UPDATE: Reading Phillies Name Possibly Leaked; It’s the Fightins

On November 17, the Reading Phillies will rebrand their Minor League franchise. The Phillies Double-A squad, the R-Phils, will announce on November 17 the name, logo and uniforms for their squad. They have been the Phillies for 46 years, serving as an affiliate to the Phillies. “Since 1967, the Reading Phillies have been proud affiliates … Continue reading UPDATE: Reading Phillies Name Possibly Leaked; It’s the Fightins

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 Prospect Tyson Gillies Suspended For Outburst With Bus Driver

READING, PA — The other day, it was found out that Phillies centerfield prospect Tyson Gillies was suspended for disciplinary reasons. Today, details came out on why Gillies was given a ban. Gillies, 23, of the AA Reading Phillies, was suspended an undisclosed amount of games for an outburst on an R-Phils bus driver. Matt … Continue reading Phillies Prospect Tyson Gillies Suspended For Outburst With Bus Driver

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

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