IronPigs, R-Phils Shuffle Includes Sanches, Valle

ALLENTOWN, PA — The Phillies weren’t the only team in their organization that did a little bit of shuffling at the trade deadline. With the addition of some prospects, the Lehigh Valley IronPigs and Reading Phillies moved some guys around to make room for the return the Phillies got for Hunter Pence and Shane Victorino. … Continue reading IronPigs, R-Phils Shuffle Includes Sanches, Valle

Valle Promoted With Acquisition of Joseph

With the acquisition of Tommy Joseph, the Phillies found themselves with two good young catchers on their Double-A squad in Reading. Joseph joined top catcher prospect Sebastian Valle in the Phillies organization when he was included in the trade that sent Hunter Pence to the Giants earlier this afternoon. But with Joseph’s presence, Valle got … Continue reading Valle Promoted With Acquisition of Joseph

Phillies Call Up Domonic Brown

With Shane Victorino on his way to Los Angeles, the Phillies have called up outfielder Domonic Brown from Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Brown was scratched from today’s noon lineup and is currently on his way to Washington D.C. to meet up with the team. In 60 games with the IronPigs, Brown was hitting .286 with 13 … Continue reading Phillies Call Up Domonic Brown

Down on the Pharm: Pigs Dominating International League

Lehigh Valley IronPigs (AAA) Record: 52-39 (1st in North Division) How the Team is Doing: Lehigh Valley went 4-4 this past week and won three out of five against the Scranton Wilkes-Barre Yankees. Kevin Frandsen had a nice week as he hit .303 with 10 hits in 33 at-bats. The IronPigs are starting to get some … Continue reading Down on the Pharm: Pigs Dominating International League

Pigs Brown Injures Knee

Just when Domonic Brown was swinging a good bat for the IronPigs, another knee injury slows down his path back to the Phillies. The Phillies have diagnosed Brown with right knee inflammation and he underwent an MRI this afternoon, assistant general manager Scott Proefrock said today. As posted by Matt Gelb, Brown was hitting .300 in … Continue reading Pigs Brown Injures Knee

Frandsen, Brown Involved in AAA Bench-Clearer

Check out this video between the Lehigh Valley IronPigs and Gwinnett Braves (Atlanta’s AAA team) from yesterday’s 10-1 IronPigs win. Pigs second baseman Kevin Frandsen was nearly hit by a pitch from Braves pitcher Todd Redmond in the bottom of the 4th inning with the Pigs leading 6-0. After lining out, Frandsen and Redmond exchanged … Continue reading Frandsen, Brown Involved in AAA Bench-Clearer

Down on the Pharm: Quality Pitching

Lehigh Valley IronPigs (AAA) Record: 25-18 (3rd in North Division) How the Team is Doing: Lehigh Valley went 5-3 this past week and swept a four-game set against the Indianapolis Indians. Kevin Frandsen enjoyed a strong week at the plate as he hit .333 with an RBI. The IronPigs also saw one of their all-time fan … Continue reading Down on the Pharm: Quality Pitching

Phillies Trade AAA OF Thompson

The Philadelphia Inquirer was fresh off of running a feature on career minor leaguer Rich Thompson this past weekend. It looks like someone in the Tampa Bay system has a subscription. The Phillies traded Thompson to Tampa Bay for outfielder Kyle Hudson. Thompson is currently on his way to join the Rays now, the first time he … Continue reading Phillies Trade AAA OF Thompson

Phillies Call Up Three From LHV

Congrats to diekman, valdes, and luna for being called up! — michael schwimer (@mschwimer) May 10, 2012 Since Michael Schwimer can’t do much as a pitcher right now, he’s taking up a job in journalism. Going by that tweet, the Phillies will be making a ton of moves regarding their bullpen and the injury to … Continue reading Phillies Call Up Three From LHV