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

Phillies Let Go 1B Coach Perlozzo

Not even 15 minutes after the Phillies’ season ended they made a cut in the coaching staff. First base coach Sam Perlozzo will not return for the 2013 season according to Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro. Perlozzo was hired as the third base coach in 2009. In 2011, he moved to first base when the … Continue reading Phillies Let Go 1B Coach Perlozzo

Pregame notes Sept 19

HOWARD GETS A SHOT — Ryan Howard has received a cortisone shot in his left foot. The injection in Howard’s left bursa sac today will sideline him for at least the next few days. Ruben Amaro said Howard will sit anywhere from 2-4 days, but is confident the injection will have his foot feeling good … Continue reading Pregame notes Sept 19

News Around Baseball 11/22/10

VOTTO WINS MVP — To no surprise, the Reds first baseman Joey Votto was awarded the NL MVP award today. Votto received 31 out of 32 possible first place votes (Albert Pujols had the other) to become the first Red to win the award since Barry Larkin in 1995. Votto put up impressive numbers all … Continue reading News Around Baseball 11/22/10

The Phillies Off Season Tracker

This post will be dedicated to all moves regarding the Phillies’ interests, rumors, signings, and other off season moves that have occurred so far during the winter. Jan. 6: Phillies signed OF Delwyn Young to a minor league contract. Dec. 27: The Phillies signed J.C. Romero to a one-year, $1.1 million contract. Dec. 17: The … Continue reading The Phillies Off Season Tracker