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Michael Schwimer

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  • SANDBERG NAMED ALL-STAR COACH; OVERBECK, CLOYD TAKE LEAD IN VOTING ...

     
    IronPigs manager Ryne Sandberg has been named to International League manager Mike Sarbauch's coaching staff for next month's Triple-A All-Star game in Buffalo while first baseman Cody Overbeck and starting pitcher Tyler Cloyd have taken over the lead...
  • MARTINEZ, ORR COULD BE HEADING DOWN TURNPIKE ...

     
    Michael Martinez's stay in an IronPigs uniform could be brief. Or, Pete Orr could be heading back down the Turnpke this morning. With yet another Phillie, infielder Freddy Galvis, heading to the disabled list with a lower back strain, either Martinez or...
  • Bad news for Contreras, Phillies

     
    It looked as bad on Friday night as it actually is. Phillies reliever Jose Contreras,40, completely tore his UCL and flexor pronator tendon in his right elbow. An injury to your UCL means season-ending Tommy John surgery, and at his......
  • CLOYD ONLY IRONPIG AMONG FANS CHOICES SO FAR FOR ALL-STAR GAME ...

     
    Tyler Cloyd is the only IronPig among the fans choices so far for the squad that will represent the International League in the Triple-A all-star gmae next month at Buffalo. Cloyd is running second among starting pitchers to Buffalo's Harvey. An IronPig...
  • IRONPIGS LOSING THREE? THAT'S WHAT SCHWIMER SAYS ...

     
    If Michael Schwimer's tweet is correct, the IronPigs are losing Jake Diekman, Raul Valdez and Hector Luna. Schwimer tweeted 'congrats to diekman, valdes and luna for being called up' after the IronPigs 5-1 win at Indianapolis Thursday afternoon. All the...
  • READING, LAKEWOOD ROSTERS ANNOUNCED ...

     
    While I wait for my connecting flight home in Charlotte, here's the rekeases frin /readubg abd Lakewood on their rosters. There was no release on the Clearwater roister on the Threshers web site: Fightin Phils 2013 Opening Day Roster Announced Manager...
  • Pitching line-ups set

     
    The wait is over. The Phillies announced their pitching schedule for the upcoming Grapefruit League games, including the starter for Saturday's opener. FRIDAY'S INTRASQUAD GAME -Adam Morgan, Ethan Martin, Cesar Jimenez, Jonathan Pettibone, Mauricio...
  • SQUEEZE IN PHILLIES BULLPEN SHOULD GIVE IRONPIGS ANOTHER STRONG 'PEN ...

     
    Monday's announcement that the Phillies have brought back Chad Durbin, a member of their 2008 World Series champion bullpen, indicates that the team will have three bullpen slots available for the Opening Day roster when spring training begins next month....
  • Blanton's five-pitch arsenal does the trick

    Blanton's five-pitch arsenal does the trick
    PHILADELPHIA — Whether he's won or lost, Joe Blanton is usually waiting in the center of the clubhouse after games where he'll eventually be surrounded by a mob of reporters. He knows what's coming: question after question. But Blanton doesn't shy...
  • Ruiz on pace for career year

    Ruiz on pace for career year
    When it comes to deciding who's going to play where defensively, Phillies manager Charlie Manuel has loads of flexibility. Ty Wigginton can play first, second or third base. Laynce Nix can man left field or first. John Mayberry Jr. can go to any of the...
  • Interleague is almost over. Now what for Thome?

    Interleague is almost over. Now what for Thome?
    It's an issue that's staring the Phillies in the face. What will be Jim Thome's role when Interleague play, along with the freedom to have him be the designated hitter, disappears today? It's always easier to put off the inevitable, especially when...
  • IronPigs shine on midseason report card

    IronPigs shine on midseason report card
    Of the nine position players in IronPigs manager Ryne Sandberg's Opening Night starting line-up, six are no longer with the team. Six players who were on the roster for that first game are now with the Phillies — Erik Kratz, Hector Luna, Jeremy...