Found August 22, 2013 on MyTeamRivals.com:
This has certainly been an interesting week for the Phillies. Let us review the many weird happenings: - First, manager Charlie Manual got the axe last Friday and Ryne Sandberg took over. - People cried, complained and gave Charlie lots of hugs. - Manual admitted to CSN Philly’s Leslie Gudel that he knew he could not win this year or last year with the team assembled as it was. Shocker. Not really… - On Monday, David Murphy of Philly.com posted an article about how the front office was to blame for the Phillies failures. Also not a shocker… - The Phillies Triple-A Iron Pigs gave away a free funeral valued at $10,000 as part of a promotion. Seriously. - After 2 losses, Sandberg got his first win as manager on Sunday. - Sandberg got that win, despite starting Michael Martinez at short stop. Martinez was boo’ed throughout the game, I assume because starting him or just the fact that he is on this team at all, is emblematic of a very troubled 2013 Phillies season. - On Tuesday, Roy Hall...
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