Few players have been as much of a fan favorite as
. The left-hander came to the Phillies on December 3, 1974 along with Tug McGraw and Don Hahn in a deal with the New York Mets. The Phillies gave up Dave Schneck , Mac Scarce and John Stearns in the deal. August 30, 2015 would have been McGraw’s 71st birthday. Del Unser Continue reading Happy Birthday, Tug McGraw
has had a nice start to his major league career. So nice of a start that when he singled against San Diego Saturday night, it was somewhat of a disappointment. Aaron Altherr Continue reading Altherr falls short of setting MLB record
has helped to turnaround the 2015 Phillies, but they’re obviously going to come up short of printing playoff tickets. Twenty years ago though, Mackanin was at the helm of a championship ball club. Pete Mackanin Continue reading Mackanin managed a championship team 20 years ago
Andrew Pullin homered twice for Clearwater in their win on Sunday.
The Reading Fightin Phils (72-54) were swept on Sunday by the New Britain Rock Cats (60-65) for the first time since 2011 as they lost 7-5. This game was the final time the Fightin Phils would ever play New Britain as the franchise moves to Hartford next season.
Continue reading Reading loses third straight
continued on an impressive run Friday night, pitching the Williamsport Crosscutters to a 3-1 win over Auburn. The win has the ‘cutters up by 5 1/2 games over State College in the race for a division championship. Franklyn Kilome Continue reading Kilome continues mastery for Williamsport
Lakewood’s Deivi Grullon hit his fifth home run of the season Thursday night in a win over West Virginia. (Photo courtesy, Lakewood BlueClaws)
When you get a bunch of offense and a strong outing from your starter, you’re bound to win games. Both the Clearwater Threshers and Williamsport Crosscutters got both Thursday night to post wins.
Continue reading Crosscutters, Threshers both find the right formula for wins
It was June 5, 2000 when the Phillies selected a young
with the 15th overall pick in the draft. Utley came to the Phillies via UCLA and would go on to spend the next 15 seasons in the Phillies organization, first reaching the majors in 2003. Chase Utley Continue reading Remembering the Chase Utley era in Philadelphia
Elniery Garcia came up big for Lakewood Wednesday night.
drove in three runs and Damek Tomscha gave up just one run over six innings in Lakewood’s 6-1 win over Delmarva. Tomscha cleared the bases in the bottom of the first with his 26th double of the season as the BlueClaws jumped out to a 4-0 lead. Elniery Garcia Continue reading Tomscha and Garcia have big nights for the ‘Claws
After a roller coaster season that saw the 1950 Phillies almost provide a preview for what would happen in 1964, the National League Champions charged into the 1950 World Series against the New York Yankees.
Continue reading Remembering The Whiz Kids – Part Two, 1950 World Series
gave Lehigh Valley 8 1/3 innings of work, throwing 110 pitches and exited with a 3-0 lead in what would become a 3-1 IronPigs win over Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Tuesday night. Sean O’Sullivan Continue reading O’Sullivan has big night as ‘Pigs fly, ‘Pigs fly