Mackanin has got to be fired from this Phillies team

Embed from Getty Images Matt Klentak looks troubled in this interview, and he should be, Mackanin must go, even though Klentak just extended him, it must be done It’s got to be done. I know that the Phillies just announced that they extended Pete Mackanin for another year with an option for 2019, but he’s got to be fired (and all of his coaches except for Stairs) for the way…

May 23, 2017
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Would the Phillies be in first place, if the Phils hadn't have 9 blown saves

Embed from Getty Images Pete Mackanin doesn’t know who to turn to for saving a game for the Phillies, we need a quality closer I’m looking for the calculator, this morning the Phillies record is 14-21 which at first sight appears pretty appalling being that the baseball is about 6 weeks completed. I’ve read some tweets though from certain Phillies beat writers, namely Matt Gelb that tells me that even…

May 15, 2017
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Howard given ultimatum from Mackanin but is it warranted

Embed from Getty Images Howard might not have too much to smile about this season if he doesn’t get hitting with the Phils This past week brought us some Ryan Howard news. No, not the one where a report was broadcast by Al Jazzera that Ryan had apparently linked to some steroid scandal. No, this one was more personal to Howard and it came from Phils manager Pete Mackanin. Mackanin…

January 24, 2016
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Phillies Labor Towards 100 Losses

As was highlighted in our series preview here at TBOH, the Phillies are a really bad baseball team. But as we also highlighted, the visiting Atlanta Braves have been almost as bad. If Monday night is any indication, what was shaping up as a titanic struggle for the top pick in the 2016 MLB Amateur […] Phillies Labor Towards 100 Losses Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

September 8, 2015
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Mets Beat Phillies. Again.

The visiting New York Mets made themselves at home again on Tuesday night at Citizens Bank Park in South Philly, taking a 6-5 decision from the host Phillies. It marks the Mets 7th consecutive win over the Phils, and their 9th in 10 meetings this season between the two teams. Since the Phillies took back-to-back […] Mets Beat Phillies. Again. Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

August 26, 2015
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First-Place Mets Clobber Phillies

The New York Mets, riding high atop the National League East, spotted the host Phillies a 7-2 lead at Citizens Bank Park in the opener of a 4-game series. The visitors then roared back, bashing a franchise-record eight home runs in pulling past and away from the Phils by a 16-7 final. The game featured […] First-Place Mets Clobber Phillies Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

August 25, 2015
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Phillies Sweep Through San Diego

When fans of opposing teams look at their schedules and see that the Philadelphia Phillies are next up for their favorite baseball team, there still must be many who figure that this will be a great chance for their team to pickup at least a couple of wins. Those fans simply have not been paying […] Phillies Sweep Through San Diego Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

August 10, 2015
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Phillies Blast Braves

The Phillies remained the hottest team in Major League Baseball since the MLB All-Star break three weeks ago, winning for the 12th time in their last 14 games in a 12-2 demolition of the Atlanta Braves at Citizens Bank Park. Who knows how long this hot streak will continue? But one thing is certain: as […] Phillies Blast Braves Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

August 2, 2015
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Phillies Open Homestand With Another Win

After taking 4 of 5 on a road trip through Chicago and Toronto, the Phillies opened their longest homestand of the season with a 4-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night at Citizens Bank Park. The Phils now have a record of 10-2 since returning from the MLB All-Star break, and are 13-16 […] Phillies Open Homestand With Another Win Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by…

July 31, 2015
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Phillies Win Game, Lose Billingsley

The Phillies received 5 shutout innings from righthander Chad Billingsley last night, in what was by far his best outing in red pinstripes. That was the good news as the team downed the Miami Marlins by a 3-1 score at muggy Citizens Bank Park. The bad news? Billingsley was pulled after those 5 innings with […] Phillies Win Game, Lose Billingsley Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by WPeMatico

July 19, 2015
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