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  • Daulton, Green, Luzinski among those participating in alumni day

     
    The Phillies are bringing back Dallas Green. No, they didn't sign him for pitching depth after Cole Hamels' most recent setback. Green's only coming back for one day and he’s just participating in alumni activities. Saturday Bright House Field...
  • Savery designated to make room for Burnett

     
    Left handed reliever Joe Savery has been designated for assignment after the Phillies officially announced the signing of A.J. Burnett Sunday morning in Clearwater. Any major league team can claim Savery off waivers. If he clears waivers, the Phillies...
  • Phillies signing of Burnett will likely have major impact on IronPigs rotation

     
    Wednesday's signing of A.J. Burnett to a one-year contract likely means either Jonathan Pettibone or Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez -- or both -- could be heading to Coca-Cola Park at the end of training camp. Burnett probably slides into the Phillies rotation...
  • More from Joe Jordan on Phillies minor leaguers ...

     
    One of my favorite nights of the long snowy winters is the IronPigs Charities Banquet when I have a chance to talk to the Phillies minor league executives, most notably farm director Joe Jordan and his assistant Steve Noworyta, and get their thoughts on...
  • NCAA rules on draft pick Wetzler, Phillies comment

     
    The Phillies finally commented on allegedly reporting one of last year’s draft picks, Oregon State pitcher Ben Wetzler, to the NCAA for negotiating with an agent. Baseball America’s Aaron Fitt first broke the story Tuesday night. The...
  • Manuel to join Phillies Wall of Fame

     
    Nearly a year after he was fired as the Phillies manager, Charlie Manuel will be inducted into the Phillies Wall of Fame. The ceremony will take place on Saturday, Aug. 9, as part of Toyota Alumni Weekend festivities against the......
  • Phillies can at least talk a good game about 2014 season

    Phillies can at least talk a good game about 2014 season
    During Thursday night's seventh annual Phillies Winter Banquet at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center, radio man Scott Franzke introduced what was supposed to be a condensed version of the team's 2013 highlight film. Instead, highlights were shown from...
  • You don't have Mini-Mart to kick around anymore ...

     
    What, no more Mini-Mart? Apparently not. The much-maligned Michael Martinez signed a minor league deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates late last week, ending his three-year tenure with the Phillies that began when they plucked him in the 2010 Rule 5 draft...
  • Beginning of the end for Valle as a Phillies prospect?

     
    The Phillies decision to add Tommy Joseph to their 40-man roster on Thursday wasn't that much of a surprise -- after all, he was ranked among baseball's top young catching prospects before his concussion-shortened 2013 IronPigs season, and even with his...
  • Phillies TV broadcast decision is the talk of the offseason

    Let's face it, it's the most important question of this Phillies offseason. More important than who will replace Roy Halladay in the starting rotation or where newcomer Marlon Byrd will bat in the order is: Who will be in the TV broadcast booth alongside...
  • Quietly, Phillies part ways with one of the 'Cliff Lee trio' ...

     
    Ever so quietly, the Phillies have allowed one of the three pieces that general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. brought in from Seattle in the original Cliff Lee deal to "restock" the farm system to leave the organization. Reliever J.C. Ramirez chose to become...
  • Detroit's Miguel Cabrera could repeat as MLB most valuable player

    Detroit's Miguel Cabrera could repeat as MLB most valuable player
    Cabrera vs. Trout II In the great Miguel Cabrera vs. Mike Trout most-valuable-player debate of 2012, the Trout loyalists most often cited Trout's dominance in WAR — the "wins above replacement" statistic that purports to distill production into...