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RYNE SANDBERG RUMORS

Does the third time mean full-time for Phillies interim manager Pete Mackanin?

View image | gettyimages.com Pete Mackanin is a good baseball man, a good solider, a straight-shooter, maybe too straight for MLB front offices, but the 64-year old, in his third tenure as an interim manager, has started opening eyes as a possible full-time replacement for Ryne Sandberg. By far the...
Via Philliedelphia
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies Manager Ryne Sandberg Resigns In Third Season

PHILADELPHIA — An emotional Ryne Sandberg resigned as Philadelphia Phillies manager in his third season as Philadelphia struggles with the worst record in the major leagues. Sandberg quit Friday with a 119-159 career record over parts of three seasons leading Philadelphia. His only full season was in 2014, when the Phillies finished with a 73-89 record...
Via NESN.com
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryne Sandberg Steps Down as Phillies Manager

Ryne Sandberg has abandoned his position as Manager with the Phillies, stating, “With some changes at the top looming, I did not want to be in the way of anything happening and progress going forward.” Samberg finishes his tenure with a 119-159 record as Manager of the Phillies. He has also mentioned that “Wins and losses was a big thing that took a toll on me.”  Ruben Amaro...
Via Phillies Nation
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

He’s outta there! Ryne Sandberg resigns as Phillies manager

Even Ryne Sandberg has had enough of the Phillies. Friday afternoon, the team announced that Sandberg has resigned as manager, 74 games into his third season in Philadelphia. The Phillies were slogging through an expectedly terrible season, compiling the worst record in MLB at 26-48. No team is out of first place than a larger deficit than Philadelphia’s 14.5-game margin. Their...
Via The Outside Corner
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Sandberg steps down as Phillies Manager, Mackanin named interim skipper

,ultiple sources have confirmed that Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg has stepped down. Sandberg, speaking to reporters in a press conference, cited impending leadership changes as a major factor in his decision. The Phillies have been speculated by national and local media to announce the hiring of veteran baseball executive Andy MacPhail soon. He said he didn’t want to get in the...
Via Complete Philly Coverage
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryne Sandberg resigns as Philadelphia Phillies manager

In what has to be considered a mild surprise, Philadelphia Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg announced his resignation on Friday afternoon. BREAKING: Ryne Sandberg announces he has resigned as the #Phillies manager pic.twitter.com/DcalQiJXnG — FOX Sports (@FOXSports) June 26, 2015   Struggling through a MLB-worst 26-48 record heading into Friday, it appears that the Sandberg...
Via Sportsnaut
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

The Philadelphia Phillies could be historically bad

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse for the Phillies, Tuesday night happened.  Playing the second game of a 2-and-2 set with the Orioles, the Phillies hit a whole new low.  The Phillies surrendered eight homers to the Orioles (a franchise record for the Orioles) and lost 19-3. The loss dropped the Phillies to 22-44 on the season and 14 games back in the National...
Via The Outside Corner
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

PN Interview: BlueClaws OF Cord Sandberg

Cord Sandberg, image- Jay Floyd Lakewood outfielder Cord Sandberg is off to a quiet start this season in the Class A Sally League.  The 20-year-old, through 24 games, is batting .235 with three doubles, eight RBI with a stolen base. Praised by coaches for his toolsy skill set, his leadership qualities and his professionalism, the Phillies have high hopes for the 2013 third round...
Via Phillies Nation
May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Seven MLB managers on the hot seat looking to salvage their jobs

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the current unemployment rate is at 6.2 percent. The unlucky seven on this list all field ball clubs in the red (as far as wins and losses are concerned), and should be well-prepared to received the dreaded pink slip. 3. Ryne Sandberg, Phillies If you thought getting two years to prove your managerial acumen was not enough time, Sandberg...
Via The Sports Daily
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryne Sandberg has a lot to learn about player management

If there is one thing over anything else that made Charlie Manuel the winningest manager in Phillies history, it was that he knew how to manage people. He knew which players needed to be coddled, which need a swift kick in the $#@, and which need the manager to just stay away. Whatever the method, it worked for Charlie Manuel. Ryne Sandberg does not seem to have that touch quite yet...
Via PhilsBaseball
June 29, 2014  |  1 Comment
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