Sep 132011
International League Finals Preview: Lehigh Valley vs Columbus

International League Finals, best of five: Game One: Lehigh Valley @ Columbus, Tues. 9/13 7:05 PM  (Mathieson/McAllister) Game Two: Lehigh Valley @ Columbus, Wed. 9/14 7:05 PM  (Bump/Talbot) Game Three: Lehigh Valley v. Columbus, Thurs. 9/15 7:05 PM  (Bush/Martinez) Game Four (if necessary): Lehigh Valley v. Columbus, Fri. 9/16 7:05 PM  (Edell/Espino) Game Five (if [More…]

Sep 042011
Phillies' 2011 Arizona Fall League Participants

Earlier this week, the Phillies announced their seven participants in the Arizona Fall League. Six will be on the Scottsdale Scorpions full time, and one will be on the “taxi squad” which means they’ll practice with the team every day and be able to play during Wednesday and Saturday games. The AFL has roster eligibility [More…]

Aug 282011
Phillies Minor League Wrap-Up: 8/20-8/26

Lehigh Valley IronPigs (75-60, 2nd in IL North) With a 3-4 week, the IronPigs lost their hold on first place, and teams are gaining on them in the wild card. The Gwinnett Braves are just two games back, and the IronPigs will have to earn their spot over the final games of the season. The [More…]

Aug 132011
Phillies Minor League Wrap-Up: 8/6-8/12

Lehigh Valley IronPigs (68-53, 2nd in IL North) For the first time in a long time, the IronPigs aren’t in first.  They went 3-4 this week, and the Pawtucket Red Sox, who have been within reach all year, have finally taken over.  They’re still up in the wild card race, so they should still be [More…]

Aug 072011
Phillies Minor League Wrap-Up: 7/30-8/5

Lehigh Valley IronPigs (65-49, 1st in IL North) A number of recent transactions should secure Lehigh Valley’s first ever playoff berth over the last month of the season.  The Phillies decided that Raul Ibanez should be their left fielder for now, so the IronPigs will benefit from Domonic Brown playing every day.  They also received [More…]

Jul 312011
Phillies Minor League Wrap-up: 7/23-7/29

Lehigh Valley IronPigs (62-45, 1st in IL North) The IronPigs wrapped up the last week with a 5-2 record, including a four game  series split with their main competition for the division championship  in the Pawtucket Red Sox.  Two major league rehabbers pitched in this week, but with Placido Polanco going 0/6 in two games, [More…]