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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 had not really hit full speed and the Phillies young talent was not sniffing the Major Leagues yet...
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 ...
Should it be Pete?
The Phillies have played much better baseball under interim manager Pete Mackanin that's for sure. However, he still has the interim label - but the question is should the Phillies remove the interim tag or at least strongly consider removing it and make in the team's next manager...
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 would manage the team through the weekend following Sandberg's resignation...
Sandberg Resigns...
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 cracking, his eyes filled, essentially beat the Phillies to the punch, stepping down before he was ultimately fired...
Report: Ryne Sandberg Has ‘Lost the Clubhouse,’ Major Changes Coming
Changes seem to be on the horizon for the Philadelphia Phillies. As the team continues to struggle and remain the worst team in baseball, there could be a massive overhaul this coming offseason. According to a report, the possibility of long-time baseball executive Andy MacPhail being hired as team president is real...

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