Gabe Kapler’s post-game press conference Sunday was bizarre. His positive outlook is just not a Philadelphia trait. We like those who call it like it is. So when the Phillies score only 5 runs in two games against a really bad San Diego team, the fan base wants to hear and see the manager get […]Read more "Kapler’s response to Phillies’ poor hitting is questionable at best"
Two weeks ago I wrote about the Phillies sending Adam Haseley down to Lehigh Valley and how I thought it was the wrong move. Haseley never got on the plane from San Francisco to Allentown before he was back in the line-up, being re-called just two days later. Prior to sending him down, Manager Gabe […]Read more "Is Adam Haseley becoming the Phillies’ odd man out?"
On August 13th, 2019, the Philadelphia Phillies welcomed back Charlie Manuel with open arms as the Phillies hitting coach, relieving John Mallee of his duties. On, August 14th, 2019, Philadelphia took to the diamond and batter’s box for the first time with Manuel as the hitting coach. What followed was an eruption of hits and […]Read more "Charlie Manuel has become the Bat Whisperer since re-joining the Phillies"
As I wrote yesterday, I was hoping that the Phillies fired John Malle and replaced him with a Charlie Manuel type hitting coach. Well, the Phillies did just that, only it was Uncle Charlie himself who will be the hitting coach. what great news. Lost in this is this news that Matt Klentak went out […]Read more "What does the Phillies’ signing of veteran catcher mean for Andrew Knapp?"
Who knew Tuesdays could be eventful? According to Todd Zolecki, John Mallee has been replaced with Charlie Manuel as the Phillies hitting coach. Charlie Manuel, of course, captained the ship in 2008 when the Phillies won their second-ever World Series. He managed the Phillies from 2004-2013 when Ryne Sandberg took the reigns. Manuel has exactly […]Read more "Instant analysis: Charlie Manuel returns to the Phillies as hitting coach"
It happened again. Our high hopes and the sweet taste of victory over a bitter rival were dashed again. This time it was thanks to salty veteran Ryan Zimmerman. Seranthony got the first 2 outs in the 9th on flyouts by Harper and Rendón and then Zimmerman. Zimmerman did this. Ryan Zimmerman sends 'em home […]Read more "Heartbreak after heartbreak: Why it’s difficult to be a Phillies fan right now"
After less than two full seasons as Phillies Manager, Ryne Sandberg has resigned during press conference on Friday. Sandberg took over the team in late 2013 following the firing of longtime manager Charlie Manuel. Ryne Sandberg has resigned as manager of the Phillies. Pete Mackanin will serve as interim manager. — Phillies (@Phillies) June 26, 2015 Pete Mackanin will serve […]Read more "Sandberg resigns, Mackanin becomes new Phillies Manager"