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BlueClaws' Fanti caps season with gem

Phillies lefty yields one bunt single over six scoreless innings
September 1, 2017

Nick Fanti's family has made it to nearly all of his home starts this season. He sent them home smiling for the final time on Friday night.The Phillies left-hander gave up one hit with two walks and seven strikeouts over six innings as Class A Lakewood blanked Kannapolis, 1-0, at

Fanti goes distance in latest Lakewood no-no

Philly left-hander fans career-high 12 in nine-inning masterpiece
July 17, 2017

Nick Fanti stepped off the mound once or twice in the ninth inning and tried to compose himself. He could feel the pressure building in the ballpark."The energy in the stadium was crazy," he said. "I had to step off just to gather myself."Fanti, pitching in front of his father

MiLB announces May Players of the Month

Each winner will receive an award from Minor League Baseball
June 6, 2017

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Minor League Baseball today announced the Player of the Month Award winners for each of the 10 full season leagues for the month of May. Each winner will receive an award from Minor League Baseball in recognition of the honor.Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Phillies) right-hander Tom Eshelman

Nick Fanti Named South Atlantic League Player of the Month

June 6, 2017

Nick Fanti has been named South Atlantic League Player of the Month for May! --

Allard leads Pitchers of the Week with 11 K's

Weaver, Conlon, Keller also among top hurlers from May 1-7
May 8, 2017

One of Kolby Allard's best games yet felt like just another day on the field for the Braves' No. 3 prospect."I don't feel like it's like a breakout start or anything like that," Allard told after his gem last Thursday night. "I just feel like I went out there

Fanti starts, Bettencourt closes 'Claws' no-no

Phillies prospect strikes out career-high nine over 8 2/3 innings
May 6, 2017

Nick Fanti knew what he started was in good hands as he walked off the mound in the ninth inning. Those hands belonged to Trevor Bettencourt, who was asked to complete the mundane task of finishing a no-hitter for his teammate, friend and roommate.  Mission accomplished.Fanti recorded a career-high nine

JoJo Romero to Start BlueClaws Opener on Thursday

Followed in rotation by Sixto Sanchez, Ranger Suarez, and Adonis Medina
April 5, 2017

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