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  • 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,...
  • Hurler earns team award

    The following are updates on local baseball players at the minor league level. Ryan Sherriff (Glendale Community College, 2011) starting pitcher, Palm Beach Cardinals: Plenty has gone right throughout the season for the former Glendale Angeleno, who is...
  • Star Track: Chris Ray

    Star Track: Chris Ray
    Former William and Mary pitcher Chris Ray's latest stop in his baseball odyssey is Sacramento. That's the Triple-A team in California to which the Oakland Athletics assigned the 31-year-old reliever after signing him July 13. He yielded two earned runs...
  • Big League Bat Returns to Wingnuts

    Big League Bat Returns to Wingnuts
    The Wichita Wingnuts signed former Major League outfielder Brent Clevlen on Monday afternoon. Clevlen returns to the Wingnuts after spending last year in the high minors of the Arizona Diamondbacks' farm system.  The Austin, TX native opened 2012 in...
  • Indians clinch IL West Title with 6-1 victory over Louisville combined with Columbus loss

    Indians clinch IL West Title with 6-1 victory over Louisville combined with Columbus loss
    COURTESY: INDYINDIANS It was a picture-perfect night for baseball on Thursday as the Indianapolis Indians defeated the Louisville Bats 6-1 at Victory Field, lowering their magic number to clinch the International League West Division title to just one....
  • DOWN ON THE FARM, EXTENDED VERSION

     
    Both 2B Cesar Hernandez and 1B Darin Ruff had 5 hits in Reading’s 19-6 win over Richmond on Tuesday. The R-Phils had 22 hits overall, half of them with runners in scoring position (11-for-17), and all eight starters had at least one hit. So...
  • CLOYD, FRANDSEN NAMED TO ALL-STAR SQUAD ...

     
    Right hander Tyler Cloyd and second baseman Kevin Frandsen will join IronPigs manager Ryne Sandberg in Buffalo next month for the Triple-A all-star game. Cloyd was voted onto the squad through a process that included voting by fans, the media and...
  • ONE PERSON'S ALL-STAR BALLOT ...

     
    The International League relies on the media for one-third of the selection process for its mid-summer all-star team that meets the Pacific Coast League. Ballots need to be submitted by June 25, but since I will be away all next week and the IronPigs don'...
  • IRONPIGS A MONEY-MAKING MACHINE, ACCORDING TO FORBES ...

     
    Remember all those doom-and-gloomers who were predicting that minor league baseball in the Lehigh Valley wouldn't work? Not only is it working, but a recent Forbes Magazine story estimates that the Lehigh Valley IronPigs are the second-most valuable...