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If you looked at Cloyd's AAA numbers on July 4, you might think he was about to be released. After a respectable run in the Major Leagues in which he went 2-2 with a 3.41 ERA, Cloyd fell off the face of the earth. After an Independence Day game against...
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It was a nice winning streak while it lasted (a whole two games). The Colorado Rockies defeated the Philadelphia Phillies by a score of 5-3 on Tuesday.
The Rockies got to Tyler Cloyd quickly. Troy Tulowitzki and Wilin Rosario homered off him in the first and third innings respectively. Cloyd lasted six innings, surrendering five earned runs. Cloyd settled down after the third...
It’s another weekly rundown of the Phillies’ minor leagues with details on some recent noteworthy performers…
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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...
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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 Philadelphia Phillies' top farm club on Tuesday offered a free funeral to an eastern Pennsylvania fan recently diagnosed with ALS.
The Lehigh Valley IronPigs announced the winner of its funeral giveaway during a home game at Coca-Cola Park.
Steve Paul, 64, of Freemansburg got a standing ovation as he was wheeled onto the field and announced as the recipient of a funeral...
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...
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...
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...
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
Media: Twitter and Facebook
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...
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...