Found August 19, 2013 on Philliedelphia:
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...

Phillies Find Themselves Back in the Loss Column

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...

Minor League Rundown: Hernandez, Biddle, Milner, Cutters Updates

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...

Send Charlie Manuel Best Wishes

If you haven’t already, please join the over 2,500 fans who have left a note of best wishes for Charlie Manuel by adding yours below. We’re personally delivering these to Charlie on Friday, so add yours before it’s too late. Your message to Charlie*Name*FirstLastEmail*

Can the Phillies Change their Approach in 2014?

Can J-Roll change? (MLB) It’s not hard to see a direct correlation between getting on base, scoring runs, and winning games. Phillies Runs Scored: 2007: 892 2008: 799 2009: 820 2010: 772 2011: 713 2012: 684 2013: 464 (on pace – 606) Phillies On-Base Percentage: 2007: .354 2008: .332 2009: .334 2010: .332 2011: .323 2012: .317 2013: .303 (as of 8/20) Phillies Record: 2007: 89...

Phillies' top farm club announces funeral winner

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...

Sandberg Gets His First Win as Phillies Manager

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...

Phillies' Triple-A affiliate offers free funeral

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...

Phillies' top farm club to announce funeral winner

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...

Phillies’ Bats Nearly Silenced in Dodgers Series.

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.

Phillies 5, Rockies 4

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...

Gameday: Phillies (53-69) vs Dodgers (72-50)

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...

Sandberg Gets First Managerial Win

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...

Phillies capitalize on Hanley errors, beat Dodgers 3-2

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...

Costly Errors Allow The Phillies To Beat The Dodgers In The Ninth

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