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  • Saturday's local baseball roundup: Tides sweep Durham before 13K-plus on Fan Appreciation Day

    International League: Fan Appreciation Day couldn't have gone much better for the Norfolk Tides or their supporters. With a crowd of 13,010 rocking Harbor Park, the Tides won two games against league-leading Durham in one night. They rallied for a 7-5...
  • IronPigs' playoff hopes end with a 3-2 loss on Saturday night; but crowds keep coming to Coca-Cola Park

     
    Coca-Cola Park will host the Triple-A National Championship Game on Sept. 17, but the Lehigh Valley IronPigs won't be involved. That became a certainty with a 3-2 loss to the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders on Saturday night. As it turned out, even if...
  • Tuesday win crucial for IronPigs playoff hopes; Lehigh Valley will give up attendance crown

     
    If the IronPigs hope to steal the International League's wild-card berth this week, they almost have to beat Buffalo Tuesday night. About the only thing the IronPigs have going for them right now is that they're now chasing Norfolk and not Rochester. They...
  • Rupp, Nesseth, five others headed for Arizona Fall League

     
    When discussing Cameron Rupp last week, Phillies minor league director Joe Jordan hinted strongly that the fast-rising catcher's season "still might have some baseball to play" after the IronPigs season comes to a close on Monday. September call-up?...
  • IronPigs' Grand Finale

     
    I'm supposed to identify last week's "What Is It?" object today, but I decided to let you wait a day for that while I wrote instead about the IronPigs and Coca Cola Park. The Pigs have been flogging the Triple......
  • Asche, Hernandez named to IL all-star team; Hernandez makes first start in right field

     
    For the first time in their six-year history, the IronPigs have two players on the post-season International League All-Star team. Third baseman Cody Asche and second baseman Cesar Hernandez were named to the 12-player squad that also features two players...
  • Wednesday's local baseball roundup: Pilots walk off with victory in 10th, improve to 10-2 in second half

    Coastal Plain League: The Peninsula Pilots' second-half magic continued Wednesday night with a come-from-behind 7-6, 10-inning win over the Petersburg Generals at War Memorial Stadium. Old Dominion player Tyler Urps' RBI single with none out brought...
  • ELARTON FINDS A HOME ...

     
    Catching up with some news after after a long holiday break ... * When the IronPigs season ended, veteran Scott Elarton said he was hoping he'd get the chance to continue his comback in 2013. Minnesota has provided that opportunity. Elarton, who had a...
  • PRIDIE COMING, SO IS MOVE ...

     
    Jason Pridie has rejoined the IronPigs after clearing waivers and accepting his minor league assignment. The outfielder was designated for assignment Sunday when Laynce Nix was activated off the Phillies disabled list. IronPigs manager Ryne Sandberg...
  • Schwimer didn't deserve the boos; Kendrick is staying put in the rotation

     
    I know Phillies fans like to boo, and sometimes it's justified. But the boos Michael Schwimer received during Sunday's game weren't. I realize Schwimer ran into trouble in the eighth. With the game tied at 4, he allowed three runs......
  • Hamels scratched, Lehigh Valley's Cloyd to start in his place tonight

     
    Tyler Cloyd will finally get his chance. Cole Hamels was scratched from tonight's start because of a stomach illness. Cloyd, 25, had his contract selected from Triple-A Lehigh Valley and will start in Hamels' place. Cloyd (12-1) leads the International......
  • METS FANS WILL HAVE TO HEAD WEST TO SEE TRIPLE-A PROSPECTS ...

     
    It appears the New York Mets return to the International League has lasted just four years. Reports out of Buffalo strongly indicate that the Bisons will end their relationship with the Mets and hook up with Toronto next week when the two-week affiliation...