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Phillies Extend Manager Pete Mackanin
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...
Mackanin Extended
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?
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.”
Will Mackanin Be Phillies Manager For The Long Term?
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 team; instead that he is keeping the seat warm until the team is ready to make the next step from rebu

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