Fifteen Phils Minor Leaguers Become Free Agents

544 minor league players became free agents today, including 15 players within the Phillies minor league ranks. Matt Eddy of Baseball America compiled lists for each team, found here. The list below was prepared by Eddy and has the player’s last level played at in parenthesis. The Phillies could have avoided free agency for any of the listed players by adding them to the 40-man...
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November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor League Notes: Cochran, Friend

Cochran, no, not that Tom Cochran, will return to the IronPigs. Per Matt Provence, lefty starter Tom Cochran has been promoted from Reading to Lehigh Valley. Cochran, 33, was 0-3 with a 5.73 ERA in Reading this season after posting 9-5 record with a 3.96 ERA last year for the ‘Pigs. Cochran will likely replace the rotation spot left vacant by Jonathan Pettibone; the IronPigs had...
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May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor League Rosters Come Into Focus

Ryan Howard will not be an IronPig. Today, the IronPigs broke camp and went north, as will the other teams in Florida within the system. With their win on Thursday, the IronPigs assured themselves of a winning spring. Today, they assured us of their rotation, announcing that Tom Cochran is...
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March 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Phillies add Bass, Cochran, and Mather

While the Delmon Young rumors are cooking up, Jeff Schuler of the Morning Call reports that pitcher Tom Cochran will be returning to the Phillies organization as will Brian Bass who pitched in Lehigh Valley during the 2011 season. Also in the mix is outfielder/third baseman Joe Mather who got...
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January 22, 2013  |  Discuss

A Solid Season For The Iron Pigs Ends In Disappointment

Close, but no cigar for the 2012 Lehigh Valley IronPigs. Despite their second straight winning season, and having the Pitcher of the Year in the International League, the IronPigs were eliminated over the weekend from playoff contention, then rained out on Sunday, to finish at 75-68. A year after losing in the Governor's Cup Finals, they fell just short of a second playoff trip...
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September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Phillies Waste New Roster Opportunity; Will Need to Add a Starter Later, Pitch Shorthanded

Photo: Philliedelphia/Lindsey Crew After Friday's washout against Tampa Bay, the Phillies found themselves facing their first doubleheader of the year.   This is also the Phillies first opportunity to take advantage of a new opportunity afforded to teams in the new Major League Baseball collective bargaining agreement. Teams that have a day-night doubleheader may add a 26th...
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June 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Reds in Offseason Leagues (Stats)

Here's an update on how players from the Reds organization are performing....statistically speaking: Dominican League: Francisco Juan Francisco 3B - .333 (30-90), HR, 11 RBI, 16 RS, 4 2Bs  +Tied for league lead in saves Denis Phipps OF - .289 (22-76), 2 HR, 7 RBI, 10 RS, 4 2Bs, 22 GP Tom Cochran SP - 3-1, 2.70 ERA, 6 GS, 30 IP, 1.17 WHIP  +Tied for league...
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November 16, 2011  |  Discuss

Reds in Other Winter Leagues

We've spent a lot of time focusing on the Arizona Fall League and how Reds' prospects are performing there, but there are of course other players within the Reds' organization honing their skills in the various fall and winter leagues around baseball. This is a summary of those players, as well as a Spanish lesson. Aroldis Chapman - First off, we already know the Cuban...
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October 26, 2011  |  Discuss
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