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Mackanin to remain Phillies interim manager

By The Sports Network, 1 month 4 days ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Pete Mackanin will remain interim manager of the Philadelphia Phillies for the remainder of the season, the team announced Tuesday. Mackanin, the third base coach, took over after Ryne Sandberg resigned on Friday after 278 games as Philadelphia's manager. He was previously an interim manager for the Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds. The MLB-...

Recap: Philadelphia vs. Milwaukee

By The Sports Network, 1 month 5 days ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Jonathan Lucroy snapped out of his slump with four hits on Monday, leading the Milwaukee Brewers to a 7-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in the opener of a four-game series. Lucroy entered the game mired in a 3-for-23 slump, but a series with Philadelphia, the worst team in the majors and one he has hit well over his career, was just what he needed...

Milwaukee Brewers (29-48) at Philadelphia Phillies (27-50), 7:05 p.m. (ET)

By The Sports Network, 1 month 5 days ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - Baseball's worst will be on display for the next four games at Citizens Bank Park, as the Milwaukee Brewers pay a visit to the Philadelphia Phillies. The Phillies have the worst record in the majors at 27-50 and the Brewers are right behind at 29-48. Milwaukee will visit the Cincinnati Reds on its seven-game road trip and is coming off a series win over the...

Phillies tab MacPhail as next team president

By The Sports Network, 1 month 5 days ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Phillies announced Monday that longtime MLB executive Andy MacPhail will succeed Pat Gillick as team president at the conclusion of this season. MacPhail, 62, will serve as a special assistant to Gillick for the remainder of the season. "I'm going to do everything I can to take advantage of the experience and intellect of the man...

Recap: Philadelphia vs. Washington

By The Sports Network, 1 month 1 week ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Max Scherzer took aim at a 77-year-old record and came up four innings short. If ever there was a night when the stars aligned for a pitcher to match Johnny Vander Meer's back-to-back no-hitters, surely this was it. Six days after throwing his first career no-no -- and facing the worst team in the majors just hours after its manager resigned --...

Phillies skipper Sandberg resigns

By The Sports Network, 1 month 1 week ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Philadelphia Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg has announced his resignation midway through his second full season as the struggling club's skipper. The Phillies currently own MLB's worst record at 26-48, which followed a 73-89 campaign and last-place finish in the National League East under Sandberg in 2014. "The accumulation of losses was something...

Phillies' Manager Ryne Sandberg Resigns

By Josh Hamburger, 1 month 1 week ago
The Phillies have baseball’s worst record with no sign of improvement. And now they’ll be without Hall of Fame manager Ryne Sandberg. After replacing Charlie Manuel as the manager late in the 2013 season, he became the permanent manager later in the year. However, the team has struggled over his tenure, going 119-159, finishing in last place in his only full season. The...

Phillies place Utley on DL

By The Sports Network, 1 month 1 week ago
Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Phillies placed struggling second baseman Chase Utley on the 15-day disabled list following Tuesday's game against the New York Yankees. Utley has been sidelined three of the past six games with right ankle inflammation. The 36-year-old former All-Star is mired in the worst start of his career, hitting a horrid .179 with four home runs...

Recap: NY Yankees vs. Philadelphia

By The Sports Network, 1 month 1 week ago
Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Ivan Nova pitched into the seventh inning in his first start in more than 14 months and the New York Yankees routed the Philadelphia Phillies 10-2 on Wednesday afternoon to avoid being swept in a three-game series. Nova (1-0) returned from Tommy John surgery to allow just three hits and two walks in 6 2/3 shutout innings. The 28-year-old right-hander threw 91...

Recap: NY Yankees vs. Philadelphia

By The Sports Network, 1 month 1 week ago
Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Maikel Franco had two homers and five RBI on a 4-for-5 night that helped the Philadelphia Phillies halt an epic road losing streak with an 11-8 victory over the New York Yankees. Philadelphia entered the opener of this three-game interleague series having dropped 12 straight as the visitor, but rocked an ineffective Michael Pineda (8-4) for eight runs and 11...