Phillies Replace Hitting Coach John Mallee With Charlie Manuel

Phillies Replace Hitting Coach John Mallee With Charlie Manuel In a rather surprising turn, the Phillies have announced that hitting coach John Mallee has been “relieved … of his duties.” He’ll be replaced by none other than Charlie Manuel, the club’s grizzled former skipper. MLB.com’s Todd Zolecki first tweeted the news. Source: https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2019/08/phillies-replace-hitting-coach-john-mallee-with-charlie-manuel.html

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Anthopolous On Struggling Braves’ Pen: “We’ll Ride It Out”

Anthopolous On Struggling Braves’ Pen: “We’ll Ride It Out” The Braves felt they had sorted out their bullpen issues with a trio of trade-deadline acquisitions, but it hasn’t turned out that way. Jeff Schultz of The Athletic (subscription link) recently examined the situation, featuring the thoughts of GM Alex Anthopoulos. More than anything, the Atlanta roster architect…

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Donald Trump fired up over Curt Schilling’s potential run for Congress

Donald Trump fired up over Curt Schilling’s potential run for Congress President Trump touted former pitcher Curt Schilling on Tuesday after he announced he was “absolutely considering” running for Congress as a Republican in Arizona. “Curt Schilling, a great pitcher and patriot, is considering a run for Congress in Arizona. Terrific!” Trump tweeted. The president’s…

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Prospect Roundup: Games of August 12

Prospect Roundup: Games of August 12 Miami Marlins outfielder Peyton Burdick hit two homers and drove in six for the Clinton LumberKings, while Toronto Blue Jays hurler Simeon Woods Richardson picked up his first win for his new club. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190813&content_id=309940366&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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