The Philadelphia Phillies lost that elusive winning touch over the past two seasons. General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr felt that a change in direction and leadership was needed and replaced Charlie Manuel as manager with Ryne Sandberg. Some did not agree with the timing of the move and some did not agree with the move […]
Manager Ryne Sandberg has not been impressed with the Cuban defector surrounded in mystery, and his debut outing against the Yankees was far less than impressive. Nonetheless, Ruben Amaro, Jr. seems to feel like Gonzalez is going to get there.
Todd Zolecki of MLB.com spoke with Amaro during a media session about his newest pitcher, and ‘patient’ and ‘optimistic’ seem to...
At first glance, Ryne Sandberg might have the easiest job in baseball. He is given a roster with the highest payroll in Philadelphia Phillies history and has no pressure whatsoever to do well. After going 20-22 last season, he was handed something Charlie Manuel, the greatest manager in Phillies history,...
Ryne Sandberg wanted to get his first spring training address as the Philadelphia Phillies' manager right, so on Monday night he laid out all his notes, some jotted on tiny scraps of paper.
The next day he saw the results of his planning in the clubhouse at Bright House Field.
''I wanted to get everybody on the same page as far as expectations, my philosophies on things...
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Ryne Sandberg is an organized man. Or so it seems.
The new Phillies manager runs his practices organized. He is obsessed with paying attention to detail. But until late Monday night, his plans for camp were strewn about.
“I put a lot of thought into it,” Sandberg said. “The wheels started turning probably after the last game (of 2013).
“I had a set of about 12 or 15 sheets...
The big news from Spring Training today came from comments made by manager Ryne Sandberg. Sandberg’s comments were in reference to where he sees a number of players on the 2014 roster. There were some surprises, Darin Ruf will see equal time at first base and left field, some news was not as surprising, Jesse Biddle will likely start the year in Triple-A Lehigh Valley, and then...
Today: Ryne Sandberg’s first camp as manager
Though Ryne Sandberg got a taste of managing the Phillies for the final 42 games of last season, it feels as if his tenure won’t start in earnest until the first workout of spring training.
Even Sandberg recently alluded to that idea.
“Those last 42 games were huge as far as being able to put some things in place and create some...
A quick look at the Phillies lineup under Ryne Sandberg.
TOUGHEN IT UP
Phillies manager and former Cubs star Ryne Sandberg weighed in on the PED debate and says he wants harsher penalties for violators.
DESPITE ALL MY RAGE
The lead singer of the Smashing Pumpkins is none too thrilled that Theo Epstein is not considering Cubs legend Ryne Sandberg for the open managerial spot.