What Marty from Delaware innocently uttered on a morning XM baseball show could be "the next great new catch phrase." For a preview of the World Series, look for special sections in Wednesday's Daily News and Inquirer.
The Phillies have informed candidates they plan to have a new manager in place around Nov. 1.
Looking for a fresh voice to shepherd their prized arms, the Mets found it in new manager Mickey Callaway.
Baker's tenure in Washington included regular seasons of 95 and 97 wins, the first back-to-back division titles in team history, and two losses in the National League Division Series.
The Phillies named Bowa a senior advisor to the general manager. Bowa, 71, had been the team's bench coach for the previous four seasons.
The 5,300-square-foot Swedesboro property on 2.5 acres includes all the amenities you'd expect for an MLB player: pool, gym, game area, oversized garage.
Callaway has never managed; the Indians pitching coach job was his first in the majors. Cleveland's staff was best in the majors in ERA, strikeouts, and walks.
The team is expected to interview some external candidates beginning next week.
Juan Samuel became the first official candidate for the Phillies' managerial job when he interviewed with the team Tuesday.
The Phillies, though, have deemed a long-term contract to any pitcher a massive risk.
Three players - Ty Kelly, Kevin Siegrist and Henderson Alvarez - cleared waivers Wednesday and elected free agency. That put the 40-man roster at 44.
The Phillies never intended to keep Mackanin past 2017, and it feels lousy to fire him after the strong finish.
Andy MacPhail does not like the idea of giving lucrative long-term deals to free-agent pitchers over the age of 30, but that is exactly what the Phillies need to do this offseason.
Andy MacPhail outlined his philosophies as team president and spoke about a franchise looking to improve infrastructure.