Pig Report: Tyler Cloyd

Position: Starting pitcher Age: 25 Prospect Level: Mid-level prospect. 2012 Major League Stats: 6 starts, 2-2, 4.91 ERA, 33 IP, 30 K. 2012 Minor League Stats: (Reading & Lehigh) 26 starts, 15-1, 2.26 ERA, 167 IP, 113 K. Season in Review: Tyler Cloyd is one of the most interesting pitching prospects to come up through … Continue reading Pig Report: Tyler Cloyd

Pig Report: Domonic Brown

Position: Starting right fielder Age: 25 Prospect Level: Major League ready. 2012 Major League Stats: 56 G, .235 AVG, 11 2B, 2 3B, 5 HR, 26 RBI, .712 OPS 2012 Minor League Stats: 60 G, .286 AVG, 13 2B, 2 3B, 5 HR, 28 RBI, .767 OPS Season in Review: Domonic Brown is Major League … Continue reading Pig Report: Domonic Brown

Pig Report: Phillippe Aumont

Position: Back-end reliever/closer Age: 23 Prospect Level: Top prospect (5th according to BaseballAmerica.com) 2012 Major League Stats: 18 G, 0-1, 3.68 ERA, 14.2 IP, 14 K, 2 SV 2012 Minor League Stats: 41 G, 3-1, 4.26 ERA, 44.1 IP, 59 K, 15 SV Season in Review: For Aumont, his hype level was pretty high ever … Continue reading Pig Report: Phillippe Aumont

Phillies Coaching Shuffle: Ryne Sandberg to Coach Third Base

PHILADELPHIA — Yesterday, the Phillies fired first base coach Sam Perlozzo as well as cut ties with hitting coach Greg Gross and bench coach Pete Mackanin. With those spots vacated it left room for a certain minor league manager to get his first real crack at Major League coaching. Hall of Fame second baseman and … Continue reading Phillies Coaching Shuffle: Ryne Sandberg to Coach Third Base

Diekman, De Fratus Join Phillies

ATLANTA — Lehigh Valley’s season is officially over, and that leaves the Phillies with a handful of young arms and positon players for the remaining month of the season. Jake Diekman, who had an earlier stint with the Phillies this season, was recalled Saturday afternoon. In 23 appearances, Diekman posted a 4.64 ERA. He started … Continue reading Diekman, De Fratus Join Phillies

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