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Friday, November 28, 2014

Articles tagged: Charlie Manuel

Ruben Amaro Jr. cries after firing Charlie Manuel (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. When word first surfaced that Charlie Manuel was out as manager of the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday, many people expected the 69-year-old to announce he had resigned. That clearly was not the case. Like most other teams who have fallen well short of expectations would have done, the Phillies…Read More

Charlie Manuel reportedly out as Philadelphia Phillies manager

The Philadelphia Phillies and Charlie Manuel are reportedly parting ways. The team announced at a press conference on Friday afternoon that a managerial change is being made. Ryne Sandberg will take over for the remainder of the season on an interim basis. The news was first reported by CSNPhilly.com’s Jim Salisbury. This is Manuel’s ninth…Read More

Charlie Manuel concerned with Roy Halladay’s spring struggles

Last week we told you that Roy Halladay’s velocity was down during a spring outing against the Washington Nationals. Though he had success in that start (facing only one Nats starter), his velocity was down again Tuesday and this time he struggled. Halladay gave up seven runs, six hits, four walks, and two home runs…Read More

Jimmy Rollins pulled for not hustling

Two weeks after a billboard went up in Philadelphia criticizing Jimmy Rollins for not hustling, the Phillies shortstop was pulled from a game for repeating the same offense. Rollins did not run hard after popping up in the sixth inning of Thursday’s Phillies-Mets game (pictured above), so he only made it to first instead of…Read More

Charlie Manuel on the Squirrel: I’m a Pretty Good Shot

For the second day in a row at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, a squirrel got loose on the field. This time, it actually appeared to have disrupted play by scurrying in front of home plate just after Roy Oswalt had thrown a pitch. Oswalt complained to the umpire after the pitch, and seemed to…Read More

Charlie Manuel Calls Tim Lincecum, Matt Cain Good But not Great

The Philadelphia Phillies just lost a three-game series to the San Francisco Giants. They were beaten by Tim Lincecum and Matt Cain who held them to one run apiece. The series loss comes after the Giants knocked out the Phillies in the NLCS last year with Cain and Lincecum going 2-1 against them. Needless to…Read More

Charlie Manuel Is the New Grady Little with Pedro Martinez

Grady Little has been crucified by miserable Red Sox fans for keeping Pedro Martinez in a playoff game too long. Charlie Manuel is now drawing the ire of miserable Phillies fans for pulling Pedro too early in a playoff game. Oddly enough, I’ve been on the opposite side of the 20/20 hindsighters both times. I…Read More

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