FILE - This Oct. 6, 2012 file photo shows Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker laughing before Game 1 of the National League division baseball series between the San Francisco Giants and the Reds, in San Francisco. The Reds and Baker have agreed to a two-year contract extension. The Reds said a formal announcement will be made Monday afternoon, Oct. 15, 2012.The 63-year-old manager led the team to its second National League Central Division title in three seasons this year. He has been with the Reds five seasons. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

Nats hire Dusty Baker, not Bud Black, as manager

Judging by all of the reports surfacing over the past week it looked as though the hiring of Bud Black as the next manager of the Washington Nationals was all but certain. Then you wake up this morning to see the Nationals will instead be hiring Dusty Baker. Baker has not managed since 2013, when […]

Mickey Morandini

Mickey Morandini added to Phillies coaching staff

The final piece of the Philadelphia Phillies coaching staff appears to have been put in place. Mickey Morandini, former Phillies second baseman and minor league coach, has been added to the Phillies coaching staff for 2016. He will take over as the first base coach for the Phillies and will assume the responsibilities regarding baserunning. […]

Mattingly and Black

Nationals, Marlins have new managers

The last two managerial vacancies in the National League East have reportedly been filled. The Washington Nationals are reportedly expected to hire Bud Black and the Miami Marlins are about to hire Don Mattingly. The Phillies, of course, previously decided to stick with Pete Mackanin for the 2016 season. In Washington, the Nationals will replace […]

Matt Klentak

Reports: Phillies to hire Matt Klentak as GM

It appears the Philadelphia Phillies have a new general manager. According to multiple reports on Twitter on Saturday, the Phillies are prepared to hire Matt Klentak as the new general manager of the team. Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe was the first to report the hire. Klentak will come to the Phillies after serving […]

Domonic Brown

Dom Brown outrighted from Phillies 40-man roster

As the new leadership gets settled in at the office at Citizens Bank Park, the Phillies are beginning to make moves to shape the future of the franchise. Today that included the beginning of the end of the Domonic Brown era in Phillies pinstripes. There is still a possibility Brown can return to the Phillies […]


Marlins should interview Juan Samuel, not Larry Bowa

The first day of baseball’s offseason, at least as far as the Phillies are concerned, is here. The Miami Marlins are getting started with finding a new manager and have been given permission to speak to one of the Phillies assistant coaches; Larry Bowa. Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly reported the news about Bowa in […]

Papelbon vs. Harper

Jonathan Papelbon goes after Bryce Harper

Former Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon has been an absolute mess since being acquired by the Washington Nationals, and it seems the tension hit a boiling point with the Nationals no longer in the postseason hunt. In the eighth inning of today’s game in Nationals Park against the Phillies, Papelbon had some sort of verbal exchange […]


Schilling says Dykstra called his ’93 World Series Game 6 homer

In Game 6 of the 1993 World Series, the Phillies entered the top of the seventh inning trailing the defending World Series champion Toronto Blue Jays 5-1. What looked to be a rough way to go out of the postseason quickly turned around in that seventh inning when the Phillies scored five runs. The fuel […]


Phillies have their next manager. It’s Pete Mackanin

Phillies remove interim tag from manager Pete Mackanin’s job title. The Philadelphia Phillies found their replacement manager for 2016, and possibly 2017. They didn’t have to look beyond their own dugout. Pete Mackanin has been promoted to manager after having the interim tag removed from his job title today by the club. Mackinin will be […]

Phillies Enter September With Chance To Escape Last Place, Tickets Yielding Great Value

The Philadelphia Phillies have been one of the worst teams in baseball all year when you consider their record, but a closer look shows they’re actually closer to becoming competitive again. The club’s future is beginning to formulate, with emerging talented hitters like Maikel Franco and Cesar Hernandez producing within the lineup, and electric young […]

Philadelphia Phillies Honor Pat Burrell In Friday Night’s Game Against Atlanta Braves

The Philadelphia Phillies will play their first full series without Cole Hamels this weekend, as the former World Series MVP, World Series Champion and franchise ace for the past decade was sent packing to the Texas Rangers. In the deal, the Phillies received high-ranking catching prospect Jorge Alfaro, outfielder Nick Williams and minor league pitchers […]

Charlie Manuel and Pat Burrell

Pat Burrell added to Phillies Wall of Fame, but who else from 2008 joins him?

For the second time in franchise history the Philadelphia Phillies immortalized one of the members of the 2008 World Series champions. Pat Burrell joined manager Charlie Manuel on the wall Friday evening prior to the Phillies 9-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves. Burrell is the first player from the 2008 team to be added to […]


Phillies trade Cole Hamels to Texas to continue reseeding farm system

Phillies package Hamels with Jake Diekman and also send Ben Revere to Toronto in another farm system improvement effort THE DEAL(S): The Phillies sent left-handed starting pitcher and 2008 World Series MVP Cole Hamels and lefty reliever Jake Diekman to the Texas Rangers. In return, the Rangers send the Phillies a handful of prospects; catcher Jorge […]

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