Phillies Coaching Shuffle: Ryne Sandberg to Coach Third Base

PHILADELPHIA — Yesterday, the Phillies fired first base coach Sam Perlozzo as well as cut ties with hitting coach Greg Gross and bench coach Pete Mackanin. With those spots vacated it left room for a certain minor league manager to get his first real crack at Major League coaching. Hall of Fame second baseman and … Continue reading Phillies Coaching Shuffle: Ryne Sandberg to Coach Third Base

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Phillies Also Let Go of Mackanin, Gross

Less than two hours after the Phillies 2012 season ended they fired three coaches. Shortly after it was announced first base coach Sam Perlozzo will not return to the Phillies in 2013, the Phillies announced they have cut ties with bench coach Pete Mackanin and hitting coach Greg Gross. With three coaching spots vacant right … Continue reading Phillies Also Let Go of Mackanin, Gross

Phils keep coaching staff intact

According to Todd Zolecki, the Phillies six coaches have agreed to contracts for 2012. That means the Phils will continue with hitting coach Greg Gross despite another end to the season that saw the Phils finish with the best regular season record but an early playoff exit. “I couldn’t be happier to have the whole … Continue reading Phils keep coaching staff intact

The aftermath: Phils news Oct. 11, 2011

Earlier today, Shane Victorino, Jimmy Rollins and Ruben Amaro Jr. all held press conferences starting at 11:30. Tomorrow, Charlie Manuel will address the media to answer more questions on a struggling offense among other things that went wrong last week in the Phils NLDS exit to the Cardinals in five games. Along with the press … Continue reading The aftermath: Phils news Oct. 11, 2011

Phillies beat Jays in Doc’s debut

It was the spring debut game of ace #2 for the Phils. After Hamels very strong effort on Saturday, Roy Halladay made his spring debut against his former team in the Phillies 6-3 win today. Doc went two innings, allowing a couple hits and a walk while striking out one. Placido Polanco had a pair … Continue reading Phillies beat Jays in Doc’s debut

Gross Thinks New Stance Will Solve Brown

It’s been about six years since the last time Phillies fans have been buzzing over a prospect. First baseman Ryan Howard, 26 at the time, was that player. Now the fans have a new left-handed hitting slugger to look forward to lighting up the score board in Citizens Bank Park. Domonic Brown made his debut … Continue reading Gross Thinks New Stance Will Solve Brown

Pair of Bad News Follows Win

So what do you guys want to hear first? The bad or the bad? Well the first bad news comes from the trainers office. Jamie Moyer’s arm is all sorts of messed up. The 47-year-old was diagnosed with a sprained ulnar collateral ligament and a strained flexor pronator muscle. Basically it sounds like it’s more … Continue reading Pair of Bad News Follows Win