And Your Official Phillies Manager Is…

When Ryne Sandberg quit managing the Phillies, Pete Mackanin was there to pick up the reins.  He, like Sandberg, has been dealt the shittiest hand imaginable, but for the remainder of the 2015 season, Mackanin will be sitting on his throne in the Phils dugout calling the shots.  Honestly, there’s not much he can do to fix what’s going on in Philadelphia.  He can play the young guys, use the…

June 30, 2015
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Will Cesar stick at 2B when Utley returns?

Interim manager Pete Mackanin had no update Tuesday afternoon on Chase Utley, who was scheduled to have a cortisone injection in his right ankle last week. But he said Cesar Hernandez is earning the right to play more the rest of the season. Will Cesar stick at 2B when Utley returns? Author: From Feed: http://www.yardbarker.com/rss/team/21 Powered by WPeMatico

June 30, 2015
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Cole Hamels trade rumors: Philadelphia Phillies ace 'open-minded' to being … – MassLive.com

MassLive.com Cole Hamels trade rumors: Philadelphia Phillies ace ‘open-minded’ to being …MassLive.comThe Philadelphia Phillies are struggling in last place in the National League East with the worst record in the majors at 27-51. The Red Sox had strong ties to Hamels in spring training when they were in search of an ace, but this point in the season … and more » Cole Hamels trade rumors: Philadelphia Phillies ace 'open-minded' to…

June 30, 2015
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Phillies turn to Andy MacPhail to play franchise Mr. Fix-It – ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog) Phillies turn to Andy MacPhail to play franchise Mr. Fix-ItESPN (blog)Let’s start out by acknowledging the obvious: The Philadelphia Phillies‘ decision to bring in Andy MacPhail isn’t a solution in and of itself. They’re not just a 27-50 team, they’re an organization whose dysfunction when it comes to player valuation …How is Ruben Amaro Jr. still Philadelphia Phillies general manager?lehighvalleylive.comPreview: Milwaukee Brewers at Philadelphia PhilliesFOXSports.comPhiladelphia Phillies: Andy MacPhail…

June 30, 2015
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Milwaukee Brewers (30-48) at Philadelphia Phillies (27-51), 7:05 pm (ET) – The Idaho Statesman

OutsidePitchMLB Milwaukee Brewers (30-48) at Philadelphia Phillies (27-51), 7:05 pm (ET)The Idaho Statesman(SportsNetwork.com) – Cole Hamels hasn’t earned a win in more than a month and gets the nod for the Philadelphia Phillies Tuesday in the second installment of a four-game series versus the Milwaukee Brewers at Citizens Bank Park. Hamels won four …Brewers top PhilliesCBSSports.comHangover remedy: Milwaukee Brewers come back to defeat Philadelphia PhilliesOutsidePitchMLBPhillies Fall To Brewers 7-4CBS Local all…

June 30, 2015
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Brewers Take “Cellar Dwellers Series” Opener

The Milwaukee Brewers rallied from an early deficit to take down the host Phillies in the opener of a 4-game series between a pair of last place clubs at Citizens Bank Park. The Brew Crew, buried at the bottom of the National League Central, and the Phils, similarly buried at the bottom of the NL […] Brewers Take “Cellar Dwellers Series” Opener Author: Matthew Veasey From Feed: http://thatballsouttahere.com/category/phillies/feed/ Powered by…

June 30, 2015
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Phillies Fans Have Second Worst Grammar in MLB

A recent study has added insult to injury for Phillies fans. According to Grammarly, an automated proofreading company hired by The Wall Street Journal, Phillies fans have the second worst grammar in MLB. The Wall Street Journal had this to say about the result: “The second-most mistake-prone fan base belonged to the Mets’ NL East rival Philadelphia Phillies. These results should come as no surprise to anyone who has sat…

June 30, 2015
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Phillies signaling change in business model

The Phillies formally introduced Andy MacPhail, who has had success as an executive with three different franchises, as their next club president Monday. At first glance, it looked like a safe, conservative decision. A tee shot down the middle rather t… Phillies signaling change in business model Author: From Feed: http://www.yardbarker.com/rss/team/21 Powered by WPeMatico

June 30, 2015
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Jonathan Lucroy's big night leads Milwaukee Brewers past Philadelphia Phillies – FOXSports.com

U-T San Diego Jonathan Lucroy’s big night leads Milwaukee Brewers past Philadelphia PhilliesFOXSports.comPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jonathan Lucroy had four of the Brewers’ season high-tying 16 hits and drove in two runs, leading Milwaukee to a 7-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night in a matchup of the two worst teams in baseball. Ryan Braun …Milwaukee Brewers (29-48) at Philadelphia Phillies (27-50), 7:05 pm (ET)Centre Daily TimesLucroy has 4 hits,…

June 29, 2015
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How are the Phillies prospects doing?

This season was always going to be one of transition for the Philadelphia Phillies but there is an argument to suggest there have already been more positives from this year than 2014. The franchise’s last-place finish in the NL East might be replicated again this year, but the Phillies’ farm system looks a lot stronger than it did last season, and there are a host of prospects coming through the…

June 29, 2015
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