MIAMI -- The irony of Pete Mackanin's being named the Phillies’ full-time, no-more-interim-tag, put-your-name-on-the-door manager on Tuesday is that Mackanin had essentially given up hope of attai
Ryan Howard probably said it best.
“And then there were two,” he said wistfully.
Pat Burrell’s homecoming to Philadelphia as the Phillies' 2015 Wall of Fame honoree just felt right.
Though he’s not the manager of the Phillies any more, there are few people who see more baseball than Charlie Manuel.