Not only has the last year or two in Philadelphia sports been pretty terrible, it seems like there’s always a new reminder of just how terrible it’s been.
The Phillies have officially signed Larry Bowa to be the team’s bench coach, and Pete Mackanin to be the team’s third base coach, the team announced on Tuesday.
Dom Brown is announced as the Phillies nominee for the 2013 Hank Aaron Award.
Phillies announce their 2014 Spring Training schedule, which starts February 26th against Toronto.
Billy Wagner did not have a good relationship with Phillies fans, and that’s putting it lightly.
When the Lehigh Valley IronPigs introduced their urinal gaming at the mens restrooms at Coca-Cola Park, there were adjectives used to describe the games. They can now add “award-winning” to the list.
The Phillies have decided not to renew the contract of pitching coach Rich Dubee.
The Phillies are now faced with the question of what Domonic Brown will show up in 2014.
It hasn’t been a good week for Philadelphia sports franchises in the national media. ESPN The Magazine ranked all 122 franchises in the four major sports, and all four Philadelphia teams scored poorly. GQ magazine just took it one step further.
Still watching every game, Charlie Manuel talks about the current state of the Philadelphia Phillies.
Though Roy Halladay shown some signals of an evolution since his return from elbow surgery, of a “new” pitcher who has learned to get hitters out with less than stellar stuff, his starts have been uneven at best.
After wrapping up the home portion of the schedule by getting swept by the Mets, the Phillies embark on their final road trip of the season on Monday night, opening a three-game series in Miami against the Marlins.
It would be an understatement to say that the last couple of years have been forgettable in Philadelphia sports. Bryzgalov and Bynum highlighted the Flyers and Sixers timelines for all of the wrong reasons, the Eagles fell apart to an extent we may have deemed unbelievable five years ago, and the Phillies have gone from the league’s elite, to one of the most questioned front offices in all of baseball.
Angelo Cataldi and the WIP Morning Show named their Winners and Weasels for the week of September 20th, 2013.
The home opener will be Monday, April 7th at Citizen’s Bank Park against the Milwaukee Brewers. The Phillies will open the season in Arlington with an interleague series against the Rangers.