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Is Pete Mackanin The Phillies Manager Long Term?
Pete Mackanin is in the midst of his second full season as Phillies' Manager after becoming the Interim Manager with 88 games left in 2015.  As of July 31st, Mackanin has a record of 147-206 during his time as the Phillies' Skipper.  There are those who question if Mackanin is th…
What if Pete Mackanin Was Given the Red Sox Job?
Two things happened in the last week that may have never been had another course of action been taken.  First, the Phillies signed manager Pete Mackanin to a contract extension, that makes the former Phillies interim manager the permanent manager through the 2018 season, at minimum...
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 …
Mackanin Extended
The Phillies have signed manager Pete Mackanin to a new two-year contract, extending him through the 2018 season, with a club option for the 2019 season, Vice President & General Manager Matt Klentak announced today.
New Closer?
When Mitch Williams was the Phillies’ closer in the early 1990's, he flirted with disaster so often in his save opportunities that he earned the name “Wild Thing.”
Stassi, Nava Earn Spots on Phillies; Goeddel Designated
The Phillies roster is finally set, as the Phillies prepare to leave Clearwater and head north for Summer.  As of earlier Thursday morning, we knew just two roster spots remained: two bench spots.  Despite a strong showing from infielder Jesmuel Valentin, the final two spots will go t…
Phillies Could Soon Hire Roy Halladay to Assist Pitchers
The Phillies are known to hire former Phillies to serve in key roles.  Among the coaching staff, Pete Mackanin, Larry Bowa, Mickey Morandini, Juan Samuel, and Matt Stairs are all former Phillies players.  Each Spring, several former Phillies serve as guest instructors...
Will Mackanin Be Phillies Manager For The Long Term?
The 2016 season was Pete Mackanin's first full season as a Manager at the Major League level, the Phillies went 71-91 as they continue to rebuild with many young prospects on the way.  Speculation is that Pete Mackanin, despite signing an extension last year, is not the long term Manager for this te…

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