Phillies mailbag: Quinn, Wathan and Williams, and Howard's finale

Dusty Wathan heads to Lehigh Valley after being the all-time winningest Reading manager (Frank Klose/Sports Talk Philly) While the Philadelphia Eagles get set to take on the Chicago Bears tonight at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois, the Phillies will enjoy a day off at home. We are not taking the...
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September 19, 2016

Wathan to replace Brundage as Triple-A skipper

Dusty Wathan will change Minor League zip codes next season, as he will move about an hour down the road and a level higher in 2017, taking over as the manager at Triple-A Lehigh Valley after spending the last five years with Double-A Reading. Wathan will take over for Dave Brundage, who general manager Matt Klentak decided not to retain after consulting director of player development Joe Jordan.
September 15, 2016

Lehigh Valley IronPigs to name Dusty Wathan manager

The Lehigh Valley IronPigs will reportedly name Dusty Wathan their manager.
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September 15, 2016

Report: Dave Brundage will not manage Triple A IronPigs in 2017

Offseason changes already starting in the farm system Coming off his most sucessful season as manager of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, it appears Dave Brundage will be looking for a new job in 2017. According to a report from Tom Housenick of The Morning Call, the Phillies have opted not to bring Brundage back to coach the Triple-A affiliate in 2017. The news is particularly shocking...
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September 15, 2016

Reading's Dusty Wathan becomes team's all-time winningest manager

By Josh Liddick, Sports Talk Philly Staff Friday night was a special night for the Reading Fightin' Phils, the Phillies Double-A affiliate. Dusty Wathan became the team's all-time winningest manager, obtaining his 351st career win, with a 6-5 win over the Hartford Yard Goats. The Fightins, who hold baseball's best...
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July 23, 2016

Brock Stassi named Eastern League MVP; Dusty Wathan earns Manager of the Year honors

Photo: Kevin Durso, Philliedelphia At 76-56, the Double-A Reading Fightin Phils are closing in on the playoffs, three games ahead of second place Binghamton in the Eastern Division of the Eastern League. While the team has lost prospects Roman Quinn, Cam Perkins and most recently Nick Williams, they've managed to...
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August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Reading Quotables: Dusty Wathan speaks on sweep in Trenton and his players

Dusty Wathan, image- Jay Floyd Following a dominating three-game sweep over division rival Trenton on the road in which his team outscored the opposition in the series 26-3, Double-A Reading manager Dusty Wathan took some time to talk about the impact on the playoff race the match ups had.  He also offered feedback on Roman Quinn‘s health status, Ethan Martin‘s return from...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

PN Interview: Reading manager Dusty Wathan talks Perkins, Stassi, rotation, more

Dusty Wathan, image- Jay Floyd This week I spent some time chatting with Double-A Reading Fightins skipper Dusty Wathan. The club is well touted this year with a collection of excellent pitching prospects along with some solid producers on offense. In the interview excerpts below, Wathan shares some thoughts on Cam Perkin’s dip in production this year, if the Fightin Five rotation...
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May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Fightins Quotables: Manager Wathan talks Reading players

I spoke with Double-A Reading Fightins skipper Dusty Wathan prior to Friday’s home contest against the Binghamton Mets.  Topics of discussion included top draft pick Aaron Nola‘s pitching restrictions, outfielder Kelly Dugan‘s progress, Severino Gonzalez‘s season and plenty more.  Read ahead for those exclusive comments from Wathan. Kelly Dugan, image- Jay Floyd -Speaking...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Fightins Quotables: Reading manager Wathan talks Phils prospects

I sat down with Reading Fightins’ manager Dusty Wathan this week to chat about some well-known Phillies prospects.  The Double-A skipper openly discussed the progress of young pitching prospect Severino Gonzalez and outfielder Cameron Perkins.  He also shared details about the status of infielder Cesar Hernandez, who was a late scratch from the team’s lineup on Thursday with...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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