I got accused the other day of being obsessed about Papelbon – but this is too newsworthy to pass up. Jonathan Papelbon has had a heckuva September. First he blasts his former teammates in Philadelphia (and, curiously, the bat boy). Then he goes Rogue and plunks Manny Machado. And now this. In the 8th inning…… Continue reading So….Paps thought this was a good idea?
It’s official – Pete Mackanin will be the Phillies skipper for the 2016 season. Mackanin has won a lot of praise for his work with the young group of players he has inherited, and is seen as a players manager. He is not afraid to assert himself though, as Odubel Herrera found out this week. The…… Continue reading Interim no more – Phillies name Pete Mackanin manager for 2016