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Freddy Galvis

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  • IronPigs bats at heart of recent funk

    Freddy Galvis had a horrific start to the 2014 season with the Phillies --- a 2-for-42 showing (.048 average) at the plate. Things got worse when he was sent to the Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs. In his second game after the May demotion, he broke his...
  • Franco's blast caps ninth-inning comeback for IronPigs in 3-2 win

    Franco's blast caps ninth-inning comeback for IronPigs in 3-2 win
    Three or four months ago, IronPigs manager Dave Brundage said, Maikel Franco never would've had the chance to swing off the hanging slider that Buffalo's Bob Korecky served up in the ninth inning of Sunday night's game at Coca-Cola Park. But after...
  • IronPigs manager Brundage knows trade deadlines, losing streak

     
    Dave Brundage has experience with losing streaks. He managed the 2008 Richmond Braves, who were victims to the Lehigh Valley IronPigs’ inaugural win on April 14. That R-Braves team, which included current IronPig Jo Jo Reyes, finished 15 games below...
  • IronPigs: 10 things to watch for during season's second half

    IronPigs: 10 things to watch for during season's second half
    On an otherwise calm June 22 night at Coca-Cola Park, Lehigh Valley was in the midst of blowing an early lead when the wind kicked up in the final inning of the game against Columbus. Closer Luis Garcia, who hadn't given up an earned run since the...
  • Martin a bright spot in another IronPigs blowout loss to Chiefs

    Martin a bright spot in another IronPigs blowout loss to Chiefs
    First, Ethan Martin didn't pitch from June 7 with the Phillies until June 23 with the IronPigs. He lost his rhythm and his confidence in those 15 days of inactivity. Martin appears to have regained both. The 25-year-old right-hander had his fourth...
  • What will the 2015 Phillies Opening Day roster look like?

    What will the 2015 Phillies Opening Day roster look like?
    The Phillies are in last place in the National League East and by not making any moves at last week's non-waiver trade deadline, they pushed off a chance to begin rebuilding and perhaps hasten their return to the glory days of the mid- to late- 2000s....
  • IronPigs finally catch a good break, win third in a row

    IronPigs finally catch a good break, win third in a row
    Cam Perkins ran back to the left-field wall in an attempt to track down a Josmil Pinto fly ball in the top of the fifth inning of Friday night's game. The IronPigs outfielder didn't get there in time and the ball bounced off the middle of the wall where...
  • Galvis gets four hits, but IronPigs fall to Durham

    Galvis gets four hits, but IronPigs fall to Durham
    Freddy Galvis opened the 2014 season on the Phillies roster, the third consecutive season he began the season in a major league uniform. A month later in early May, after a brutal 2-for-42 start at the plate, the 24-year-old utility infielder was sent...
  • Buchanan heads for Philadelphia; Manship gets start for IronPigs

    As expected, it was not David Buchanan who took the mound for the IronPigs in this morning’s Camp Day matinee against Durham at Coca-Cola Park. Instead, the starting assignment went to Jeff Manship. “That’s Triple-A baseball,”...
  • IronPigs manager Brundage knows all about losing streaks, trade deadlines

    IronPigs manager Brundage knows all about losing streaks, trade deadlines
    Dave Brundage has experience with losing streaks. He managed the 2008 Richmond Braves, who were victims to the Lehigh Valley IronPigs' inaugural win on April 14. That R-Braves team, which included current IronPig Jo Jo Reyes, finished 15 games below...
  • David Murphy: Phillies GM Amaro needs to get real

    PHILADELPHIA The general manager who has failed to produce a winning season since 2011 insisted he has a realistic sense of the market value of the players. It is the general managers who are actually in contention for the playoffs whose valuations are...
  • IronPigs end 10-game losing streak in dramatic fashion

    IronPigs end 10-game losing streak in dramatic fashion
    Lehigh Valley was six outs away from making franchise history. Instead, the IronPigs equaled their second-largest comeback in their seven-year existence by scoring eight runs on eight hits. Maikel Franco, who had a costly error earlier in the game,...