Found August 18, 2013 on Fox Sports:
Carlos Ruiz had four hits and the Philadelphia Phillies benefited from two ninth-inning errors by shortstop Hanley Ramirez to beat the Dodgers 3-2 on Sunday, giving interim manager Ryne Sandberg his first victory and ending Los Angeles' 10-game winning streak. Sandberg took over when Charlie Manuel, the winningest skipper in club history, was fired on Friday. The Phillies, shut out by the Dodgers in each of Sandberg's first two games, snapped a four-game skid and won for only the fifth time in 26 games. Andre Ethier homered for the Dodgers, who have lost just nine of their last 51. Darin Ruf hit a home run to begin Philadelphia's comeback from a two-run deficit.

How to Judge Sandberg?

Photo by Richard Wilkins Jr. When Ryne Sandberg was named Manager of the Phillies, I was furious. I was furious about the fate of his predecessor, and just as furious about the fate he was going to see. Ryne Sandberg was taking on a really rough situation, and a team...

Greinke Wins Duel Against Lee in Sandberg's Managerial Debut

On a tough day that saw the end of an era of the winninest manager in franchise history, there was still baseball to be played and Ryne Sandberg's team took the field against a Dodgers team that went the exact opposite direction of the Phillies after the All Star Break....

Sandberg Gets First Managerial Win

Well, it took a few days, but the Phillies finally squeaked out a win for interim manager Ryne Sandberg. The 3-5 win over the Dodgers ended yet another long losing streak for the Phils who are now solidly in 4th place in the NL East, 2.5 games behind the Mets for 3rd place. Getting this win against the hottest team in baseball was going to require a combination of things to occur...

Ryne Sandberg pushing Jimmy Rollins to change approach at plate

Only three games into the job, Ryne Sandberg has already identified an opportunity to coach one of his team leaders into a better approach at the plate. Jimmy Rollins should listen to his fellow NL MVP skipper(Credit: AP) The interim coach as of Friday (following the dismissal of the all time Phillies leader in managerial wins, Charlie Manuel), Ryno got his first win (against the...

Phillies 5, Rockies 4

John Mayberry Jr. and Carlos Ruiz each homered to lead Philadelphia past the Colorado Rockies 5-4 Monday night, giving the Phillies and interim manager Ryne Sandberg two straight wins for the first time since the All-Star break. Ethan Martin (2-2) tossed two-hit ball and struck out six over 6 1-3 innings for the win. Mayberry hit a three-run shot in the fourth to help the Phillies...

Sandberg Gets His First Win as Phillies Manager

The Phillies snapped the Dodgers’ 10-game winning streak with their 3-2 win on Sunday.  The victory gave Ryne Sandberg his first win as the Phillies manager. Hanley Ramirez made two ninth inning errors which cost the Dodgers the game.  With the bases loaded and one out, Michael Young grounded to short, which should have been an inning-ending double play. Fortunately for the Phillies...

Ryne Sandberg note to Lou Piniella (photo)

In light of Ryne Sandberg or “Ryan Sandburg” as some Chicago Cubs “fans” refer to him, getting the gig managing the Philadelphia Phillies for the rest of the year, I felt the need to re-publish this photo from a few years ago. It’s from when Ryno came to Wrigley Field to manage the Low A Peoria Chiefs in the “Road to Wrigley.” He left a note for then Cubs manager Lou...

Charlie Manuel Out – Ryne Sandberg In

  The future of the Philadelphia Phillies was made a little clearer this afternoon, after firing manager, Charlie Manuel after 8-plus years. Just days after having won game 1,000, the Phillies held a press conference to announce that they had to relieve the beloved manager of his duties as manager […]The post Charlie Manuel Out – Ryne Sandberg In appeared first on Eagles Pulse.

Rockies-Phillies Preview

After failing to even score in Ryne Sandberg's first two games at the helm, the Philadelphia Phillies finally delivered their interim manager his first big league win. They will try to make it two in a row for the first time in a month when they open a four-game set against the visiting Colorado Rockies on Monday night. Philadelphia (54-69) was shut out by the Los Angeles Dodgers...

Phillies hang on for 5-4 victory

The Phillies lineup showed flashes of power tonight and it was enough to propel Ethan Martin to his second career win. It was also the Phils first back-to-back win since July 19th. Offensively, the Phillies showed signs of improvement. They took an early 1-0 lead in the fourth inning on a fielder’s choice by Cody Asche. It is Asche’s ninth RBI of his career. Not soon after...

Phillies capitalize on Hanley errors, beat Dodgers 3-2

The Phillies won for the first time under interim manager Ryne Sandberg on Sunday afternoon when they beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 at Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies won it when Dodgers’ shortstop Hanley Ramirez made an error on Michael Young’s bases-loaded ground ball with one out in the bottom of the ninth. Ramirez was going to try for a double play. Young who pinch-hit...

Top 12 reasons why the Phillies fired Charlie Manuel

Did Him Wrong 12) After all these years. just couldn't stand watching his terrible clock management any mo -- wait, sorry, wrong entrenched dude11) Short of arson, a sex scandal or a killing spree, it's just about the only thing they can do to get noticed during the far more entertaining and meaningful Eagles preseason10) Would have canned him a long time ago, but they got...

Dodgers beat Phillies for ninth straight win

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Zack Greinke pitched three-hit ball into the eighth inning and Hanley Ramirez homered to lead the streaking Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4-0 victory over new manager Ryne Sandberg and the slumping Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night. The defeat capped a tumultuous and emotional day for Philadelphia. Charlie Manuel, the winningest manager in club history, was fired...

Charlie Manuel out with Philadelphia Phillies

The Philadelphia Phillies and manager Charlie Manuel have agreed to part ways. Third base coach Ryne Sandberg will take over as interim manager – with this opportunity likely being a tryout to see whether or not he will manage the team going into next season. Sandberg had been rumored to be the Manuel’s predecessor after Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. let Manuel know...

Phillies’ Bats Nearly Silenced in Dodgers Series.

After a tumultuous weekend that started off with the firing of Charlie Manuel, the Philadelphia Phillies had to try to pick up the pieces against the juggernaut Los Angeles Dogers Friday night at Citizen’s Bank Park. This was to be the inaugural outing for rookie major league manager, Ryne Sandberg. […]The post Phillies’ Bats Nearly Silenced in Dodgers Series. appeared first on Eagles Pulse.
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