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Bowa says disrespect from Phillies players drove Ryne Sandberg to resignation

Three weeks after Ryne Sandberg resigned as manager of the Philadelphia Phillies, bench coach Larry Bowa sheds some light on the former Hall of Fame player's decision. In an interview with, Bowa divulges his account of the conditions that led to Sandberg calling it quits. While losing was a major factor and undoubtedly exacerbated other detrimental issues in Sandberg...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies players disrespected Ryne Sandberg

Ryne Sandberg resigned as the manager of the Philadelphia Phillies about a month ago. There was no clear reason to why he stepped down from his position but speculation has been flowing since that day. The two reasons that were the favorite reasons that the Phillies were terrible and that Andy McPhail had recently been hired, the summation of those two leading many to believe Ryno...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Phillies: Ryne Sandberg jumps ship

Yesterday was yet another day showing that things are not boding well for the Philadelphia Phillies right now. Ryne Sandberg, the Phillies manager this season, resigned. This came as a shock to many, but seems understandable in a lot of ways. Ruben Amaro Jr. talking with Phils manager Ryne Sandberg. So far, the Phillies are 26-49 and are on pace to be the worst team in baseball...
June 27, 2015  |  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...
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...
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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 — FOX Sports (@FOXSports) June 26, 2015   Struggling through a MLB-worst 26-48 record heading into Friday, it appears that the Sandberg...
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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

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

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