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The Morning Call
Hunter, teammates working to help Williamscontest. It was Williams' fourth obvious instance of immaturity — and third be
Hunter, teammates working to help Williams
The Morning Call / Posted 9 hours ago
contest. It was Williams' fourth obvious instance of immaturity — and third benching — since May 3. IronPigs manager Dave Brundage said the two have talked about it. It's not clear whether Williams will be back in the lineup Wednesday... Read more
14h
The Express-Times
Why IronPigs' Nick Williams was benched for the second time in 2 weeksthe ground out, which was followed by a helmet toss in the dugout, and said tha
Why IronPigs' Nick Williams was benched for the second time in 2 weeks
The Express-Times / Posted 14 hours ago
the ground out, which was followed by a helmet toss in the dugout, and said that he got no explanation from manager Dave Brundage for why he was removed. Tuesday, Brundage said that wasn't necessarily the case. "That's not entirely true,... Read more
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The Morning Call
June 28, 2016IronPigs' Darin Ruf (28) low fives IronPigs manager Dave Brundage as he rounds
June 28, 2016
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
IronPigs' Darin Ruf (28) low fives IronPigs manager Dave Brundage as he rounds third base after hitting a home run. The Lehigh Valley IronPigs played the Columbus Clippers at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown on Monday night. IronPigs' Darin Ruf (28) low... Read more
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The Express-Times
Nick Williams frustrated again after being pulled from IronPigs gameand slow getting back to the dugout, where he tossed his helmet down the tunnel
Nick Williams frustrated again after being pulled from IronPigs game
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
and slow getting back to the dugout, where he tossed his helmet down the tunnel towards the clubhouse. IronPigs manager Dave Brundage then inserted Carlos Alonso into the game in his spot and Williams headed to the clubhouse. Asked if there was... Read more
9d
WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Bisons Beat IronPigs 5-3 in 10 Inningseighth inning. With Aaron Loup on the mound in the bottom of the ninth, IronPi
Bisons Beat IronPigs 5-3 in 10 Innings
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 9 days ago
eighth inning. With Aaron Loup on the mound in the bottom of the ninth, IronPigs' first baseman Max Stassi and manager Dave Brundage were both ejected for arguing balls and strikes by home plate umpire Roberto Ortiz. Loup is creditied with his... Read more
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9d
The Morning Call
IronPigs squander solid outing by David Buchananthe IronPigs went 7-3 and split their four-game set against the Bisons. "We we
IronPigs squander solid outing by David Buchanan
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
the IronPigs went 7-3 and split their four-game set against the Bisons. "We were playing good baseball," IronPigs manager Dave Brundage said of the homestand. "We've got a good thing going. Guys are playing hard for each other and doing it... Read more
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9d
The Buffalo News
Bisons Quick Hits / The final game of the Buffalo-Lehigh Valley seriesto go from first to third on a single by Cedric Hunter in the fifth inning. He
Bisons Quick Hits / The final game of the Buffalo-Lehigh Valley series
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 days ago
to go from first to third on a single by Cedric Hunter in the fifth inning. Heave-ho: Stassi and Lehigh Valley manager Dave Brundage were ejected by home plate umpire Roberto Ortiz after Stassi was called out on strikes in the ninth... Read more
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9d
The Express-Times
39 innings in 45 hours: How the IronPigs got through itdeparted Allentown feeling positive. "We're playing as good as I've seen, as a
39 innings in 45 hours: How the IronPigs got through it
The Express-Times / Posted 9 days ago
departed Allentown feeling positive. "We're playing as good as I've seen, as a team, on the season right now," manager Dave Brundage said. "We got a good thing going. Guys are playing hard for each other and doing it collectively as a team. We... Read more
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9d
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Mier's homer sinks IronPigs in 10thto take the lead in the 6th when Brock Stassi drove in Nick Williams with a dou
Mier's homer sinks IronPigs in 10th
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 9 days ago
to take the lead in the 6th when Brock Stassi drove in Nick Williams with a double. Stassi and Lehigh Valley manager Dave Brundage were ejected in the 9th inning for arguing balls and strikes. Buffalo tied it in the 7th before Mier's blast... Read more
10d
The Morning Call
IronPigs bats bounce back to earn DH splita 3-1 loss to Drew Hutchison and two Bisons relievers. "I like the way we resp
IronPigs bats bounce back to earn DH split
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
a 3-1 loss to Drew Hutchison and two Bisons relievers. "I like the way we responded after losing," Lehigh Valley manager Dave Brundage said. "We came out right away and made a statement early, knowing both teams are thin and trying to manage the... Read more
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10d
The Morning Call
Bisons silence IronPigs bats, end their winning streakhis most since July 1, 2014, when he was pitching for the Toronto Blue Jays. "
Bisons silence IronPigs bats, end their winning streak
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
his most since July 1, 2014, when he was pitching for the Toronto Blue Jays. "[Hutchison] never gave in," IronPigs manager Dave Brundage said. "We had a lot of deep counts, a lot of patient at-bats. But we had a lot of strikeouts. We just didn't... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
After Sharpest Outing of Season, Jake Thompson Knows He Needs to Work on His Commandand the strong showing the other night? "When he's commanding the baseball, hi
After Sharpest Outing of Season, Jake Thompson Knows He Needs to Work on His Command
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 10 days ago
and the strong showing the other night? "When he's commanding the baseball, his outings are spot on," IronPigs manager Dave Brundage, who insists Thompson often gets himself into trouble, said. "A couple times he's feeling his way into the... Read more
11d
The Morning Call
Another dramatic victory, another hero for Lehigh Valleyfive in the ninth Tuesday against the G-Braves to walk off. "Seems like somebo
Another dramatic victory, another hero for Lehigh Valley
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
five in the ninth Tuesday against the G-Braves to walk off. "Seems like somebody different every night," IronPigs manager Dave Brundage said. "That's what this team is about." With several key components from last season's Eastern League playoff... Read more
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11d
The Express-Times
How the IronPigs reached territory they haven't been in since 2012capping off a five-run ninth inning with a three-run double. "Seems like it's
How the IronPigs reached territory they haven't been in since 2012
The Express-Times / Posted 11 days ago
capping off a five-run ninth inning with a three-run double. "Seems like it's somebody different every night," manager Dave Brundage said. "That's what this team's about. It's what we talked about this afternoon, rising to the occasion and... Read more
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11d
NBC Philadelphia
Phillies Top Prospect J.P. Crawford Overcoming Initial Struggles at AAA Lehigha little slump doesn't necessarily have to be a negative experience for a young
Phillies Top Prospect J.P. Crawford Overcoming Initial Struggles at AAA Lehigh
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 11 days ago
a little slump doesn't necessarily have to be a negative experience for a young player anyway, at least as IronPigs manager Dave Brundage sees things. "He had never gone through a slump, and it's not entirely a bad thing for it to happen in the... Read more
12d
The Morning Call
Williams watching, learning after latest mistake in judgmentspent much of his remaining time leaning over the railing of the home dugout at
Williams watching, learning after latest mistake in judgment
The Morning Call / Posted 12 days ago
spent much of his remaining time leaning over the railing of the home dugout at Coca-Cola Park talking with manager Dave Brundage. They talked baseball. Situational stuff. Game preparation. Baserunning. The most important conversations,... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Reaction to Alec Asher PED Suspension; Nick Williams Benched for Lack of HustleALLENTOWN, Pa. — Lehigh Valley IronPigs manager Dave Brundage didn't see Alec A
Reaction to Alec Asher PED Suspension; Nick Williams Benched for Lack of Hustle
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 12 days ago
ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Lehigh Valley IronPigs manager Dave Brundage didn't see Alec Asher's PED suspension coming, but had to admit that in this day and age, it wasn't exactly shocking, either. Major League Baseball announced an 80-game ban for Asher on... Read more
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The Morning Call
Crawford snaps out of first professional slumpthe first 19 Triple-A games. He later singled and stole a base in the sixth. "
Crawford snaps out of first professional slump
The Morning Call / Posted 13 days ago
the first 19 Triple-A games. He later singled and stole a base in the sixth. "He had very good at-bats," IronPigs manager Dave Brundage said. "[Slumping] is not entirely a bad thing. You get to learn a lot about yourself, especially scuffling when... Read more
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14d
Times News
Eflin earns call up to Philsindicated that starting pitcher Vincent Velasquez was headed to the 15-day DL f
Eflin earns call up to Phils
Times News / Posted 14 days ago
indicated that starting pitcher Vincent Velasquez was headed to the 15-day DL for a strained biceps, Pigs manager Dave Brundage informed Eflin that the start would now be moved up from Saturday to Thursday. It was an indicator that Eflin... Read more
17d
The Express-Times
Tensions boil over in IronPigs' heated beatdown of Durhamown head. "He said he was going to hit me in the head and all this other stuff
Tensions boil over in IronPigs' heated beatdown of Durham
The Express-Times / Posted 17 days ago
own head. "He said he was going to hit me in the head and all this other stuff," Crawford said. "He can talk." Manager Dave Brundage pulled Crawford and Williams aside while while the teams were cooling off and talked to them about the... Read more
17d
The Morning Call
Aggressive Ruf seeing better resultspitches. He doubled and tripled on first-pitch swings. "He's looking to do dam
Aggressive Ruf seeing better results
The Morning Call / Posted 17 days ago
pitches. He doubled and tripled on first-pitch swings. "He's looking to do damage from the first pitch," IronPigs manager Dave Brundage said. "He's a different guy from the guy we've seen over the years. "He's taken an aggressive approach, had... Read more
18d
The Express-Times
Eflin makes emotional call after emotional call-up to Philliesto get his dad to Toronto for the game, which would be the first time he sees h
Eflin makes emotional call after emotional call-up to Phillies
The Express-Times / Posted 18 days ago
to get his dad to Toronto for the game, which would be the first time he sees his son pitch this year. IronPigs manager Dave Brundage delivered the news to the righty just before the team took batting practice Friday afternoon at Coca-Cola Park.... Read more
18d
The Express-Times
Why IronPigs pitcher Jake Thompson is looking for a new roommatehis roommate to the big leagues. "It was really nice to see he's putting some
Why IronPigs pitcher Jake Thompson is looking for a new roommate
The Express-Times / Posted 18 days ago
his roommate to the big leagues. "It was really nice to see he's putting some back-to-back outings together," manager Dave Brundage said, "and really starting to shine." Greg Joyce may be reached at gjoyce@lehighvalleylive.com. Follow him on... Read more
18d
The Morning Call
Eflin on the move again … this time to the majorstied to his command of the fastball low in the strike zone. "He has the abilit
Eflin on the move again … this time to the majors
The Morning Call / Posted 18 days ago
tied to his command of the fastball low in the strike zone. "He has the ability to command the baseball," IronPigs manager Dave Brundage said. "That's a sign of a big league pitcher. " … Guys make a lot of money by consistently throwing strikes to... Read more
18d
The Morning Call
Eflin used to being shuffled around, making major league debut Tuesdaytied to his command of the fastball low in the strike zone. “He has the abilit
Eflin used to being shuffled around, making major league debut Tuesday
The Morning Call / Posted 18 days ago
tied to his command of the fastball low in the strike zone. “He has the ability to command the baseball,” IronPigs manager Dave Brundage said. “That’s a sign of a big league pitcher. “ … Guys make a lot of money by consistently throwing strikes to... Read more
18d
The Express-Times
IronPigs pitcher Zach Eflin to make next start with Philliesinto his start, having only allowed one hit, three walks and two unearned runs
IronPigs pitcher Zach Eflin to make next start with Phillies
The Express-Times / Posted 18 days ago
into his start, having only allowed one hit, three walks and two unearned runs while throwing 75 pitches, when manager Dave Brundage took him out of the game. "I was kind of curious as to what was going on," Eflin said. "They told me they were... Read more
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The Express-Times
Meet the IronPigs' personal barista, grinding his way through the minors'Well I'll wait till I see the lineup before I make anyone coffee,'" Perkins la
Meet the IronPigs' personal barista, grinding his way through the minors
The Express-Times / Posted 20 days ago
'Well I'll wait till I see the lineup before I make anyone coffee,'" Perkins laughed. "No, just joking." IronPigs manager Dave Brundage is one of the few that does not partake in the pregame coffee drinking ritual. "I'm not really a barista... Read more
20d
The Express-Times
Zach Eflin scratched from IronPigs start, could Phillies be calling?do with the Phillies. Instead it was a rainstorm that hit Allentown after he wa
Zach Eflin scratched from IronPigs start, could Phillies be calling?
The Express-Times / Posted 20 days ago
do with the Phillies. Instead it was a rainstorm that hit Allentown after he warmed up, and Lehigh Valley IronPigs manager Dave Brundage didn't want to risk injury by throwing him again after an 81-minute delay. Eflin was scratched from his start... Read more
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Philly.com
Zach Eflin could be next prospect to join the PhilliesI'm here just trying to get better, learn as much as I can, and ultimately get
Zach Eflin could be next prospect to join the Phillies
Philly.com / Posted 25 days ago
I'm here just trying to get better, learn as much as I can, and ultimately get to the big leagues." IronPigs manager Dave Brundage said Eflin's off-speed pitches are more effective because of his excellent fastball command. The pitcher can... Read more
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The Morning Call
Plenty of ugliness in IronPigs lossinjuries. Appel has a right shoulder strain. Asher has a stress fracture in his
Plenty of ugliness in IronPigs loss
The Morning Call / Posted 28 days ago
injuries. Appel has a right shoulder strain. Asher has a stress fracture in his lower right leg. IronPigs manager Dave Brundage didn't have a timetable for either pitcher's return, but Appel received good news recently with a clean... Read more
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The Morning Call
Moore's career day helps Lehigh Valley snap skidhitting streak to nine games in a row. "[Oliver] was falling into patterns in
Moore's career day helps Lehigh Valley snap skid
The Morning Call / Posted 29 days ago
hitting streak to nine games in a row. "[Oliver] was falling into patterns in how he was throwing," Lehigh Valley manager Dave Brundage said. "Some guys made adjustments. "… We forced him to throw a lot of sliders and he wasn't throwing his... Read more
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The Morning Call
Louisville blasts IronPigs 10-6secured both runs and runs batted in. "The pitchers didn't do what they were s
Louisville blasts IronPigs 10-6
The Morning Call / Posted 30 days ago
secured both runs and runs batted in. "The pitchers didn't do what they were supposed to do today," IronPigs manager Dave Brundage said. "Eflin battled but did not have his best stuff. He left too many pitches up over the plate. That's going... Read more
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The Express-Times
How 'Sexual Healing' has reshaped the Phillies' top pitching prospectwasn't about to pull him before he finished the eighth. "I didn't want to be t
How 'Sexual Healing' has reshaped the Phillies' top pitching prospect
The Express-Times / Posted a month ago
wasn't about to pull him before he finished the eighth. "I didn't want to be the one telling him he was coming out," Dave Brundage chuckled. "... I knew he wanted the ball and he had a good look to him." Thompson had turned into a bulldog on... Read more
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The Morning Call
Appel said no structural damage to right shoulderI've felt before but never to this degree. [But] as far as I'm concerned, I'm n
Appel said no structural damage to right shoulder
The Morning Call / Posted a month ago
I've felt before but never to this degree. [But] as far as I'm concerned, I'm not concerned." Appel and IronPigs manager Dave Brundage said there is no timetable for the right-hander's return to the rotation. Both stressed there would be extra... Read more
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The Express-Times
Mark Appel's 'barking' shoulder lands pitcher on IronPigs disabled listit or not, whether it's mechanics or something physical or something mental, it
Mark Appel's 'barking' shoulder lands pitcher on IronPigs disabled list
The Express-Times / Posted a month ago
it or not, whether it's mechanics or something physical or something mental, it's probably a combination of all," manager Dave Brundage said. By Friday, Appel was placed on the disabled list with what was termed as a right shoulder strain. He... Read more
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The Morning Call
IronPigs waste comeback, Lively's stellar debut(0-1). "He made a nice, running catch [in the 10th] in left center, then mispl
IronPigs waste comeback, Lively's stellar debut
The Morning Call / Posted 1 months ago
(0-1). "He made a nice, running catch [in the 10th] in left center, then misplays the ball in left," IronPigs manager Dave Brundage said. "That's going to happen. He doesn't' have a heckuva lot of experience and the wind and his first game... Read more
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The Morning Call
Hollands, Asche happy to be out of ClearwaterMark Appel and Alec Asher are hoping to avoid summertime in Clearwater. Both ar
Hollands, Asche happy to be out of Clearwater
The Morning Call / Posted 1 months ago
Mark Appel and Alec Asher are hoping to avoid summertime in Clearwater. Both are nursing injuries. IronPigs manager Dave Brundage said the organization is in the preliminary stages of determining the extend of Appel’s right shoulder... Read more
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