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  • Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    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...
  • In time, IronPigs Perkins, Franco showed what everyone was talking about

    In time, IronPigs Perkins, Franco showed what everyone was talking about
    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...
  • Tough luck for Smith, IronPigs in decisive inning of 5th consecutive loss

    Tough luck for Smith, IronPigs in decisive inning of 5<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> consecutive loss
    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...
  • Don't temper Baez expectations, Theo -- own them

    Don't temper Baez expectations, Theo -- own them
    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...
  • IronPigs shorthanded tonight vs. PawSox

     
    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...
  • 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 getting healthy, still have 4 catchers

     
    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...
  • Carlos Ruiz placed on disabled list by Phillies

    Carlos Ruiz placed on disabled list by Phillies
    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...
  • 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...
  • Phillies manager Sandberg not sweating approaching trade deadline

    Phillies manager Sandberg not sweating approaching trade deadline
    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. "Sometimes you...
  • IronPigs' losing streak reaches eight games

    IronPigs' losing streak reaches eight games
    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...
  • IronPigs All-Star break report one of several records

    IronPigs All-Star break report one of several records
    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. There have...