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It’s another weekly rundown of the Phillies’ minor leagues with details on some recent noteworthy performers…
Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs-
Cesar Hernandez w/ Reading in 2012, image- Jay Floyd
International League All-Star Cesar Hernandez is back in action after missing a few weeks with a wrist injury. In three games since rejoining the Pigs’ starting lineup, Hernandez has gone 3-for-9. Overall this season, the switch-hitting 23-year-old has posted a .315 average with two homers, 35 RBI and 31 stolen bases in 95 minor league games.
Righty hurler Tyler Cloyd in his last seven starts has tallied a 4-1 record with a 0.77 ERA while striking out 32 and walking five in 47 innings. In 12 big league starts, the 26-year-old is 4-4- with a 4.14 ERA. Cloyd was the Phils’ 18th round draft selection in 2008.
Double-A Reading Fightin Phillies-
Left-hander Jesse Biddle struck out seven and walked none while allowing three earned runs in six innings in his latest start on Sunday. The 2...
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Roy Halladay will continue his rehab assignment Tuesday with the Class A Lakewood BlueClaws according to Todd Zolecki of MLB.com.
The 36-year-old hasn't pitched since May recovering from shoulder surgery.
In his first rehab start with the Gulf Coast League Phillies Thursday, Halladay allowed three runs and six hits while striking out...
Only three games into the job, Ryne Sandberg has already identified an opportunity to coach one of his team leaders into a better approach at the plate.
Jimmy Rollins should listen to his fellow NL MVP skipper(Credit: AP)
The interim coach as of Friday (following the dismissal of the all time Phillies leader in managerial wins, Charlie Manuel), Ryno got his first win (against the...
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It’s not hard to see a direct correlation between getting on base, scoring runs, and winning games.
Phillies Runs Scored:
2013: 464 (on pace – 606)
Phillies On-Base Percentage:
2013: .303 (as of 8/20)
The Phillies snapped the Dodgers’ 10-game winning streak with their 3-2 win on Sunday. The victory gave Ryne Sandberg his first win as the Phillies manager.
Hanley Ramirez made two ninth inning errors which cost the Dodgers the game. With the bases loaded and one out, Michael Young grounded to short, which should have been an inning-ending double play. Fortunately for the Phillies...
From the minor-league baseball club that gave you the world's first urinal gaming system comes a promotion that's more 6 feet under than it is over the top: One ''lucky'' fan will win a free funeral package.
The Triple A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies, the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, plans to announce the winner of its latest, and perhaps most bizarre...
Minor-league baseball teams usually try to bury the competition, not their own fans.
Tell that to the Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
The Philadelphia Phillies' top farm team will announce the winner of its free-funeral promotion at Tuesday night's game in Allentown.
The team came up with the unusual fan giveaway for one of its sponsors, a nearby funeral home.
Fans had to submit...
After a tumultuous weekend that started off with the firing of Charlie Manuel, the Philadelphia Phillies had to try to pick up the pieces against the juggernaut Los Angeles Dogers Friday night at Citizen’s Bank Park. This was to be the inaugural outing for rookie major league manager, Ryne Sandberg. […]The post Phillies’ Bats Nearly Silenced in Dodgers Series. appeared first on Eagles Pulse.
John Mayberry Jr. and Carlos Ruiz each homered to lead Philadelphia past the Colorado Rockies 5-4 Monday night, giving the Phillies and interim manager Ryne Sandberg two straight wins for the first time since the All-Star break.
Ethan Martin (2-2) tossed two-hit ball and struck out six over 6 1-3 innings for the win.
Mayberry hit a three-run shot in the fourth to help the Phillies...
Philadelphia Phillies (53-69) vs Los Angeles Dodgers (72-50)
Cole Hamels (5-13, 3.65 ERA) vs Ricky Nolasco (9-9, 3.62 ERA)
Time: 1:35, Citizens Bank Park
TV: PHL 17
Weather: 84, rain possible
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The Phillies have yet to score a run under new manager Ryne Sandberg as the Dodgers have shut them out in consecutive games and won another series to continue...
Well, it took a few days, but the Phillies finally squeaked out a win for interim manager Ryne Sandberg. The 3-5 win over the Dodgers ended yet another long losing streak for the Phils who are now solidly in 4th place in the NL East, 2.5 games behind the Mets for 3rd place.
Getting this win against the hottest team in baseball was going to require a combination of things to occur...
Nolan Arenado stepped to the plate with two outs his Rockies down one run. Runners stood on second and third. The Phillies bullpen was about to squander another game in a miserable season.
Jake Diekman on the mound for the Phillies was struggling. He had balked the runners over earlier in the at-bat setting up Colorado in prime position. He looked angry.
“Once that balk was called...
The Phillies won for the first time under interim manager Ryne Sandberg on Sunday afternoon when they beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 at Citizens Bank Park.
The Phillies won it when Dodgers’ shortstop Hanley Ramirez made an error on Michael Young’s bases-loaded ground ball with one out in the bottom of the ninth. Ramirez was going to try for a double play. Young who pinch-hit...
After failing to even score in Ryne Sandberg's first two games at the helm, the Philadelphia Phillies finally delivered their interim manager his first big league win.
They will try to make it two in a row for the first time in a month when they open a four-game set against the visiting Colorado Rockies on Monday night.
Philadelphia (54-69) was shut out by the Los Angeles Dodgers...