Phillies Hire Wally Joyner As Assistant Hitting Coach

The Phillies have completed their two-part hitting coach process. Today, the Phillies found their assistant hitting coach, choosing Wally Joyner over a handful of candidates that reportedly included former Phillies Matt Stairs and Mike Sweeney. Joyner played 16 seasons in the Majors with four different teams, hitting .289 with an on-base percentage of .368. The … Continue reading Phillies Hire Wally Joyner As Assistant Hitting Coach

Salisbury: Phillies Interested In Stairs, Sweeney As Hitting Assistant

PHILADELPHIA — The theme of the day has been the coaching staff. There is one final bit of news for the day in regards to the staff. According to a source of Jim Salisbury the Phillies are interested in a pair of former bench bats as aides to the newly appointed hitting coach, Steve Henderson. … Continue reading Salisbury: Phillies Interested In Stairs, Sweeney As Hitting Assistant

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