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Charlie Manuel

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  • Best since the Vet: Bobby Abreu, Von Hayes top the list of top right fielders

    The date will live in infamy in my house: July 30, 2006. I sat with my wife, not yet the Phillies beat writer, in the Sunday season ticket location we've had since Citizens Bank Park opened two years earlier. The Phillies were in the midst of...
  • Phillies can at least talk a good game about 2014 season

    Phillies can at least talk a good game about 2014 season
    During Thursday night's seventh annual Phillies Winter Banquet at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center, radio man Scott Franzke introduced what was supposed to be a condensed version of the team's 2013 highlight film. Instead, highlights were shown from...
  • Phillies fire Charlie Manuel, name Ryne Sandberg manager

    Phillies fire Charlie Manuel, name Ryne Sandberg manager
    The Philadelphia Phillies hired Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg as their manager on Friday after firing Charlie Manuel. Manuel, 69, had managed the Phillies since 2005, a run that included five consecutive National League East championships and a World...
  • Phillies fans never put the blame on Manuel

    Watching the press conference to announce the firing of Charlie Manuel on Friday afternoon, hundreds of Phillies fans were probably fighting back tears as much as Ruben Amaro Jr. Manuel was not only the winningest manager in team history, but probably...
  • With Brown nearing his return, what happens to the lineup?

     
    Tomorrow can’t come soon enough for Dom Brown. The Phillies left fielder, who has been on the disabled list since July 25 with a concussion, said he is going on a rehab assignment Monday and Tuesday, and could be back......
  • With Brown activated, Ruf prepping for yet another new position

     
    Charlie Manuel warned us this might happen. With the Phillies having activated Dom Brown from the 7-day (concussion) disabled list, Manuel has Darin Ruf starting in right field for tonight's game against the Chicago Cubs. To make room for Brown......
  • Darin Ruf: Surprise, surprise

     
    Call it the surprise of the year for Darin Ruf. As Ruf was walking through the food room grabbing a drink this afternoon, he heard Juan Samuel call his name. “He told me I was playing right field and I......
  • Michael Young pulled from the lineup; Rollins not starting

     
    As soon as Michael Young was pulled from Thurdsay’s starting lineup and replaced by Kevin Frandsen at first base, the guesses were flying, especially after a report surfaced that he had cleared waivers. Was Young traded back to Texas? Did......
  • Wheels and Sarge

     
    I've made no secret over the years of my desire to see Gary "Sarge" Matthews booted from the Phillies broadcast booth. I watch a lot of Phillies baseball, and I dreaded the middle innings, where he took over as color......
  • Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Reader Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    Why don't the Cubs make a push to get Joe Maddon from the Rays? I think he is, by far, the best manager in baseball and is personally worth 10 to 20 wins a year. He works mostly with young players in Tampa Bay, which obviously will be our core for the...
  • Sandberg "ecstatic" to be taking over in Philadelphia

     
    Ruben Amaro Jr. didn’t need to wait until the end of the season as many expected. The Phillies general manager had the man for the job right in front of him. Amaro announced before that the organization was lifting the......