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Phillies Extend Manager Pete Mackanin
When former Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg decided to step away ahead of an impending ownership change, then-third base coach Pete Mackanin could have declined to be interim manager.  In taking that role in mid-2015, Mackanin had very little job security and the Phillies rebuild …
Why Is Mackanin A Better Manager For Phillies Than Sandberg?
As a player Ryne Sandberg had a career that led him to the Baseball Hall of Fame while Pete Mackanin's playing career was nine years of what some may quantify as a "Utility Player".  But as a Manager Sandberg was 40 games below .500 while Mackanin is only ten games under …
Pete Mackanin Will Remain Phillies Manager For Rest Of Season
Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. announced on Tuesday that Pete Mackanin will manage the Phillies for the remainder of the 2015 season.  Mackanin has been managing the team since Ryne Sandberg’s sudden resignation last week.
The Phillies announced on Friday that Mackanin wou…
Ryne Sandberg Resigns as Phillies Manager
Ryne Sandberg announced Friday that he has resigned as Phillies manager.
"I am stepping down as manager of the Philadelphia Phillies," an emotional Sandberg said at a press conference today. "It's not an easy decision."
Sandberg, with his voice cracki…

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