Roy Oswalt has played 13 major-league seasons, has pitched in a World Series, three National League Championship Series and four postseasons.
That’s quite a career.
Only a day after being dismissed as the Phillies’ manager, Charlie Manuel followed through with a previous commitment: an autograph signing for the fans.
It did not have to end this way.
It should not have ended this way.
The Phillies were expected to contend in the NL East when the 2013 season began. However, the team has completely fallen apart since the All-Star break.