| Sep 18, 2014
| 3:21 PM
The Tribune’s Mark Gonzales answers readers’ questions about his Hall of Fame criteria and the Cubs’ catching situation.
Can you remind us of what you look for when you cast a vote for the Hall of Fame? And can you speak to the issue...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 7:35 PM
Cam Perkins spent time the last couple of months this season working on a few swing flaws in the batting cage with IronPigs hitting coach Sal Rende.
During two lengthy slumps, however, most of Perkins' problems were mental.
The 23-year-old chased...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Greg Smith said he executed well enough in the seventh inning of Saturday night's game against Buffalo to have a sixth consecutive inning in which he faced the minimum three batters.
Instead, he left the mound after allowing four runs on four hits in...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:32 AM
The Cubs wanted expectations tempered for Javier Baez? Seriously?
That’s just Theo Epstein working his stand-up act, right?
I mean, Epstein wrecked the Cubs organization for these moments.
Epstein razed the minors and gutted rosters up and...
| Jul 23, 2014
The IronPigs have gone from excess arms in the bullpen to a rail-thin group after another day of moves in the Phillies organization. Phillippe Aumont was promoted today to the Phillies. Combine that with Luis Garcia now four or five days away from...
| Jul 31, 2014
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...
| Jul 24, 2014
Matt Hoffman is just what the IronPigs need at the moment: a fresh arm. Hoffman was promoted from Double-A Reading today to Lehigh Valley, which has to play at least 12 innings of baseball tonight against Pawtucket. The IronPigs had a five-man bullpen...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Prior to Friday night's game with the Atlanta Braves, the Phillies placed Carlos Ruiz on the 7-day disabled list with concussion-like symptoms.
Earlier in the day, Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg said Ruiz was "under watch" after getting hit in the...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:18 PM
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...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:46 PM
Nine days from now, the Phillies' roster could look vastly different.
Or, it could look much as it does now.
Either way, Ryne Sandberg isn't losing any sleep worrying about what might happen as the July 31 trading deadline approaches.
| Jul 27, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Jo Jo Reyes was roughed up for a second consecutive start and the IronPigs' losing streak continued.
Jared Goedert had a two-run triple and Brad Glenn added a two-run single that highlighted a seven-run third inning and Buffalo went on to a 9-4...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 7:00 PM
Tyler Henson hit two home runs, including a grand slam, and drove in a career-high seven runs during a May 4 win at Gwinnett, which was part of Lehigh Valley's stretch of 11 victories in 15 games — the IronPigs' best run so far in 2014.