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  • Hernandez back at full strength for IronPigs

     
    In case anyone was wondering whether Cesar Hernandez was fully recovered from his wrist injury, he answered their concerns over the weekend. After facing only right handers since his return on August 16, Hernandez had a pair of hits off a lefty on...
  • Phillies DFA Delmon Young. How will RF shape up now?

     
    The moment Darin Ruf's name appeared in the lineup as the Phillies starting right fielder earlier this week, I had a feeling this was a possibility --- the team designated Delmon Young for assignment to make room for outfielder Casper......
  • Phillies demote Martinez, sign Bernadina

     
    Chances are you'll be glad the Phillies demoted Michael Martinez to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. I can't imagine you'll be thrilled that it happened because the club needed to make room for Roger Bernadina. GM Ruben Amaro Jr. announced Wednesday that......
  • Phillies make roster moves, announce Lannan's next start in the bigs

     
    The Phillies announced that pitcher John Lannan will come off the disabled list and will start Monday's game at home against the Nationals. He's been on the DL since April 18. Although Lannan won't officially be activated until Monday, Tyler......
  • Howard unlikely to move from clean-up spot in near future; Roster move made

     
    Ryan Howard's numbers are hardly that of a clean-up hitter, especially in the last five weeks. From May 8 to June 12, Howard hit .218 (22-for-101) with one home run in 111 plate appearances (29 games, 26 starts). His slugging......
  • Martinez, not Hernandez, rejoins IronPigs

     
    Michael Young's return to the Phillies Monday meant the IronPigs were going to get an infielder back. Thinking the Phillies wanted Cesar Hernandez, the young second baseman who went up when Young went on the breavement list on May 29 after his nine-month-...
  • Michael Young talks about his time away from the team

     
    Michael Young is back from bereavement leave/family medical emergency list, but he’s not in today’s starting line-up. Freddy Galvis is starting at third base and hitting eighth. Young said he got a phone call about a half hour before last........
  • Ruf scratched from line-up with hand injury ...

     
    Darin Ruf was pulled from the IronPigs line-up about 90 minutes before the start of Friday night's game with Norfolk, leading to speculation that the power-hitting left fielder might be heading to Washington to join the PHillies. Not so, according to...
  • Frandsen more himself now than ever before

    PHILADELPHIA — There was no escape as Kevin Frandsen made his move. Before John Mayberry Jr. had a chance to dart away, Frandsen charged, armed with a towel covered in Barbasol shaving cream, all over Mayberry's face in celebration of his walk-off,...
  • Another second basemen for Rollins? No problem

    PHILADELPHIA — Playing a few innings during a Grapefruit League game with prospective, big-league second basemen would be helpful. Some infield during pregame would even suffice. Jimmy Rollins had neither with rookie Cesar Hernandez when he headed...
  • Phillies win, but Manuel pulls Rollins from the game

     
    There's no doubt Charlie Manuel is unhappy with Jimmy Rollins. The Phillies manager pulled his shortstop after the lack of effort he displayed on the bases in the bottom of the sixth inning of their 3-2 win over the Mets......
  • Philling in: A recap of a late night at Citizens Bank Park

     
    On Wednesday night I attended the Phils-Reds game at Citizens Bank Park as a paying spectator. It was a good, crisp, fast-moving game. I was in my car by 10:20 and in my driveway by 11:40. At 11:40 on this night, a night when I was pinch-hitting for Mandy...