Mickey Morandini added to Phillies coaching staff

The final piece of the Philadelphia Phillies coaching staff appears to have been put in place. Mickey Morandini, former Phillies second baseman and minor league coach, has been added to the Phillies coaching staff for 2016. He will take over as the first base coach for the Phillies and will assume the responsibilities regarding baserunning. As noted by Jim Salisbury on CSNPhilly...
Via Macho Row
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Bowa, Samuel return as Phillies coaches under Mackanin

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Philadelphia Phillies coaches Larry Bowa and Juan Samuel will return for the 2016 season. The 69-year-old Bowa will be the bench coach under manager Pete Mackanin. Bowa has served as bench coach and infield instructor for Philadelphia since the 2014 season after previous stints with the club as third base coach (1988-96) and manager (2001-04). Samuel has been a...
Via Associated Press
October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Larry Bowa and Juan Samuel agree to 2016 coaching contracts with Phillies

View image | When the Phillies announced the hiring of Rick Kranitz and John McLaren, there were some question marks remaining. The Phillies said that they offered contracts to Larry Bowa and to Juan Samuel to return. However, they were undecided as of that moment. The two popular former...
Via Philliedelphia
October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Marlins should interview Juan Samuel, not Larry Bowa

The first day of baseball’s offseason, at least as far as the Phillies are concerned, is here. The Miami Marlins are getting started with finding a new manager and have been given permission to speak to one of the Phillies assistant coaches; Larry Bowa. Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly reported the news about Bowa in the same report that says the Phillies have not renewed the contracts...
Via Macho Row
October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies Announce Coaching Staff Decisions for 2016

The Phillies sent the following press release today: The Phillies have offered contracts for the 2016 season to four of the six members of their major league coaching staff, the club announced tonight. Larry Bowa (bench), Steve Henderson (hitting), Bob McClure (pitching) and Juan Samuel (first base) have all been asked to return for the 2016 season. John Mizerock (assistant hitting...
Via Phillies Nation
October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies coaches will not all return; Larry Bowa, Juan Samuel have offers to return but will weigh options

View image | Whenever a new manager joins a baseball team, there are usually changes. Phillies manager Pete Mackanin entered in the back way, serving as a third base coach under manager Ryne Sandberg until Sandberg's resignation in June. Most of the Phillies coaching staff has been offered the...
Via Philliedelphia
October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

The Phillies Nation Top 100: #95-92

The Phillies Nation Top 100 continues today with #95 through #92. Our mission is to assess the Top 100 Phillies players of all time using impact to the Phillies, individual achievement, team achievement, traditional stats, and analytics as our criteria. The list was compiled by Ian Riccaboni and Pat Gallen with input from the rest of the Phillies Nation staff.  Each weekday, we...
Via Phillies Nation
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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