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Minor League Baseball

(Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs web site.)

Phillies’ Minor League Team Offers Fan Prize: A Funeral!

There’s no expiration date, so the winner won’t be forced to drop dead anytime soon.

08/20/2013

Valentino Pascucci (credit: Independent Sports Magazine)

Pascucci’s Prodigious Power On Display In Camden

He is not a household name, but Valentino Pascucci can mash a baseball with the best of them.

07/29/2013

Ryan Kulik (credit: Jim Solomon)

Kulik Hoping Stop In Camden Leads To Big Leagues

Ryan Kulik was one of the top pitching prospects to ever emerge out of Cherokee High School and Rowan University. In 2008, the left-hander was taken by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 8th round of the MLB Draft. However, the next year the wheels would come off the wagon.

05/28/2013

Discover BCS National Championship - Notre Dame v Alabama

Minor League Team Gives Away Manti Te’o Girlfriend Bobbleheads

A minor league baseball team is giving away bobbleheads of Manti Te’o’s fictional girlfriend.

01/18/2013

Stigall Show Log 8.2.12

Chris reviews yesterday’s Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day. He also talks to Victor Fiorillo from the Philly Post, and Social Conservative Phyllis Schlafly about her new book, No Higher Power.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/02/2012

(Erik Kratz, at a Phillies spring training workout in February.  Credit:  Al Messerschmidt/ Getty Images)

Telford’s Erik Kratz Soaking In September Call-Up to Phillies

Telford, Pa. native Erik Kratz on Friday got the call to serve as the Phillies’ third catcher for the remainder of the regular season.

09/19/2011

(File photo.  Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Baseball: Schwimer Savoring Shot in Phillies’ Bullpen

Finally, last week, Michael Schwimer made his Major League debut in Washington, pitching three effective innings.

08/25/2011

(TJ Chism.  Photo provided)

Baseball: La Salle’s T.J. Chism Dominating in Mets’ Farm System

Delaware County, Pa. native TJ Chism has become virtually unhittable, fashioning a 0.70 ERA while splitting time between rookie ball and Single-A in 2010, and a 1.12 ERA this season with the Single-A Brooklyn Cyclones.

08/19/2011

(Placido Polanco is tagged out diving back into second during the August 4th game against the Giants.   Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Phillies: Polanco to DL, Schwimer Recalled from AAA

The Phillies have placed third baseman Placido Polanco on the disabled list. To take his place on the roster, righthanded reliever Michael Schwimer is expected to be recalled from AAA Lehigh Valley.

08/17/2011

(Michael Spidale.  Credit:  Reading Phillies)

Baseball: Reading’s Michael Spidale Just Continues To Hit

At the age of 29, Spidale’s days as a prospect are probably numbered.

But he is one heck of a baseball player.

08/03/2011

(Photo by Len Redkoles/Getty Images)

Exclusive Interview With Jonathan Mayo

As the trade deadline approaches, every rumor involves the Phillies trading one or more prospects. Who is tradeable? Who is untouchable?

07/29/2011

(Freddy Galvin makes a play with the Reading Phillies.   Photo provided.  Credit: Ralph Trout)

Baseball: Freddy Galvis Continuing Development At Reading

Freddy Galvis was signed as an undrafted free agent in 2006 at the age of 16, and his offensive skills seem to be catching up with his good glovework.

07/27/2011

(Brad Lidge, in file photo)

Phillies: Brad Lidge Activated Off DL; Danys Baez Sent Down

The Phillies have activated reliever Brad Lidge off the 15-day disabled list and have designated Danys Baez for assignment.

07/22/2011

(Credit: Hunter Martin/Getty Images)

Phillie Phanatic Hit By Foul Ball During IronPigs Game

The Phillie Phanatic is recovering after he took a foul ball to his neck and had to go to the hospital last night.

06/23/2011

(Photos provided)

Baseball: Telford, Pa. Native Erik Kratz Hoping for Shot With Phillies

Erik Kratz has logged more than 2,200 at-bats in minor league baseball since 2002, plus a brief time with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

06/23/2011

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