kendrick wins the stare down

     
    Kyle Kendrick and home plate umpire Dale Scott had a little stare down in the sixth inning. With two on and one out, Kendrick thought he had struck out Mike Carp with his 0-2 offering. Instead, Scott called the pitch......
  • Has Kratz reached out to Coste?

     
    When I was chatting with Erik Kratz yesterday, I couldn't help but wonder if he had ever talked to Chris Coste. The two had somewhat similar situations in that they were both later bloomers with the Phillies and neither were......
  • The roster is final

     
    The Phillies finalized their Opening Day roster. It features lots of veterans, some younger players and one very, very new face. The 25-man roster includes 12 pitchers, two catchers, six infielders and five outfielders. Pitchers: Right-handers Mike Adams,...