Tag Archives: Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs

Our 2018 Post-Season Phillies Minor League Awards Go To Position Players Rodolfo Duran and Grenny Cumana, Pitchers Spencer Howard and Mauricio Llovera

Finally, the 2018 Phillies minor league season is over.  The GCL Phillies, Lakewood BlueClaws, Clearwater Threshers and Lehigh Valley IronPigs all made the post-season. The teams finished with a combined 5-9 record playoff record with only Lakewood advancing to and … Continue reading

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Remember The Name Jacob Waguespack, In The Last Week He Has Struck Out 18 in Two Starts In The Blue Jays System

How about those Phillies teams.  Can you believe it!  The Phillies, the IronPigs, the Threshers, the Blue Claws and the GCL Phillies East teams are all in first place in their divisions as we start the day. The Phillies and the … Continue reading

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It Was Home Run Derby Time Today In Phillies Minor League Spring Training

Across the Bay in Tampa the New York Yankees were having a Home Run Derby of their own in batting practice between Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton.  Read HERE. Right here on Roberts Field this afternoon the Phillies minor league … Continue reading

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Who Are The Big Boppers In The Phillies Farm System For 2017?

“Chicks might dig the long ball” but I was brought up digging the long ball hitting too. It started by watching Maris and Mantle battle in 1961 working to break Babe Ruth’s home run record and I will never forget … Continue reading

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Phillies Prospects Play Well In Helping To Win Four Minor League All-Star Games

I always like to look at how well  prospects play in the big games.  All Star games are a nice measure and as a whole the Phillies 20 minor league representatives to those games played well.  And they were on … Continue reading

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The Phillies Jesse Biddle And Adam Morgan, Two Of The Best Young Lefthanded Pitchers In Minor League Baseball

It was one of those rare Sunday afternoons when two of the best young left-handed pitchers in minor league baseball were pitching on adjacent fields at the Blue Jays minor league complex in Dunedin Fl.  The Phillies 21 year old … Continue reading

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Minor League Game Schedule

Baseball Betsy posted a copy of the minor league spring training schedule on her blog, you can read it HERE

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Thinking About the 2013 Phillies Over My Morning Cup of Coffee

Several things caught my attention this morning over my morning cup of coffee:  the recent hitting of Tyson Gillies,  Chase Utley “tracking” fly balls in left field during BP in St. Louis,  the all star caliber play of Freddy Galvis … Continue reading

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Tyler Cloyd: Pitching To Amaze

Who would have thought  last year this time that Tyler Cloyd, who was an afterthought in the Phillies system at the time, would currently have the best starting pitching record in AAA baseball.  In 2011 about this time he was … Continue reading

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The IronPigs and R-Phillies Both Get Off To Quick Starts. Here’s Why!

It’s a long night when the Phillies play on the west coast but Baseball Betsy and I made it to the last pitch early this morning for the 5-2 Phillies win.  Earlier before the Phillies-Giants game  we traveled across the … Continue reading

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