Minor League Playoff Review - Version 9.9

While Reading pounded out 16 hits and scored 13 runs, Lehigh Valley would have loved to have some of that offense. The IronPigs were eliminated in an 11-3 loss to Scranton. Meanwhile, Lakewood advanced to the SAL Finals.
September 10, 2016

Minor League Playoff Review - Version 9.8

Lehigh Valley and Reading came into the postseason with big plans. After two games, neither team has been able to put a mark in the win column and both are facing elimination Friday night.
September 9, 2016

Lakewood and Lehigh Valley Grab Playoff Spots

The Lakewood BlueClaws went on a ferocious late season run to qualify for the South Atlantic League playoffs, while the Lehigh Valley IronPigs nearly came up with a no-hitter in their clinching game.
September 2, 2016

Winning in Minors Will Affect September

How important is it for a player to experience winning? With several of the Phillies minor league teams in the playoff hunt, the Phillies might at least delay some September call-ups to see how things play out in the minors.
August 19, 2016

Who's Ready for the Majors and Who's Not?

Deciding when a player is ready for the majors isn't an exact science. It also isn't just a matter of looking at the numbers. With that in mind, PBI went a little deeper in finding out which prospects the experts believe are ready to start their major league career.
July 22, 2016

What Scouts Say about Phillies Prospects

It's always interesting when you go outside of the Phillies organization to find out what the rest of the baseball world thinks about the Phillies prospects and the organization as a whole. We talked to four scouts, from four different teams to get their thoughts on Phillies prospects.
July 15, 2016

'Pigs Win in Walk-Off Fashion Against Knights

It was a long game even through nine innings, but when the IronPigs pushed it to extra innings, the night got even longer. Having already thrown a bullpen game against Charlotte, first baseman Brock Stassi was called on to pitch.
July 4, 2016

Lack of Hustle Gets Williams Benched - Again

As many players in the organization struggle through their "learning curve," Nick Williams may be struggling the most. The outfield prospect has gotten himself benched for the second time in just a couple of weeks for his lack of hustle on the field.
June 28, 2016