Emergency Powder Blue Podcast: Joe Girardi Fired

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Geoff Mosher and Frank Klose react to the breaking news that Joe Girardi has been fired as Phillies manager. We discuss:
Who made the decision: President or ownership? Why Rob Thomson over Dusty Wathan? Does Thomson have a shot at the job long term?
All this and more.

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You’re Fired! Joe Girardi Out as Phillies Manager

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The Philadelphia Phillies have fired Joe Girardi, the team announced on Friday.  Rob Thomson will act as the interim manager….

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Powder Blue Podcast: Phillies Freefall Into June

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On this Powder Blue Podcast, Geoff Mosher and Frank Klose discuss the recent Phillies freefall, including: The poor defense and how to remedy it. Should Joe Girardi’s job be on the line? Is it too early to think about what to do at the trade deadline?

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Let’s Talk About Joe Girardi

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Keith Allison/Wikimedia Commons/Fair Use With May about to end, the Phillies are over 11 games back from first in the…

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Phillies Name Hector Neris Closer

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The Phillies announced that Hector Neris will remain the Phillies closer in the 2021 season.

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Report: Phillies Interested in Free Agent Sanchez

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According to MLB.com’s Jon Morosi, the Phillies are interested in free agent pitcher Anibal Sanchez

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Spencer Howard Picks Up First Big League Win

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Having last pitched 11 days prior, Spencer Howard picked up his first major-league win Monday night against the Washington Nationals in an 8-6 Phillies victory.

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The Rocky, Yet Promising Debut of Spencer Howard

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Spencer Howard made his much-anticipated big-league debut Sunday against the Atlanta Braves and, against one of baseball’s best offenses, showed signs of the ace he could become, but had mixed results.

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Phillies 2020 Opening Day Preview

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The Phillies (0-0) host the Miami Marlins (0-0) at Citizens Bank Park to open the 2020 season. RHP Aaron Nola faces off against 2019 NL All-Star RHP Sandy Alcantara for the Marlins.

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With Delay, Could Spencer Howard Open the Season in Phillies Rotation?

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The more the Phillies season is delayed, perhaps the likelihood of top prospect Spencer Howard starting the season with the team are increased.

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Carlos Beltran is Out as Mets Manager After Being Named in Scandal

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The Mets and Carlos Beltran have parted ways in the wake of the cheating scandal in Houston in 2017

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Highlights from Joe Girardi’s Introductory Phillies Press Conference

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Phillies Joe Girardi had much to say during his introductory press conference.

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Former Phillies Manager Gabe Kapler Lands Second Interview With Giants

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Former Phillies manager Gabe Kapler reportedly interviewed with the San Francisco Giants for a second time.

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Of Note to Phillies: Yankees Fire Former Girardi Pitching Coach Rothschild

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Perhaps of interest to the Phillies, Joe Girardi’s former pitching coach, Larry Rothschild, was relieved of his duties by the New York Yankees.

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Phillies to Hire Girardi For Manager Post

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According to Todd Zolecki of MLB.com, Joe Girardi will be the next Phillies manager

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Report: Girardi “Leading Candidate” for Phillies Post After Second Interview

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According to Matt Breen of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Joe Girardi is considered the “leading candidate” for the Phillies managerial post.

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The Phillies Are Primed to Land Joe Girardi…if they Want Him

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Do the Phillies want Joe Girardi? If so, they may just be in a position to land him.

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Girardi, Showalter Reported Favorites With Manager Search in “Final Stages”

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Joe Girardi and Buck Showalter are reportedly finalists for the Phillies manager position, with the search reportedly wrapping up in the next few days.

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Phillies Will Reportedly Interview Trio of Experienced Manager Candidates

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The Phillies will reportedly interview for their managerial vacancy former managers Dusty Baker, Joe Girardi, and Buck Showalter.

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Some Potential Phillies Manager Candidates

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With the firing of Gabe Kapler as Phillies manager, who are some possible candidates to replace him?

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Retained Phillies Coaches Should Not be a Barrier to a New Manager

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The Phillies are reportedly in agreement with seven coaches for 2020. That should not be enough to dissuade a new manager.

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Congratulations, Larry Beinfest! Marlins Free Talented GM From Jeffrey Loria’s Shackles

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Beinfest, left, introduces Jack McKeon as interim manager In another one of Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria's disgusting moves, the Marlins…

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@Lomomarlins GOT SCREWED BY THE #MARLINS! #FREELOMO

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Posted by Jorge Suarez OK – usually I'm lazy and never write anything except stupid tweets, but this really has…

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