Tag Archives: Lehigh Valley IronPigs

Watching the Phillies Minor Leguers on MiLB.TV is More Rewarding Than Watching the Frustrating Phillies on MLB.TV or ESPN

We  watched both the Phillies and Reading games last night. One on ESPN and the other on MiLB.TV.  It has not been fun watching the Phillies play out the season and last night was on exception. They struggle to win … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, September | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Phillies Do Have Quality Relief Options in Connor Brogdon and Garrett Cleavinger But They Keep Them In the Minor Leagues

Remember the names Connor Brogdon and Garrett Cleavinger. Friday night, Brogdon pitched two innings of shutout relief striking out four, getting the win for Lehigh Valley. While Cleavinger pitched 1.2 innings of shutout relief striking out four too, to earn … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, August | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Reading’s Darick Hall, Lehigh Vally’s Connor Brogdon and Williamsport’s Kendall Simmons Caught My Attention, Yesterday in the Phillies System

Three Phillies minor league players caught my attention yesterday. Reading’s Darick Hall finally had a two hit game in August, Lehigh Valley’s Connor Brogdon finally picked up a save and Williamsport’s Kendall Simmons contributed without hitting a home run. Hall … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, August | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Darick Hall Playing Like a Major Leaguer For Reading and Drew Smyly Pitching like a Cy Young Candidate For The Phillies

Watching TV last night was a lot of fun. Reading’s Darick Hall against the Bowie Baysox and the Phillies’ Drew Smyly pitching against the San Francisco Giants. Hall just might be able to lead the Fightin Phils to the Eastern … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, July | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lehigh Valley Adds a Power, Left-handed Hitting, First Baseman But His Name Is NOT Darick Hall

“Hard to believe Harry”, the Phillies have yet to promote to AAA Darick Hall, the power hitting first baseman who has played 182 games and has 647 at bats over two seasons in AA for Reading. Instead, they have just … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, July | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Watching the Phillies Stars of Tomorrow Play Right Now! Taveras, Parkinson, Morales and Haseley

Over the last several days, we have watched, on MiLB.TV, Phillies prospects coming of age. Lead by strong pitching and timely hitting, the Phillies minor leaguers are standing out at all levels. On Sunday, Jose Taveras made his 2019 debut … Continue reading

Posted in 2019, May | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

With Great Pitching and Timely Hitting, The Phillies Teams Won All Five Games on Saturday

Saturday was one of those days that the Phillies organization won all five games played. From the team with the best winning percentage in the system, to the lowest Lakewood, they all added a “W” to the standings. The magic formula … Continue reading

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