After somewhat shocking the baseball world this season by getting into the playoffs with an upstart, turnover team that was expected to be in the process of rebuilding, the New York Yankees have decided to part ways with manager Joe Girardi. Girardi was the skipper of the Yankees for ten season, reaching the postseason four […]Read more "Why The Phillies Shouldn’t Interview Joe Girardi"
Chip Hale, Mickey Callaway, Gary DiSarcina, Tim Bogar, Juan Samuel, Dusty Wathan, and Jorge Velandia. These are the names of the candidates interviewed so far by the Philadelphia Phillies for the position of manager. Between them, they have a total of 58 years of MLB playing experience, 4 All-Star Game appearances, and 397 MLB games […]Read more "EXCLUSIVE: Pro Wrestling Legend releases passionate application for Phillies Manager vacancy"
Over the last few days, rumors have been swirling around that Major League Baseball has been considering a multitude of moves in the near future that would shake up the complexity of the league as we know it. Two big words stand out as the rumors start to become more than whispers: Expansion and Realignment. […]Read more "A New Phillies Rivalry? Expansion? Realignment? Things Could Get Interesting In MLB"
Now that it appears the internal managerial interviews will stop at three candidates for the Phillies, it’s time for the club to go outside of the system to make some inquiries.It appears that the leading front runner for just about every open managerial job in the league, Alex Cora, will be heading to the Boston […]Read more "Phillies Likely To Interview Indians Pitching Coach For Manager Job"
As you likely know by now, the Phillies fired Pete Mackanin after two and half seasons at the helm. To be technically sound, Mackanin “stepped down” from the managerial position, but don’t let clever wording fool you: Mackanin was fired, but the organization has tremendous respect for the baseball lifer, and openly announced that the […]Read more "Phillies Set To Interview Three Internally For Manager Position"
A few days ago I foolishly put out a piece on why you could make the case to root for every team in the National League playoff hunt this October. It didn’t even dawn on me to write the American League piece first since the Yankees and Twins would play prior to the Diamondbacks and […]Read more "A Phillies Fan’s Guide To The MLB Playoffs: American League"
The Phillies season may have come to an end, but that doesn’t mean baseball season is over yet. In fact, the most wonderful time of the year has arrived for sports fanatics. The NFL is four weeks in, college football has been turbulent to say the least, the NHL is just days away from starting, […]Read more "A Phillies Fan’s Guide To The MLB Playoffs: National League"
The Phillies made somewhat of a surprising move today, announcing that final three games of the season against the Mets will be Pete Mackanin’s last as the team’s skipper. Had you asked me in July if this move was going to be made, I’d have adamantly said yes. The Phillies were 29-58, slinking into the […]Read more "Phillies decision to part ways with Pete Mackanin could come back to haunt them"
We need to sign Mike Moustakas this offseason! No! Scott Kingery or JP Crawford are the answer! We have money, wait for Manny Machado! He’s the star we truly need! (in a softer voice) Bryce Harper can play third, right? Ladies! Gentlemen! You’re overlooking the obvious. (group “huh?!”) Maikel Franco is our third basemen and he’s […]Read more "Phillies 3B Maikel Franco is quietly turning things around, but what does his future hold?"
When you make a comment on a player, a lot can happen over the next six months. In the early part of the 2017 season, I made mention that Nick Pivetta should move to the bullpen when the year comes to an end. Strictly looking at his stuff, one could easily note that he has […]Read more "What should the Phillies do With Nick Pivetta In 2018?"