2015 IronRail Series: Volume II

The IronPigs dispatched the Bisons and took the series last night behind the arm of some kid named Aaron.  Enter the RailMonkeys, as the 2015 IronRail Series continues.

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Nola.  Photo: Cheryl Pursell

Nola. Photo: Cheryl Pursell

 

Iron Rail:

This season’s IronRail series with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailYankees consists of 18 games–10 in Moosic and 8 in Allentown.  Thus far, the RailFrogs own a 2-1 lead.  The squad from Moosic is also in first place in the IL-North, 13.5 games ahead of the Mighty Pigs.  They come in having taken two of three up in Rochester.  The series will continue a week from Monday, (6/29) as the Porcupine-riders return for three more beat-downs.

 

Weekend Preview:

Friday:

SuperHero night with Captain Ameri-Pig jersey auction.  7:05PM first pitch with fireworks following the game.  80deg/sunny at game time.

RHP Ivan Nova (Rehab: 1-0, 1.50ERA) vs. RHP Jason Berken (3-4, 3.88ERA)

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Saturday

Hambone Banks for the KIDDOS and post-game concert for the adults.  6:35PM First Pitch.  77deg/cloudy.

RHP Bryan Mitchell (4-5, 2.79ERA) vs LHP Anthony Vasquez (3-1, 2.37ERA)

Sunday

Fedoras for the MEN, and throw the ball with Dad on the field after the game.  1:35PM first pitch, weather permitting (80% chance of thundershowers).  Tickets are tight for this game….

LHP Luis Severino (2-0, 2.91ERA *Top Prospect*) vs. RHP Chad Billingsley (2-1, 4.09ERA *Rehab*)

**Post-game tailgate in Joe’s Corner has been cancelled in honor of Father’s Day.  We’ll go again 6/28.**

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Transactions and Roster:

A couple late changes, and the printable roster came out while I was en route to the park yesterday.  In case you’ve missed the recent transactions:

LHP Jake Diekman recalled by Philadelphia.

RHP Hector Neris recalled by Philadelphia.

RHP Dustin McGowan designated for assignment by Philadelphia

Coming Soon:

RHP Phillippe Aumont selected by Philadelphia

And maybe:

LHP Adam Morgan recalled by Philadelphia (we’ll see; stay tuned for more on those last two moves)

 

Printable Roster, IronPigs now at 72 transactions over 69 games:

2015 LHV Roster 6-18

 

Other News:  “July 4” caps featured here earlier in the week are currently on sale in the Majestic Clubhouse Store.  They look better in person, but I’ve yet to purchase one due to a weird promise I made to the baseball gods on Wednesday night (story to come).

july 4 2015 hat

See you at the park,

@Kram209

 

 



Categories: Kram's Korner - From the Club Level, Lehigh Valley IronPigs

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1 reply

  1. Down with those carpetbagging Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.

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