Category Archives: Lakewood BlueClaws

Minor League manager’s offices all filled

The Phillies rounded out the main pieces in their player development system with the announcement of minor league managers. Last week, Ryne Sandberg joined the fold to take over for Dave Huppert at Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Another former Phillie, Mickey Morandini – can’t type that name without hearing Harry The K say it – will take over at Williamsport in the short-season New York-Penn League this season.
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Colvin becomes the one to watch

For Brody Colvin, the 2010 season was a definite success. In just his second professional season, Colvin spent the entire season at Low-A Lakewood and had the usual struggles of a young pitcher making the jump from the Gulf Coast League to the South Atlantic League, especially early in the season.
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Lakewood Playoff Preview

The Lakewood BlueClaws face the Hickory Crawdads (Rangers) in the South Atlantic League playoffs that begin tonight in Hickory. The Crawdads appeared to be on their way to winning the first-half division title this season, holding a 4 1/2 game lead on Lakewood with 21 games remaining, but a 16-5 run by Lakewood gave them the division title and a guaranteed spot in the post-season. Continue reading