‘Cutters rally for fourth straight win

The Crosscutters stunningly rallied for three runs in the bottom of the eighth to overcome a late 3-1 deficit and pull off an exciting 4-3 win over the Brooklyn Cyclones on Saturday night. Williamsport has won four straight and eight of its last 10.  Two wild pitches by Brooklyn reliever Luis Silva brought in the […]

Bohm’s blast adds to his birthday celebration

Sporting number-23 on the back of his Harry Potter-inspired uniform, Phillies top prospect Alec Bohm hit a tie-breaking three-run homer in a five-run fifth inning on his 23rd birthday as the Fightins rolled by the Altoona Curve 7-2 on Saturday night at FirstEnergy Stadium. Before a crowd of 8,275, Reading wrapped up the series in the middle game […]

‘Pigs down Scranton behind Romero

Lehigh Valley IronPigs starting pitcher JoJo Romero (3-2) turned in one of his best starts of the season against the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. Romero allowed just two runs over six innings and did not allow a hit until the fourth inning.  The Pigs turned in an 11-6 win over the RailRiders.  Romero did receive assistance from the IronPigs […]

Pirates claim Phillies Rios off waivers

In a group of players being exposed to waivers to clear them from the 40-man roster, the Phillies lost 26-year old reliever Yacksel Rios to the Pittsburgh Pirates on a waiver claim. Rios, along with Dylan Cozens and Mitch Walding, were all designated for assignment to open up spots for newly acquired players on the […]