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  • 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......
  • Schneider becomes 14th Phillie to land on disabled list

     
    You can just imagine the disappointment for Phillies backup catcher Brian Schneider. The Northampton graduate was placed on the 15-day disabled list this afternoon with a sprained right ankle. Schneider left in the sixth inning of the second game in......
  • BROWN GETS MRI; PRIDIE IN LINEUP ...

     
    Dom Brown was scheduled to undergo an MRI on his right knee Friday afternoon here in Allentown. IronPigs manager Ryne Sandberg corrected himself on Friday, saying the injury that forced Brown out of Thursday's game after five innings was to his right...
  • IRONPIGS LINEUP COULD BE GETTING SOME MUCH-NEEDED POP ...

     
    The ironPigs line-up should get a lot stronger and deeper after the All-Star break. In two rehab games with the GCL Phillies, Domonic Brown is 5-for-7 with four doubles, three runs scored, two RBI, a walk and a stolen base. Brown has not played since...
  • UPDATE: IRONPIGS GET BROWN'S BAT BACK ... BUT FOR HOW LONG?

     
    As epected, Dom Brown was activated off the disabled list and should be in the line-up tonight when the IronPigs begin a four-game series at Durham. The injury-plagued outfielder, who has missed 30 games since suffering a right knee sprain on June 14, was...