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
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
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
You can thank Scott Berry and a very PO’ed Ryan Howard for this moment. This whole August 24th meeting between the Phillies and Houston Astros was just a weird one. A month after being traded from his life time team in Houston to the Philies, Roy Oswalt was set to face his former team. But … Continue reading 2010 Moment: #5 Now batting, left fielder… Roy Oswalt!
The Phils signed former second baseman Juan Samuel to be their third base coach. Former coach, Sam Perlozzo, will fill the void left by Davey Lopes at first. I was never a fan of Perlozzo at third so this is good news to me. Other than that, carry on with your every day lives. That’s … Continue reading Samuel to Coach 3rd