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Looking back at the month Hoskins broke out

Phillies slugger went deep 13 times for Reading in June 2016
June 25, 2020

Rhys Hoskins broke into the Major Leagues in August 2017 with 11 homers in only twice as many games. It might have been his first time slugging at baseball’s highest level, but he arrived in Philadelphia as no stranger to homering in bunches. A 2014 fifth-round Draft pick, Hoskins emerged

IronPigs announce four bobblehead giveaways

Two record-setters and the 'Grand Slide' included in this year's lineup
January 31, 2018

Four members of last season's 80-win Lehigh Valley IronPigs team will be featured as bobbleheads during the 2018 season at Coca-Cola Park.

Hoskins, Kingery power Phillies' All-Stars

First, second baseman make post-rebuild future look bright
November 29, 2017

This offseason, is taking a look at the most outstanding campaigns by players in each system across Minor League Baseball and honoring the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization.The Phillies feel about ready to pop. The club finished in

Toolshed: Prospect projections gone wrong

Steamer couldn't quite predict big seasons for Judge, Bellinger
October 6, 2017

Earlier this week we covered what went right. Now it's time for what went wrong. Toolshed once again revisits the Steamer600 projections used during's preseason Prospect Projections series, which looked at how prospective rookies would perform during the 2017 season if given 600 plate appearances for position players, 450 plate

MVP Hoskins headlines IL All-Stars

August 30, 2017

The International League today announced its postseason All-Star Team and Award Winners as selected by the circuit's managers, coaches, media, and club representatives. The 2017 IL Most Valuable Player and Rookie of the Year is Lehigh Valley first baseman Rhys Hoskins, who leads the League in RBIs, slugging, and runs

Hot-hitting Hoskins headed to Philadelphia

No. 71 overall prospect leads IL with 29 homers, .966 OPS
August 10, 2017

With Triple-A pitching seemingly conquered, the International League's best hitter is moving on for his greatest challenge yet.The Phillies are calling up Rhys Hoskins, their No. 6 prospect, from Triple-A Lehigh Valley to make his Major League debut, according to's Todd Zolecki. The club starts a four-game series against

With callup looming, Hoskins homers again

Phils No. 6 prospect belts 29th blast, ties '17 high with five RBIs
August 10, 2017

Rhys Hoskins belted his 29th homer of the season Wednesday night. His next one might come in "The Show."Amid speculation that his first Major League callup may be imminent, the Phillies' No. 6 prospect Hoskins went 3-for-5 with a homer, double and five RBIs while playing his third straight game in

Hoskins Leads Pigs To 11-5 Victory Over Tides

Outfielders Five RBI Night Ends Losing Streak
August 9, 2017

The IronPigs (68-49) launched four home runs, and totaled 16 hits in a 11-4 victory over the Norfolk Tides (54-63) Wednesday night at Coca-Cola Park before 8,434 fans.

Hoskins Breaks Record In 6-4 Loss

First Baseman Launches 27th Homer Of Season
August 6, 2017

Rhys Hoskins broke the single-season home run record with his 27th home run, and Pedro Florimón each added home runs. But the IronPigs (67-45) fell 6-4 to the Buffalo Bisons (49-64) Saturday night at Coca-Cola Field.

Hoskins slugs two big jacks for IronPigs

Phils' No. 6 prospect ties club's single-season mark with 25th, 26th
August 3, 2017

Rhys Hoskins got to experience what he considers the best feeling as a hitter, not once, but twice Wednesday."It's always exciting," he said. "I'm not sure that's ever going to change."Philadelphia's No. 6 prospect slugged a pair of homers for three RBIs in Triple-A Lehigh Valley's 4-3 win at Rochester.

Hoskins Ties Single-Season Homer Record In Win

Firstbaseman's Two Blasts Lead Pigs To Victory
August 2, 2017

Rhys Hoskins launched two home runs to power the IronPigs (67-43) to a 4-3 victory over the Rochester Red Wings (62-47) Wednesday night at Frontier Field.

Crawford's Inside-The-Park Slam Lifts Pigs To 8-2 Win

Hoskins Hits League-Leading 24th Homer In Win
July 26, 2017

Rhys Hoskins hit his International League leading 24th home run, and J.P. Crawford hit your run-of-the-mill inside-the-park grand slam as the IronPigs (64-40) picked up a 5-1 victory over the Gwinnett Braves (50-52) Wednesday night at Coca Cola Park before 8,076 fans. 

Hoskins Homer Not Enough As Pigs Fall 9-3

Kingery Extends Hitting Streak To 10 In Loss
July 24, 2017

Rhys Hoskins hit his 23rd home run of the year, but the IronPigs (62-39) fell 4-3 to the Gwinnett Braves (61-39) Monday night at Coca Cola Park. 

Bash Brothers Homer In Pigs 9-1 Victory

Leibrandt Deals His Fourth Consecutive Win
July 22, 2017

The Bash Brothers of Dylan Cozens and Rhys Hoskins each hit two-run home runs and J.P. Crawford went 4-for-5 finishing a home run away from the cycyle, as the IronPigs (61-37) defeated the Durham Bulls (59-38) by the score of 9-1 Saturday night at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

IronPigs' Crawford falls homer short of cycle

Four-hit game raises Phillies top prospect's July OPS to 1.104
July 22, 2017

On June 9, J.P. Crawford was hitting .189 and sported a .560 OPS. With each passing game, it looked more likely that 2017 wasn't going to be the year for the Phillies' top prospect. Not so fast.Crawford has come to life in July, recording a 1.104 OPS. His hot streak continued

Bulls Top Pigs 5-3

Kingery And Hoskins Homer In Loss
July 21, 2017

Scott Kingery and Rhys Hoskins each hit solo home runs, but the IronPigs (61-37) fell 5-3 to the Durham Bulls (59-38) Friday night at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

Hoskins, Kingery Impress In Futures Game

Hoskins Now Headed To Triple-A All-Star Game
July 9, 2017

The United States defeated the World Team 7-6 in the 2017 Futures Game, marking the seventh time the US team has won in the last eight contests.

IronPigs' Cozens puts two into orbit

Phils slugger passes teammate Hoskins with 20th, 21st homers
July 7, 2017

For the second year in a row, Dylan Cozens and Rhys Hoskins are going toe-to-toe for the Minor League home run crown. On Friday, it was Cozens' turn to provide the power.The Phillies' ninth-ranked prospect belted his International League-leading 20th and 21st homers in Triple-A Lehigh Valley's 4-1 win over Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

Hoskins Homer Not Enough As Pigs Split Series

Pigs BeIgin Six-Game Road Trip Tuesday
July 3, 2017

Rhys Hoskins hit his league-leading 20th home run, however, the IronPigs (52-32) were defeated by the Rochester Red Wings (44-37) Monday night 12-3 at Coca-Cola Park before 10,100 fans. It was the 10th capacity sellout at Coca-Cola Park this season.

"Whiz Kids" Fall To Paw Sox, 8-4

Kingery, Hoskins Homer In Loss
June 29, 2017

Rhys Hoskins hit his league-leading 19th homer, and Scott Kingery hit his third home run, however, The "Whiz Kidz" (50-30) were defeated 8-4 by the Pawtucket Red Sox (38-39)Thursday night at Coca-Cola Park before 9,635 fans. 

Moncada, Adames lead IL All-Star roster

Six top-100 prospects honored; Phils' Hoskins, Cozens make cut
June 29, 2017

The International League is headed west to Tacoma for the 2017 Triple-A All-Star Game on July 12, and it's sending a caravan of talent.Top White Sox prospectYoán Moncada and No. 1 Rays prospectWilly Adames headline the IL All-Star roster, which was announced Thursday.

Record Five IronPigs Make IL All-Star Team

Hoskins, Cozens, Beato, Alfaro And Eshelman Named All-Stars
June 29, 2017

The 2017 International League All-Star Team was officially announced on Thursday, and the IronPigs had a franchise-record five representatives selected: C Jorge Alfaro , RP Pedro Beato , OF Dylan Cozens , SP Tom Eshelman and 1B Rhys Hoskins. The 30th annual Triple-A All-Star Game to be played on July 12 at Cheney

Alfaro, Hoskins Lead Way In Rout Of Paw Sox

Pigs Win 50th Game Of Season In Just 79th Game
June 28, 2017

Rhys Hoskins hit his 18th homer, tying him for the International League lead, and Jorge Alfaro launched a three-run home run as the IronPigs (50-29) routed the Pawtucket Red Sox (37-39) by the score of 10-2 Wednesday night at Coca-Cola Park before 7,989 fans. 

Hoskins, Pinto Lead Pigs To 4-3 Victory

Therrien Picks Up Second Save Of The Season
June 23, 2017

Rhys Hoskins had three RBI and Ricardo Pinto was solid out of the Pig 'Pen as the IronPigs (49-25) held on for a 4-3 victory over the Rochester Red Wings (36-34) Friday night at Frontier Field.

Appel, Hoskins Lead Pigs To Shutout Victory

Right-Hander Tossed Career-High Eight 1/3 Scoreless
June 19, 2017

Rhys Hoskins launched two solo home runs to take control of the International League lead in homers with his 17th home run, and Cameron Perkins led off the game with a solo home run as the IronPigs (46-24) shutout the Pawtucket Red Sox (34-33) Monday night at McCoy Stadium.