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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...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies bench coach Larry Bowa gets second interview for Marlins' manager position

(Photo: Matt Rappa/Philliedelphia) PHILADELPHIA - According to Jim Salisbury of, the Miami Marlins will conduct a second interview with Phillies bench coach Larry Bowa on Thursday for their open managerial position. Salisbury writes: [Bowa] had previously interviewed for the position in 2012 when the Marlins hired Mike Redmond. Redmond...
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October 14, 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

MLB reviewing circumstances of Phillies coach Larry Bowa's ejection

Philadelphia Phillies bench coach Larry Bowa has drawn the attention of Major League Baseball after he was tossed from Tuesday night's game against the New York Mets. A league spokesman said MLB is "reviewing the circumstances surrounding Larry Bowa's ejection" - an outburst which included threatening actions toward Mets infielder Daniel Murphy. Bowa on Wednesday said he expected...
Via Fox Sports
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Larry Bowa gets ejected, threatens Mets player

    Philadelphia Phillies bench coach Larry Bowa went ballistic on Tuesday night, and it appears his frustration was at least two days in the making. During the seventh inning of a 6-5 loss to the New York Mets, Phillies outfielder Jeff Francoeur jumped out of the dugout to protest after Mets reliever Hansel Robles tried to quick-pitch Darin Ruf as Ruf was still getting settled...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies’ Larry Bowa Freaks Out After Mets’ Quick Pitch, Gets Ejected (Video)

Larry Bowa turned back the clock Tuesday night. Bowa received his fair share of ejections during a four-year stint as Philadelphia Phillies manager in the early 2000s. But Bowa now serves as Philly’s bench coach, so one would think the 69-year-old’s days of epic tirades are in the past. Such was not the case in Tuesday’s clash with the New York Mets, however. The hostilities...
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Larry Bowa, paid assassin, reveals much about Phillies

This is old news at this point, but I wanted to revisit the comments of Larry Bowa from last week because it offers a good discussion.
Via PhilsBaseball
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Bowa airs frustration about Phillies in radio interview

When the Phillies hired their former player, coach, and manager Larry Bowa, everyone knew that he had an explosive personality. After a relatively quiet March, April, and May, Bowa has become his old self. On 97.5 the Fanatic with Tony Bruno and Harry Mayes, Bowa gave a very blunt assessment...
Via Philliedelphia
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

The Phillies Nation Top 100: #55 Larry Bowa

The Phillies Nation Top 100 continues today with #57. 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.  From this point forward, each...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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