Four-year extension on Phillies’ deal with IronPigs

    The Philadelphia Phillies and Lehigh Valley IronPigs have agreed to the maximum allowable extension for Major and Minor League baseball team deals.

    According to the Business Journal, the two teams extended their deal for another four years yesterday. The teams partnered in 2008 when the Lehigh Valley team was created.

    The deal ensurs the teams will be together through at least 2016, proving long-distance relationships can actually work — the Pigs play out in Allentown.

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