Minor League Wrap-Up – ver. 4.08

It was opening night for Reading, Jersey Shore and Clearwater. In Triple-A, Lehigh Valley lost for the first time this season, falling to the Columbus Clippers (Guardians) 4-3. Here is a look at who did what around the Phillies minor league system on Friday. R H E Columbus 4 5 0 Lehigh Valley 3 8 […]

Phillies, Fightins, BlueClaws and Threshers set for Opening Day

Today is the day! Lehigh Valley started their season Tuesday and is now 2-0 on the season, but teams in Philadelphia, Reading, Jersey Shore and Clearwater are getting to start their season today. Here’s a look at what is happening on Phillies Gameday. Friday is a rare alignment of games where every Phillies team is […]

‘Pigs aggressive offense looking good

The Lehigh Valley IronPigs used small ball and aggressive baserunning to take game two of their season opening six-game series against the Columbus Clippers. The offense continued to hit, while the bullpen gave the team five strong innings in relief of Michael Mariot, who made his first start as an IronPig. R H E Columbus […]

‘Pigs win opener over Columbus

The 14th season of Lehigh Valley IronPigs baseball kicked off Tuesday night with the ‘Pigs picking up a 7-3 win over the Columbus Clippers, the Triple-A affiliate of the Cleveland Guardians. The win was the first for new manager Anthony Contreras in his debut at the Triple-A level. R H E Columbus 3 9 2 […]

Veterans dominate likely IronPigs roster

The official roster for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs is not out. Looking at the candidates that the Phillies have to pull from though, it’s easy to see the “veteran presence” that the team will have. Years back, Lehigh Valley manager Dave Huppert referred to these types of players as “whores for hire,” which set off […]

Another day, another trade

For the second day in a row, the Phillies have made a move to acquire a relief pitcher. On Tuesday, they acquired McKinley Moore from the White Sox and followed that up by dealing minor league infielder Kervin Pichardo to San Diego for reliever James Norwood. Like Moore, Norwood has struggled at times with his […]

Haseley dealt to White Sox for relief prospect

The Phillies have traded outfielder Adam Haseley to the Chicago White Sox and will receive right-hander McKinley Moore in exchange. At one time, Haseley – a first round pick (8th overall) in the 2017 Draft – was projected to be a solid outfield option for the Phillies and having played 107 games with the team […]

Lehigh Valley Rosterology – Pitchers

There are still position battles for the Philadelphia roster going on in Clearwater and some key question marks that linger. As is the nature of the business, those battles have a domino effect on the Phillies minor league system and here at PBI we like to keep you up to date on “Phillies baseball… from […]

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 […]

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 […]