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Pete Mackanin will be retained by the Phillies for 2016

Take one managerial job off the market for 2016 – the Philadelphia Phillies will be retaining interim manager Peter Mackanin for next season. #Phillies have extended the contract of Pete Mackanin as manager through the 2016 season. The extension includes a club option for 2017. — Phillies (@Phillies) September 22, 2015   Mackanin’s Phillies have struggled overall...
Via The Outside Corner
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies Manager Ryne Sandberg Resigns In Third Season

PHILADELPHIA — An emotional Ryne Sandberg resigned as Philadelphia Phillies manager in his third season as Philadelphia struggles with the worst record in the major leagues. Sandberg quit Friday with a 119-159 career record over parts of three seasons leading Philadelphia. His only full season was in 2014, when the Phillies finished with a 73-89 record...
Via NESN.com
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

He’s outta there! Ryne Sandberg resigns as Phillies manager

Even Ryne Sandberg has had enough of the Phillies. Friday afternoon, the team announced that Sandberg has resigned as manager, 74 games into his third season in Philadelphia. The Phillies were slogging through an expectedly terrible season, compiling the worst record in MLB at 26-48. No team is out of first place than a larger deficit than Philadelphia’s 14.5-game margin. Their...
Via The Outside Corner
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryne Sandberg resigns as Philadelphia Phillies manager

By Vincent Frank In what has to be considered a mild surprise, Philadelphia Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg announced his resignation on Friday afternoon. BREAKING: Ryne Sandberg announces he has resigned as the #Phillies manager pic.twitter.com/DcalQiJXnG — FOX Sports (@FOXSports) June 26, 2015 Struggling through a MLB-worst 26-48 record heading into Friday, it appears that...
Via Sportsnaut
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

The Philadelphia Phillies could be historically bad

By Cordell Oberholtzer Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse for the Phillies, Tuesday night happened. Playing the second game of a 2-and-2 set with the Orioles, the Phillies hit a whole new low. The Phillies surrendered eight homers to the Orioles (a franchise record for the Orioles) and lost 19-3. The loss dropped the Phillies to 22-44 on the season and 14 games...
Via The Outside Corner
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

PN Interview: BlueClaws OF Cord Sandberg

Cord Sandberg, image- Jay Floyd Lakewood outfielder Cord Sandberg is off to a quiet start this season in the Class A Sally League.  The 20-year-old, through 24 games, is batting .235 with three doubles, eight RBI with a stolen base. Praised by coaches for his toolsy skill set, his leadership qualities and his professionalism, the Phillies have high hopes for the 2013 third round...
Via Phillies Nation
May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Seven MLB managers on the hot seat looking to salvage their jobs

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the current unemployment rate is at 6.2 percent. The unlucky seven on this list all field ball clubs in the red (as far as wins and losses are concerned), and should be well-prepared to received the dreaded pink slip. 3. Ryne Sandberg, Phillies If you thought getting two years to prove your managerial acumen was not enough time, Sandberg...
Via The Sports Daily
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Sizing Up Sandberg: Rosenthal suggests Sandberg may be on hot seat

Ryne Sandberg, by all indications, is Ruben Amaro’s guy. Amaro hand-picked him years ago as one of the game’s more obvious heir apparents to the team’s most successful manager in franchise history, Charlie Manuel. Sandberg always seemed like an odd choice to bring to Philadelphia, as he never really was...
Via Philliedelphia
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryne Sandberg’s Misuse of Phillies Starting Pitchers is Concerning

  Ryne Sandberg deserves a little leeway this season considering the situation he’s in.  The Phillies are in the midst of a steep decline and their over/under win total in Vegas was only 76, their lowest projection since the days of Terry Francona.  Expectations were low for Sandberg in his first big league season in the dugout, but it’s […] The post Ryne Sandberg...
Via Sons of the Spectrum
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryne Sandberg has a lot to learn about player management

If there is one thing over anything else that made Charlie Manuel the winningest manager in Phillies history, it was that he knew how to manage people. He knew which players needed to be coddled, which need a swift kick in the $#@, and which need the manager to just stay away. Whatever the method, it worked for Charlie Manuel. Ryne Sandberg does not seem to have that touch quite yet...
Via PhilsBaseball
June 29, 2014  |  1 Comment
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