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  • SUOMI DAY-TO-DAY WITH HIP FLEXOR, MORE NOTES ...

     
    Ryne Sandberg was without one of his hottest hitters Sunday, and maybe for a couple more days as well. John Suomi, who has hit safely in his last eight starts (17-of-31, .548) with a .935 slugging percentage, sat out the game with what the IronPigs...
  • MARTINEZ, ORR COULD BE HEADING DOWN TURNPIKE ...

     
    Michael Martinez's stay in an IronPigs uniform could be brief. Or, Pete Orr could be heading back down the Turnpke this morning. With yet another Phillie, infielder Freddy Galvis, heading to the disabled list with a lower back strain, either Martinez or...
  • Where the roster stands now

     
    Notes leading into today's game against the the Blue Jays. --Today's lineup: SS Rollins, 3B Polly 3B, RF Pence, 1B Thome, CF Victorino, LF Nix, 2B Orr, C Schneider, Hamels P. --The game is on ESPN at 1 p.m. --Catcher......
  • Today's roster moves and how the roster could shape up

     
    We’re getting down to the nitty-gritty, and Tuesday morning started off with a few more roster moves. The Phillies re-assigned RHP Scott Elarton and RHP Brian Sanches to minor league camp, and they optioned LHP Jake Diekman to the minors.......
  • 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...
  • Phillies leave tying run 90 feet away

     
    After the Phillies fell behind by five runs in the first inning, they chipped away and got within one run, but they left the tying run on third base and lost to the Pirates, 5-4, Thursday afternoon at Citizens Bank......