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Friday Aug 8 | Toledo Blade

Hens fall in pitchers' duel

"I want to have fun out there," Johnson said before Friday's game. "It's been a couple of [crappy] months, and I'm looking forward to facing good competition and enjoying it."


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Cameron Rupp, Brandon Douglas, Hernan Perez, Andy Dirks

Wed May 28, 2014

The Hardball Times

Eephus Ain't Nothin'

There is no pitch in baseball quite like the eephus. Both statistically and aesthetically, the pitch is a complete and utter anomaly.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Phillies Minor League Report: Pitcher Greg Smith strong during Lehigh Valley win

The IronPigs split a doubleheader Thursday by shutting down the Syracuse Chiefs, 4-0, only to be blanked in Game 2, 3-0, at NBT Bank Stadium in Syracuse, N.Y. In Game 1, the IronPigs were led by pitcher Greg Smith, whom tossed seven shutout innings, struck out six batters and allowed a mere four hits.


Related Topix: Greg Smith, Sports, Baseball Players, Justin De Fratus, Jonathan Pettibone, Cole Hamels, Chris Burgess, NBA Players

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Phillies Minor League Report: Jesse Biddle struggles in Reading's loss

The IronPigs avoided a sweep with a 3-2 win over the Rochester Red Wings at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown, Pa.


Related Topix: Sports, Cesar Hernandez, Baseball Players, Cameron Rupp, A.J. Burnett, Greg Smith

Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Morning Call

Rupp, others had major-league plans

Cameron Rupp had a .346 batting average with an .893 OPS in 26 at-bats this spring with the Phillies .


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Cameron Rupp, Jeff Manship, Greg Smith