The Clearwater Threshers joined Williamsport as the only Phillies minor league affiliates to not reach the playoffs this season. The fact that Clearwater's season won't be continuing is music to the ears of fans of Lehigh Valley and Reading.
September 4, 2016
The Phillies made some minor league roster moves on Monday and it resulted in a couple of veteran players exiting the Lehigh Valley IronPigs roster. J.P. Arencibia and Alfredo Marte were both released prior to Monday's home game.
It may be time for the Phillies and Darin Ruf to part ways. Ruf was again optioned out to Lehigh Valley on Friday to make room for Tommy Joseph to take over Ruf's role with the big league club. Where do things go from here?
In a much anticipated move, the Phillies have reportedly purchased the contract of first baseman Tommy Joseph from the Lehigh Valley IronPigs. Adding Joseph to the roster is an attempt to help develop some offense for the big league club.
After a tough first outing to his Phillies career, Charlie Morton came back to help lead the Phillies to a shutout of the San Diego Padres Tuesday night. Reliever Jeanmar Gomez also notched his third save of the season for Philadelphia as the bullpen looks to rebound as well.
USA TODAY recently predicted the Phillies would lose 101 games in 2016. That doesn't seem likely, so Philly Baseball Insider started to dissect the reasons why Philadelphia should show at least some modest improvement this upcoming season.
February 20, 2016
It started with fans submitting a list of the top 300 players in the history of Phillies minor league baseball in Reading. From there, the list was brought down to the Top 50 Reading Players of the last 50 years.
February 5, 2016
Dr. Roto breaks down two solid DFS plays that should be on your radar tonight.