Instant analysis: Charlie Manuel returns to the Phillies as hitting coach

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 […]

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The Phillies ‘big three’ need to be better with runners in scoring position

The Phillies continue to muddle through this season with spotty hitting and subpar pitching. When the Phillies’ bats are on, they are dynamic. One of the best lineups in the league, you could argue, but they struggle all too often, striking out on average 8.79 times per game. The Phillies’ success is tied directly to […]

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