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  • Royals add Don Wakamatsu, Mike Jirschele to coaching staff

    Royals add Don Wakamatsu, Mike Jirschele to coaching staff
    The Kansas City Royals have named former Seattle Mariners manager Don Wakamatsu and long-time Omaha Storm Chasers manager Mike Jirschele to the Major League coaching staff.  Wakamatsu will serve as the Royals’ bench coach and catching instructor...
  • Like it or not: Perspective on hot start by Dodgers' Yasiel Puig

    Like it or not: Perspective on hot start by Dodgers' Yasiel Puig
    Think this jaw-dropping start by Yasiel Puig is some guarantee of a Hall of Fame-caliber career? Not so fast. The three major leaguers Puig has joined in the history books with his explosive start never once became an All-Star (at least not yet)....
  • Greg Smith gets call from Reading for IronPigs ...

     
    Help is on the way for a shorthanded IronPigs rotation. Greg Smith, a 29-year-old left hander who started 32 games for Oakland as rookie in 2008, will move up from Reading and take Tyler Cloyd's spot in the IronPigs rotation, beginning with Tuesday's game...
  • Triple-A all-star voting is underway...

     
    So, you think Cesar Hernandez belongs in the Triple-A all-star game? Maybe Cody Asche? Your chance to send them to Reno is here. On-line voting for the 26th-annual game on July 17 at Aces Ballpark, home of San Diego's Triple-A affiliate in Reno, Nev.,...
  • CERVENAK HEADS TO ORIENT TO CONTINUE CAREER ...

     
    Playing for New Orleans last season, Mike Cervenak finished fifth in the Pacific Coast League with a .340 average. He was fifth in on-base percentage (.408), and 10th in OPS (.912). But at 36 years old, the one-time IronPig had problems finding a job over...
  • EX-IRONPIGS IN A 'CLASSIC' SHOWDOWN ...

     
    In 2010, Nelson Figueroa and Ryan Vogelsong were teammates -- briefly -- on the IronPigs. Tonight, they carry the weight of their nation on their shoulders -- although truthfully, Figueroa's load is probably a bit heavier than Vogelsong's. Amazingly,...
  • Asche, Fields only IronPigs among all-star voting leaders

     
    Third baseman Cody Asche is the highest-ranking IronPig in the on-line voting for the International League all-star squad which will meet the Pacific Coast League in the annual Triple-A All-Star game next month in Reno. Asche is second to Buffalo's Andy...
  • FIREFLIES? TROLLEY FROGS? HELP DECIDE SCRANTON'S NEW NICKNAME ...

     
    For those of you who still aren't really thrilled with the IronPigs, Scranton might be giving you the Fireflies. Or perhaps the Trolley Frogs. In conjunction with the opening of a refurbished PNC Field next spring, the franchise is also dumping the...
  • FORMER IRONPIG CERVENAK SWINGS AWAY A LONG WAY FROM HOME ...

     
    In three seasons since leaving the IronPigs, Mike Cervenak's baseball career has taken him from the shores of Lake Erie (Buffalo, in 2010) to the banks of the Mississippi and Gulf of Mexico (New Orleans the past two years). Now, it's taken him to the...
  • 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...
  • PHILLIES INVITE NINE TO SPRING TRAINING ...

     
    Former IronPigs Pete Orr, Andres Blanco and Michael Martinez are among nine players invited to the Phillies major league spring training camp as non-roster invitees. The complete list: Andres Blanco, INF – In 120 games for the IronPigs last season,...
  • 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...