Phillies Fire Manager Manuel, Promote Sandberg Longtime Cubs great and Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg will replace Manuel.
GIF: Charlie Manuel's Dentures Pop Out Mid-GameHis team's 3-1 loss to the Braves wasn't even the worst thing that happened to Phillies manager Charlie Manuel last night.
Sports Verdict: Who Should Keep His Job? Joe Girardi Vs. Charlie ManuelWith both Yankees manager Joe Girardi and Phillies skipper Charlie Manuel manning the helms of their ball clubs in the final year of their contracts, many wonder if either or both will still be with their respective clubs the next year.
Wisch: So, What’s Ryne Sandberg Been Up To Lately?And here at the quarter-way mark of the Cubs’ season, I thought it would be interesting to see just what Sandberg, the team’s twice-spurned managerial candidate, has been up to so far in 2012.
Garza Dominates, Cubs Beat Phillies 5-1Matt Garza executed his plan to near perfection. Garza pitched one-hit ball for seven shutout innings and struck out 10 Sunday as the Chicago Cubs beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-1.
Francisco's Homer Lifts Phillies Past Cardinals Pinch-hitter Ben Francisco and closer Ryan Madson made manager Charlie Manuel's moves look smart, and the Philadelphia Phillies held off the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Tuesday for a 2-1 lead in their NL playoff series.
Ramirez Homers, But Cubs Lose Series Finale 4-3Ryan Howard went 3 for 3 and drove in three runs, and Roy Oswalt recovered from a rocky first to pitch seven solid innings and lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-3 comeback victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.