minor league baseball

Relief pitcher Jeff Singer
Courtesy of the Reading Fightin' Phils
Matt Leon
June 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Jeff Singer is a 25-year-old left-hander in the Phillies minor league system and is having a great season for Double- A Reading. Hailing from South Jersey, Singer went to high school at Holy Cross Academy in Delran, so playing in the Phils’ organization is special for...
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Nick Pivetta
Isaiah J. Downing/USA Today Sports
April 17, 2019 - 10:45 am
PHILADELPHIA ( WIP Sportsradio ) — The Phillies have optioned pitcher Nick Pivetta, sending him down to the minor leagues. The Phillies are in the process of making a roster move. Nick Pivetta will be optioned. Jerad Eickhoff is in the rotation. — Matt Gelb (@MattGelb) April 17, 2019 Jerad Eickhoff...
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Villanova product Hunter Schryver had a 2.23 ERA this season for the Bowling Green Hot Rods before getting promoted to High-A Charlotte in the Tampa Bay Rays organization.
Steve Roberts/Bowling Green Hot Rods
Matt Leon
June 26, 2018 - 1:38 pm
VILLANOVA, PA. (KYW Newsradio) — Hunter Schryver was one of the most talented pitchers to come through the Villanova University baseball program in recent history. The left-hander won 10 games over his final two seasons with the Wildcats while crafting a fine 2.55 ERA. In 162 1/3 innings, he struck...
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Bryan Brickhouse
Wilmington Blue Rocks
Matt Leon
May 31, 2018 - 12:29 pm
WILMINGTON, Del (KYW Newsradio) -- Fans of the Wilmington Blue Rocks feel pretty good this season when the Royals Single-A team has a lead late in the game. That's because Wilmington has one of the best closers in the Carolina League in Bryan Brickhouse. The right-hander is 1-0 with 8 saves and a 2...
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Trenton Thunder outfielder Ben Ruta
Trenton Thunder
Matt Leon
May 08, 2018 - 12:17 pm
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- The Trenton Thunder defeated the Phillies AA squad Reading on Monday night, 4-3, at Arm & Hammer Park in Trenton. Thunder outfielder Ben Ruta had the big hit, a two-run fourth inning double to snap a 2-2 tie and cap a four-run inning. That was the latest in a...
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