Gregorius may be out of Phillies plans for 2022

When the 2022 season begins, Didi Gregorius will be 32-years old. While that’s not old age, in baseball terms, it’s old enough to make people wonder if the end is approaching when you have an off season, which Gregorius did in 2021. With 13 home runs, Gregorius hit the fewest of any full season in […]

Moniak, Singer win IronPigs season awards

Outfielder Mickey Moniak and reliever Jeff Singer were named the IronPigs hitter and pitcher of the season for 2021. Moniak, a first overall pick in the 2016 Draft and spent some time with the Phillies this season, making his major league debut last season with Philadelphia. Singer, a South Jersey resident, has worked his way […]

Phillies change up coaching staff

The Phillies got to work on their off-season plans even before the regular season was even over. The first casualties were coaches Joe Dillon and Juan Castro. Dillon served as the team’s hitting coach and Castro, who formerly played for the Phillies, was the club’s infield instructor. “I think they worked extremely hard, but we […]

News on Brito is encouraging

It’s been two months since Daniel Brito collapsed on the field in Rochester. He was taken off the field and placed in an ambulance to be taken to a Rochester hospital where he underwent emergency surgery, which was followed up with another surgery the following day. There hasn’t been much news about his condition trickling […]

Mattingly faces tough task as new farm director

Preston Mattingly is one of the young faces of baseball who has an ultra-bright future ahead of him in the game. He also has the bloodline associated with his famous last name, being the son of Yankees great Don “Donnie Baseball” Mattingly. As a player, the younger Mattingly saw that things just weren’t going to […]

Eastman shines, but ‘Pigs can’t back him up

Lehigh Valley IronPigs starting pitcher Colton Eastman turned in the longest outing by any IronPigs pitcher this season by pitching 6 2/3 innings without allowing a run.  The Worcester Red Sox against Lehigh Valley’s bullpen late in the game to win 2-1. Eastman started the game with 6 1/3 no-hit innings before giving up a single up […]

Will the Phillies lights go out in Georgia?

When you look and see that the Phillies are just 2 1/2 games out of first place in the NL East, you feel pretty good. Then, you look at the schedule and realize that there are just six games remaining to be played and suddenly, things don’t look quite as good. The good news is […]

Phillies promote Stott, Muzziotti, O’Hoppe and others to Lehigh Valley

With the Double-A season ended and the Triple-A season having 10 games remaining in what they call their “Final Stretch,” the Phillies made a series of roster moves involving primarily the Lehigh Valley IronPigs and Reading Fightins. Here’s the full list. OF Charlie Tilson (LV) and INF T.J. Rivera (LV) placed on the Developmental List. […]

Stott, Cabrera named Phils best minor leaguers

Infielder Bryson Stott and right-hander Jean Cabrera were named the winners of the Paul Owens Award given to the organization’s top minor league position player and pitcher each season. The 23-year old Stott opened the year at High-A Jersey Shore before joining Double-A Reading. Just prior to joining Reading, Stott played second base for the […]

Mitch Williams on Schilling: “I offered to kick his ass.”

The photos are iconic. Curt Schilling sitting in the Phillies dugout with a towel over his head while Mitch Williams toiled on the mound. It wasn’t exactly a scene that inspired great team chemistry. Some fans were upset at Schilling and others upset with Williams because of his penchant for wildness. Let’s face it, at […]