The Citizens Bank Park faithful lobbed more than their fair share of standing ovations upon worthy subjects in 2017, an odd thought as the Phillies occupied the lower reaches of the standings for the entirety of the season.
Larry Bowa has put his fate into the hands of the Phillies front office.
Mets manager Terry Collins and Phillies manager Pete Mackanin exchanged lineup cards at home plate for the final time Sunday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park.
Mets third baseman Asdrubal Cabrera had a big Saturday night in the penultimate game of the 2017 season.</p>
The sixth inning of Saturday’s extra-inning contest against the Mets was likely the last we’ll see of Phillies catcher Jorge Alfaro in 2017, after the backstop took a heavy shot to the head in a collision at home plate.
Pete Mackanin will not be back next season as the Phillies’ manager. The Phils made the announcement on Friday, less than five months after they signed him to a contract extension through 2018.
Phillies general manager Matt Klentak said Friday that the search for a new manager begins immediately.
The Mets’ Seth Lugo and the Phillies’ Henderson Alvarez have each spent September trying to shove their injury woes firmly in the past. They’ll have one more opportunity when their teams meet for a 7:05 p.m. ET game Saturday at Citizens Bank Park.
The Phillies hope to finish a resurgent second half with a strong final weekend against the Mets at Citizens Bank Park.
The Phillies and Mets will play in the second Little League Classic in Williamsport, Pa., on Aug. 19, 2018.
After seeing Mickey Moniak take some lumps, especially in the second half, the Phillies are working with a very willing student to alter some of his hitting mechanics.
Aaron Brown’s career hadn’t been disastrous with the bat, finishing this season with a career .252/.316/.381 and spending two autumns in the Arizona Fall League. But with his progress seemingly stalled and with a .222 average over his first 28 games this year, the Phillies approached their former third-round pick about switching gears and giving […]